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  • The Body in Performanceby Patrick Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Lively yet intriguing, The Body in Performance is a varied collection of essays about this much-discussed area. Posing the question "Why this current preoccupation with the performed body?" the collection of specially commissioned essays from both academics and practitioners - in some cases one and the same person - considers such cutting edge topics... more...

  • Translation and Literary Studiesby Marella Feltrin-Morris; Deborah Folaron; Maria Constanza Guzmán

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    By nature a transdisciplinary area of inquiry, translation lends itself to being investigated at its intersection with other fields of study. Translation and Literary Studies seeks to highlight the manifold connections between translation and notions of gender, dialectics, agency, philosophy and power. The volume also offers a timely homage to renowned... more...

  • Apropos of Ideologyby Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has always been a site for ideological clashes. In addition,... more...

  • Die Evolution des James Bondby Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier; Werner Greve

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 27.61

    »James Bond« ist seit mehr als 60 Jahren als literarische und seit mehr als 50 Jahren als Filmfigur beispiellos populär. Wissenschaftler verschiedener Disziplinen und Generationen gehen den Gründen dafür nach. Die einzigartige Erfolgsgeschichte von James Bond war nur möglich, weil diese Figur permanente Anpassung an soziale und politische Trends mit... more...

  • A Companion to Jean-Luc Godardby Tom Conley; T. Jefferson Kline

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    This compendium of original essays offers invaluable insights into the life and works of one of the most important and influential directors in the history of cinema, exploring his major films, philosophy, politics, and connections to other critics and directors. Presents a compendium of original essays offering invaluable insights into the life... more...

  • Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diasporaby Anjali Prabhu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Analyzing art house films from the African continent and the African diaspora, this book showcases a new generation of auteurs with African origins from political, aesthetic, and spectatorship perspectives. • Focuses on art house cinema and discusses commercial African cinema • Enlarges our understanding of African film to include thematic... more...

  • Screenwritingby Bridget Conor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters. Author Bridget Conor considers the ways in which contemporary screenwriters navigate and make sense of the labor markets in which they are immersed. Chapters explore... more...

  • Routledge Creative Writing Coursebookby Paul Mills

    Routledge 2005; US$ 37.95

    A practical guide to creative writing. Covers life writing, novels, short stories, poetry, screenwriting. Discusses literary theory, example texts, style, sentence structure, punctuation, vocabulary, courses, resources, getting published. more...

  • A Writer's Coachby Jack R. Hart

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95

    Mystified over misplaced modifiers? In a trance from intransitive verbs? Paralyzed from using the passive voice? To aid writers, from beginners to professionals, legendary writing coach Jack Hart presents a comprehensive, practical, step-by-step approach to the writing process. He shares his techniques for composing and sustaining powerful writing... more...

  • Writing Alone and with Othersby Pat Schneider

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99

    Guides the reader through the perils of the solitary writing life: fear, writer's block, and the bad habits of the internal critic. This book also describes the Amherst Writers and Artists workshop method, widely used across the US and abroad. The chapters on fiction and poetry address matters of technique and point to further resources. more...