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  • Brian Friel: Collected Plays - Volume 4by Brian Friel

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 29.16

    This fourth collection of Brian Friel's work contains: The London Vertigo (after Macklin) (1992) (January) A Month in the Country (after Turgenev) (1992) (August) Wonderful Tennessee (1993) Molly Sweeney (1994) Give Me Your Answer, Do! (1997) more...

  • Brian Friel: Collected Plays - Volume 3by Brian Friel

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 29.16

    This third collection of Brian Friel's work contains: Three Sisters (Chekhov) (1981) The Communication Cord (1982) Fathers and Sons (Turgenev) (1987) Making History (1988) Dancing at Lughnasa (1990) more...

  • Reel Wisdomby Sean K. Smith; Roger Friedman

    Hatherleigh Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    ?All of life's riddles are answered in the movies." ?Steve Martin Reel Wisdom collects over 125 timeless quotes from the movies and film characters who have long captured the hearts and minds of all who see them. Assembled and organized into easy-to-use sections, based around themes like love, determination, common sense and more, these... more...

  • Nollywoodby Jonathan Haynes

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Nigeria?s Nollywood has rapidly grown into one of the world?s largest film industries, radically altering media environments across Africa and in the diaspora; it has also become one of African culture?s most powerful and consequential expressions, powerfully shaping how Africans see themselves and are seen by others. With this book, Jonathan Haynes... more...

  • Appreciating the Art of Televisionby Ted Nannicelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television , Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet despite the flourishing of two relevant academic subfields?the... more...

  • This Is a Book About the Kids in the Hallby John Semley

    ECW Press 2016; US$ 11.99

    The first book to explore their history, legacy, and influenceThis is a book about the Kids in the Hall — the legendary Canadian sketch comedy troupe formed in Toronto in 1984 and best known for the innovative, hilarious, zeitgeist-capturing sketch show The Kids in the Hall — told by the people who were there, namely the Kids themselves.... more...

  • Monstrous Natureby Robin L Murray; Joseph K Heumann

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 50.00

    Godzilla, a traditional natural monster and representation of cinema?s subgenre of natural attack, also provides a cautionary symbol of the dangerous consequences of mistreating the natural world?monstrous nature on the attack. Horror films such as Godzilla invite an exploration of the complexities of a monstrous nature that humanity both creates... more...

  • Staging France between the World Warsby Susan McCready

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Staging France between the World Wars analyzes the rise of the modernist aesthetic in French stagecraft between the world wars. Focusing on interwar productions of the classics, it demonstrates that modernist directors had a significant and lasting impact on the academic canon of theater: they introduced a youthful, farcical Molière, reshuffled... more...

  • Envisioning Black Feminist Voodoo Aestheticsby Kameelah L. Martin

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book interrogates eight contemporary American films to determine what role the use of Voodoo in popular representations has played in the construction of black female imaginaries within the United States. It evaluates how filmmakers employ Voodoo aesthetics to reenact black women?s spirituality on screen by engaging themes of body politics,... more...

  • Glitch Art in Theory and Practiceby Michael Betancourt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 24.95

    Glitch Art in Theory and Practice: Critical Failures and Post-Digital Aesthetics explores the concept of "glitch" alongside contemporary digital political economy to develop a general theory of critical media using glitch as a case study and model, focusing specifically on examples of digital art and aesthetics. While prior literature on glitch... more...