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- Springer New York 2009; US$ 69.99
The collective wisdom in this original book mines the illustrative value of cinema, offering therapists and life coaches access to ideas that can motivate and enlighten clients. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00
Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein u╠?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den Anfa╠?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fu╠?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "Fu╠?r... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 119.99
Death and the Moving Image provides the first in-depth study of the representation of death and dying in mainstream Western cinema from its earliest to its latest renditions. It explores the impact of gender, race, nation and narration upon death's dramatics on-screen and isolates how mainstream cinema works to bestow value upon certain lives,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
The face of 1980s television was shaped by a man who stayed behind the scenes. Stephen Cannell's reluctant white knights--put-upon private eye James Rockford, World War II fly-boys the Black Sheep Squadron, hapless superhero Ralph Hinckley, fugitive mercenaries the A-Team, and maverick cop Hunter--traversed the television landscape from the 1970s... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 24.00
Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the boundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today. Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
The group of contemporary German directors collectively known as the "Berlin School" constitutes the most significant filmmaking movement to come out of Germany since the 1970s New German Cinema, not least because its films mark the emergence of a new film language in German cinema. This volume is the first book-length study in any language... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 15.95
This engaging, deeply researched study provides the richest and most nuanced picture we have to date of cinema?both movies and movie-going?in the early 1910s. At the same time, it makes clear the profound relationship between early cinema and the construction of a national identity in this important transitional period in the United States. Richard... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35
The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving ... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This book traces the effects of the feminist and civil rights movements in the construction of Hollywood action heroes. Starting in the late 1980s, action blockbusters regularly have featured masculine figures who choose love and community over the path of the stoic loner committed solely to duty. The American heroic quest of the past 25 years increasingly... more...