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  • A Short History of Filmby Wheeler Winston Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    This updated edition presents new and amended coverage of film in general as well as the final works and birth/death dates of notable directors. Its expanded focus on key films brings the new edition firmly into the digital era and chronicles the death of film as a production medium. With more than 250 rare color and black-and-white stills, the book... more...

  • Troyby Martin M. Winkler

    Wiley 2009; US$ 148.95 US$ 134.06

    This is the first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen’s epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives . The first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen’s epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. Examines the film’s... more...

  • Analysing the Screenplayby Jill Nelmes

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.46

    Most producers and directors acknowledge the crucial role of the screenplay, yet the film script has received little academic attention until recently, even though the screenplay has been in existence since the end of the 19th century. Analysing the Screenplay highlights the screenplay as an important form in itself, as opposed to merely being... more...

  • Black Caps and Red Feathersby Nkemngong Nkengasong

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.00

    In Black Caps and Red Feathers the reader is taken into Creature�s subconscious on the garbage heap where he is tenant, and where he recounts his multitudinous and gruesome experiences in Traourou�s underground prisons. Ancestral Earth, set within a traditional African background, indicts Akeumbin, the king and custodian of the earth of Allehtendurih,... more...

  • On Brokeback Mountainby Eric Patterson

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 47.50

    On Brokeback Mountain provides accessible, close, and comparative readings of the story and the film, discussing them in relation to the social history of sexual minority men in America. By analyzing the literary and artistic traditions of the homoerotic pastoral, the popular tradition of the Western, and the tradition of the tragic romantic love story,... more...

  • Steven Spielberg and Duelby Steven Awalt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 24.50

    This is an account of Steven Spielberg’s first stand-alone film, Duel , a made for TV movie that first aired in 1971. This book chronicles the film’s history, from the original short story by acclaimed writer Richard Matheson (16 Twilight Zone episodes, Somewhere in Time , I Am Legend ) to its development as a teleplay, to its production... more...

  • Laconia: 1,200 Tweets on Filmby Masha Tupitsyn

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    If the sound bite is the new order, then how do we make every word count? In today's surplus world of communication overload and cultural clutter, writer and cultural critic Masha Tupitsyn turns to the media matrix of Twitter to explore the changing ways that we construct and consume narrative. Loosely applying the discerning aphorism?a compressed... more...

  • The Films of Elías Querejetaby Tom Whittaker

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 85.00

    The Films of Elías Querejeta: A Producer of Landscapes is the first book in English to explore the career of Spain’s most important producer. Through their recurring emphasis on landscape, his films have consistently documented a country in the grip of modernization from the 1960s to the present day. In particular, this book investigates... more...

  • The San Francisco of Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigoby Douglas A. Cunningham

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 28.50

    This collection of essays examines the relationship that Vertigo enjoys with the histories and cultural imaginations of California and, more specifically, the San Francisco Bay Area. Contributors to this collection explore the specificities of place and the role such specificities play in our comprehensive efforts to understand Hitchcock's most... more...

  • Idees Vol Vreesby Kobus Galloway

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 5.21

    Kobus Galloway se Idees Vol Vrees-tekenprente het Suid-Afrika binne maande na hul eerste verskyning stormenderhand verower. Dié ongewone, spitsvondige en grappige Afrikaanse tekenprente gaan gewoonlik gepaard met dubbelsinnige eenreël-woordspelings en is enig in hul soort. Hierdie versameling bevat meer as 150 tekenprente, waaronder die gewildstes... more...