Contributions by Dr Brian Jordan, Prof. B. M. Hargis, Prof G. Tellez, L. R. Bielke, Prof. Venugopal Nair, Prof. Larry McDougald, Dr Peter Groves, Dr Rami A. Dalloul, Dr Carita Schneitz, Martin Wierup, Prof. Robert F Wideman, Dr M. M. Makagon, R. A. Blatchford, Dr T. B. Rodenburg, Dr Ingrid De Jong, Rick A. van Emous, Prof. M. S. Lilburn, R. Shanmugasundaram, Prof Inma Estevez, Ruth C. Newberry, Prof. Brian Fairchild, Dr K. Schwean-Lardner, T. G. Crowe, Dr Andrew Butterworth Edited by Prof. Todd Applegate
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. 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.
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
Contributions by Xiping Yang, Ramkrishna Kandel, Jian Song, Qian You, Mengjuan Wang, Dr Jianping Wang, Dr Frederick C. Botha, Dr Anna L. Hale, Dr Phillip Jackson, James R. Todd, Dr Per McCord, Prof. Fredy Alpeter, Ratna Karan, Dr Nicole Thompson, Dr Philippe Roumagnac, Jean-Heinrich Daugrois, Denis Filloux, Dimitre Mollov, Dr Rasappa Viswanathan, A. Ramesh Sundar, R. Selvakumar, P. Malathi, Dr Claudia Monteiro-Vitorello, Patricia Dayane Carvalho Schaker, Juliana Benevenuto, Natália de Sousa Teixeira e Silva, Sintia Silva de Almeida, R. Stuart Rutherford, Dr Kathy Braithwaite, Dr Monique Royer, Isabelle Pieretti, Stéphane Cociancich, Prof. Philippe Rott, Dr Graham R. Stirling, Dr Francois-Regis Goebel, Julien M. Beuzelin, Mike J. Way, Dr Jack C. Comstock, Sushma G. Sood, Dr Calvin Odero Edited by Prof. Philippe Rott
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.
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) 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).
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) Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Ismu Rini Dwi Ari, Andrea Schaefer, Hayeong Jeong Edited by Ibnu SyabriPublication date: 14 April 2014
Contributions by Prof Richard B. Ferguson, Dr R. Gebbers, Dr Chenghai Yang, Dr Chunhua Zhang, Dr John M. Kovacs, Dr Dan Walters, Dr Spyros Fountas, Dr Evangelos Anastasiou, Dr Zisis Tsiropoulos, Dr Aristotelis Tagarakis, Dr Athanasios Balafoutis, Dr Nicolas Tremblay, Dr Kenneth A. Sudduth, Dr Aaron J. Franzen, Dr Heping Zhu, Dr Scott T. Drummond, Dr Paul Miller, Dr Qin Zhang, Dr Joseph Dvorak, Dr Timo Oksanen, Dr Diogenes Antille, Dr Tim Chamen, Dr Jeff N. Tullberg, Dr Bindi Isbister, T. A. Jensen, Dr Craig P. Baillie, Dr John K. Schueller, Prof. Pedro Andrade-Sanchez, Dr Shrinivasa K. Upadhyaya, Prof. John Fulton, Dr Dan S. Long, Dr Amir Haghverdi, Dr Brian G. Leib, Dr E. C. Oerke, Prof. Roland Gerhards, Dr Mark Trotter, Prof Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer, Dr Guangnan Chen Edited by Dr John Stafford
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 Dominic Wright, Dr Rie Henriksen, Dr Birte L. Nielsen, Emeritus Prof Ian J. H. Duncan, Dr Rafael Freire, Prof Inma Estevez, Dr Dana L. M. Campbell, Dr Marisa A. Erasmus, Prof Marian Dawkins, Dr Elizabeth Rowe, Prof Linda Keeling, Dr Anja Brinch Riber, Dr Elske N. de Haas, Dr Ingrid De Jong, Dr Victoria Sandilands, Prof Lars Schrader, Dr Julia Malchow, Dr Leonie Jacobs, Dr Frank A. M. Tuyttens, Dr Dorothy McKeegan, Dr Jessica Martin, Dr Nienke van Staaveren, Dr Alexandra Harlander, Dr Christina Rufener, Dr Michael J. Toscano, Dr Gina Caplen Edited by Professor Christine Nicol
Contributions by Prof. Doyle McKey, Marc Delêtre, Dr Aurélie Bechoff, Kuakoon Piyachomkwan, Sittichoke Wanlapatit, Prof. Klanarong Sriroth, Dr Keith Tomlins, Ben Bennett, Dr Tin Maung Aye, Dr Dunstan S. C. Spencer, Chuma Ezedinma, Olivier F. Vilpoux, Denilson de Oliveira Guilherme, Prof. Marney Pascoli Cereda, Dr Clair H. Hershey, Dr Kolawole Adebayo, Dr Claude M. Fauquet, Joe Tohme, Dr Reinhardt Howeler, Dr James George, Sarojini Amma Sunitha, Dr Thomas W. Kuyper, Prof. Samuel Adjei-Nsiah, Mr George Marechera, Grace Muinga Edited by Dr Clair H. Hershey
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 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 Jennifer Spindel, Prof. Susan McCouch, R. B. Angeles-Shim, Prof. M. Ashikari, G. Ramkumar, K. K. Jena, Tadashi Hirasawa, Shunsuke Adachi, Prof. R. F. Sage, J. Ali, Prof. Z. Li, Venkategowda Ramegowda, Supratim Basu, Anuj Kumar, Prof. Andy Pereira, Julie Pua Ferraz, Adoracion Resurreccion, Prof. Melissa Fitzgerald, Mengyi Dong, Margaret Slavin, Prof. Lu Yu, Dr Adrian Dubock, Dr Navreet K Bhullar, Dr Rachelle Ward, Chuan Tong, Prof. Jinsong Bao Edited by Prof. Takuji Sasaki
Contributions by Dr Jonathan Barry, B. I. Coleman, Professor Christopher Holdsworth, Professor Nicholas Orme, J. A. Thurmer, M. Winter Edited by Professor Nicholas Orme
A collaborative history of the Church in a large, diverse and interesting region of England by six historians, ranging from Celtic and Saxon times, through the middle ages, Reformation, rise of Nonconformity and the Victorian era, down to the present day and encompassing all the main Christian denominations.
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) Madame de Duras Edited by Prof. Roger Little
Ourika is the story of an African girl growing up in France: based on a true story, it was a runaway bestseller following its first publication in Paris in 1823. This is a corrected and updated reprint of the 1998 second edition of this text.
By (author) Alphonse de Lamartine Edited by Mr Léon-François Hoffman
This is a new critical edition of an unjustly forgotten drama by Alphonse de Lamartine, written in the early 1840s. It draws a compelling image of Toussaint Louverture, the father of Haitian Independence.
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
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.