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  • Practice as Research in the Artsby Robin Nelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00

    At the performance turn, this book takes a fresh 'how to' approach to Practice as Research, arguing that old prejudices should be abandoned and a PaR methodology fully accepted in the academy. Nelson and his contributors address the questions students, professional practitioner-researchers, regulators and examiners have posed in this domain. more...

  • Bollyworldby Raminder Kaur; Ajay J. Sinha

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 37.95

    Popular Indian Cinema is clearly a worldwide phenomenon. But what often gets overlooked in this celebration is this cinema’s intricate relationship with global dynamics since its very inception in the 1890s. With contributions from a range of international scholars, this volume analyses the transnational networks of India’s popular cinema... more...

  • Surveillance Cinemaby Catherine Zimmer

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    " Surveillance Cinema  presents cutting-edge scholarship in the field of cinema studies in its reconceptualization of the centrality of surveillance to film narratives, subject formations, and temporalities.  Smartly pushing beyond the critical models that have long been associated with surveillance in and outside of cinema, Zimmer makes a persuasive... more...

  • Fiery Cinemaby Weihong Bao

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Introduction Part I. Resonance 1. Fiery Action: Toward an Aesthetics of New Heroism 2. A Culture of Resonance: Hypnotism, Wireless Cinema, and the Invention of Intermedial Spectatorship Part II. Transparency 3. Dances of Fire : Mediating Affective Immediacy 4. Transparent Shanghai: Cinema, Architecture, and a Left-Wing Culture of Glass... more...

  • The Rainman's Third Cureby Peter Coyote

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    An ordained practitioner of Zen Buddhism and a politically engaged actor, Peter Coyote began his work in street theater and political organizing in San Francisco. In addition to acting in over 140 films, and working with directors such as Martin Ritt, Steven Spielberg and Roman Polanski, Coyote has won an Emmy for narrating the award-winning documentary... more...

  • Attributing Authorshipby Harold Love

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    The present book is the first comprehensive survey of attribution from a literary perspective to appear for forty years. more...

  • Becoming an authorby David Canter; Gavin Fairbairn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00

    Would you like to write for publication, but can't find the time or motivation to do so?. Do you already publish academically or professionally, and want to extend your portfolio of publications?. Would you like help in guiding your students as they set out on a career as published authors?. Becoming an Author provides an accessible and engaging toolkit... more...

  • Attack of the Copula Spidersby Douglas Glover

    Biblioasis 2012; US$ 17.95

    Vitriolic and incisive, Douglas Glover's newest essays defend literature against the assaults of a post-literate age. 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...

  • Lois Weber in Early Hollywoodby Shelley Stamp

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Among early Hollywood?s most renowned filmmakers, Lois Weber was considered one of the era?s "three great minds" alongside D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille. Despite her accomplishments, Weber has been marginalized in relation to her contemporaries, who have long been recognized as fathers of American cinema. Drawing on a range of materials untapped... more...