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  • Film Worldsby Daniel Yacavone

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Film Worlds unpacks the significance of the “worlds? that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental and analytic traditions, as well as classical and contemporary film theory, it weaves together multiple strands of thought and analysis to provide... more...

  • Punk USAby Kevin Prested

    Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Through hundreds of exclusive and original interviews, Punk USA documents an empire that was built overnight as Lookout! Records sold millions of albums and rode the wave of the second coming of punk rock until it all came crashing down. In 1987, Lawrence Livermore founded an independent punk label to release records by his band the Lookouts. Forming... more...

  • Not Russian Enough?by Rutger Helmers

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 75.00

    Offers fresh perspectives on the function of nationalist thought in the cosmopolitan opera world, with particular emphasis on the idea of "Russianness" in four nineteenth-century operas by Glinka, Serov, Tchaikovsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov. more...

  • DEFA after East Germanyby Brigitta B. Wagner

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00

    Paints a complex portrait of East German film art and representation through examining eighteen key DEFA films following the fall of the Berlin Wall. more...

  • Curating Sydneyby Jill Bennett; Saskia Beudel

    UNSW Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    What happens when artists are asked the questions usually addressed to planners and administrators?In Curating Sydney artists, architects, writers, designers and curators come together to reimagine the city. In a series of cutting-edge art and design projects they envisage a future where public art plays a vital role in the life of the city - from... more...

  • Intimacy in Cinemaby David Roche; Isabelle Schmitt-Pitiot

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Though intimacy has been a wide concern in the humanities, it has received little critical attention in film studies. This collection of essays investigates both the potential intimacy of cinema as a medium and the possibility of a cinema of intimacy where it is least expected. As a notion defined by binaries--inside and outside, surface and depth,... more...

  • Black British Theatre Pioneersby Rodreguez King-Dorset

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    A Jamaican-born stage director, teacher and writer Yvonne Brewster stands among the most prominent British artists of Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage. A member of the Order of the British Empire, she co-founded Talawa, Britain's foremost black-led theatre company, as well as The Barn, Jamaica's first professional theatre company. This volume... more...

  • Übersetzer zwischen Identität, Professionalität und Kulturalität: Heinrich Enrique Beckby Ulrike Spieler

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.63

    Beck oder Lorca? Diese Frage kulminierte 1998 in einer Pressekonferenz des Suhrkamp-Verlages, die mit einem Paukenschlag die Beckschen Übersetzungen Lorcas vom Markt fegen wollte. Wo Federico García Lorca draufstand, war im deutschsprachigen Raum Heinrich Enrique Beck drin, so die einschlägige Kritik ? die allerdings nie über die bloße Symptombeschreibung... more...

  • Translationsqualität und Crowdsourced Translationby Carmen Klaus

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 41.30

    Das Internet wird zum Experimentierfeld: Engagierte Laien stoßen in Felder vor, die bislang Experten vorbehalten waren. Von ihrem Ehrgeiz profitieren u.a. Unternehmen, die Übersetzungen per Crowdsourcing, also durch Beauftragung freiwilliger Internetnutzer, durchführen lassen. Was bedeutet das für die Translationsqualität? Dieser Frage geht die Autorin... more...

  • ?Übersetzer sind die Wechselpferde der Aufklärung?by Mascha Dabic; Christian Koderhold; Elisabeth Pernul-Oswald; Claudia Zecher; Elena Kala?nikova

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.63

    Welche Überlegungen, individuellen Präferenzen und literarischen Traditionen bewegen Übersetzer, wenn sie deutschsprachige Literatur für das russische Publikum bearbeiten? Elena Kala?nikova hat russische literarische Übersetzer dazu befragt. Die Protokolle ihrer Gespräche sind 2008 in dem Band "Po-russki s ljubov?ju" in Moskau veröffentlicht... more...