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- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film presents a collection of original essays that explore major issues surrounding the state of current documentary films and their capacity to inspire and effect change. Presents a comprehensive collection of essays relating to all aspects of contemporary documentary films Includes nearly 30 original... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74
How did Leonardo DiCaprio become a hero on The Beach? Why would the Droids lode control in Star Wars? What persuaded Mad Max to become Hamlet? Who made Long John Silver's parrot dread Treasure Island? When was there a curse on The Exorcist? Where did Harrison Ford's quick-thinking profit Raiders Of The Lost Ark? From the earliest black-and-white... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 26.99
Justin Remes is a special lecturer in film and literature at Oakland University. His research interests include experimental cinema, film theory, and aesthetics, and his essays have appeared in Cinema Journal, Screen, the British Journal of Aesthetics, and Film-Philosophy. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99
This book focuses on the role of photographs embedded in specific films to look at how we understand images. The book also explores how the viewer?s perceptions of the photos are vital to the understanding and interpretation of each of the films discussed. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99
James L. Neibaur is a film historian and former educator who has written hundreds of articles. He is the author of several books on film, including The Fall of Buster Keaton (2010 ) , Early Charlie Chaplin (2012), The Elvis Movies (2014), and James Cagney Films of the 1930s (2014) and coauthor with Terri Niemi of Buster Keaton?s... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 41.99
Mario Falsetto is professor emeritus in film studies at Concordia University (Montreal). He is the author of Perspectives on Stanley Kubrick (1996) and Stanley Kubrick: A Narrative and Stylistic Analysis , 2 nd edition (2001) and has produced two collections of original interviews with film directors, Dialogues with Independent... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95
?Impressively researched and astutely argued, Orienting Hollywood will no doubt change the way we think about and research transnationalism in film and media. Govil brilliantly integrates notions of aspirational practice, affective labor, contact tropes, industrial mirroring, and cultural echoing in a compelling and original analysis. Orienting... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...