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  • Radical Lightby Steve Anker; Kathy Geritz; Steve Seid

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    This kaleidoscopic collection of essays, interviews, photographs, and artist-designed pages chronicles the vibrant and influential history of experimental cinema in the San Francisco Bay Area. Encompassing historical, cultural, and aesthetic realms, Radical Light features critical analyses of films and videos, reminiscences from artists, and interviews... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Films of Jean Sebergby Michael Coates-Smith; Garry McGee

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938-1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger's controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959... more...

  • Anna May Wongby Graham Russell Gao Hodges

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses during Hollywood’s golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong... more...

  • The Dynamics of Narrative Formby John Pier

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    By redefining established topics of narratology, research has become highly diversified. The contributions to this volume neither synthesize developments nor work from shared postulates, but represent a fresh look at ongoing issues. Some scrutinize focalisation in a linguistic framework or in a poststructuralist vein; others take on reliable... more...

  • Schaubühne, Band 1by Wilhelm Grimm; Achim Arnim

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

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

  • New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysisby Günter Berghaus

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    Die Buchreihe Theatron bietet besonders qualifizierten Abhandlungen aus den Bereichen Theaterwissenschaft und Dramenforschung ein interdisziplinäres Forum. Studien zu allen Sparten des Theaters– vom Bühnenbild bis zur Schauspielkunst, vom Regietheater bis zum Puppenspiel– finden ebenso Platz wie solche zur Dramentheorie und zu den dramatischen... 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...

  • The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothersby Philip Mosley

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have established an international reputation for their emotionally powerful realist cinema. Inspired by their home turf of Liège-Seraing, a former industrial hub of French-speaking southern Belgium, they have crafted a series of fiction films that blends acute observation of life on the social margins with... more...