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  • Screening Textby Shannon Wells-Lassagne; Ariane Hudelet

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    Rather than limiting the cinema, as certain French New Wave critics feared, adaptation has encouraged new inspiration to explore the possibilities of the intersection of text and film. This collection of essays covers various aspects of adaptation studies--questions of genre and myth, race and gender, readaptation, and pedagogical and practical approaches. more...

  • The ?Slumdog? Phenomenonby Ajay Gehlawat

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    Featuring a dynamic combination of landmark essays by leading critics and theorists, ?The ?Slumdog? Phenomenon: A Critical Anthology? addresses multiple issues relating to ?Slumdog Millionaire,? providing new ways of looking at this controversial film. more...

  • The Nim Storiesby Wendy Orr; Kerry Millard

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 11.80

    A bind-up edition of two exciting adventure stories by Wendy Orr - Nim's Island and Nim at Sea . Nim's Island was a major international movie, and now there's a second action-packed movie inspired by Nim at Sea , called Return to Nim's Isl more...

  • Love in Vainby Alan Greenberg

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 18.00

    Robert Johnson was undoubtedly the most outstanding of the Mississippi Delta blues musicians and also one of the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but his short life remains steeped in mystery and wrapped in some of the most enduring legends of modern music. Love in Vain is Alan Greenberg?s remarkable, highly acclaimed, and genre-defying... more...

  • Falling Petalsby Ben Ellis

    Currency Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    Something strange is happening in the country town of Hollow—a mysterious syndrome that seems to strike only the young. The town is quarantined, schools are closed and fences go up. Guards patrol new enforced borders, but amongst the townsfolk denial runs deep. Part science-fiction, part satire, Falling Petals is a darkly humorous fable about... more...

  • The Night Alive (NHB Modern Plays)by Conor McPherson

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    An inimitably warm and stylish play that deftly mines the humanity to be found in the most unlikely of situations. Tommy?s not a bad man, he?s getting by. Renting a run-down room in his uncle Maurice?s house, just about keeping his ex-wife and kids at arm?s length and rolling from one get-rich-quick scheme to the other with his pal Doc. Then one... more...

  • Written in Stoneby Katherine Orrison

    Vestal Press 1999; US$ 31.99

    From concept stage through production in Egypt to release of the film: Katherine Orrison carefully recreates the behind-the-scenes story of Cecil B. DeMille's beloved epic. more...

  • Hitchcock and the Making of Marnieby Tony Lee Moral

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    Alfred Hitchcock's style, motivation, and fears regarding his 1964 film Marnie , are well-documented in this probing look at one of his most undervalued efforts. Featuring four additional chapters that draw on newly obtained access to the film?s production archives, files of the novel?s author Winston Graham and screenwriter Jay Presson Allen?along... more...

  • Alvin Purpleby Catharine Lumby

    Currency Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    One of the seminal films of the 1970s, Alvin Purple depicts Alvin’s struggles with his irresistibility to women—from his school days and time as a waterbed salesman to his short-lived career as a sex therapist. The ‘definitive ocker comedy’, Alvin Purple survived a critical mauling and went on to become the most commercially successful... more...

  • Now a Major Motion Pictureby Christine Geraghty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99

    Now a Major Motion Picture is a unique look at the many sources, literary and otherwise, that influence film adaptations. Christine Geraghty subverts the idea that film adaptations of novels and plays must be faithful to the original texts. She is more interested in how, while a film reflects its literary source, it also invites comparisons to our... more...