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  • The Vampire in Science Fiction Film and Literatureby Paul Meehan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Vampires have been a popular subject for writers since their inception in 19th century Gothic literature and, later, became popular with filmmakers. Now the classical vampire is extinct, and in its place are new vampires who embrace the hi-tech worlds of science fiction. This book is the first to examine the history of vampires in science fiction.... more...

  • Eastern European Theatre After the Iron Curtainby Kalina Stefanova

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    An important new survey of Eastern European theater after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Explores all aspects of theater, from playwriting, directing and acting, to repertoire creation and theatre management. Uses material never previously published on theatre life during the Communist years. Compares theater before and after the political changes... more...

  • Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisitionby Tomasz Dobrogoszcz; Terry Jones

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    This short collection of essays looks at the television show and films produced by the Monty Python troupe from a number of perspectives: Gender studies Post-structuralism Psychoanalysis Cultural studies more...

  • Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989by Sanja Bahun; John Haynes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook relying on binary Cold War terms. With the opening... more...

  • The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkitby Anne E. McMills

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    What are the do?s and don?ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant?s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? ? Answer these questions and many more with The... more...

  • Jeanne d'Arcby Margaret Oliphant

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...

  • Contemporary Film Theoryby ANTONY EASTHOPE

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    During the twentieth century, the medium of film has developed as a means of understanding the complexity of modern life. Since 1968, film theory has concentrated not so much on theme or content but on the deeper question of how the medium works on its viewer. Film theory has been profoundly influenced by the writings of such modern thinkers as Saussure,... more...

  • The Art Direction Handbook for Filmby Michael Rizzo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Whether you'd like to be an art director or already are one, this book contains valuable solutions that will help you get ahead. This comprehensive, thorough professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for locations, research, executing the design concept, constructing scenery, and surviving... more...

  • Japanese Playsby A.L. Sadler; Paul S. Atkins

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Nothing reflects the beauty of life as much as Japanese theater. It is here that reality is held suspended and emptiness can fill the mind through words, music, dance, and mysticism. A.L. Sadler translates the mysteries of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki in his groundbreaking book, Japanese Plays. A seminal classic, it provides a cross section of Japanese... more...

  • Tours et détoursby Catherine Khordoc

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2012; US$ 29.95

    Cette étude examine l?inscription du mythe de Babel dans des romans contemporains de langue française. more...