By (author) James Lyons, Dr. John Plunkett Contributions by Isobel Armstrong, Kaveh Askari, Patrizia Di Bello, James Bennett, William Boddy, Jonathan Bollen, Ian Christie, Charlie Gere, Richard Grusin, Michelle Henning, James Lyons, Laura Mulvey, Dan North, Dr. John Plunkett, Dr Andrew Shail, Damian Sutton, Andrea Zapp
Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet is the first book to explore in detail the vital connections between today’s digital culture and an absorbing history of screen entertainments and technologies. Its range of coverage moves from the magic lantern, the stereoscope and early film to the DVD and the internet.
Contributions by Stephen Bottomore, Dr. Jon Burrows, Stacy Gillis, Tom Gunning, Andrew Higson, Chris O'Rourke, Lise Shapiro Sanders, Dr Andrew Shail, David Trotter Edited by Dr Andrew Shail
The birth of cinema coincided with the heyday of the short story. This book studies the relationship between popular magazine short stories and the very early British films.
Contributions by Tomi Sawyer, Andrew Young, David Sabatino, Colette Dooley, Andrei Yudin, Gangadar J. Sanjayan, Jane V Aldrich, Shane Roller, Ram Dharanipragada, Kit Lam, Kamala Kesavan, Elisabetta Bianchi, Victor J. Hruby, Chengzao Sun, Om Prakash, Nozer Mehta, Paul Watt, Fernando Albericio Edited by Ved Srivastava Series edited by David Rotella Editor-in-chief David ThurstonPublication date: 22 June 2017
Contributions by Dr Gretchen R. Miller, Dr K. Rajkai, Dr F. Ács, Dr B. Tóth, Dr A. Makó, Dr Luis Garrote, Prof. N. Jovanovic, Dr S. Dzikiti, Dr M. Gush, Professor T. Shah, Dr Asad Qureshi, Prof. Dieter Prinz, Dr Alfieri Pollice, Dr Ramy Saliba, Dr Antonio Lonigro, Dr Z. Gao, Prof. Taffa Tulu, Prof. Megh Goyal, Dr Andrea Dührkoop, Prof. Oliver Hensel, Professor Munir J. Mohammad Rusan, Professor L. S. Pereira, Dr P. Paredes, Dr John Gowing, Dr Suhas P. Wani, Dr Kaushal K. Garg, Dr Girish Chander, Dr K. H. Anantha, Dr Susan A. OShaughnessy, Dr Manuel A. Andrade, Dr Henk Ritzema, Prof. Wayne S. Meyer, Dr Mladen Todorovic, Dr Pasquale Steduto, Dr Chris Perry, Roberto Roson Edited by Prof. T. Oweis
Contributions by Prof. Peter R. Davies, Dr Jan Dahl, Dr Paul Ebner, Dr Yingying Hong, Dr Amy-Lynn Hall, Prof. R. D. Warner, F. R. Dunshea, H. A. Channon, Mingyang Huang, Yu Wang, Prof. Chi-Tang Ho, Xin Sun, Prof. Eric Berg, Lauren E. O'Connor, Prof. Wayne W. Campbell, Prof. G. J. Thoma, Phung Le Dinh, Dr Andre Aarnink, Prof. Sandra Edwards, Dr Christine Leeb Edited by Prof. Alan Mathew
Contributions by Dr Ilkka Leinonen, Hongyan Chen, James A. Taylor, Dr Vijay Kumar Dua, Dr Sanjay Rawal, Dr Sukhwinder Singh, Dr Jagdev Sharma, Prof. Philip J. White, Dr Jerry Knox, Tim Hess, Dr Adrian Briddon, Dr Adrian Cunnington, Dr Glyn Harper, Prof. Bruno De Meulenaer, Raquel Medeiros Vinci, Frédéric Mestdagh, Dr A. Lees, M. Jennifer Sjölund, Rachel Kelly, Prof. Gerry S. Saddler, David M. Kenyon, Colin Jeffries, Dr Christophe Lacomme, Dr Andrew P. Robinson, Dr Kim Davie, Dr Jon Pickup, Prof. Stuart Reitz, Dr Thomas F. Döring, Derek H. Lynch Edited by Dr Stuart Wale
By (author) Dr David Ingram
This book combines film studies with environmental history and politics, aiming to establish a cultural criticism informed by 'green' thought. David Ingram argues that Hollywood cinema has largely perpetuated romantic attitudes to nature and has played an important ideological role in the 'greenwashing' of ecological discourses.
Contributions by Halldóra Arnardóttir, Enrica Capussotti, Pippo Ciorra, Nicholas Dines, Dr John Foot, Mary Louise Lobsinger, Abele Longo, Prof. Robert Lumley, Laura Maritano, Claudia Nocentini, Sergio Pace, Gianfranco Petrillo, Giuliana Pieri, Sandra Ponzanesi Edited by Prof. Robert Lumley, Dr John Foot
This book examines the transformation of the Italian city from the 1950s to the present with particular attention to questions of identity, migration and changes in urban culture. It shows how major demographic movements and cultural shifts threw into relief new conceptions of the city in which old boundaries had become problematic.
