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
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. 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.
Contributions by Dr Jeff Dahlberg, Dr D. T. Rosenow, Dr Elizabeth A. Cooper, Prof. Stephen Kresovich, Prof. Hari Upadhyaya, Dr Mani Vetriventhan, Dr Cleve Franks, Dr Joseph E. Knoll, Dr Tesfaye Tesso, Dr Dereje D. Gobena, Dr Dechassa O. Duressa, Dr Kraig Roozeboom, Dr Krishna Jagadish, Dr R. Perumal, Dr Desalegn D. Serba, Dr Dilooshi Weerasooriya, Dr Clint W. Magill, Dr Gary C. Peterson, Dr Louis K. Prom, Dr Elfadil M. Bashir, Dr Chris Little, Dr John Burke, Willmar L. Leiser, H. Frederick Weltzien-Rattunde, Dr Eva Weltzien, Prof. Bettina I.G. Haussmann, Dr Roger L. Monk, M. Djanaguiraman, Prof. P. V. V. Prasad, I. A. Ciampitti, Prof. David Mengel, J. Bell, Dr Robert C. Schwartz, Dr Kevin McInnes, Dr Q. Xue, Dr Dana Porter, Prof. Bonnie Pendleton, Dr A. Y. Bandara, Dr T. C. Todd, Dr Muthu Bagavathiannan, Dr W. Everman, Dr P. Govindasamy, Prof. Anita Dille, Dr M. Jugulam, Dr J. Norsworthy, Dr Bruno Tran, Dr R. Hodges Edited by Prof. William Rooney
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 Dr Brian K. Slater, Dr Skye Wills, Dr Stephen Roecker, Dr Candiss Williams, Dr Brian Murphy, Dr A. Fortuna, Dr A. Bhowmik, Dr A. Bary, Dr C. Cogger, Dr Santanu Bakshi, Dr Chumki Banik, Dr Zhenli He, Dr Eleanor E. Campbell, Dr John L. Field, Professor Keith Paustian, Prof. Jeffrey Strock, Dr Jeffrey Peter Mitchell, Dr Howard Ferris, Dr Anil Shrestha, Dr Francis J. Larney, Dr Garrison Sposito, Dr Gilbert G. Sigua, Dr Robert L. Myers, Prof. Bijay Singh, Prof. Robert J. Kremer, Dr Humburto Blanco-Canqui, Dr David Güereña, Dr A. O. Ogunkunle, Prof V. O. Chude, Prof. Minggang Xu, Dr Wenju Zhang, Dr Zejiang Cai, Dr Shaoming Huang, Dr Ping Zhu, Dr Ieda C. Mendes, Dr Cássio A. Tormena, Dr Maurício R. Cherubin, Dr Douglas L. Karlen, Dr Pandi Zdruli, Dr Claudio Zucca Edited by Dr Don Reicosky
By (author) Philip Payton, Dr Alston Kennerley, Helen Doe Contributions by John C. Appleby, John Armstrong, G.H. and R. Bennett, Terry Chapman, Wendy R. Childs, Dr Janet Cusack, Bernard Deacon, Helen Doe, Roy Fenton, Dr Alston Kennerley, Maryanne Kowaleski, Tony Pawlyn, Philip Payton, Cathryn Pearce, Caradoc Peters, N.A.M. Rodger, John Rule, W.B. Stephens, Mark Stoyle, John Symons, Dr Simon Trezise, Adrian James Webb, Paul Willerton
The first study of its kind. The book explores the rich, complex maritime inheritance of Cornwall on a national and international scale, considering the importance of the different historical periods from the medieval to the twentieth century.
