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  • The Dragonfly Effectby Jennifer Aaker; Andy Smith; Carlye Adler; Chip Heath; Dan Ariely

    Wiley 2010; US$ 25.95 US$ 18.16

    Proven strategies for harnessing the power of social media to drive social change Many books teach the mechanics of using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to compete in business. But no book addresses how to harness the incredible power of social media to make a difference. The Dragonfly Effect shows you how to tap social media and consumer psychological... more...

  • Real Feature Writingby Abraham Aamidor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    "Real Feature Writing" emphasizes story shape and structure by illustrating several distinct types of feature and non-fiction stories, all drawn from the real world. Author Abraham Aamidor presents a collection of distinct non-deadline story types (profile, trend, focus, advocacy, and more), providing an introduction to each story type, a... more...

  • Cult TV Book, Theby Stacey Abbott

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push theboundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today.Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry,... more...

  • Falling in Love Againby Stacey Abbott; Deborah Jermyn

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    Romantic comedy has long been a mainstay of the movies, from the classic screwballs of the 1930s, through Woody Allen?s ?nervous comedies? of The 1970s, to the current great Hollywood revival, featuring such movies as 'Maid in Manhattan' and 'Lost in Translation'; yet rom-coms have often struggled to be taken seriously._x000D__x000D_This original... more...

  • Americanizing the Movies and "Movie-Mad" Audiences, 1910-1914by Richard Abel

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    This engaging, deeply researched study provides the richest and most nuanced picture we have to date of cinema?both movies and movie-going?in the early 1910s. At the same time, it makes clear the profound relationship between early cinema and the construction of a national identity in this important transitional period in the United States. Richard... more...

  • The Sounds of Early Cinemaby Richard Abel; Rick R. Altman

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35

    The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving ... more...

  • Home Front Heroesby Elizabeth Abele

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This book traces the effects of the feminist and civil rights movements in the construction of Hollywood action heroes. Starting in the late 1980s, action blockbusters regularly have featured masculine figures who choose love and community over the path of the stoic loner committed solely to duty. The American heroic quest of the past 25 years increasingly... more...

  • Hitchcock & the Anxiety of Authorshipby Leslie H. Abramson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    How are issues of authorship engaged by and dynamized within the films of Alfred Hitchcock? Abramson interrogates his oeuvre as an extended, ever shifting meditation on the authorial conflicts endemic to the conditions and processes of cinema production, exhibition, and reception. more...

  • Revolution Televisedby Christine Acham

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 57.00

    In Revolution Televised, Christine Acham offers a complex reading of African American television history, finding within programs like Sanford and Son and Good Times opposition to dominant white constructions of African American identity. Revolution Televised deftly illustrates how black television artists operated within the constraints of the television... more...

  • Environmental Risks and the Mediaby Barbara Adam; Stuart Allan; Cynthia Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Risks and the Media explores the ways in which environmental risks, threats and hazards are represented, transformed and contested by the media. At a time when popular conceptions of the environment as a stable, natural world with which humanity interferes are being increasingly contested, the medias methods of encouraging audiences... more...