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 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
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) 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 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
Contributions by Prof. James D. Kelly, Dr John O. Ojiem, Prof. William Erskine, Ashutosh Sarker, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Prof. Fred J. Muehlbauer, Y.-C. Lee, R. Lemes Hamawaki, V. Colantonio, M. J. Iqbal, Prof. D. A. Lightfoot, Frederick P. Baijukya, Harun M. Murithi, Dr Fred Kanampiu, Prof. C. Michael Deom, David Kalule Okello, S. N. Nigam, Dr P. Janila, Dr David Jordan, Rick Brandenburg, Gary Payne, David Hoisington, Nick Magnan, Dr James Rhoads, Mumuni Abudulai, Koushik Adhikari, Jinru Chen, Richard Akromah, William Appaw, William Ellis, Maria Balota, Kumar Mallikarjunan, Emeritus Prof Kenneth Boote, Greg MacDonald, Kira Bowen, Boris Bravo-Ureta, Jeremy Jelliffe, Agnes Budu, Hendrix Chalwe, Alice Mweetwa, Munsanda Ngulube, Awere Dankyi, Brandford Mochia, Vivian Hoffmann, Amade Muitia, Sam Njoroge, Nelson Opoku, Prof. B. B. Singh, Dr Alpha Y. Kamara, Lucky O. Omoigui, Nkeki Kamai, Sylvester U. Ewansiha, Hakeem A. Ajeigbe, Dr Fouad Maalouf, Seid Ahmed, Somanagouda Patil, Dr R. Redden, X. Zong, R. M. Norton, Dr Fred Stoddard, M El-Bouhssini, Y. Tao, L. Rong, Li Ling, Dr K.B Saxena, Y. S. Chauhan, C. V. S. Kumar, A. J. Hingane, R. V. Kumar, R. K. Saxena, G. V. R. Rao, Prof. K.R Latha, L. Vimalendran, Agnes Mwangwela Edited by Dr Shoba Sivasankar, Dr David Bergvinson, Dr Pooran Gaur, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Dr Steve Beebe, Dr Manuele Tamò
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. 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 V. Pérez, Dr J. I. Hormaza, Dr Noris Ledesma, Dr Frédéric Normand, Pierre-Éric Lauri, Dr Maria Hilda Pérez-Barraza, Jorge Alberto Osuna-Garcia, Prof. Sisir Mitra, A. Bhagwan, Dr Victor Galán Saúco, Dr John Y. Yonemoto, Dr Steven A. Oosthuyse, Dr Victor Manuel Medina-Urrutia, Jaime Eduardo Reyes-Hernández, Gil Virgen-Calleros, Enrique Pimienta-Barrios, Marciano Manuel Robles-González, Dr A. G. Levin, Prof Kerry Walsh, Zhenglin Wang, Apiradee Uthairatanakij, Pongphen Jitareerat, Dr Robert Paull, Dr Noam Alkan, Prof. Laurent Urban, Mônica Maria de Almeida Lopes, Maria Raquel Alcântara de Miranda, Dr Claudine Basset-Mens, Dr Sandra Payen, Henri Vannière, Angela Braun, Yannick Biard, Prof. Randy C. Ploetz, Dr Stefano De Faveri, Anirudh Kumar Edited by Dr Victor Galán Saúco, Dr Ping Lu
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) 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. 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
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
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 Dr D. S. Gaydon, Dr V. K. Singh, Prof. Bijay Singh, Buddheswar Maji, Dr Sukanta K. Sarangi, Eli Vered, A. Surendran, A. Tariq, K. Vanitha, A. Kowsalya, V. Meenakshi, D. Selvakumar, M. Kokila, Dr T Pathasarathi, Matty Demont, Martin Gummert, Bjoern Ole Sander, James Quilty, Carilto Balingbing, Dr Nguyen Van Hung, David Nanfumba, Komlan A. Ablede, Geophrey J. Kajiru, Idriss Baggie, Elie R. Gasore, Fanny L. Mabone, Oladele S. Bakare, Illiassou Maïga Mossi, Nianankoro Kamissoko, Raymond Rabeson, Keita Sékou, Wilson Dogbe, Ralph K. Bam, Famara Jaiteh, Belay A. Bayuh, Henri Gbakatchetche, Moundibaye D. Allarangaye, Delphine Mapiemfu Lamare, Ibrahim Bassoro, Zacharie Segda, Cyriaque Akakpo, Elke Vandamme, Kalimuthu Senthilkumar, Atsuko Tanaka, Amakoe Delali Alognon, Kokou Ahouanton, Abibou Niang, Jean-Martial Johnson, Pepijn van Oort, Ibnou Dieng, Dr Kazuki Saito, Prof. Norman Uphoff, Dr Wyn Ellis, Dr Thais Freitas, Dr Buyung A. R. Hadi, Professor Michael J. Stout, Dr Francis E. Nwilene, Emeritus Prof. E. A. Heinrichs, Maura Calliera, Prof. Ettore Capri, Dr F. G. Horgan, A. M. Stuart, G. R. Singleton, N. T. My Phung, L. Mulungu, J. Jacob, N. M. Htwe, B. Douangboupha, Dr P. R. Brown, Gulshan Mahajan, Simerjeet Kaur, Dr Bhagirath Singh Chauhan Edited by Prof. Takuji Sasaki
Contributions by Jian-Qiang Ma, Prof. Liang Chen, Dr Xinchao Wang, Xinyuan Hao, Lu Wang, Yajun Yang, Dr Mainaak Mukhopadhaya, Dr Tapan Kumar Mondal, Dr M. A. Wijeratne, Prof. P. Okinda Owuor, Shipra Singh, Dr Anita Pandey, Lok Man S. Palni, Dr P. N. Bhattacharyya, S. R. Sarmah, Dr G. D. Sinniah, Dr Nalini C. Gnanapragasam, Dr A.K Barooah, Ting Zhang, Xiaojian Lv, Yin Xu, Lanying Xu, Tao Long, Prof. Chi-Tang Ho, Dr Shiming Li, Prof. Chung S. Yang, Dr Wenyan Han, Xin Li, Peng Yan, Liping Zhang, Golam Jalal Ahammed, Dr Thushari Lakmini Wijeratne, Dr Nikhil Ghosh Hajra, Dr Atik Dharmadi Edited by Dr VS Sharma, Dr Kumudini Gunasekare
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) 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 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 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.
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