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  • Eye of the Centuryby Francesco Casetti

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 31.99

    Is it true that film in the twentieth century experimented with vision more than any other art form? And what visions did it privilege? In this brilliant book, acclaimed film scholar Francesco Casetti situates the cinematic experience within discourses of twentieth-century modernity. He suggests that film defined a unique gaze, not only because it... more...

  • The Cinema of George A. Romeroby Tony Williams

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead is the first in-depth study in English of the career of this foremost auteur working at the margins of the Hollywood mainstream in the horror genre. In placing Romero's oeuvre in the context of literary naturalism, the book explores the relevance of the director's films within American cultural... more...

  • Stagecraft Fundamentalsby Rita Kogler Carver

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Stagecraft Fundamentals Second Edition tackles every aspect of theatre production with Emmy Award-winning author Rita Kogler Carver's signature witty and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that display step-by-step... more...

  • Cinematic Chinatownby Yuanchen Zhang

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Jede Weltstadt hat ihre Chinatown, sei es New York, London, Paris oder Melbourne. In westlichen Ländern gelten die exotischen Stadtteile als touristische Attraktionen, im Film sind sie jedoch typische Schauplätze für Gewalt und Chaos, denkt man beispielsweise an den gleichnamigen Film von Roman PolaÅski oder an Big trouble in little... more...

  • Sorry about Colonialismby Stefanie Hirsbrunner

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Stefanie Hirsbrunner widmet sich in ihrer kritischen Analyse außerordentlich erfolgreichen Hollywoodfilmen. Im Zentrum stehen hierbei die männlichen Hauptfiguren, die in Filmen wie "Avatar - Aufbruch nach Pandora", "District 9"oder "Der mit dem Wolf tanzt" zu Helden werden. Als Weiße treffen sie im Verlauf der Handlung auf fremde... more...

  • Avant-Garde Filmby Michael O'Pray

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions examines the variety of concerns and practices that have comprised the long history of avant-garde film at a level appropriate for undergraduate study. It covers the developments of experimental film-making since the modernist explosion in the 1920s in Europe through to the Soviet film experiments, the... more...

  • World Film Locations: Melbourneby Neil Mitchell

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00

    An illuminating and visually led guide to a selection of the films set wholly or in part in Melbourne, World Film Locations: Melbourne covers the big screen representations of life in the city from the Victorian era to the present day. Short analyses of iconic scenes and themed essays focusing on key directors and recurring themes and locations combine... more...

  • The Films of Jean Sebergby Michael Coates-Smith; Garry McGee

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938-1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger's controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959... more...

  • Anna May Wongby Graham Russell Gao Hodges

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses during Hollywood’s golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong... more...

  • Puppenspiel als kulturhistorisches Phänomenby Gerd Taube

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 154.00

    This study owes its inception to the realisation that previous academic consideration of puppet theatre and its history has been deficient in terms of genuine theoretical reflection both on method and subject. On the basis of a rigorous historical examination of existing puppet-theatre historiography, the study proposes relinquishing the... more...