By (author) Dr. Rosamund Bartlett, Dr Sarah Dadswell Contributions by Jeremy Arden, Professor Michaela Bohmig, Professor John E. Bowlt, Dr. Aurora Egidio, Murray Frame, Catja Gaebel, Julia Hollander, Anna Wexler Katsnelson, Dr. Robert Leach, Christina Lodder, Laurence Senelick, Margareta Tillberg
The Futurist opera Victory over the Sun was a key event of the Russian avant-garde, notorious for its libretto, its unconventional score and its pioneering abstract sets and costumes. This volume brings together the first fully annotated translation of the libretto of this ‘anti-opera’ and other important primary source materials.
Contributions by Angelina Ambrose, Athanasios Tsolakis, Magin Lapuerta, Jamie Schauer, Ashantha Goonetilleke, Anna Hansell, Billy Wu, Jeong-soo Yu, Michel Vedrenne Edited by R M Harrison, R E HesterPublication date: 13 June 2017
Contributions by Qasim Chaudhry, Hubert Rauscher, Lynn Frewer, David Bennett, An-I Yeh, C Sabliov, Gregory Noonan, Richard Canady, Wim De Jong, Anna Gergely, Timothy Duncan Edited by Qasim Chaudhry, Laurence Castle, Richard Watkins Editor-in-chief Paul O'BrienPublication date: 17 May 2017
Contributions by Roberto Rico-Martinez, Sajal Ray, C. R. Walters, Carlos Fernando Garcia, Marco Parolini, Pedro M Costa, Marcos Antonio Amara Pinheiro, Luciane Alves Maranho, Eduardo Madrigal-Bujaidar, Rachelle Belanger, Sonia Soloneski, Marcelo L Larramendy, G L Poletta, C S Perez-Coll, Classius de Oliveira, Adriana Regina Chippari-Gomes, Miguel Santos, Fernando Manas Torres, T Cavas, Laury Gauthier, M Camacho, N Wagner Edited by Marcelo L Larramendy Series edited by Michael D Waters, Tim Marrs Editor-in-chief Diana AndersonPublication date: 05 July 2017
Contributions by Dr Philippe Lashermes, Marie-Christine Coombes, Prof. Fábio M. DaMatta, Dr Thierry Joët, Stéphane Dussert, Dr Sarada Krishnan, Dr Herbert A.M. van der Vossen, Dr N. Surya Prakash, Dr Alan Carvalho Andrade, Dr Chifumi Nagai, Jean-Jacques Rakotomalala, Dr Charles Lambot, Juan Carlos Herrera, Michael N. Clifford, Iziar A. Ludwig, Prof. Alan Crozier, Ningjian Liang, Kaiwen Mu, Dr David Kitts, Dr Claudine Campa, Arnaud Petitvallet, Prof. Adriana Farah, Dr Robert Buffo, Dr Noël Durand, Angélique Fontana, Dr Mario R. Fernández-Alduenda, Sastia P. Putri, Prof. Eiichiro Fukusaki, Dr Louis Bockel, Laure-Sophie Schiettecatte Edited by Dr Philippe Lashermes
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.
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) 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
Contributions by Prof. Maureen Bain, Kaustav Majumder, Prof. Yoshinori Mine, Yasumi Horimoto, Dr Hajime Hatta, Kylie Hewson, Dr Kapil Chousalker, Florence Baron, Dr Sophie Jan, Dr Richard K. Gast, Mr Nicolas Guyot, Dr Deana R. Jones, Dr Margaret Sexton, Dr Pietro Rocculi, Steven Vermeir, Koen De Reu, Dr Bart De Ketelaere, F. Cisneros, Dr C. Hamelin, Prof. Juliet R. Roberts, Mitch Kanter, Dr Tia M. Rains, Naiyana Gujral, Dr Hoon H. Sunwoo, Neijat Mohamed, Erin M. Goldberg, Prof. James D. House, Janet E. Fulton, Dr Anna Wolc, Sophie Réhault-Godbert, Dr Y. Nys Edited by Prof. Juliet R. Roberts
Contributions by Denise E. Costich, J. Stephen Smith, Dr Candice Gardner, R. O. Akinwale, M. A. B. Fakorede, Dr Baffour Bada-Apraku, Prof. Marcelo J. Carena, Yongrui Wu, Prof. Joachim Messing, W. Paul Williams, Ms Marilyn Warburton, Zsuzsanna Tóthné Zsubori, Dr Csaba L. Marton, Dr Dharam Paul Chaudhary, Dr Eliab Simpungwe, Paula Robles Bolivar, Elena Lima-Cabello, Dr Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez, Tim J. O'Hare, Prof Glen P. Fox, V. Manyong, A. Menkir, A. Alene, A. A. Akinola, A. S. Bamire, Dr T. Abdoulaye, Carolina Camacho, Remco Mur, Dr Mariana Wongtschowski, Dr Cheryl Doss Edited by Dr Dave Watson
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.
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. Joe Kember
In this study of early film exhibition, Joe Kember demonstrates that prior to the emergence of a specific discipline of screen acting and the arrival of picture personalities, the early cinema inherited its human dimensions from diverse earlier traditions of performance, from the magic lantern lecture to the fairground and variety theatre.
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.
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.
