By (author) Dr. James McGrath
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) 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 James A. O'Mahony, Shane V. Crowley, Prof. Patrick F. Fox, Prof. Young W. Park, Inge Gazi, Prof. Thom Huppertz, Prof. G. LaPointe, Dr Stephanie Clark, Dr Joel Weller, Dr Jennie E. Pryce, Prof. Julius van der Werf, J. P. Kastelic, Prof. D. J. Ambrose, Prof. James D. Ferguson Edited by Dr Nico van Belzen
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) 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 Dr Alejandro Ramirez, Dr Carla Correia-Gomes, Prof. Mick Bailey, Emily Porter, Ore Francis, Prof. Dominiek Maes, Jeroen Dewulf, Filip Boyen, Freddy Haesebrouck, Dr Simon P. Turner, Richard B. D'Eath, Prof. Paul H. Hemsworth, Dr Silvana Pietrosemoli, James T. Green, Prof. Sandra Edwards, Arlene Garcia, Prof. John J. McGlone, Dr Jonathan Amory, Nina Wainwright, Dr Jennifer M. Young, Dr Susanne Støier, Dr Leif Lykke, Dr Lars O. Blaabjerg Edited by Prof. Julian Wiseman
Contributions by Alam Sher, Xiaoli Liu, Jincai Li, Dr Youhong Song, Prof. Charles Wortmann, Patricio Grassini, Roger W. Elmore, Dr Peter S. Setimela, Dr Alpha Y. Kamara, Dr Wade E. Thomason, Bee Khim Chim, Mark S. Reiter, Dr Bram Govaerts, Isabelle François, Nele Verhulst, Louis Longchamps, Dr Rajiv Khosla, Dr Kaushik Majumdar, Shamie Zingore, Fernando García, Adrian Correndo, Jagadish Timsina, Adrian M. Johnston, Dr Bao-Luo Ma, Zhigang Wang, Mr Abeya Temesgen, Shu Fakai, Dr Daniel Rodriguez, Caspar Roxburgh, Claire Fansworth, Ariel Ferrante, Joseph Eyre, Stuart Irvine-Brown, James McLean, Martin Bielich, Dr Tadele Tefera, Prof. William D. Hutchinson, Theresa M. Cira, Prof. T. L. Niblack, Dr Loth S. Mulunga, Dr George Mahuku, Dr P. Lava Kumar, Dr Amaere Ayalew, Martin Kimanya, Limbikani Matumba, Dr Ranajit Bandyopadhayay, A. Menkir, Dr Peter J. Cotty, Khawar Jabran, Mubshar Hussain, Dr Bhagirath Singh Chauhan, Vasileios P. Vasileiadis, Maurizio Sattin, Dr Per Kudsk Edited by Dr Dave Watson
Contributions by Dr N. M. Schreurs, P. R. Kenyon, Dr E. K. Doyle, Dr Sam W. Peterson, Dr Noelle E. Cockett, Dr Brian Dalrymple, James Kijas, Brenda Murdoch, Kim C. Worley, Prof. Julius van der Werf, Andrew Swan, Robert Banks, Prof. J. P. C. Greyling, Dr D. K. Revell, Prof. M. L. Thonney, Prof. Neil Sargison, Dr Francesca Chianini, Prof. W. E. Pomroy, Prof. Gary Entrican, Sean Wattegedera, Dr R. Nowak, Dr N. J. Beausoleil, D. J. Mellor, Dr A. L. Ridler, K. J. Griffiths, Prof. K. Stafford, Prof. Paul H. Hemsworth, E. C. Jongman, Dr S. F. Ledgard, Prof. C. Jamie Newbold, Eli R. Saetnan, Kenton J. Hart Edited by Prof. J. P. C. Greyling
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 Ms Elaine Berry, Mr James Wells, Mr John W. Schmidt, Mr Joseph M. Bosilevac, Dr Pina M. Fratamico, Friederike Hilbert, Frans J. M. Smulders, Prof. Peter Paulsen, Prof. Grant Dewell, Dr Lynn Post, Dr William James, Prof. Gary R. Acuff, Prof. James S. Dickson, Dr Declan J. Bolton, Ms Janet M. Riley, Tristan P. Foster, Dr Daniel D. Buskirk Edited by Prof. Gary R. Acuff, Prof. James S. Dickson
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) 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 Prof. Mark G. Kibblewhite, Prof. Sara G. Baer, Dr Hannah E. Birgé, Dr Promil Mehra, Dr Bhupinder Pal Singh, Dr Anitha Kunhikrishnan, Dr Annette L. Cowie, Dr Nanthi Bolan, Dr Daniel K. Manter, Dr Jorge A. Delgado, Dr Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Dr Maria Bowman, Prof. Rainer Horn, Dr Heiner Fleige, Dr Iris Zimmermann, Prof. Samira Daroub, Dr Claire Friedrichsen, Prof. Penny R. Hirsch, Dr George G. Brown, Dr Elodie da Silva, Dr Marcílio J. Thomazini, Dr Cíntia C. Niva, Dr Thibaud Decaëns, Dr Luís F. N. Cunha, Dr Herlon S. Nadolny, Dr Wilian C. Demetrio, Dr Alessandra Santos, Dr Talita Ferreira, Dr Lilianne S. Maia, Dr Ana Caroline Conrado, Dr Rodrigo F. Segalla, Dr Alexandre Casadei Ferreira, Dr Amarildo Pasini, Dr Marie L. C. Bartz, Dr Klaus D. Sautter, Dr Samuel W. James, Dr Dilmar Baretta, Dr Zaida Inês Antoniolli, Dr Maria Jesus Iglesias Briones, Dr José Paulo Sousa, Dr Jörg Römbke, Dr Patrick Lavelle, Dr Melissa Miller, Prof. Henry Lin, Dr E. A. Stockdale, Dr Richard W. Zobel, Professor Jane Rickson Edited by Dr Don Reicosky
Contributions by Prof. Maureen Bain, Kaustav Majumder, Prof. Yoshinori Mine, Yasumi Horimoto, Dr Hajime Hatta, Kylie Hewson, Dr Kapil Chousalker, Florence Baron, Dr Sophie Jan, Dr Richard K. Gast, Mr Nicolas Guyot, Dr Deana R. Jones, Dr Margaret Sexton, Dr Pietro Rocculi, Steven Vermeir, Koen De Reu, Dr Bart De Ketelaere, F. Cisneros, Dr C. Hamelin, Prof. Juliet R. Roberts, Mitch Kanter, Dr Tia M. Rains, Naiyana Gujral, Dr Hoon H. Sunwoo, Neijat Mohamed, Erin M. Goldberg, Prof. James D. House, Janet E. Fulton, Dr Anna Wolc, Sophie Réhault-Godbert, Dr Y. Nys Edited by Prof. Juliet R. Roberts
Contributions by Ana Matias, Manuel Nunes da Ponte, Jeremy Luterbacher, Luiz Pereira Ramos, Zeljko Knez, Rafał M. Łukasik, Juan Garcia-Serna, Maya Chatterjee Edited by Rafał M. Łukasik Series edited by George Kraus Editor-in-chief James H ClarkPublication date: 14 March 2017
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.
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.