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  • Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrustby Frank Furedi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 25.33

    The epidemic of scandals unleashed by the Savile Scandal highlights the precarious status of relations of trust. The rapid escalation of this crisis offers insights into the relationship between anxieties about childhood and the wider moral order. This book explains why western society has become so uncomfortable with the exercise of authority. more...

  • The Literary Galaxy of Star Trekby James F. Broderick

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00

    How is the android Data like Shakespeare's character Hamlet? Is the vengeful Khan (original series episode "Space Seed" and the film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan) an echo of Captain Ahab in Moby Dick? The links between Star Trek and literature are vast: themes and characters that reflect those in classic literature; characters that... more...

  • Ride, Boldly Rideby Mary Lea Bandy; Kevin Stoehr

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    This comprehensive study of the Western covers its history from the early silent era to recent spins on the genre in films such as No Country for Old Men , There Will Be Blood , True Grit , and Cowboys & Aliens . While providing fresh perspectives on landmarks such as Stagecoach , Red River , The Searchers , The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance... more...

  • Word and Image in Japanese Cinemaby Dennis Washburn; Carole Cavanaugh

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    This volume examines the dynamic between temporal linguistic narrative and the spatiality of visual spectacle. more...

  • The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artistby Vincent Kehoe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95

    A classic in its field since its original publication, The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist is now revised, updated and paperback for a new generation of professionals. This encyclopedic resource covers all of the current studio make-up methods and lab techniques, with text and art contributions from some of the leading experts in the... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Playwrights for Tomorrowby Arthur H. Ballet

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50

    Four young playwrights, James Schevill, Megan Terry, Elizabeth Johnson, and Terrence McNally, are represented in this collection, which includes four one-act plays and one three-act play. The authors are writers who have participated in an experimental pr more...

  • Playwrights for Tomorrowby Arthur H. Ballet

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50

    This is the second volume of a collection of plays by writers who have participated in an experimental program at the University of Minnesota under the auspices of the Office for Advanced Drama Research, of which Arthur H. Ballet is the director. Three yo more...