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  • The Films of Agnes Mooreheadby Axel Nissen

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 84.99

    In The Films of Agnes Moorehead , Axel Nissen looks at Agnes Moorehead?s sixty-three feature films between 1941 and 1973. Each film is profiled, with particular emphasis placed on the films that merit closer attention: Citizen Kane , The Magnificent Ambersons , Mrs. Parkington , Dark Passage , All That Heaven Allows , The Left... more...

  • Chaplinby Stephen Weissman

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    ?Chaplin is arguably the single most important artist produced by the cinema,? wrote film critic Andrew Sarris. Born in London in 1889, Charlie Chaplin grew up in dire poverty. Severe alcoholism cut short his father?s flourishing career, and his beloved mother first lost her voice, then her mind, to syphilis. How did this poor, lonely child, committed... more...

  • Jimmy Stewartby Michael Munn

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99

    Many of the stars of the silver screen in twentieth-century Hollywood became national icons, larger-than-life figures held up as paragons of American virtues. Unfortunately, the private lives of actors such as John Wayne, Henry Fonda, and Errol Flynn rarely lived up to the idealistic roles they portrayed. However, James Stewart was known as the underdog... more...

  • Great Producersby Iris Dorbian

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 24.99

    Up close and personal with Broadway?s brightest lights of the past, present, and future. * Firsthand accounts, rare interviews, backstage anecdotes * Insider ideas from Disney, Jujamcyn, Mackintosh, Weissler, Papp, Merrick, Ziegfeld, more! Broadway?s most esteemed visionaries tell allhow they got started in the business, how they chose projects,... more...

  • Hannah Arendt: Verborgene Tradition - Unzeitgemäße Aktualität?by Heinrich Böll Stiftung

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 98.00

    Hannah Arendt ist längst von einer umstrittenen Denkerin zu einer Klassikerin der modernen politischen Theorie geworden. In unnachahmlicher Weise hat sie den Bruch des deutschen philosophischen Denkens in den 20er Jahren in ihren weiteren intellektuellen Lebensweg aufgenommen und in eine politische Theorie des 20. Jahrhunderts übertragen ? eine Theorie,... more...

  • Penumbraby Macelle Mahala

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    Penumbra Theatre Company was founded in 1976 by Lou Bellamy as a venue for African American voices within the Twin Cities theatre scene and has stood at the intersection of art, culture, politics, and local community engagement ever since. Based on interviews with actors, directors, playwrights, and critics, this book offers a multifaceted view of... more...

  • Wife of the Life of the Partyby Lita Grey Chaplin; Jeffrey Vance

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 59.99

    The memoir of the late Lita Grey Chaplin (1908-1995), the only one of Chaplin's wives to have written an account of life with Chaplin. Her memoir is an extraordinary Hollywood story of someone who was there from the very beginning. more...

  • Refocusing Chaplinby Lawrence Howe; James E. Caron; Benjamin Click

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    This is a collection of scholarly essays that focuses on particular phases of Chaplin?s career through various critical lenses, in order to highlight the understated, and often overlooked, complexity of Chaplin?s filmmaking, and to provide insight into both the extensive range and the limits of the critical leverage of a broad array of interpretive... more...

  • Metaphor and Metonymy revisited beyond the Contemporary Theory of Metaphorby Francisco Gonzálvez-García; María Sandra Peña Cervel; Lorena Pérez Hernández

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This paper aims to study the applications of Metaphorical Pattern Analysis (MPA) to contrastive analysis and translation by researching the differences in the metaphorical mappings instantiated by the English words ‘crisis’ and ‘recession’ and their translation equivalents in Spanish crisis and recesión . Since no translation... more...

  • The Disneyland Storyby Sam Gennawey; Jeff Kurtti

    Unofficial Guides 2013; US$ 18.99

    The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream is the story of how Walt Disney?s greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt?s vision maintained... more...