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
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 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 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
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) 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) Dr. Michelle KohlerPublication date: 12 January 2015
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
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.
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) 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 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 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) 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 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. 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 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 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.