The Colonial Public and the Parsi Stage


Rashna Darius Nicholson


The Colonial Public and the Parsi Stage is the first comprehensive study of the Parsi theatre, colonial South and Southeast Asia’s most influential cultural phenomenon and the precursor of the Indian cinema industry. By providing extensive, unpublished information...


Parution : 2021-06-20

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
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Brat


Andrew Mccarthy


Fans of Patti Smith's Just Kids and Rob Lowe's StoriesI Only Tell My Friends will love this beautifully written, entertaining, and emotionally honest memoir by an actor, director, and author who found his start as an 80s Brat pack member.Most people know Andrew...


Parution : 2021-05-11
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Turning Pointe


Chloe Angyal


A reckoning with one of our most beloved art forms, whose past and present are shaped by gender, racial, and class inequities—and a look inside the fight for its future Every day, in dance studios all across America, legions of little children line up at the...


Parution : 2021-05-04

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

Adaptation and the New Art Film


William H. Mooney


Since the 1990s, the expropriation of canonical works of cinema has been a fundamental dimension of art-film exploration. Rainer Werner Fassbinder provides an early model of open adaptation of film classics, followed ever more boldly by the Coen Brothers, Chantal...


Parution : 2021-04-21

Television in Africa in the Digital Age


Sarah H. Chiumbu , Gilbert Motsaathebe


This book places television in Africa in the digital context. It address the onslaught of multimedia platforms, digital migration and implication of this technology for society. The discussions in the chapters contained in this book encompass a wide range of issues such...


Parution : 2021-04-21

Craziness and Carnival in Neo-Noir Chinese Cinema


Harry H. Kuoshu


Craziness and Carnival in Neo-Noir Chinese Cinema offers an in-depth discussion of the “stone phenomenon” in Chinese film production and cinematic discourses triggered by the extraordinary success of the 2006 low-budget film, Crazy Stone. Surveying the nuanced...


Parution : 2021-04-20

Film and Counterculture in the 2011 Egyptian Uprising


Amir Taha


This book examines how film articulates countercultural flows in the context of the Egyptian Revolution. The book interrogates the gap between radical politics and radical aesthetics by analyzing counterculture as a form, drawing upon Egyptian films produced between...


Parution : 2021-04-15
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Delicacy


Katy Wix


'A layer cake of truth, pain and wisdom iced with charm. I loved it.' - Sue Perkins'Painfully raw and incredibly funny' - Simon Amstell 'Katy sees the world like no one else and deciphers it with extraordinary beauty. Delicacy took my breath away' - Lolly...


Parution : 2021-04-15
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Lilyville


Tovah Feldshuh


This heartwarming and funny memoir from a beloved actress tells the story of a mother and daughter whose narrative reflects American cultural changes and the world's shifting expectations of women.From Golda to Ginsburg, Yentl to Mama Rose, Tallulah to the...


Parution : 2021-04-13

Biographical Television Drama


Hannah Andrews


“Biographical Television Drama breaks new ground as, to my knowledge, the first book-length exploration of the terms in which television engages in biographical storytelling. Backed by robust research in biography studies and British television history, Hannah Andrews...


Parution : 2021-04-13

Bildung nach reaktionären Revolutionen


Anja Besand


Der vorliegende Band ist der neunte Band einer Reihe, in der sich eine Gruppe von Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern, die sich 2014 an der Technischen Universität Dresden unter der Bezeichnung WEITERSEHEN – interdisziplinäre Perspektiven Dresdner...


Parution : 2021-04-11

Affects in 21st-Century British Theatre


Mireia Aragay , Cristina Delgado-García , Martin Middeke


This book explores the various manifestations of affects in British theatre of the 21st century. The introduction gives a concise survey of existing and emerging theoretical and research trends and argues in favour of a capacious understanding of affects that mediates...


Parution : 2021-04-09

Italy through the Red Lens


Gianluca Fantoni


This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the role of cinema in the communication strategy of the Italian Communist party (the PCI). It examines the entire period during which the party had a systematic and organized approach to cinematographic...


Parution : 2021-04-08

Devotional Hindu Dance


Sabrina D. Misirhiralall


This book sheds light on the purpose of Hindu dance as devotional. Dr. Sabrina D. MisirHiralall explains the history of Hindu dance and how colonization caused the dance form to move from sacred to a Westernized system that emphasizes culture.  Postcolonialism is a...


Parution : 2021-04-07
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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

Television Drama in the Age of Streaming


Vilde Schanke Sundet


This book examines television drama in the age of streaming—a time when television has been reshaped for national and international consumption via both linear ‘flow’ and on-demand user modes. It builds on an in-depth study of the Norwegian public service broadcaster...


Parution : 2021-04-02

Das Theater der Elektrizität


Ulf Otto


Das Theater der Moderne gründet sich auf ästhetische Energien. Seit den 1880er Jahren aber sind es elektrische Energien, aus fossilen Brennstoffen in Kraftwerken erzeugt, die im Theater zu zirkulieren beginnen. Installiert wird eine mysteriöse Entität, die noch als...


Parution : 2021-04-01
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