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  • Martin Scorsese's Raging Bullby Kevin J. Hayes

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    Raging Bull explores all facets of the groundbreaking 1980 film directed by Martin Scorsese. more...

  • Beyond Casablancaby Kevin Dwyer

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    In Beyond Casablanca, Kevin Dwyer explores the problems of creativity in the Arab and African world, focusing on Moroccan cinema and one of its key figures, filmmaker M. A. Tazi. Dwyer develops three themes simultaneously: the filmmaker's career and films; filmmaking in postcolonial Morocco; and the... more...

  • The 'I' of the Cameraby William Rothman

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    This second edition of William Rothman's classic includes fourteen new essays and a new foreword. more...

  • Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Treesby Christian Keathley

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees is in part a history of cinephilia, in part an attempt to recapture the spirit of cinephilia for the discipline of film studies, and in part an experiment in cinephilic writing. Cinephiles have regularly fetishized contingent, marginal ... more...

  • Cinemas of the Otherby Gonul Donmez-colin

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    An original collection of recent interviews with filmmakers whose works represent the trends in the film industries of their respective countries. Preceding the interviews, the author provides an introduction delineating historical information regarding the film industries of the countries included in the book. more...

  • Twentieth-Century American Fiction on Screenby R. Barton Palmer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    The essays in this collection analyse major adaptations of twentieth-century American fiction, with production stills and full filmographies. more...

  • Love Rulesby Mark Garrett Cooper

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 67.50

    Through close study of such films as Birth of a Nation, Enoch Arden, The Crowd, Why Change Your Wife? and The Jazz Singer, Mark Garrett Cooper uncovers an intimate connection between Hollywood romances of the silent era and the empowerment of a managerial class. more...

  • American Cinema of the 1980sby Stephen Prince

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    During the 1980s, American cinema underwent enormous transformations. Blockbusters like Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., and The Empire Strikes Back grabbed huge revenues for the studios. At the same time, the growth of home video led to new and creative opportunities for independent film production, resulting in many of the decade’s best films.... more...

  • Body Shotsby Jonathan Auerbach

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    This original and compelling book places the body at the center of cinema's first decade of emergence and challenges the idea that for early audiences, the new medium's fascination rested on visual spectacle for its own sake. Instead, as Jonathan Auerbach argues, it was the human form in motion that most profoundly shaped early cinema. Situating his... more...

  • American Cinema of the 1970sby Lester D. Friedman

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    A smug glance at the seventies—the so-called “Me Decade”—unveils a kaleidoscope of big hair, blaring music, and broken politics—all easy targets for satire, cynicism, and ultimately even nostalgia. American Cinema of the 1970s, however, looks beyond the strobe lights to reveal how profoundly the seventies have influenced American... more...