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  • American Cinema of the 1920sby Lucy Fischer; Angela Dalle Vacche; Jennifer Bean; Sumiko Higashi; Michael Aronson; Mark Anderson; Sara Ross; Gwenda Young; Maureen Turim; Marcia Landy; Lucy Fischer

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph... more...

  • Fragmentsby Marilyn Monroe

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 24.99

    Marilyn Monroe?s image is so universal that we can?t help but believe that we know all there is to know of her. Every word and gesture made headlines and garnered controversy. Her serious gifts as an actor were sometimes eclipsed by her notoriety -- and the way the camera fell helplessly in love with her. But what of the other Marilyn? Beyond the... 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...

  • World Film Locationsby Marcelline Block

    Intellect 2011; US$ 24.95

    Sin and redemption. The ridiculous and the sublime. The carnivalesque excess of the Strip and the barrenness of the desert surrounding the city. 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...

  • Iranian Cinema and Globalizationby Shahab Esfandiary

    Intellect 2011; US$ 10.00

    Despite critical acclaim and a recent surge of popularity with Western audiences, Iranian cinema has been the subject of lamentably few academic studies and those have been limited to the genres most visible on the international film circuit. Iranian cinema and globalization seeks to broaden readers’ exposure to other dimensions of Iranian cinema,... more...

  • World Film Locations: Melbourneby Neil Mitchell

    Intellect 2012; US$ 24.95

    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. more...

  • Schaubühne, Band 1by

    De Gruyter 1840; US$ 133.00

    Arnim, Achim; Grimm, Wilhelm: Ludwig Achim's Von Arnim Sämmtliche Werke: Schaubühne, Band 1: Band 5 more...

  • Puppenspiel als kulturhistorisches Phänomenby Gerd Taube

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 133.00

    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 purely historical... more...

  • The Patagonian Hareby Claude Lanzmann; Frank Wynne; Adriana Hunter

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 16.03

    The international bestseller: a cry of witness to the 20 th century - the unforgettable memoir of 70 years of contemporary and personal history from the great French filmmaker, journalist and intellectual Claude Lanzmann. 'The guillotine - and capital punishment and other diverse methods of dispensing death more generally - have been... more...