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  • French Cinema?A Critical Filmographyby Colin Crisp

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    This invaluable resource by one of the world?s leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society. Each filmography includes 101 films listed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929?1939 and Volume 2: 1940?1958) and provides accessible points of entry into the remarkable... more...

  • The Paranormal and the Paranoidby Aaron John Gulyas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This book explores a genre of American science fiction television which emerged in the 1990s?that of conspiratorial science fiction. more...

  • Punishment in Popular Cultureby Charles J. Jr. Ogletree; Austin Sarat

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    The way a society punishes demonstrates its commitment to standards of judgment and justice, its distinctive views of blame and responsibility, and its particular way of responding to evil. Punishment in Popular Culture examines the cultural presuppositions that undergird America?s distinctive approach to punishment and analyzes punishment as a set... more...

  • Postdramatikby Hanna Klessinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study investigates the history of post-dramatic literature between 1966 and 1995. It reveals the ways that post-dramatic writing styles lent themselves productively to international modern theater, continued to develop dynamically, and came to form a tradition of its own. Extensive reviews of post-dramatic trends and forms are interspersed... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. more...

  • Bühnentechnikby Bruno Grösel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    In vielen Ländern ist der Nachweis einer bühnenspezifischen Ausbildung vorgeschrieben, da auf Grund der vielen maschinell betriebenen Einrichtungen Aspekte der Sicherheit besondere Beachtung finden müssen. Das Verständnis von Normen für Herstellung, Bedienung, Wartung und Prüfung bühnentechnischer Einrichtungen ist nur auf Basis einer... more...

  • Unterm Blick des Fremdenby Nikolaus Müller-Schöll; Leonie Otto

    transcript 2015; US$ 20.98

    Der Regisseur und Choreograph Laurent Chétouane entwickelte mit einer Reihe von Schauspielern, Tänzern und Laien einen Stil des Sprechens, der Bewegungsabläufe und des Zusammenspiels, der über seine eigene Arbeit hinaus wirkt und zu denken gibt. Im Dialog mit seiner Choreographie »Sacré Sacre du Printemps« finden die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Buches... more...

  • Audiencesby Ian Christie

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Moving away from the recent prevalence of text-based analysis in the field of film studies, Audience tackles one of the most important issues in cinema?how the audience engages with film. Ian Christie has assembled contributions from many of the major figures in media studies, including Gregory Waller, John Sedgwick, and Martin Baker, in order... more...

  • Exhibiting Cinema in Contemporary Artby Erika Balsom

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 49.95

      Once at the margins of the art world, film now occupies a prominent place in museums and galleries. Exhibiting Cinema in Contemporary Art explores the emergence of cinema as a primary medium of artistic production, offering an in-depth inquiry into its genesis, its defining features, and its ramifications. Erika Balsom also tackles cinema... more...

  • Transition and Transformationby Bo Florin

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    In 1923, the film director Victor Seastrom (né Sjöström), then Sweden?s most renowned filmmaker, was recruited to Hollywood by Goldwyn Pictures, where he made eight silent pictures and one talkie in seven years, among them a 1926 version of The Scarlet Letter . What elements of Swedish cinema did he bring with him to the States, and how were these... more...