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.
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.
Grégoire Le Roy Edited by
Professor Richard Bales
Grégoire Le Roy was at school with Maeterlinck and Van Leberghe, and grew up in the same atmosphere of intellectual ferment. His first published collection pre-dates Maeterlinck’s Serres chaudes. This is the first edition since their original publication of the three collections of poems by a significant member of the Belgian Symbolist school.
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.
This book offers the first full account of the film society movement in Britain and its contribution to post-World War Two film culture. It brings to life a lost history of alternative film exhibition and challenges the general assumption that the study of film began with university courses on ‘Film Studies’.
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.
<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>
From the authors of the successful Grand-Guignol and London’s Grand Guignol - 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.
Jennifer Bake, Katherine Barker, John Chapman, Graham Haslam, Prof. Roger Kain, Richard Oliver, ? William Ravenhill Edited by
Prof. Roger Kain, Katherine Barker
This volume of essays considers the practical and political purposes for which maps were used, the symbolic and ideological roles of maps in the history of South-Western England and the ways in which map evidence can be used to recover facts about the past for use in the writing of history. It is accompanied by 43 pages of maps and illustrations.
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.
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.
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.
Mark Bannister, Madeline Bertaud, Simone Bertière, Richard Bonney, William Brooks, Prof. Keith Cameron, John Campbell, David Clarke, Yves Coirault, John Cruickshank, Edward Forman, C. J. Gossip, Noémi Hepp, William D. Howarth, Colin Jones, Margaret McGowan, Wendy Perkins, Henry Phillips, Jean Rohou, Guy Snaith, Elizabeth Woodrough Edited by
Prof. Keith Cameron, Elizabeth Woodrough
This collection of twenty essays, of which five are in French, written by leading English and French literary and historical scholars, deconstructs the ethical and political framework supporting and circumscribing the actions of a powerful elite in France between the early 1600s and the final years of Louis XIV's reign.
J. R. Andrews, K. Atkinson, C.M. Bristow, Roger Burt, R. A. Cullingford, E.M. Durrance, R. P. Edwards, P. Granger, M. B. Hart, M. J. Heath, K. P. Issac, F. W. A. A. Lucas, D. A. C. Manning, D. Robinson, R. C. Scrivener, E.B. Selwood, R. K. Shail, T. J. Shepherd, J. M. Thomas, J. Willis-Richards Edited by
E.B. Selwood, E.M. Durrance, C.M. Bristow
The geology of Cornwall has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of great historical interest exists, and this is analysed in this book alongside a wide-ranging review of the current position and assessments of the environmental consequences of rock and mineral exploitation.
Elizabeth Boa, Gail K. Hart, Robert C. Holub, Patricia Howe, Ann Jefferson, Rosemary Lloyd, Jann Matlock, Professor Mary Orr, Ricarda Schmidt, Naomi Segal, Professor Lesley Sharpe, Judith Still Edited by
Professor Mary Orr, Professor Lesley Sharpe
From Goethe to Gide brings together twelve essays on canonical male writers commissioned from leading specialists from Britain and North America. These essays, aimed at final year undergraduates and postgraduates, focus on Rousseau, Goethe, Schiller, Hoffmann, Stendhal, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Heine, Fontane, Zola, Kafka, Gide.
Richard J. Shaw MD, David R. DeMaso MD
The book describes a unique and innovative approach to the complex behavioral health problems seen in children and adolescents who are physically ill, have emotional illness masquerading as physical illness, and have comorbid emotional and physical conditions.
The editors have once again assembled some of the foremost experts in forensic psychiatry for this thoroughly revised and expanded second edition of their classic text. A versatile resource, this book is valuable not only for practicing psychiatrists but also for psychiatric residents.