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Comparative Cinema


Paul Coates


This book comprises what may be called exercises in ‘comparative cinema’. Its focus on endings, near-endings and ‘late style’ is connected with the author’s argument that comparative criticism itself may constitute an endgame of criticism, arising at the moment at which...


Parution : 2021-06-15
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A Companion to Documentary Film History


Joshua Malitsky


This volume offers a new and expanded history of the documentary form across a range of times and contexts, featuring original essays by leading historians in the field In a contemporary media culture suffused with competing truth claims, documentary media have become...


Parution : 2021-06-03

Television Production in Transition


Kenny Barr , Gillian Doyle , Richard Paterson


Focusing on the growing power of transnational media corporations in an increasingly globalized environment for distribution of television content, and on the effects of mergers and acquisitions involving local and independent television production companies, this book...


Parution : 2021-05-03
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America on Film


Harry M. Benshoff , Sean Griffin


A comprehensive and insightful examination of the representation of diverse viewpoints and perspectives in American cinema throughout the 20th and 21st centuries America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality at the Movies, now in its third edition, is...


Parution : 2021-04-06
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Bollywood For Dummies


Maaz Ali , Anum Hussain , Maaz Khan


Take the trip of a lifetime into the past and present of Bollywood Fascinated by the high energy, high emotion, high color, endless dance routines, and sheer scale of Bollywood—but afraid you'll never really know your Ghazals from your Qawwalis, or your Khans from your...


Parution : 2021-03-24

Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics


Johannes C.P. Schmid


Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics explores how graphic narratives reframe global crises while also interrogating practices of fact-finding. An analog print phenomenon in an era shaped by digitalization, documentary comics formulates a distinct...


Parution : 2021-02-24

Script Development


Craig Batty , Stayci Taylor


This book offers the first international look at how script development is theorised and practiced. Drawing on interviews, case studies, discourse analysis, creative practices and industry experiences, it brings together scholars and practitioners from around the world...


Parution : 2021-02-16
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Jane Eyre


Charlotte Brontë


Charlotte Brontë’s most beloved novel describes the passionate love between the courageous orphan Jane Eyre and the brilliant, brooding, and domineering Rochester. The loneliness and cruelty of Jane’s childhood strengthens her natural independence and spirit, which...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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Pride and Prejudice


Jane Austen


Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen called this brilliant work “her own darling child” and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, “as delightful a creature as ever...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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The Odyssey


Homer


Odysseus has been away from Ithaca, the Greek city-state under his rule, for ten years while fighting in the Trojan War. After the fall of Troy,Odysseus begins the long journey home to his wife and son; however, his journey is plagued by misfortune as the gods feud over...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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The Scarlet Letter


Nathaniel Hawthorne


First published in 1850, “The Scarlet Letter” is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s masterpiece and one of the greatest American novels. Its themes of sin, guilt, and redemption, woven through a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, are revealed with...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


Mark Twain


Mark Twain’s tale of a boy’s picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed the voice and experience of the American frontier as no other work has done before. When Huck escapes from his drunken father and the ‘sivilizing’ Widow Douglas with the runaway...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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Wuthering Heights


Emily Brontë


Considered lurid and shocking by mid-19th-century standards, Wuthering Heights was initially thought to be such a publishing risk that its author, Emily Brontë, was asked to pay some of the publication costs. Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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The Woman in White


Wilkie Collins


Wilkie Collins's classic thriller took the world by storm on its first appearance in 1859, with everything from dances to perfumes to dresses named in honor of the "woman in white." The novel's continuing fascination stems in part from a distinctive blend of melodrama,...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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The Secret Garden


Frances Hodgson Burnett


One of the most beloved children's books of all time and the inspiration for a feature film, a television miniseries, and a Broadway musical, The Secret Garden is the best-known work of Frances Hodgson Burnett. In this unforgettable story, three children find healing...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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Emma


Jane Austen


When her former governess finds happiness as the bride of a local widower, the brilliant and beautiful Emma Woodhouse — one of Jane Austen’s immortal creations — flatters herself that she alone has secured the marriage and that she possesses a special talent for...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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The Picture of Dorian Gray


Oscar Wilde


Wilde’s only novel, first published in 1890, is a brilliantly designed puzzle, intended to tease conventional minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships between art, life and consequence. From its provocative Preface, challenging the reader to belief in...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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Little Women


Louisa May Alcott


Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there’s tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there’s Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Together they are the March sisters. Even though money is short, times...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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Persuasion


Jane Austen


First published in 1818, Persuasion was Jane Austen’s last work. Its mellow character and autumnal tone have long made it a favorite with Austen readers. Set in Somersetshire and Bath, the novel revolves around the lives and love affair of Sir Walter Elliot, his...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles


Thomas Hardy


Hardy tells the story of Tess Durbeyfield, a beautiful young woman living with her impoverished family in Wessex, the southwestern English county immortalized by Hardy. After the family learns of their connection to the wealthy d’Urbervilles, they send Tess to claim a...


Parution : 2021-05-10
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