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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
During the Great Depression, pulp fiction writers created a new, distinctly American detective story, one that stressed the development of fascinating, often bizarre characters rather than the twists and turns of clever plots. This new crime fiction adapted brilliantly to the screen, birthing a cinematic genre that French cinema intellectuals following... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99
Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the... more...
- Live Model Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Artists in search of figures in intense action?flying through the air, punching, kicking, and crouching?will find more than 100 poses of male and female models in 28 categories of dynamic movement in the latest addition to the Art Models series. Informed by diverse sources such as baroque art, with its moody lighting and twisting figures, and comic... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 64.89
<p>Das lange 19. Jahrhundert gilt als das Zeitalter der Nation. Doch dieser Begriff ist komplex und nationale Identität ist keine ahistorische Selbstverständlichkeit. Ausgehend von einem überarbeiteten Erklärungsmodell nach Benedict Anderson und dessen Erweiterung hinsichtlich des Theaters untersucht Annemarie... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 31.68
Der Band bietet anhand von zwanzig Beispielen erstmals ein in deutscher Sprache abgefasstes, umfangreiches Panorama der spanischen Filmgeschichte, das vom Surrealismus bis in die Gegenwart reicht. Darunter befinden sich mit Luis Buñuel, Luis García Berlanga, Juan Antonio Bardem, Carlos Saura und Víctor Erice sowohl die Größen das spanischen Autorenkinos... more...
- SAGE India 2012; US$ 50.00
Few would deny that the most significant weapon in Indias cultural and artistic armory is its avowedly commercial cinema, now known as Bollywood. This anthology aims to portray the soft power of Bollywood, which makes it a unique and powerful disseminator of Indian culture and values abroad. The essays in the book examine Bollywoods... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00
Film history identifies Italian neorealism as the exemplar of national cinema, a specifically domestic response to wartime atrocities. Brutal Vision challenges this orthodoxy by arguing that neorealist films—including such classics as Rome, Open City; Paisan; Shoeshine; and Bicycle Thieves —should be understood less as national products... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
The Decroux Sourcebook is the first point of reference for any student of the ?hidden master? of twentieth century theatre. This book collates a wealth of key material on Etienne Decroux, including: an English translation of Patrice Pezin?s ?Imaginary Interview?, in which Decroux discusses mime?s place in the theatre. previously unpublished... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
Candy Barr was a notorious burlesque dancer, commanding as much as $2,000 a week in 1950s Vegas. But growing up as Juanita, her troubled story began when her sister sold her virginity for a dollar. She ran away, only to be enslaved into prostitution in a Dallas ritual known as the capture. Her life included high profile lovers and friends, jail... more...