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- Wiley 2009; US$ 148.95
This is the first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen?s epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives . The first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen?s epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. Examines the film?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
Most producers and directors acknowledge the crucial role of the screenplay, yet the film script has received little academic attention until recently, even though the screenplay has been in existence since the end of the 19th century. Analysing the Screenplay highlights the screenplay as an important form in itself, as opposed to merely being... more...
- Open Court 2011; US$ 19.99
You have to go deeper. Inception is more than just a nail-biting heist story, more than just one of the greatest movies of all time. The latest neuroscience and philosophy of mind tell us that shared dreams and the invasion of dreams may soon become reality. Inception and Philosophy: Ideas to Die For takes you through the labyrinth, onto the... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 2.99
From A New Dawn: Your Favorite Authors on Stephanie Meyer's Twilight Series : Completely Unauthorized: Rachel Caine explores, in the form of a debate between teen bloggers and a pair of academics, the "appropriateness" of the attraction young women feel for Edward Cullen. more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.00
In Black Caps and Red Feathers the reader is taken into Creature?s subconscious on the garbage heap where he is tenant, and where he recounts his multitudinous and gruesome experiences in Traourou?s underground prisons. Ancestral Earth, set within a traditional African background, indicts Akeumbin, the king and custodian of the earth of Allehtendurih,... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 42.99
On Brokeback Mountain provides accessible, close, and comparative readings of the story and the film, discussing them in relation to the social history of sexual minority men in America. By analyzing the literary and artistic traditions of the homoerotic pastoral, the popular tradition of the Western, and the tradition of the tragic romantic love story,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92
Im Jahr 2008 veröffentlichte der Schweizer Autor Adolf Muschg seinen umfangreichen Roman "Kinderhochzeit". Anders als der Titel auf den ersten Blick nahelegt, beschreibt er jedoch keine Idylle. Zu Beginn mutet "Kinderhochzeit" wie ein Krimi an, als eine Tote gefunden wird und ein Kommissar zu ermitteln beginnt. Schnell entwickelt... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99
This is an account of Steven Spielberg?s first stand-alone film, Duel , a made for TV movie that first aired in 1971. This book chronicles the film?s history, from the original short story by acclaimed writer Richard Matheson (16 Twilight Zone episodes, Somewhere in Time , I Am Legend ) to its development as a teleplay, to its production... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99
A girl on a footy field cops a blow to the head and her bag is stolen. A teenage boy grapples with his role in a disturbing event. A woman relives a nightmare while her doctor looks on. None of them saw it coming. None of them were ready for what happened next.Taking its title from the name sex workers use for aggressive clients, Peta BradysUgly... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
If the sound bite is the new order, then how do we make every word count? In today's surplus world of communication overload and cultural clutter, writer and cultural critic Masha Tupitsyn turns to the media matrix of Twitter to explore the changing ways that we construct and consume narrative. Loosely applying the discerning aphorism?a compressed... more...