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- ECW Press 2011; US$ 10.95
As a natural heir to the long-running television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Supernatural has risen to prominence with a strong cult following, and this collection of essays from contributors around the globe investigates the genre-bending series? cultural footprint both in North America and abroad. The book explores topics such as folklore, religion,... more...
- ECW Press 2012; US$ 12.95
A critical and commercial hit, Revenge has a rabid and rapidly growing fan base. It?s consistently the #1 show in its timeslot and it?s ABC?s biggest primetime hit since Lost, the first series in four years to match that show?s success in the coveted 18-49 demographic. A fast-paced and complicated character-driven show with many plot twists and unanswered... more...
- ECW Press 2013; US$ 10.99
The ultimate Vampire Diaries fan bible returnsWith a foreword by co-creator Julie Plec, the fan-favorite Love You to Death series returns with an essential guide to the fourth season of The CW?s hit show The Vampire Diaries. This season four companion delves headlong into the twists and turns of each episode, exploring the layers of rich history, supernatural... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 21.50
Consuming Visions explores the relationship between cinema and writing in early twentieth-century Brazil, focusing on how the new and foreign medium of film was consumed by a literary society in the throes of modernization. Maite Conde places this relationship in the specific context of turn-of-the-century Rio de Janeiro, which underwent a radical... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Among early Hollywood?s most renowned filmmakers, Lois Weber was considered one of the era?s "three great minds" alongside D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille. Despite her accomplishments, Weber has been marginalized in relation to her contemporaries, who have long been recognized as fathers of American cinema. Drawing on a range of materials untapped... more...
- 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 Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
In the early years of the twentieth century, both psychology and motion pictures were just beginning to emerge as significant cultural forces. Published in 1916, this fascinating work from prominent psychologist Hugo Munsterberg analyzes early films from a psychological point of view. more...