Contributions by Curtis M. Frederick, Masahiko Mori, Dr Paul Bethke, Prof. Paul C. Struik, Prof. John Bamberg, Shelley H. Jansky, Alfonso del Rio, Dave Ellis, Dr Jai Gopal, Dr Pim Lindhout, Michiel de Vries, Menno ter Maat, Su Ying, Marcela Viquez-Zamora, Sjaak van Heusden, Dr Ankush Prashar, Filipe de Jesus Colwell, Csaba Hornyik, Glenn J. Bryan, Dr Prashant G. Kawar, Hemant B. Kardile, S. Raja, Som Dutt, Raj Kumar, P. Manivel, Vinay Bhardwaj, B. P. Singh, P. M. Govindakrishnan, S. K. Chakrabarti, Prof. P. Zhang, Weijuan Fan, Hongxia Wang, Yinliang Wu, Wenzhi Zhou, Jun Yang, Prof. Duroy A. Navarre, Dr M. Moehninsi, Dr Sen Lin, Dr Hanjo Hellmann, Dr Putri Ernawati Abidin, Edward Carey, Dr Liping Jin, Dr Moses Nyongesa, Nancy Ng'ang'a, Dr Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Dr Maryanne Wamahiu, Dr Chikondi Chabvuta, Dr Dianah Ngonyama, Dr Paul Demo Edited by Prof. Gefu Wang-Pruski
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 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
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 Dr H. Spieß, Dr B. Schmehe, Dr C. Vollenweider, Dr Steven P. C. Groot, Dr Maaike H. J. E. Raaijmakers, Prof. C. Watson, Dr E. A. Stockdale, Prof. Peter Von Fragstein und Niemsdorff, Prof. Bernhard Freyer, Dr Maike Krauss, Dr Paul Mäder, Dr Joséphine Peigné, Dr Julia Cooper, Dr Peter Sørensen, Dr Luca Bechini, Dr Lars Stoumann Jensen, Prof. Lidia Sas Paszt, Dr Slawomir Gluszek, Prof. Michael J. Goss, Dr Adrian Unc, Dr Wilfried Ehlers, Prof. M. R. Finckh, Dr S. M. Junge, Dr J. H. Schmidt, Dr O. D. Weedon, Dr Bernhard Speiser, Dr Hans-Jakob Schärer, Dr Lucius Tamm, Prof. Paolo Bàrberi, Dr Susanne Padel, Dr A. Muller, Dr M. Meier, Dr C. Schader, Dr A. Gattinger, Dr M. Steffens, Dr Thomas F. Döring, Dr Lukas Pfiffner, Dr Laura Armengot, Dr Kirsten Brandt, Dr R. Onwonga, Dr K. P. Sibuga, Dr H. Nduku, Dr L. Sigsgaard, Dr A. Saria, Dr L. Shechambo, Dr M. Montoro, Dr C. Chepkoech, Dr Q. Genga, Prof. Raphael Wahome, Dr N. Halberg, Dr H. Høgh-Jensen, Prof. Victor Olowe, Prof. Sang Mok Sohn, Prof. Roberto Ugás Edited by Prof. Ulrich Köpke
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 Richard Abel, Charles R. Acland, Professor Robert C. Allen, Charles Ambler, Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Butsch, Thomas Doherty, Jane M. Gaines, Mark Glancy, Ahmet Gürata, Mark Jancovich, Barbara Kilinger, Jeffery Klenotic, Annette Kuhn, Terry Lindvall, Richard Maltby, Christopher J. McKenna, Anne Morey, Dr John Sedgwick, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Judith Thissen, Gregory A. Waller, Haidee Wasson Edited by Richard Maltby, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Professor Robert C. Allen
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.
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 Tan Joon Sheong, Lee Yang Ping, Sharifah Shahrul Rabiah Syed Alwee, Létizia Camus-Kulandaivelu, Maxime Mercière, Alba Zaremski, Frédéric Breton, Christophe Klopp, Dr Elizabeth Alvarez, Dr Laurence Beaudoin-Ollivier, Dr Edgar Clive Turner, Julie Hinsch, Gerardo Martínez, José I. Sanz, Gabriel Torres, Greicy Sarria, Diana Velez, Franky Zuñiga, Yuri Mestizo, Francia Varón, Dr Tristan Durand-Gasselin, Dr Benoît Cochard, Hubert de Franqueville, Dr Ravigadevi Sambanthamurthi, Ng Mei Han, Dr Choo Yuen May, Dr Jean-Michel Lecerf, Dr Hélène Delisle, Dr Cecile Bessou, Heinz Stichnothe, Amir Abdul-Manan, Shabbir Gheewala, Dr Vijaya Subramaniam, H. Zulkifli, Halimah Muhamad, Dr Paul Nelson, Neil Huth, Marcus Sheaves, Lénaïc Pardon, Han She Lim, Rai S. Kookana, Dr Marcel Djama, Dr Carl Traeholt, Mr Salman Zafar, Dr Pierre-Marie Bosc, Cédric Gaillard, M. Mosquera, J. A. Beltrán, Dr Sylvain Rafflegeau, Doris Nanda, Claude Genot Edited by Prof. Alain Rival
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.