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  • Deadline at Dawnby Judith Williamson

    Marion Boyars 1993; US$ 17.49

    Judith Williamson takes herself to the movies, and this book contains the reviews she wrote as film critic for Time Out, City Limits, the radical alternative London weekly listings paper, and the New Statesman. This book contains her journalism, analysis of those times and her career as a journalist in a turbulent  England with fierce labour relations... more...

  • American Cinema of the 1920sby Lucy Fischer; Angela Dalle Vacche; Jennifer M. 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... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Schaubühne, Band 1by Achim Arnim; Wilhelm Grimm

    De Gruyter 1840; US$ 154.00

    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$ 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...

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

    Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 13.84

    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 the... more...

  • American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913–1929by John T. Soister; Henry Nicolella; Steve Joyce

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 95.00

    During the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the "boy meets girl, boy loses girl" theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven... more...