Contributions by Dr Louis Jean Claude Autrey, Salem Saumtally, Asha Dookun-Saumtally, Dr Abraham Singels, Dr Biksham Gujja, U. S. Natarajan, Prof. Norman Uphoff, Prof. Bernard L. Schroeder, Andrew W. Wood, David V. Calcino, Danielle M. Skocaj, Alan P. Hurney, Peter G. Allsopp, Paul White, Dr Richard Johnson, Prof. Gaspar Korndörfer, Dr Jean-Louis Chopart, M. T. Sall, B. Ahondokpe, G. Walter, Dr Jehangir H. Bhadha, Dr R. G. V. Bramley, T. A. Jensen, A. J. Webster, A. J. Robson, Dr Rianto van Antwerpen, Philipus Daniel Riekert van Heerden, Peter Tweddle, Ronald Ng Cheong, Vivian Rivière, Dr Hardev S. Sandhu, Dr Charley Richard, Dr Fábio R. Marin, Daniel S. P. Nassif, Leandro G. Costa, Murilo S. Vianna, Kassio Carvalho, Pedro R. Pereira, Dr Kathy Hurly, Richard Nicholson, Carolyn Baker, Michelle Binedell, Vaughan Koopman, Graeme Leslie, Geoff Maher, Scott Pryor, Dr Francis X. Johnson, Manoel Regis Lima Verde Leal, Anne Nyambane Edited by Prof. Philippe Rott
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.
Contributions by A. D. P. Briggs, Dr Roger Cockrell, Malcolm V. Jones, W. J. Leatherbarrow, R. A. Peace, David Richards Edited by David Richards, Dr Roger Cockrell
The Voice of a Giant looks at seven masterpieces of Russian nineteenth-century prose fiction. Each chapter concentrates primarily on a detailed analysis of one of these works but reference is also made to historical background, the seven author’s general attitudes and the distinguishing characteristics of Russian literature.
By (author) François Mauriac Edited by Dr Paul Cooke
Les Mains Jointes (1909) was the collection of poetry that launched the long career of Nobel Prize-winning author François Mauriac (1885-1970). This critical edition provides the first ever overview of the volume’s complex textual history (spanning four decades).
Contributions by Dr Virgilio Gavicho Uarrota, Deivid L. V. Stefen, Clovis Arruda de Souza, Cileide Maria Medeiros Coelho, Rodolfo Moresco, Marcelo Maraschin, Fernando David Sánchez-Mora, Eduardo da Costa Nunes, Enilto de Oliveira Neubert, Luiz Augusto Martins Peruch, Dr Michael Abberton, Badara Gueye, Tchamba Marimagne, Folarin Soyode, Dr Hernán Ceballos, Nelson Morante, Fernando Calle, Jorge Lenis, Sandra Salazar, Dr Luis Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle, Ismail Y. Rabbi, Prof. P. Zhang, Q. Ma, M. Naconsie, X. Wu, W. Zhou, J. Yang, Dr Piya Kittipadakul, Pasajee Kongsil, Chalermpol Phumichai, Shelley H. Jansky, Dr Elizabeth Parkes, Olufemi Aina, Adebayo Abass, Wasiu Awoyale, Lateef Sanni, Taofik Shittu, Dr James P. Legg, Dr Elizabeth Alvarez, Ignazio Graziosi, Dr Kris A. G. Wyckhuys, Dr Stefan Hauser, Dr Friday Ekeleme Edited by Dr Clair H. Hershey
Contributions by Claire Verraes, Sabine Cardoen, Wendie Claeys, Dr Lieve Herman, Dr Delia Grace, Silvia Alonso, Dr Johanna Lindahl, Sara Ahlberg, Dr Ram Pratim Deka, Dr P. Moroni, Dr F. Welcome, M. F. Addis, Dr Bernadette O'Brien, Kieran Jordan, Erastus Kang'ethe, Jagger Harvey, Prof. Pamela L. Ruegg, Dr Réjean Bouchard, Helen Dornom, Anne-Charlotte Dockès, Nicole Sillett, Jamie Jonker, Emeritus Prof. Norman R. Scott, Curt Gooch, Ms Sophie Bertrand, Margaret E. Graves, Dr Ralph Martin, Dr J. Upton, E. Murphy, L. Shalloo, M. Murphy, I. J. M. De Boer, P. W. G. Groot Koerkamp, Ben Tyson, Liza Storey, Dr Nick Edgar, Jonathan Draper, Christine Unson, Prof. Florian Leiber, Dr A. Muller, Dr Veronika Maurer, Dr C. Schader, Anna Bieber, Dr Alison Bailey, Dr J. P. Hill, Dr John Moran, Dr J. M. K. Ojango, R. Mrode, A. M. Okeyo, J. E. O. Rege, M. G. G. Chagunda, D. R. Kugonza, Dr Gidi Smolders, Dr Mette Vaarst Edited by Dr Nico van Belzen
Contributions by Scott Ashley, Jennifer Birkett, Richard A. Cardwell, Ian Christie, Peter Cooke, Peter Dayan, Alison Finch, Michael Holland, Patrick Laude, Dr Patrick McGuinness, Dee Reynolds, Prof. Clive Scott, Jeremy Stubbs, Robert Vilain, Shirley W. Vinall Edited by Dr Patrick McGuinness
This is a comparative and interdisciplinary book exploring a variety of perspectives on the artistic culture of France, and its neighbours, in the period 1870-1914.View details