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  • Martin Scorsese's Americaby Ellis Cashmore

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    For over four decades, Martin Scorsese has been the chronicler of an obsessive society, where material possessions and physical comfort are valued, where the pursuit of individual improvement is rewarded and where male prerogative is respected and preserved. Scorsese has often described his films as sociology and he has a point: his storytelling condenses... more...

  • The Lumière Galaxyby Francesco Casetti

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Francesco Casetti is professor of film and media at Yale University. His most recent book is Film, Experience, Modernity. more...

  • Thyestesby Seneca; Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A violent tragedy by a contemporary of Nero, in a faithful and uncut translation by one of our leading dramatists. Atreus, Agamemnon's father, takes revenge on his brother Thyestes by murdering Thyestes's sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner. 'a bleakly eloquent new translation... leaves you deeply impressed' - Sunday Times... more...

  • Unmaking of Fascist Aestheticsby Kriss Ravetto

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 72.00

    Amid the charged debate over whether—and how—the Holocaust can be represented, films about fascism, nazis, and the Final Solution keep coming. And in works by filmmakers from Bertolucci to Spielberg, debauched images of nazi and fascist eroticism, symbols more...

  • African American Theatreby Samuel A. Hay

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 48.00

    This book traces the history of African American theatre from its beginnings to the present. more...

  • Visible Fictionsby John Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95

    This revised edition of a standard textbook combines an examination of the cinema and television industries with a detailed analysis of their aesthetic and semiotic characteristics. John Ellis draws on his experience as an independent television producer to provide a comprehensive and challenging overview of the place of film, television and video... more...

  • How Hollywood Worksby Janet Wasko

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 59.00

    This fascinating book details the processes involved in turning raw materials and labour into feature films. Wasko surveys and critiques the policies and structure of the US film industry. This refreshing, critical look at the industry within economic, political and social contexts provides a valuable analysis of how Hollywood works. more...

  • Oedipus Trilogyby Sophocles; F. Storr

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    Oedipus the King is Sophocles' legendary rendition of the myth of the great king Oedipus, perhaps the best known of all of the Greek Tragedies. When an oracle foretells that the young prince Oedipus will grow up to murder his father he is cast out of the kingdom by the king who hopes by doing so that he will avoid his fate. Oedipus grows up and... more...

  • Initials in The Heartby Laurence Whistler

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 7.28

    Laurence Whistler???s story of his five-year marriage to Jill Furse before her sudden early death has achieved a classic quality. Despite the tragedy of its ending the lasting impression is of two lives lived to the full in supreme happiness. Jill Furse was remarkable for many gifts; beauty, acting, poetry and above all gaiety and courage. This edition... more...

  • Playwrights for Tomorrowby Arthur H. Ballet

    University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 67.50

    Three playwrights are represented in this, the eighth volume of the continuing series Playwrights for Tomorrow, which makes available the work of playwrights who have been sponsored by the University of Minnesota Office for Advanced Drama Research. Under more...