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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 59.95
Text & Presentation gathers some of the best work presented at the 2014 Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore. The subjects explored in this volume range from ancient to contemporary and encompass great cultural and intellectual diversity. The highlight of the conference was a presentation by award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang. A transcript... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99
This book explores artistic choices in the field of cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals, and film archives, setting the various issues of film curating in their international context. The availability of artistic and commercial film has increased overwhelmingly as a result of the digitization of the infrastructure of distribution... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
Perhaps because of the wisdom received from our Romantic forbears about the purity of the child, depictions of children as monsters have held a tremendous fascination for film audiences for decades. Numerous social factors have influenced the popularity and longevity of the monster-child trope but its appeal is also rooted in the dual concepts of the... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
CHRIS PRATT is now one of the world?s most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel?s Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014?s biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot, Jurassic World, his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99
This book explores how a group of films produced, distributed and exhibited under the crumbling dictatorship of Francisco Franco reflected the political, social and cultural conditions in Spain between 1968 and 1977. This work canonizes these films in relation to their historical genesis, aesthetic characteristics and their social reception. ... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
In recent decades historians and film scholars have intensified their study of colonial cinema in Africa. Yet the vastness of the continent, the number of European powers involved and irregular record keeping has made uncovering the connections between imagery, imperialism and indigenous peoples difficult. This volume takes up the challenge, tracing... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 20.98
Der Regisseur und Choreograph Laurent Chétouane entwickelte mit einer Reihe von Schauspielern, Tänzern und Laien einen Stil des Sprechens, der Bewegungsabläufe und des Zusammenspiels, der über seine eigene Arbeit hinaus wirkt und zu denken gibt. Im Dialog mit seiner Choreographie »Sacré Sacre du Printemps« finden die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Buches... more...
- Beaufort Books 2015; US$ 14.95
<div>At the age of twenty-two, Lisa Jakub had what she was supposed to want: she was a working actor in Los Angeles. She had more than forty movies and TV shows to her name, she had been in blockbusters like<em>Mrs. Doubtfire</em>and<em>Independence Day</em>, she walked the red carpet and lived in the house she bought... more...