Examines how racial identity and race relations are expressed in the writings of Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839–1908), Brazil’s foremost author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.View details
This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.
Explores the emergence of an amateur class of curators in France between the world wars. Focuses on the Surrealist writers and artists who developed an alternative curatorial practice to that pursued by the community of professionally trained curators and exclusive art dealers.View details
A report on the archaeological findings of the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon, focusing on questions of Philistine culture and bringing together research from more than thirty scholars covering all aspects of ancient life in Ashkelon during Iron Age I.View details