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- Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
Candy Barr was a notorious burlesque dancer, commanding as much as $2,000 a week in 1950s Vegas. But growing up as Juanita, her troubled story began when her sister sold her virginity for a dollar. She ran away, only to be enslaved into prostitution in a Dallas ritual known as the capture. Her life included high profile lovers and friends, jail... more...
- SAGE India 2012; US$ 50.00
Few would deny that the most significant weapon in Indias cultural and artistic armory is its avowedly commercial cinema, now known as Bollywood. This anthology aims to portray the soft power of Bollywood, which makes it a unique and powerful disseminator of Indian culture and values abroad. The essays in the book examine Bollywoods... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
The Decroux Sourcebook is the first point of reference for any student of the ?hidden master? of twentieth century theatre. This book collates a wealth of key material on Etienne Decroux, including: an English translation of Patrice Pezin?s ?Imaginary Interview?, in which Decroux discusses mime?s place in the theatre. previously unpublished... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
This pioneering work provides in-depth coverage of 76 horror films produced in Australia, where serial killers, carnivorous animals, mutants, zombies, vampires and evil spirits all receive the "antipodean" cinematic treatment unique to the Land Down Under. Titles covered were released between 1973 and 2010, a period coinciding with the revival... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00
Film history identifies Italian neorealism as the exemplar of national cinema, a specifically domestic response to wartime atrocities. Brutal Vision challenges this orthodoxy by arguing that neorealist films—including such classics as Rome, Open City; Paisan; Shoeshine; and Bicycle Thieves —should be understood less as national products... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 23.85
Frauen wollen sich heute ebenso im Beruf verwirklichen wie Männer und streben nach Karriere und beruflicher Anerkennung. Daraus können neue Konflikte innerhalb der Paarbeziehungen entstehen. Vor allem ist unklar geworden, wofür sich die Partner gegenseitig anerkennen, welche sozialen Ungleichheiten sich zeigen und in welchem Verhältnis Liebe und Leistung... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2012; US$ 2.99
From A New Dawn: Your Favorite Authors on Stephanie Meyer's Twilight Series : Completely Unauthorized: Rachel Caine explores, in the form of a debate between teen bloggers and a pair of academics, the "appropriateness" of the attraction young women feel for Edward Cullen. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
This companion volume to Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywood (McFarland, 2010) focuses on 22 different series and 167 individual films, primarily released during the 1930s. It was a decade that featured some of the most famous cinema detectives of all time, among them Charlie Chan, Nick and Nora Charles, Philo Vance, Nancy Drew, and some lesser... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
This book offers an opportunity to reconsider the films of the British New Wave in the light of forty years of heated debate. By eschewing the usual tendency to view films like A Kind of Loving and The Entertainer collectively and include them in broader debates about class, gender, and ideology, this book presents a new and innovative look at this... more...