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- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 104.00
There is a lot more to Spanish Queer Cinema than Pedro Almodóvar or the gay comedies of the 1990s. A wealth of short films, documentaries and features -- many by, for, or about lesbians -- is at the core of a creative culture responding to exceptionally intense social changes. The country has moved from institutionalising same-sex unions at the... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 19.15
Die Wahrheit war Lola Montez nicht wichtig. Sie lebte im Hier und Jetzt, passte ihr Leben den augenblicklichen Umständen an, erfand sich immer wieder neu auf der Bühne ihres Lebens. Dazu erschuf sie sich jeweils die passende Vita: So wurde aus dem wilden Kind in Indien die spanische Tänzerin, aus dem spanisch-adeligen Spross die veritable Gräfin Landsfeld.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
"If 2001 has stirred your emotions, your subconscious, your mythological yearnings, then it has succeeded."--Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick's extraordinary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1969. The critics initially disliked it, but the public loved it. And eventually, the film took its rightful place as one of the most innovative, brilliant,... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 12.95
What?s your damage? In 1989, Michael Lehmann?s black comedy Heathers drew a line in the sand, rebuffing the sweetness and optimism of John Hughes? more popular fare with darkness and death. Launching the careers of Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, Heathers became a cult classic, ranking #5 on Entertainment Weekly ?s list of the 50 Best High... more...
- I.B.Tauris 1999; US$ 29.00
In recent years there has been a remarkable surge in Iranian films expressing contentious issues which would otherwise be very difficult to discuss publicly inside the Islamic Republic of Iran - such as the role of clergy in Iranian society. Nacim Pak-Shiraz here highlights how many Iranian film directors concern themselves with the content of the... more...
- Bitingduck Press 1997; US$ 12.95
DEP-LOVE : If an abandoned 8-year old girl can't find true love with an Egyptian fortune-telling hairdresser, where can she find it? Every month, when Hazel's foster home sends her to Alma's hair salon, Hazel gets more than a shampoo; she gets love. But war breaks out in Egypt, and Alma's family must quickly return home. In their last... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00
Indispensable for students of film studies, in this book Reena Dube explores Satyajit Ray's films, and The Chess Players in particular, in the context of discourses of labour in colonial and postcolonial conditions. Starting from Daniel Defoe and moving through history, short story and film to the present, Dube widens her analysis with comparisons... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 12.95
Each novel, complete in just 80-pages, has been painstakingly adapted to retain the integrity of the original work. Each provides the reader a sense of the author's style and an understanding of the novel's theme. more...