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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00
The hand-puppet play starring the characters Punch and Judy was introduced from England and became extremely popular in the U.S. in the 1800s. This book contains the record of what the author has learned about almost 350 American Punch players. And it explores the significance of the 19th-century American show as a reflection of the attitudes and conditions... more...
- Counterpoint 2013; US$ 24.99
We watch what is moving fast from a platform that is also moving fast,? writes Geoffrey O?Brien in the beginning of Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows . This collectiongathering the best of a decade?s worth of writing on film by one of our most bracing and imaginative criticsranges freely over the past, present, and future of the movies, from the primal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 24.99
Cinema?s most successful director is a commercial and cultural force demanding serious consideration. Not just triumphant marketing, this international popularity is partly a function of the movies themselves. Polarised critical attitudes largely overlook this, and evidence either unquestioning adulation or vilificationoften vitriolicfor epitomising... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95
American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary is a critical history of American filmmakers crucial to the development of ethnographic film and personal documentary. The Boston and Cambridge area is notable for nurturing these approaches to documentary film via institutions such as the MIT Film Section and the Film Study Center, the Carpenter... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 13.57
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 22.61
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...
- 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...