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  • Eye of the Centuryby Francesco Casetti

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 31.99

    Is it true that film in the twentieth century experimented with vision more than any other art form? And what visions did it privilege? In this brilliant book, acclaimed film scholar Francesco Casetti situates the cinematic experience within discourses of twentieth-century modernity. He suggests that film defined a unique gaze, not only because it... more...

  • The Cinema of George A. Romeroby Tony Williams

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead is the first in-depth study in English of the career of this foremost auteur working at the margins of the Hollywood mainstream in the horror genre. In placing Romero's oeuvre in the context of literary naturalism, the book explores the relevance of the director's films within American cultural... more...

  • Avant-Garde Filmby Michael O'Pray

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions examines the variety of concerns and practices that have comprised the long history of avant-garde film at a level appropriate for undergraduate study. It covers the developments of experimental film-making since the modernist explosion in the 1920s in Europe through to the Soviet film experiments, the... more...

  • Cinematic Chinatownby Yuanchen Zhang

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Jede Weltstadt hat ihre Chinatown, sei es New York, London, Paris oder Melbourne. In westlichen Ländern gelten die exotischen Stadtteile als touristische Attraktionen, im Film sind sie jedoch typische Schauplätze für Gewalt und Chaos, denkt man beispielsweise an den gleichnamigen Film von Roman PolaÅski oder an Big trouble in little... more...

  • Sorry about Colonialismby Stefanie Hirsbrunner

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Stefanie Hirsbrunner widmet sich in ihrer kritischen Analyse außerordentlich erfolgreichen Hollywoodfilmen. Im Zentrum stehen hierbei die männlichen Hauptfiguren, die in Filmen wie "Avatar - Aufbruch nach Pandora", "District 9"oder "Der mit dem Wolf tanzt" zu Helden werden. Als Weiße treffen sie im Verlauf der Handlung auf fremde... more...

  • World Film Locations: Melbourneby Neil Mitchell

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00

    An illuminating and visually led guide to a selection of the films set wholly or in part in Melbourne, World Film Locations: Melbourne covers the big screen representations of life in the city from the Victorian era to the present day. Short analyses of iconic scenes and themed essays focusing on key directors and recurring themes and locations combine... more...

  • Schaubühne, Band 1by Achim Arnim; Wilhelm Grimm

    De Gruyter 1840; US$ 154.00

    Arnim, Achim; Grimm, Wilhelm: Ludwig Achim's Von Arnim Sämmtliche Werke: Schaubühne, Band 1: Band 5 more...

  • Puppenspiel als kulturhistorisches Phänomenby Gerd Taube

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 154.00

    This study owes its inception to the realisation that previous academic consideration of puppet theatre and its history has been deficient in terms of genuine theoretical reflection both on method and subject. On the basis of a rigorous historical examination of existing puppet-theatre historiography, the study proposes relinquishing the... more...

  • The Patagonian Hareby Claude Lanzmann; Adriana Hunter; Frank Wynne

    Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 13.84

    The international bestseller: a cry of witness to the 20 th century - the unforgettable memoir of 70 years of contemporary and personal history from the great French filmmaker, journalist and intellectual Claude Lanzmann. 'The guillotine - and capital punishment and other diverse methods of dispensing death more generally - have been the... more...

  • The Cinema of Takeshi Kitanoby Sean Redmond

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood is a detailed aesthetic, Deleuzian, and phenomenological exploration of Japan?s finest currently-working film director, performer, and celebrity. The volume uniquely explores Kitano?s oeuvre through the tropes of stillness and movement, becoming animal, melancholy and loss, intensity, schizophrenia, and... more...