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  • Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopicby Márta Minier; Maddalena Pennacchia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Beginning with the premise that the biopic is a form of adaptation and an example of intermediality, this collection examines the multiplicity of 'source texts' and the concurrent issues of celebrity, fidelity and authenticity that accompany this genre. Offering case studies of film biographies of literary icons, royals and other famous individuals,... more...

  • Queer in the Choir Roomby Michelle Parke

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    These new essays examine the many ways that issues of gender and sexuality intersect with other identities and practices--including race, religion, disability, music and education--on the Fox hit program Glee. With gender and sexuality concerns at the crux, the authors tackle such specific aspects of the show as the coming out narrative, Glee fandom... more...

  • Tribal Televisionby Dustin Tahmahkera

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    Tribal Television: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms more...

  • Gabriel García Márquez and the Cinemaby Alessandro Rocco

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 95.00

    Rocco focuses on Gabriel García Márquez's relations with the world of cinema and gives us the first detailed study of the author's wide-ranging filmography. more...

  • Matthew McConaughey - The Biographyby Neil Daniels

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    Matthew McConaughey is a Hollywood star with an Oscar to his name and the world at his feet. Growing up in Texas, the youngest of three boys, he was known for his good looks and charm. His acting career began quietly with TV commercials, B movies and lowbudget independent films, which included the much respected coming of age drama Dazed and Confused.... more...

  • Homeland and Philosophyby Robert Arp

    Open Court 2014; US$ 19.95

    In Homeland and Philosophy , 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award winning show, Homeland , asks us to consider. The show, which centers on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody's release from an al-Qaeda prison, and CIA Agent Carrie Mathison's distrust of his intentions, asks questions of identity, what it means to be a terrorist, the... more...

  • Rex Ingramby Ruth Barton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    Noted for his charisma, talent, and striking good looks, director Rex Ingram (1893?1950) is ranked alongside D. W. Griffith, Marshall Neilan, and Erich von Stroheim as one of the greatest artists of the silent cinema. Ingram briefly studied sculpture at the Yale University School of Art after emigrating from Ireland to the United States in 1911; but... more...

  • Charles Waltersby Brent Phillips

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    From the trolley scene in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers's last dance on the silver screen ( The Barkleys of Broadway , 1949) to Judy Garland's timeless, tuxedo-clad performance of "Get Happy" ( Summer Stock , 1950), Charles Walters staged the iconic musical sequences of Hollywood's golden age. During his career,... more...

  • El niño en el cine argentino de la postdictadura (1983-2008)by Sophie Dufays

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Este libro delinea el papel del niño en el cine argentino de la post-dictadura. Interprets the allegorical role of the child character in Argentine cinema of the post-dictatorship era. more...

  • Chinese Lesbian Cinemaby Liang Shi

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    This book is the first extensive study of lesbian cinema in mainland China. It also provides an account of the history of Chinese homosexuality, especially its female same-sex erotic tradition, from antiquity to the present day. more...