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  • Classic Love Poemsby Max Morris

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 13.99

    Ask nothing more of me, sweet;All I can give you I give;Heart of my heart, were it more,More should be laid at your feet:Love that should help you to live –Song that should spur you to soar.Algernon Charles SwinburnePoetry is the perfect medium to express affection and passion in all its forms – from the initial stirrings of romance and desire... more...

  • "The Lives of Others" and Contemporary German Filmby Paul Cooke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 559.00

    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...

  • Every Night the Trees Disappearby Alan Greenberg; Werner Herzog

    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... more...

  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garciaby Ian Cooper

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    In 1974, ,i>The Wall Street Journal called this movie "grotesque, sadistic, irrational, obscene, incompetent," while New York Magazine declared it "a catastrophe." Upon its initial release, Sam Peckinpah´s notorious work took a critical and commercial nosedive, but in later years, the work was heralded as a demented masterpiece--a violent, hallucinatory... more...

  • Blade Runnerby Matt Hills

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    More than just a box office flop that resurrected itself in the midnight movie circuit, Blade Runner (1982) achieved extraordinary cult status through video, laserdisc, and a five-disc DVD collector's set. Blade Runner has become a network of variant texts and fan speculations; a franchise created around just one film. Some have dubbed the movie... more...

  • Now a Terrifying Motion Picture!by James F. Broderick

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    This work explores the relationship between twenty-five enduring works of horror literature and the classic films that have been adapted from them. Each chapter delves into the historical and cultural background of a particular type of horror--hauntings, zombies, aliens and more--and provides an overview of a specific work's critical and popular... more...

  • Sunset Boulevardby Billy Wilder

    University of California Press 1999; US$ 26.95

    Sunset Boulevard (1950) is one of the most famous films in the history of Hollywood, and perhaps no film better represents Hollywood's vision of itself. Billy Wilder collaborated on the screenplay with the very able Charles Brackett, and with D. M. Marshman Jr., who later joined the team. Together they created a film both allusive and literate, with... more...

  • Erzählsituationen in Literatur und Filmby Matthias Hurst

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00

    Taking its bearings from Franz K. Stanzel's theory of typical narrative situations, this study examines the narrative structuring of literary works and the way this is transposed into the medium of film. The first section prepares the theoretical ground for the development of a model allowing objective comparison and artistic evaluation... more...

  • I See Youby Ellen Grabiner; Donald E. Palumbo; C.W. Sullivan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    In the blockbuster film Avatar, science fiction and the technological prowess of director James Cameron meet in a heady concoction that, while visually ravishing, could easily be dismissed as "eye candy." While critics most frequently acclaimed its breakthrough 3-D technology, close scrutiny of the film raises provocative questions about... more...

  • Fight Clubby Thomas E. Wartenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Released in 1999, Fight Club is David Fincher?s popular adaption of Chuck Palahniuk?s cult novel, and one of the most philosophically rich films of recent years. This is the first book to explore the varied philosophical aspects of the film. Beginning with an introduction by the editor that places the film and essays in context, each chapter explores... more...