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- University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 40.00
We tell ourselves stories in order to live, Joan Didion observed in The White Album. Why is this? Michael Austin asks, in Useful Fictions. Why, in particular, are human beings, whose very survival depends on obtaining true information, so drawn to fictional narratives? After all, virtually every human culture reveres some form of storytelling.... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 50.00
In this deeply engaging account, Michelle H. Raheja offers the first book-length study of the Indigenous actors, directors, and spectators who helped shape Hollywoods representation of Indigenous peoples. Since the era of silent films, Hollywood movies and visual culture generally have provided the primary representational field on which Indigenous... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 42.00
This book explores the various meanings given to tragedy, from Aristotle, via Roman ideas and practices, to the middle ages. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 42.00
This 1997 book explores the political significance of aesthetic analysis in the context of film and cultural studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video is the definitive book on the subject for beginning filmmakers and students. The book clearly illustrates all of the steps involved in preproduction, production, postproduction, and distribution. Its unique two-fold approach looks at filmmaking from the perspectives of both producer and director, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 90.00
Assembling a remarkable group of scholars, these essays†explore how the circulation and exchange of 'vectors of the radical' shape the avant-garde. Mapping the movement of scripts, theatre activists, performances, and other material entities, they provide unprecedented perspectives on the transnational performance culture of the avant-garde. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95
What does it mean to "fail" in performance, or more accurately, to stage failure in performance? What do performances that are founded upon the collapse of their own invention illuminate that other modes of theatre usually conceal?†This book†examines these questions†through theoretical and archival modes of investigation. more...