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  • Male Anxiety and Psychopathology in Filmby Andrea Bini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The most popular film genre during the golden years of Italian cinema, the Comedy Italian Style emerged after the fall of the Facist regime, narrating the identity crisis of many Italian men. Exploring the birth, growth, and decline of this genre, Bini shows this notable style was the search for a new role in the shattered postwar middle class. more...

  • The Revolting Child in Horror Cinemaby Andrew Scahill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The monstrous child is the allegorical queer child in various formations of horror cinema: the child with a secret, the child 'possessed' by Otherness, the changeling child, the terrible gang. This book explores the possibilities of 'not growing up' as a model for a queer praxis that confronts the notion of heternormative maturity. 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...

  • Edwardians on Screenby Katherine Byrne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book explores television's current fascination with the Edwardian era. By exploring popular period dramas such as Downton Abbey , it examines how the early twentieth century is represented on our screens, and what these shows tell us about class, gender and politics, both past and present. more...

  • Filming the Body in Crisisby Davina Quinlivan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    How does film affect the way we understand crises of the body and mind and how does it manifest other kinds of crises levelled at the spectator? This book offers vital scholarly analysis of the embodied nature of film viewing and the ways in which film deals with the question of loss, the healing body and its material registering of trauma. more...

  • Women Screenwritersby Jill Nelmes; Jule Selbo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 285.00

    Women Screenwriters is a study of more than 300 female writers from 60 nations, from the first film scenarios produced in 1986 to the present day. Divided into six sections by continent, the entries give an overview of the history of women screenwriters in each country, as well as individual biographies of its most influential. more...

  • From Our Own Correspondentby Tony Grant

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    The flagship Radio 4 programme From Our Own Correspondent gives Britain's most celebrated reporters the chance to describe much more than they can in a normal report: context, history and characters encountered en route. And for the fiftieth anniversary of the programme Profile collected together the programme's best pieces. From Our Own Correspondent... more...

  • Present at the Futureby Ira Flatow

    HarperCollins 2007; US$ 10.99

    For more than 30 years, Ira Flatow has interviewed Nobel winners and experts like E.O Wilson and Carl Sagan on NPR. In this book, he gives us the best of what he's learned from those conversations, investigating such areas as Cosmology, Brain Frontiers, Alternative Energy, Global Warming, Nanotechnology, and much more. In each chapter, he highlights... more...

  • Confessionsby Simon Mayo

    Transworld 2011; US$ 20.78 US$ 15.59

    Simon Mayo first opened his confessional in 1988 on BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show. Every day, one shamefaced listener would share their deepest, darkest secret while millions tuned in to find out whether or not Simon would grant his forgiveness. Over twenty years later, Simon presents the daily Drivetime show on BBC Radio 2, and the confessions segment... more...

  • Bedtime Stories: 21 Years Behind the Mike at RN's Late Night Liveby Phillip Adams

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 14.64

    Reflections on 21 years behind the microphone at one of Radio National's flagship programs, Late Night Live, the people and the places which made it the cutting edge radio it continues to be today. For 21 years Phillip Adams has been the witty, smooth and informed voice of Late Night Live on ABC Radio National. In the studio he bats questions to world... more...