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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 34.00
This is the first book to examine the discourse of reality television. Chapters provide rigorous case studies of the discourse practices that characterise a wide range of generic and linguistic/cultural contexts, including dating shows in China and Spain, docudramas in Argentina and New Zealand, and talent shows in the UK and USA. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.38
Stephen Fry invites readers to take a glimpse at his life story in the unputdownable More Fool Me . 'Oh dear I am an arse. I expect there'll be what I believe is called an "intervention" soon. I keep picturing it. All my friends bearing down on me and me denying everything until my pockets are emptied. Oh the shame' In his early thirties,... more...
- Touchstone 2014; US$ 26.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride , comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 27.95
"Today on Oprah ," intoned the TV announcer, and all over America viewers tuned in to learn, empathize, and celebrate. In this book, Kathryn Lofton investigates the Oprah phenomenon and finds in Winfrey?s empire?Harpo Productions, O Magazine , and her new television network?an uncanny reflection of religion in modern society. Lofton shows that when... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
New to CINEMA 4D and looking for an accessible way to get up to speed quickly? Do you already know the basics of the software but need to know the new features or take your skills and understanding a little deeper? If so, look no further than CINEMA 4D Apprentice , your one-stop shop for learning this powerful application. With guidance that takes... more...
- Mangalam Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Television its viewers and the ways it functions in society, are so multifarious that no tightly focused theoretical perspective can provide us with adequate insight. The theoretical and methodological roots of this hook lie in that loosely delineated area known as "cultural studies" which derives from particular inflections of Marxism, semiotics... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 27.00
In his seminal book'Television?s Second Golden Age', Robert Thompson described quality TV as ?best defined by what it is not?: ?it is not ?regular? TV?. Audacious maybe, but his statement renewed debate on the meaning of this highly contentious term. Dealing primarily with the post-1996 era shaped by digital technologies and defined by consumer choice... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest and most inclusive work of its kind. The author organizes and describes both the original texts... more...