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- 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...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 85.00
The Films of Elías Querejeta: A Producer of Landscapes is the first book in English to explore the career of Spains most important producer. Through their recurring emphasis on landscape, his films have consistently documented a country in the grip of modernization from the 1960s to the present day. In particular, this book investigates... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 10.99
Wear this tomorrow.'The words were more like a personal request than a royal command, but obey it he would. It was the culmination of a lifetime of dedication to his profession. They had little in common except their gender and the sharing of one of their names. One was the ambitious and slightly unorthodox eldest son of a South Australian hotelier... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 54.99
This collection of essays examines the relationship that Vertigo enjoys with the histories and cultural imaginations of California and, more specifically, the San Francisco Bay Area. Contributors to this collection explore the specificities of place and the role such specificities play in our comprehensive efforts to understand Hitchcock's most... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00
Kobus Galloway se Idees Vol Vrees-tekenprente het Suid-Afrika binne maande na hul eerste verskyning stormenderhand verower. Diť ongewone, spitsvondige en grappige Afrikaanse tekenprente gaan gewoonlik gepaard met dubbelsinnige eenreŽl-woordspelings en is enig in hul soort. Hierdie versameling bevat meer as 150 tekenprente, waaronder die gewildstes... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
A book about The Wicker Man? I would think you'd need an encyclopaedia' - Christopher Lee 'A stunning examination of one of my favourite films by one of my favourite journalists' - A A Gill "Inside The Wicker Man" is a treat for all cinemagoers, exhaustively researched and achieving a near-perfect balance between history, trivia and serious analysis.... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00
This volume will offer the first book-length academic investigation of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck?s Oscar-winning film The Lives of Others (2006). The aim of this edited collection is twofold. On the one hand, it will offer new insight into one of the most successful German films of the past two decades placing The Lives of Others... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 19.99
"You know from seeing it that Herzog was up to something strange in filming Heart of Glass. Now the mystery is clarified. Alan Greenberg peers into the heart of darkness of the great artist." Roger Ebert Mesmerizing . . . as poetic and mysterious as the film itself.?Jim Jarmusch This intimate chronicle of the visionary filmmaker Werner Herzog directing... more...
- Short Books 2012; US$ 10.92
Jessica Fox is 26 years old, lives in Hollywood, and has a high-flying career at NASA. Working late one night, dreaming of another life, she's seized by a moment of madness. She taps "second hand bookshop Scotland" into Google, and clicks on the first link she sees. A month later, she arrives 2,000 miles across the Atlantic in Wigtown, on the west... more...