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  • The Politics of New Media Theatreby Gabriella Giannachi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The first book in the field to explore the links between theories of globalization and surveillance, bipower and biopolitics, performance and theatre, computer arts and politics, "The Politics of New Media Theatre" is an investigation into the political role played by the new media theatre. Gabriella Giannachi explores how new media arts constitute... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performanceby Paul Allain; Jen Harvie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    What is theatre? What is performance? What connects them and how are they different? What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth and twenty-first century? The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance offers some answers to these big questions. It provides an analytical, informative... more...

  • The Poitier Effectby Sharon Willis

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    The civil rights struggle was convulsing the nation, its violence broadcast into every living room. Against this fraught background, Sidney Poitier emerged as an image of dignity, discipline, and moral authority. Here was the picture-perfect black man, helping German nuns build a chapel in The Lilies of the Field and overcoming the prejudices of... more...

  • Robert Shawby John French; Richard Dreyfuss

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 10.19

    Robert Shaw is most celebrated today as the Oscar-nominated star in movies like From Russia with Love, A Man For All Seasons, The Sting and most memorably of all as Quint in the record-breaking Jaws. His breakthrough came when Hollywood was experiencing something of a British Invasion. Sean Connery, Peter O?Toole, Vanessa Redgrave and Richard... more...

  • Memoirs of A Professional Cadby George Sanders; Ulla Watson

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 10.19

    What might we dare to expect from an actor?s autobiography, even one from a star as personable as George Sanders? In the case of Memoirs of a Professional Cad, we possibly get more than we deserve. George Sanders undoubtedly led a colourful, glamorous and even action-packed life, spanning the peak years of Hollywood?s golden age. But the greatest... more...

  • Imagining Ancient Cities in Filmby Marta Garcia Morcillo; Pauline Hanesworth; scar Lapea Marchena

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory. Can we imagine a futuristic city not inspired at... more...

  • Documenting World Politicsby Rens Van Munster; Casper Sylvest

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no systematic scholarly attention has been given to documentary... more...

  • Drama and Educationby Manon van de Water; Mary McAvoy; Kristin Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 35.95

    Drama and Education provides a practical, comprehensive guide to drama as a tool for teaching and learning. It is among the first practical drama and performance textbooks that address brain-based, neuroscientific research, making the argument that creativity is necessary in our lives, that embodied learning is natural and essential, and that contextual... more...

  • Visions of the Maidby Robin Blaetz

    University of Virginia Press 2001; US$ 22.50

    Representations of Joan of Arc have been used in the United States for the past two hundred years, appearing in advertising, cartoons, popular song, art, criticism, and propaganda. The presence of the fifteenth-century French heroine in the cinema is particularly intriguing in relation to the role of women during wartime. Robin Blaetz argues that... more...

  • Framing the Worldby Paula Willoquet-Maricondi

    University of Virginia Press 2010; US$ 29.50

    The essays in this collection make a contribution to the greening of film studies and expand the scope of ecocriticism as a discipline traditionally rooted in literary studies. In addition to highlighting particular films as productive tools for raising awareness and educating us about environmental issues, Framing the World: Explorations in Ecocriticism... more...