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In this book, a world-leading Ricoeur scholar examines Ricoeur's philosophy in relation to other major figures in contemporary French philosophy including Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, and Castoriadis.View details
A highly original theory of the political, the book explores the literal and metaphorical flare-ups in political theology, revolutionary thought, radical protests, and global energy production.View details
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.
Since The Théâtre du Grand-Guignol closed its doors forty years ago, the genre has been overlooked by critics and theatre historians. This book reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts, and is the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance.
A companion to UEP’s Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). London’s Grand Guignol was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. It was a high-profile venture that enjoyed popular success as much as critical controversy.
Karel Lannoo, Graham Avery, Arno Behrens, Jorge Nunez Ferrer, Hugo Brady, Steven Blockmans, Steven Peers, Michael Wriglesworth, Miroslav Beblavy, Daniel Gros, Alzbeta Hajkova, Michael Emerson Edited by
An in/out referendum on Britain's place in the European Union is looking increasingly likely after the 2015 General Election. What are the facts about the powers that the EU holds and what is the reform or renegotiation that might be needed? This book looks beyond the headlines and analyses the truth behind the rhetoric. View details
Graham Ley, Dr Sarah Dadswell Contributions by
Rukhsana Ahmad, Suman Bhuchar, Giovanna Buonanno, Colin Chambers, Claire Cochrane, Jerri Daboo, Dr Sarah Dadswell, Dr Dominic Hingorani, Anuradha Kapur, Naseem Khan, Dr Chandrika Patel, Shanu Sadhwani, Victoria Sams, Christiane Schlote, Rajni Shah, Alda Terracciano
This volume is an edited collection of critical essays on British Asian theatre. It includes contributions from a number of researchers who have been active in the field for a substantial period of time.
Medical Statistics Made Easy, the perennial bestseller in its field, is a book of key statistics principles for anyone studying or working in medicine and healthcare who needs a basic overview of the subject. View details
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.
Bryony Dixon, ? Laraine Porter Contributions by
Ivo Blom, Simon Brown, Alan Burton, Ian Christie, Jude Cowan, Bryony Dixon, Michael Eaton, Tony Fletcher, Christine Gledhill, Patrick Keiller, Judith McLaren, Paul Moody, ? Laraine Porter, Amy Sargeant
The fifth in a series of volumes from the annual British Silent Cinema Festival held in Nottingham (and the first to be published by Exeter), this collective study offers an original treatment of the relationship between pre-1930 cinema and landscape.
Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson
Following the success of their Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles, the authors have joined forces to give amphibians a similar treatment. They have tracked down 1,609 honoured individuals and composed for each a brief, pithy biography. Altogether 2,668 amphibians are listed.
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.
<p><p><BR>From the authors of the successful <em>Grand-Guignol </em>and <em>London’s Grand Guignol</em> - also published by UEP – this book includes translations of a further eleven plays, adding significantly to the repertoire of Grand-Guignol plays available in the English language.</p><BR><P></p>
Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor, Daniel Jackson
Clinical Evidence Made
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