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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
This analysis of how filmmakers have portrayed England's Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), and the audience's perception of Elizabeth based upon these portrayals, examines key representations of the Tudor monarch in various motion pictures from the Silent era on and in television miniseries. Actresses who have portrayed Elizabeth include Bette... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 20.99
Why have certain kinds of documentary and non-narrative films emerged as the most interesting, exciting, and provocative movies made in the last twenty years? Ranging from the films of Ross McElwee (Bright Leaves) and Agnes Varda (The Gleaners and I) to those of Abbas Kiarostami (Close Up) and Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir), such films have intrigued... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
The articles in this e-book are each testament to the many important uses to which electronic books are now being put. For example, they are being used for the support of teaching and learning, for the dissemination of technical information and for knowledge sharing in the leisure and health industries. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99
Examining a wide range of children's stories, the author argues that they capture the meaning of morality through vivid depictions of the struggle between good and evil, in which characters must make choices between right and wrong, or heroes and villains contest the fate of imaginary worlds. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00
The ability to speak clearly, fluently and persuasively is essential to students in all courses of study. This text discusses a wide range of speaking occasions, such as giving a seminar or a project presentation. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
It has long been recognized that women writers played a significant role in the rise of the novel. Women and the Rise of the Novel is the first systematic theoretical study of early modern womens fiction showing how and why it helped shape the novels identity. While most studies of the origin of the novel begin with the eighteenth century,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 24.95
From the apparently simple adaptation of a text into film, theatre or a new literary work, to the more complex appropriation of style or meaning, it is arguable that all texts are somehow connected to a network of existing texts and art forms. Adaptation and Appropriation explores: multiple definitions and practices of adaptation and appropriation... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
HES is becoming a traditional meeting for scientists and engineers dealing with the development and application of new methodologies for the solution of scientific and technical problems concerning the use of electromagnetic fields in the industrial heating and melting processes as well as in the electromagnetic processing of materials (EPM). more...