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  • Traumatic Encounters in Italian Filmby Fabio Vighi

    Intellect Books Ltd 2006; US$ 44.00

    Traumatic Encounters brings together film and psychoanalysis in an vibrantly original way. By fusing Lacanian theory with Italian cinema, the book excavates the repressed knowledge that lurks in the subconscious structure of the film narrative. Essentially, the book explores the relationship between filmmaking and its subliminal underside by locating... more...

  • Trends in Functional Programming 5by Loidl HansWolfgang

    Intellect Books Ltd 2006; US$ 44.00

    This book presents latest research developments in the area of functional programming. The contributions in this volume cover a wide range of topics from theory, formal aspects of functional programming, graphics and visual programming to distributed computing and compiler design. As is often the case in this community, the most prolific work comes... more...

  • The Danish Directorsby Hjort Mette; Ib Bondebjerg

    Intellect Books Ltd 2001; US$ 19.00

    In response to the resurgence of Danish film, this book presents a collection of indepth interviews with 19 of Denmark's finest filmmakers. Profiling the canonized figures alongside recentlyestablished filmmakers, this collection features interviews with Lars von Trier, Søren KraghJacobsen, Thomas Vinterberg and Henning Carlsen among many others. It... more...

  • The Postdigital Membraneby Robert Pepperell; Michael Punt

    Intellect Books Ltd 2000; US$ 32.00

    To what extent is our time characterised by the 'digital'? Does it announce a bright new age of technological progress, or is it not much more than a marketing tag for manufacturers? What is clear is that much of the cultural theory we have so far accumulated is showing signs of strain as it struggles to cope with the rapid global dynamics of the 'wired... more...

  • The New Brutality Filmby Paul Gormley

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00

    The 1990s saw the emergence of a new kind of American cinema, which this book calls the “newbrutality film.” Violence and race have been at the heart of Hollywood cinema since its birth, but the newbrutality film was the first kind of popular American cinema to begin making this relationship explicit. The rise of this cinema coincided with the rebirth... more...

  • Digital Magazine Designby Daniel Carpenter

    Intellect Books Ltd 2002; US$ 25.00

    Publishers of contemporary highstreet magazines invest more and more money in developing innovative design for an increasingly designliterate reader. Innovation, however, must always be grounded in the underlying conventions of legibility to ensure loyal readership and economic success. Digital Magazine Design provides detailed descriptions of all... more...

  • A Devon Houseby Jocelyn Hemming

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 12.00

    A DEVON HOUSE relates the story of one of Devon's great houses through the people and events which have coloured its existence over the past 400 years. The book traces the architectural progression of Poltimore from Tudor manor to grand 20th century mansion, records its historic role in England's tempestuous Civil War and details its use after 1920... more...

  • Locality, Regeneration & Divers[c]itiesby Sarah Bennett; John Butler

    Intellect Books Ltd 2000; US$ 25.00

    As British cities lose the cultural connections with their industrial past, many seek to build new postindustrial futures through urban regeneration. Art projects play a key role in policymaking that aims to regenerate neglected neighbourhoods. This study focuses particularly on the ways in which newlydeveloped cultural institutions tend to be flagships... more...

  • Recoveries and Reclamationsby Daniel Hinchcliffe; Judith Rugg

    Intellect Books Ltd 2002; US$ 19.00

    This second volume of the series 'Advances in Art & Urban Futures' brings together contributions from artists, sociologists, architects and cultural theorists in addressing the recoveries and reclamations being made within urban and rural landscapes as a result of the fallout of redevelopment in the twentyfirst century. Recoveries and Reclamations... more...

  • Cultures and Settlements. Advances in Art and Urban Futures, Volume 3by Dragica Potocnjak; Nicola Kirkham

    Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 32.00

    This volume considers the making of settlement as a process of identity formation. Taking the position that a culture signifies a way of life, it asks how cultural frameworks inform patterns of settlement, and how the built environment, as process and design, conditions cultural production and reception. The disciplinary fields this intersects include... more...