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- Fitzcarraldo Editions 2014; US$ 7.29
A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished miscellany mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley's office. Rooting through piles of papers, Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers. Among them is a chart... more...
- Running Press 2014; US$ 14.00
You?re Jewish? Can I check? Shalom! If you came to this book in search of pornography, we suggest that you quietly close the cover and turn to the Internet. But, if Hebrew-speaking, challah-eating mensches turn you on, then Mazel Tov! Your prayers have been answered. Based on the popular blog, Porn4Jews, Kosher Porn marries traditional Jewish... more...
- Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95
Agatha Christie, the world?s “bestselling novelist,? according to Guinness, centered a majority of her novels and short stories on the adventures of one master detective: Hercule Poirot. Enjoy the best of these works in this tiny tome—all in one sitting. This miniature volume opens with an introduction and biography on the “life? of Hercule Poirot,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
While cinema is a medium with a unique ability to “watch life? and “write movement,? it is equally singular in its portrayal of death. The first study to unpack American cinema?s long history of representing death, this book considers movie sequences in which the process of dying becomes an exercise in legibility and exploration for the camera and... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00
The fourteen essays of this volume engage in distinct ways with the matter of motion in early modern Spanish poetics. Los catorce ensayos de este volumen conectan de una manera perceptible con el tema del movimiento en la poesía española del siglo de oro more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 55.00
This book argues that the theory of force elaborated in Immanuel Kant's aesthetics (and in particular, his theorization of the dynamic sublime) is of decisive importance to poetry in the nineteenth century and to the connection between poetry and philosophy over the last two centuries. Inspired by his deep engagement with the critical theory of Walter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Journalism in Context is an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of journalism in a changing world. The book looks at the way in which power flows through media organisations influencing not only what journalists choose to present to their audiences but how they present it and then in turn what their audiences do with it. Using... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00
Between the two world wars, a distinct and vibrant film culture emerged in Europe. Film festivals and schools were established; film theory and history was written that took cinema seriously as an art form; and critical writing that created the film canon flourished. This scene was decidedly transnational and creative, overcoming traditional boundaries... more...
- Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00
A filmic guidebook of the Greek capital, World Film Locations: Athens takes readers to film locations in the central historical district with excursions to the periphery of Athenspopular neighborhoods, poor suburbs, and slums often represented in postwar neorealist filmsand then on to garden cities and upper class suburbs, especially those... more...