Télécharger le livre :  In The Heights

In The Heights


Quiara Alegria Hudes , Jeremy Mccarter , Lin-Manuel Miranda


The eagerly awaited follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton:The Revolution, Lin-Manuel Miranda's new book gives readers an extraordinary inside look at In the Heights, his breakout Broadway debut, written with Quiara Alegría Hudes, soon to be a Hollywood...


Parution : 2021-06-15

Towards a Philosophy of Cinematography


Alexander Nevill


This book presents three interrelated essays about cinematography which offer a theoretical understanding of the ways that film practitioners orchestrate light in today’s post-digital context. Cinematography is a practice at the heart of film production which...


Parution : 2021-06-01
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Summer Movies


John Malahy


Turner Classic Movies presents a festival of sunshine classics—movies that capture the spirit of the most carefree season of the year—complete with behind-the-scenes stories, reviews, vacation inspiration, and a trove of photos.Summer Movies is your guide to...


Parution : 2021-06-01

Contemporary Theatre Education and Creative Learning


Mark Crossley


This book considers the state of contemporary theatre education in Great Britain is in two parts. The first half considers the national identities of each of the three mainland nations of England, Scotland, and Wales to understand how these differing identities are...


Parution : 2021-05-31

(Re-)Imagining New Media


Christoph Ernst , Jens Schröter


The late 20th century was a formative phase in the history of digital media culture.The introduction of "new media" was associated with promises for the future that still resonate today. This book brings together contributions that discuss key aspects of the...


Parution : 2021-05-31

Animating Unpredictable Effects


Jordan Gowanlock


Uncanny computer-generated animations of splashing waves, billowing smoke clouds, and characters’ flowing hair have become a ubiquitous presence on screens of all types since the 1980s. This Open Access book charts the history of these digital moving images and the...


Parution : 2021-05-28
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Character


Robert Mckee


The long-awaited third volume of Robert McKee’s trilogy on the art of fiction.  Following up his perennially bestselling writers' guide Story and his inspiring exploration of the art of verbal action in Dialogue, the most sought-after expert in the...


Parution : 2021-05-25

Heightened Genre and Women's Filmmaking in Hollywood


Mary Harrod


Despite the widely publicised prejudice faced by women in Hollywood, since around 1990 a significant minority of female directors have been making commercially and culturally impactful films there across the full range of genres. This book explores movies by filmmakers...


Parution : 2021-05-24

20 Ground-Breaking Directors of Eastern Europe


Marvin Carlson , Kalina Stefanova


Directors have long been the main figures on Eastern European stages. During the last three decades some of the most outstanding among them have risen to international stardom thanks to their ground-breaking productions that speak to audiences far beyond local borders....


Parution : 2021-05-21

Der ästhetische Vektor


Jonathan Partecke


Methode der Filmrezeption. Im Zentrum dieserMethode steht der eigens definierte Begriff des ästhetischen Vektors: eine Wahrnehmungsinstanz, die als Abkürzung die Beschreibung komplizierter, semiotischer Zusammenhänge ermöglichen soll. Um den Vektorbegriff, seine...


Parution : 2021-05-20

Cinematic Histospheres


Rasmus Greiner


In this Open Access book, film scholar Rasmus Greiner develops a theoretical model for the concept of the histosphere to refer to the “sphere” of a cinematically modelled, physically experienceable historical world. His analysis of practices of modelling and perceiving,...


Parution : 2021-05-19

Irish Anglican Literature and Drama


David Clare


This book discusses key works by important writers from Church of Ireland backgrounds (from Farquhar and Swift to Beckett and Bardwell), in order to demonstrate that writers from this Irish subculture have a unique socio-political viewpoint which is imperfectly...


Parution : 2021-05-19

Investigating Stranger Things


Tracey Mollet , Lindsey Scott


This edited collection explores the narrative, genre, nostalgia and fandoms of the phenomenally successful Netflix original series, Stranger Things. The book brings together scholars in the fields of media, humanities, communications and cultural studies to...


Parution : 2021-05-18

The Work of Reading


Derek Attridge , Mir Ali Hosseini , Anirudh Sridhar


The Work of Reading: Literary Criticism in the 21st Century is a sustained critical examination of the developments in the field of literary studies from the early 2000s onwards within the context of the systematic problems in the humanities. This volume analyzes...


Parution : 2021-05-17

Persuasion durch räumliche Präsenz


Priska Breves


Die persuasive Wirksamkeit immersiver Botschaften wurde schon mehrfach empirisch nachgewiesen.Die räumliche Präsenz wurde dabei als Mediator der Effekte identifiziert – wie genau dieser Persuasionsmechanismus allerdings abläuft, ist bisher ungeklärt. Daher wird die...


Parution : 2021-05-13

Žižek through Hitchcock


Laurence Simmons


Maverick Slovenian cultural theorist, philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek has made his name elaborating the complexities of psychoanalytic and Marxist theory through the exotic use of examples from film and popular culture. But what if we were to take Žižek’s...


Parution : 2021-05-12
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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...


Parution : 2021-05-11

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 : 2021-05-10
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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
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