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  • Blade Runnerby Amy Coplan; David Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Ridley Scott?s Blade Runner is widely regarded as a "masterpiece of modern cinema" and is regularly ranked as one of the great films of all time. Set in a dystopian future where the line between human beings and ?replicants? is blurred, the film raises a host of philosophical questions about what it is to be human, the possibility of moral agency... more...

  • Classic Horror Films and the Literature That Inspired Themby Ron Backer

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Classic horror films such as Dracula, Frankenstein and The Picture of Dorian Gray are based on famous novels. Less well known--even to avid horror fans--are the many other memorable films based on literary works. Beginning in the silent era and continuing to the present, numerous horror films found their inspiration in novels, novellas, short stories... more...

  • Orphans of the Eastby Constantin Parvulescu

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    Unlike the benevolent orphan found in Charlie Chaplin's The Kid or the sentimentalized figure of Little Orphan Annie, the orphan in postwar Eastern European cinema takes on a more politically fraught role, embodying the tensions of individuals struggling to recover from war and grappling with an unknown future under Soviet rule. By exploring films... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of African American Cinemaby S. Torriano Berry; Venise T. Berry

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 119.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about African American cinema. more...

  • The Spark of Fearby Brian N. Duchaney

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    The horror genre is continually being reinvented as societal fears evolve. As technology has developed and become ubiquitous in modern life, horror films have effectively played upon our increasing reliance on technology as a source of anxiety. Focusing on advancements from the advent of electricity to the Internet, this book explores how technology--ostensibly... more...

  • Deutschsein (wieder-)herstellenby Maja Figge

    transcript 2015; US$ 35.16

    Was konnte nach dem Ende des Nationalsozialismus deutsch sein? Wie antwortete die frühe Bundesrepublik auf die 'Krise der Männlichkeit' - und welchen Anteil hatte Weißsein daran? Wie überlagerten sich die postnationalsozialistische und die postkoloniale Situation? Maja Figge zeigt: In den fünfziger Jahren war das bundesdeutsche Kino nicht einfach restaurativ... more...

  • Theater und Taubheitby Rafael Ugarte Chacón

    transcript 2015; US$ 37.01

    Wie gestaltet man ein Theater, das die körperlichen und kulturellen Unterschiede zwischen Gehörlosen und Hörenden berücksichtigt? Wie wird dabei mit Verständigungsschwierigkeiten umgegangen? Und welche Machtgefälle und Diskriminierungsstrukturen bestehen? Diese erste umfassende Studie zum Theater von und für Gehörlose in Europa verknüpft ästhetische,... more...

  • The Poverty of Televisionby Jonathan Corpus Ong

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    Based on an ethnographic study of television and audiences in class-divided Philippines, this is the first book to take a bottom-up approach in considering how people respond to images and narratives of suffering and poverty on television. more...

  • Certain Fragmentsby Tim Etchells

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebookby Richard Drain

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook is an inspired handbook of ideas and arguments on theatre. Richard Drain gathers together a uniquely wide-ranging selection of original writings on theatre by its most creative practitioners - directors, playwrights, performers and designers, from Jarry to Grotowski and Craig. These key texts span the twentieth... more...