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History & Criticism

  • "Mountain of Destiny"by Harald Höbusch

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    A study of how Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest peak on earth, became the German "mountain of the mind." more...

  • Artificial Darknessby Noam M. Elcott

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Darkness has a history and a uniquely modern form. Distinct from night, shadows, and artificial light, ?artificial darkness? has been overlooked?until now. In fact, controlled darkness was essential to the rise of photography and cinema, science and spectacle, and a century of advanced art and film. Artificial Darkness is the first book to historicize... more...

  • Ex-Centric Migrationsby Hakim Abderrezak

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Ex-Centric Migrations examines cinematic, literary, and musical representations of migrants and migratory trends in the western Mediterranean. Focusing primarily on clandestine sea-crossings, Hakim Abderrezak shows that despite labor and linguistic ties with the colonizer, migrants from the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia) no longer systematically... more...

  • Fado and the Urban Poor in Portuguese Cinema of the 1930s and 1940sby Michael Colvin

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    A compelling account of the role of Fado and the fadista in Portuguese film and the wider culture. more...

  • A Companion to Russian Cinemaby Birgit Beumers

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Russian Cinema  provides an exhaustive and carefully organised guide to the cinema of pre-Revolutionary Russia, of the Soviet era, as well as post-Soviet Russian cinema, edited by one of the most established and knowledgeable scholars in Russian cinema studies.  The most up-to-date and thorough coverage of Russian, Soviet... more...

  • The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allenby Peter J. Bailey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 26.95

    For five decades, no American filmmaker has been as prolific -- or as paradoxical -- as Woody Allen. From Play It Again, Sam (1972) to Midnight in Paris (2011) and Blue Jasmine (2013), Allen has produced an average of one film a year; yet in many of these movies Allen reveals a progressively skeptical attitude toward both the value of art... more...

  • Fantasia de Walt Disneyby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Fantasia , un chef-d'oeuvre de Walt Disney. La compagnie Walt Disney, bien après la mort de son créateur, produisit en 1999 un Fantasia 2000 qui s'attaquait à de nouveaux compositeurs en employant des techniques nouvelles, et qui reprenait le morceau le plus populaire du Fantasia précédent, L'Apprenti sorcier. ... more...

  • Charlie et la chocolaterie et Les Noces funèbres de Tim Burtonby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Charlie et la chocolaterie et Les Noces funèbres , des chef-d'oeuvres de Tim Burton. Éloignés par le matériau utilisé (la mise en scène traditionnelle d'une part, l'animation de volumes de l'autre) et le propos (apologue cruel sur la société de consommation contemporaine versus conte macabre gothique), Charlie et... more...

  • Guía fácil para entender el cineby Julio A. Rodríguez Chico

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    Lo primero que puede pensarse es que hay infinidad de manuales de este tipo Es cierto, pero también lo es que, en ocasiones, van dirigidos a lectores con una base o una formación mínima, utilizando términos y conceptos que a veces pueden resultar difíciles de asimilar y sobre todo, aburridos. Este libro surge de la idea de ayudar a escribir mejor... more...

  • Shara de Naomi Kawaseby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Shara , un chef-d'oeuvre de Naomi Kawase. Suzaku , le premier film de Kawase Naomi (caméra d'or à Cannes en 1997), était centré sur la disparition du père. Shara (Sharasojyu), présenté à Cannes en 2003, évoque celle d'un enfant. Les grands films méritent le même traitement que les grands livres. Sur le modèle des... more...