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  • The Celluloid Madonnaby Catherine O'Brien

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    The Celluloid Madonna is the first book to analyze the life of the Virgin Mary on screen from the silent era through to the present. For decades, Mary has caught the imagination of filmmakers from a range of religious backgrounds, whether Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Marxist, or atheist, and film?s intersection of theology and secular culture has... more...

  • The Chemistry of the Theatreby Jerzy Limon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This innovative, theoretical work focuses on temporal issues in theatre and the 'chemistry' of theatre - the ways in which a variety of factors in performance combine to make up what we call 'theatre'. Discussing a range of canonical plays, from Shakespeare to Beckett, the book makes a unique contribution to theatre and performance studies. more...

  • A Christmas Storyby Caseen Gaines

    ECW Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    Unwrap a treasure trove of stories and photos behind a Christmas traditionA Christmas Story has become a perennial holiday favourite since its release in 1983. While millions watch the movie every year on television, few know the story behind the film?s production, release, and unlikely ascent. Ralphie Parker?s quest for "a Red Ryder carbine action,... more...

  • Cinema and Fascismby Steven Ricci

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 65.00

    This study considers Italian filmmaking during the Fascist era and offers an original and revealing approach to the interwar years. Steven Ricci directly confronts a long-standing dilemma faced by cultural historians: while made during a period of totalitarian government, these films are neither propagandistic nor openly "Fascist." Instead, the Italian... more...

  • Cinemulacrumby Aaron Sultanik

    UPA 2012; US$ 28.99

    Cinemulacrum, a conflation of ?cinema,? the art of the Hollywood film, and simulacrum, a reality counterfeit, was coined to designate contemporary media culture. This book examines the fall?and rise?of classical Hollywood and the hegemony of television in a media dyad of movies and television. more...

  • Clara Bowby David Stenn

    Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 22.99

    Silent screen goddess Clara Bow was the embodiment of the Roaring Twenties, Hollywood's first sex symbol and a natural talent with an independent heart. more...

  • Community Performance: An Introductionby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where teaching is orientated around practice. Offering a toolkit... more...

  • Company of Heroesby Harry Jr. Carey

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Funny, insightful, and brutally honest. Offers an intimate look at the work of Hollywood director John Ford through the observant eyes of actor Harry Carey, Jr. more...

  • DEFA internationalby Michael Wedel; Barton Byg; Andy Räder; Skyler Arndt-Briggs; Evan Torner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 54.99

    Das Buch beschäftigt sich mit den internationalen Filmbeziehungen der DEFA von ihrer Gründung 1946 bis zu ihrer Auflösung nach dem Ende der DDR 1991. Im Rahmen einer komparatistischen Mediengeschichtsschreibung werden stilistische Einflüsse in verschiedenen Filmgattungen ebenso untersucht wie Wechselwirkungen in der Rezeption und öffentlichen Diskussion.... more...

  • Derrida, Heidegger, Blanchotby Timothy Clark

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00

    This book considers Derrida's reading of literature as a form of philosophical thinking. more...