Contributions by Dr Y. Nys, Teresa Casey-Trott, Krysta Morrissey, Michelle Hunniford, Dr Tina Widowski, Dr Andrew Butterworth, Claire A. Weeks, Isabelle Ruhnke, Sarah L. Lambton, Dr Dana Campbell, Dr Dorothy McKeegan, Prof. Richard Fulton, Dr Thea van Niekerk, Hamed M. El-Mashad, Prof. Ruihong Zhang, Anthony Pescatore, Dr Jacquie Jacob Edited by Prof. Juliet R. Roberts
By (author) Dr. Jon Burrows
This is the first new book-length study of British cinema of the 1910s to be published for over fifty years, and it focuses on the close relationship between the British film industry and the Edwardian theatre.
By (author) Dr. Tom Maguire
This book examines the relationships between theatre and the turbulent political and social context of Northern Ireland since 1969. It explores key theatrical performances which deal directly with this context. The book is aimed at a student readership: it is largely play-text-based, and it contains useful contextualising material.
Contributions by Dr Alejandro Ramirez, Dr Carla Correia-Gomes, Prof. Mick Bailey, Emily Porter, Ore Francis, Prof. Dominiek Maes, Jeroen Dewulf, Filip Boyen, Freddy Haesebrouck, Dr Simon P. Turner, Richard B. D'Eath, Prof. Paul H. Hemsworth, Dr Silvana Pietrosemoli, James T. Green, Prof. Sandra Edwards, Arlene Garcia, Prof. John J. McGlone, Dr Jonathan Amory, Nina Wainwright, Dr Jennifer M. Young, Dr Susanne Støier, Dr Leif Lykke, Dr Lars O. Blaabjerg Edited by Prof. Julian Wiseman
By (author) Laurent Mannoni Edited by Dr Richard Crangle Translated by Dr Richard Crangle
Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth.View details
By (author) Mr Graham Thomas, Dr Nicholas Williams
In 2000, a sixteenth-century manuscript containing a copy of a previously unknown play in Middle Cornish was discovered among papers bequeathed to the National Library of Wales. This eagerly awaited edition of the play offers a text with a facing-page translation, and a reproduction of the original text at the foot of the page.View details
By (author) Dr. Michael Hammond
The Big Show looks at the role played by cinema in British cultural life during World War One. Hammond shows how the British film industry and British audiences responded to the traumatic effects of the War, and contends that the War’s significant effect was to expedite the cultural acceptance of cinema into the fabric of British social life.
By (author) Dr. Robert Leach
Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre is the first in-depth study of perhaps Britain’s most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company’s aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the elements which made its success so important.
By (author) Dr. Bill McDonnell
The first book to document grass roots popular theatres which developed from within the working class Republican and Loyalist communities of Belfast and Derry during the latest phase of the four hundred year conflict between Ireland and Britain.
By (author) John McGrath Introduction by Dr. Nadine Holdsworth
This is an edition of nine of McGrath's plays for the English 7:84 theatre company. It covers McGrath's work for the company spanning four decades, from the 1960s through to the 1990s. The book has a substantial contextualising introduction and commentary on the plays by Nadine Holdsworth, one of the leading specialists in the work of John McGrath.
By (author) Dr Stephen Bemrose
This is the first new biography in English for nearly eighty years of Italy's foremost writer and thinker, and weaves into a single thread the whole of Dante's life and works. The aim is to make an account of Dante's life accessible to students and to the curious and intelligent but non-specialist reader. All quotations are fully translated.
Contributions by Dr N. M. Schreurs, P. R. Kenyon, Dr E. K. Doyle, Dr Sam W. Peterson, Dr Noelle E. Cockett, Dr Brian Dalrymple, James Kijas, Brenda Murdoch, Kim C. Worley, Prof. Julius van der Werf, Andrew Swan, Robert Banks, Prof. J. P. C. Greyling, Dr D. K. Revell, Prof. M. L. Thonney, Prof. Neil Sargison, Dr Francesca Chianini, Prof. W. E. Pomroy, Prof. Gary Entrican, Sean Wattegedera, Dr R. Nowak, Dr N. J. Beausoleil, D. J. Mellor, Dr A. L. Ridler, K. J. Griffiths, Prof. K. Stafford, Prof. Paul H. Hemsworth, E. C. Jongman, Dr S. F. Ledgard, Prof. C. Jamie Newbold, Eli R. Saetnan, Kenton J. Hart Edited by Prof. J. P. C. Greyling
By (author) Professor Steve Rippon, Peter Claughton, Dr Christopher Smart
This book explores an industry that was of profound importance both in terms of the local economy and the history of mining nationally, but is long forgotten: the late medieval royal silver mines at Bere Ferrers in the Tamar Valley.