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  • Cosiby Louis Nowra

    Currency Press 1992; US$ 17.99

    Nowra’s vibrant play is set inside a psychiatric institution where Lewis, a university student, has been employed to direct a show. He becomes emotionally involved with his patients-cum-actors as his operatic production lurches forward and anti-Vietnam protests rage outside. more...

  • The Golden Ageby Louis Nowra

    Currency Press 1985; US$ 17.99

    An epic play about two young hikers who accidentally discover a lost community deep in the forests of Tasmania. Lost in time, the group clashes with the culture of modern Australia, with tragic consequences. more...

  • Politics and Theaterby Sheryl Kroen

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    Moliére's anticlerical comedy Tartuffe is the unique prism through which Sheryl Kroen views postrevolutionary France in the years of the Restoration. Following the lead of the French men and women who turned to this play in the 1820s to make sense of their world, Kroen exposes the crisis of legitimacy defining the regime in these years and demonstrates... more...

  • Cinema Animeby Steven T. Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 37.00

    This collection charts the terrain of contemporary Japanese animation, one of the most explosive forms of visual culture to emerge at the crossroads of transnational cultural production in the last twenty-five years. The essays offer bold and insightful engagement with animé's concerns with gender identity, anxieties about body mutation and technological... more...

  • Cinema and the Urban Poor in South Indiaby Sara Dickey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 46.00

    This study of the Indian cinema is concerned particularly with cinema-goers in Madurai, a city in Tamil Nadu, South India. more...

  • The Grip Bookby Michael Uva

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    The Grip Book, Fourth Edition has been updated and revised to be even more valuable to professional grips-the "jack-of-all-trades and master of all" on a film or video set. Grips install, set up, maintain, and ensure the safety of all equipment needed on a set, such as lighting stands, cameras, and any specialty equipment needed for a shoot. This... more...

  • Walt Disney: A Biographyby Louise Krasniewicz

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 39.00

    This insightful biography takes a balanced and thoughtful look at the creative and enigmatic man who has had a greater influence on American culture than almost any other individual: Walt Disney. more...

  • Killer Imagesby Joram ten Brink; Joshua Oppenheimer

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Cinema has long shaped not only how mass violence is perceived but also how it is performed. Today, when media coverage is central to the execution of terror campaigns and news anchormen serve as embedded journalists, a critical understanding of how the moving image is implicated in the imaginations and actions of perpetrators and survivors of violence... more...

  • Video Revolutionsby Michael Z. Newman

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Since the days of early television, video has been an indispensable part of culture, society, and moving-image media industries. Over the decades, it has been an avant-garde artistic medium, a high-tech consumer gadget, a format for watching movies at home, a force for democracy, and the ultimate, ubiquitous means of documenting reality. In the twenty-first... more...

  • Aristotle in Hollywoodby A. Hiltunen

    Intellect 2002; US$ 10.00

    Throughout the centuries Aristotle's Poetics remained something of a mystery. What was the great philosopher trying to say about the nature of drama and storytelling? What did he mean by pity, fear and catharsis? In this book, Ari Hiltunen explains the mystery of the 'proper pleasure', which, according to Aristotle, is the goal of drama and can be... more...