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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00
Through her study of the narrative themes and strategies of Italian commercial sound films of the fascist era, Marcia Landy shows that cultural life under fascism was not monopolized by official propaganda. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74
I Never Had A Proper Job is a charming memoir which covers many subjects: the Catholic Church?s power over society; corporal punishment in schools; poverty; war-time rationing; and the general innocence of children at the time. However, it avoids falling into the category of yet another biography set in ‘Old Dublin? for it is told from the unique... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Vampires have been a popular subject for writers since their inception in 19th century Gothic literature and, later, became popular with filmmakers. Now the classical vampire is extinct, and in its place are new vampires who embrace the hi-tech worlds of science fiction. This book is the first to examine the history of vampires in science fiction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
An important new survey of Eastern European theater after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Explores all aspects of theater, from playwriting, directing and acting, to repertoire creation and theatre management. Uses material never previously published on theatre life during the Communist years. Compares theater before and after the political changes... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
Television's Community follows the shenanigans of a diverse group of traditional and nontraditional community college students: Jeff Winger, a former lawyer; Britta Perry, a feminist; Abed Nadir, a pop culture enthusiast; Shirley Bennett, a mother; Troy Barnes, a former jock; Annie Edison, a naive overachiever; and Pierce Hawthorne, an old-fashioned... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99
This short collection of essays looks at the television show and films produced by the Monty Python troupe from a number of perspectives: Gender studies Post-structuralism Psychoanalysis Cultural studies more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook relying on binary Cold War terms. With the opening... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
Two plays by award-winning playwright Marie Jones: the smash hit Stones in His Pockets , which ran for four years in London's West End; and an earlier monologue, A Night in November, exploring the subjects of football and sectarianism, set during the 1994 World Cup. A two-man show about the filming of a Hollywood epic in rural Ireland, Stones... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
A comedy drama about an all-female theatre company touring Britain during the darkest days of World War Two, written by the well-known actress and premiered in the West End. While the men are fighting Hitler and the bombs are falling on London, a 'girls only' theatre company sets out in a battered 1920s Rolls-Royce to bring Shakespeare to a culture-starved... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Fight Club is, on one level, pop-culture phenomena and on another, a deeply philosophical and satirical exploration of modern life. David Fincher?s 1999 film (and Chuck Palahniuk?s source novel) has had a huge impact on audiences worldwide leading to spoofs, homage, merchandising and numerous Internet fan sites. On initial release the film was met... more...