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  • Aftershocksby P. Brown

    Currency Press 1993; US$ 17.99

    A moving documentary play drawn from the traumatic recollections of members of the Newcastle Workers' Club, which was destroyed in the 1989 earthquake. more...

  • The Music Documentaryby Benjamin Halligan; Robert Edgar; Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    The Music Documentary offers a wide-range of approaches, across key moments in the history of popular music, in order to define and interrogate this prominent genre of film-making. The writers in this volume argue persuasively that the music documentary must be considered as an essential cultural artefact in documenting stars and icons, and musicians... more...

  • The Eyes Have Itby Murray Pomerance

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    The Eyes Have It explores those rarified screen moments when viewers are confronted by sights that seem at once impossible and present, artificial and stimulating, illusory and definitive. Murray Pomerance takes readers on an illuminating filmic journey through a vast array of cinematic moments, technical methods, and laborious collaborations from... more...

  • The Cinema of Michael Mannby Jonathan Rayner

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Michael Mann is one of the most important American filmmakers of the past forty years. His films exhibit the existential concerns of art cinema, articulated through a conspicuous and recognizable visual style and yet integrated within classical Hollywood narrative and genre frameworks. Since his beginnings as a screenwriter in the 1970s, Mann has... more...

  • Medien und Emotionenby Wolfgang Höfer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 22.48

    Emotionale Medieninhalte und deren Alltagsrelevanz sind gerade in unserem Medienzeitalter von großer Bedeutung. Wolfgang Höfer klärt einige wesentliche Fragen: Welche Emotionen suchen junge Menschen im Medienangebot und welche Bedeutung haben diese Emotionen im Lebenskontext der RezipientInnen? Der Autor zeigt, dass sich relevante Alltagsprobleme... more...

  • Soap Operas im Englischunterrichtby Sandra Kerst

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 13.49

    Kommunikative Kompetenz, Schülerorientierung, Medienkompetenz und Lebensweltbezug sind Schlüsselbegriffe, denen auch im fortgeführten Fremdsprachenunterricht der Sekundarstufe I eine bedeutende Rolle beigemessen wird. Sandra Kerst untersucht, inwiefern mit dem neuen Instrument einer für Schule und Unterricht modifizierten Soap Opera ? der ELT -Soap... more...

  • Fernsehserienrezeptionby Annekatrin Bock

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 24.28

    Fernsehserien ? jeder kennt sie, jeder hat eine Erinnerung an sie, ein Gefühl oder einen Gedanken, den er damit verbindet. Annekatrin Bock wendet sich dem Gegenstand der US-amerikanischen Prime-Time-Serie zu und fragt danach, welche Faktoren sich darauf auswirken, dass eine Serie von Serienzuschauern im deutschen Rezeptionskontext rezipiert wird.... more...

  • The Memoirs of Alice Guy Blachéby Roberta and Simone Blaché

    Scarecrow Press 1996; US$ 49.99

    Alice Guy BlachZ was not only the world's first female director, who made more than 650 films in France and the United States, but in 1896, she became the first of either sex to direct a fictional film. Complementing the memoir are reprints of contemporary articles on Alice Guy BlachZ from the American trade press, a reminiscence by her daughter, and... more...

  • Cowboy Metaphysicsby Peter A. French

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.99

    Peter French examines the world of the western, one in which death is annihilation, the culmination of life, and there is nothing else. In that world he finds alternatives to Judeo-Christian traditions that dominate our ethical theories, alternatives that also attack the views of the most prominent ethicists of the past three centuries. more...

  • Journalism Ethics Goes to the Moviesby Howard Good; Berrin A. Beasley; Sandra L. Borden; Robert Brown; John Carvalho; Michael Dillon; Matthew C. Ehrlich; Joseph C. Harry; Lee Anne Peck; Bill Reader; Joe Saltzman; S Holly Stocking

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 27.99

    Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies poses urgent questions about journalism ethics and offers candid answers. As the title suggests, the authors?some of the nation's leading journalism scholars?investigate popular movies to illustrate the kind of ethical dilemmas journalists encounter on the job, resulting in a student-friendly book sure to spark... more...