Contributions by Dr P. Bramel, Dr Kellye Eversole, Jane Rogers, Prof Beat Keller, Rudi Appels, Catherine Feuillet, Dr Alison R. Bentley, Ian Mackay, Dr Jacques Le Gouis, Dr Malcolm J. Hawkesford, Prof. Martin A. J. Parry, João Paulo Pennacchi, Luis Robledo-Arratia, Elizabete Carmo-Silva, Xinguo Mao, Delong Yang, Dr Rulian Jing, Dr D. Z. Skinner, Prof. A. S. Ross, Dr Ian Batey, Victoria Ndolo, Dr Trust Beta, Albrecht Serfling, Doris Kopahnke, Antje Habekuss, Fluturë Novakazi, Prof Frank Ordon, Prof. Z. A. Pretorius, M. Ayliffe, R. L. Bowden, L. A. Boyd, R. M. DePauw, Y. Jin, R. E. Knox, R. A. McIntosh, R. F. Park, R. Prins, E. S. Lagudah, Prof. Hermann Buerstmayr, Volker Mohler, Mohan Kohli, Prof. James Anderson, Dr Indu Sharma, Pramod Prasad, Subhash C. Bhardwaj, Prof Stephen Wegulo, Dr Marion O. Harris, J. Jacob, Dr P. R. Brown, Guiping Yan, Kirk Anderson, M El-Bouhssini, Frank Peairs, Gary Hein, Steven Xu, Prof. Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Sarina Macfadyen, Dr Abie Horrocks, Melanie Davidson, Paul Horne, Jessica Page, Dr Neil Harker, John O'Donovan, Breanne Tidemann Edited by Prof. Peter Langridge
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. 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.View details
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 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 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) 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) 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.
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) 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 David S. Buchanan, Prof. Jack C. M. Dekkers, Prof. Glen W. Almond, Emily Mahan-Riggs, Dr M. L. W. J. Broekhuijse, Duy Ngoc Do, Prof. Haja N. Kadarmideen, Prof. R. J. van Barneveld, R. J. E. Hewitt, D. N. D'Souza, Prof. J. F. Patience, Dr Sung Woo Kim, Charlotte Lauridsen, Dr J. Jacques Matte, Dr Ludovic Brossard, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Florence Garcia-Launay, Jaap van Milgen, Dr M. R. Bedford, C. L. Walk, Dr John M. Brameld, David M. Brown, Tim Parr, Ms Ingunn Stensland, John R. Pluske, Dr Candido Pomar, Ines Andretta, Luciano Hauschild Edited by Prof. Julian Wiseman
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.
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) 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).