• The Arts

      Silent Women: pioneers of cinema

      Pioneers of Cinema


      The first book to give overview of early women film-makers in the US, Europe and beyond. Essential reading for students of film studies, media, culture and gender/women's studies. With many black and white photos, this book will appeal to all lovers of

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      November 2019

      John Ormond’s Organic Mosaic

      Poetry, Documentary, Nation

      by Kieron Smith

      In a uniquely dualistic creative career spanning five decades, John Ormond made major contributions to both English-language poetry and documentary filmmaking. Born in Swansea, he learned to ‘think in terms of pictures’ while working as a j

    • The Arts
      April 2008

      Beginning film studies

      by Andrew Dix

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      October 2017

      Clive Barker

      by Sorcha Fhlainn

    • January 2012

      Opera and Video

      Technology and Spectatorship

      by Héctor Pérez

      The contributions in this volume reflect the efforts of musicology to understand a hybrid area with a fascinating evolution. They aim to address the relationship between opera and audiovisual technology from its origins to today by offering the results of

    • March 2002

      Film Studies

      Women in Contemporary World Cinema

      by Alexandra Heidi Karriker

      This book explores the role of women in mainstream and independent films, television series, and advertising from Russia, France, Great Britain, Ivory Coast, Paraguay, the United States, and New Zealand. Stylistic, contextual, and historical analyses prov

    • May 2002

      Millennial Essays on Film and Other German Studies

      Selected papers from the Conference of University Teachers of German, University of Southampton, April 2000

      by Alan Bance, Daniela Berghahn

      The papers contained in this collection represent a cross-section of research and teaching interests at the turn of the millennium. The first section of the book concentrates on cinema studies, from the earliest reception of film to a focus on the cinema

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      October 2018

      Clive Barker

      Dark imaginer

      by Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

      Clive Barker: Dark imaginer explores the diverse literary, film and visionary creations of the polymathic and influential British artist Clive Barker. In this necessary and timely collection, innovative essays by leading scholars in the fields of l

    • October 2020

      Girl Head

      by Genevieve Yue

    • February 2012

      A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

      by Brigitte Peucker

      A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the first of its kind to engage with this important figure. Twenty-eight essays by an international group of scholars consider this controversial director's contribution to German cinema, German history, g

    • June 2013

      A Companion to Jean Renoir

      by Alastair Phillips, Ginette Vincendeau

      François Truffaut called him, simply, ‘the best’. Jean Renoir is a towering figure in world cinema and fully justifies this monumental survey that includes contributions from leading international film scholars and comprehensively analyzes Renoir’s life a

    • January 2014

      Movies and American Society

      by Steven J. Ross

      The second edition of Movies and American Society is a comprehensive collection of essays and primary documents that explore the ways in which movies have changed—and been changed by—American society from 1905 to the present. Each c

    • December 2010

      The Blackwell Companion to Jesus

      by Delbert Burkett

      The Blackwell Companion to Jesus features a comprehensive collection of essays that explore the diverse ways in which Jesus has been imagined or portrayed from the beginnings of Christianity to the present day. Considers portrayals of Je

    • April 2012

      Psychology at the Movies

      by Skip Dine Young

      Psychology at the Movies explores the insights to be gained by applying various psychological lenses to popular films including cinematic depictions of human behavior, the psychology of filmmakers, and the impact of viewing movies. Uses th

    • January 2017

      A Companion to the Horror Film

      by Harry M. Benshoff

      This cutting-edge collection features original essays by eminent scholars on one of cinema's most dynamic and enduringly popular genres, covering everything from the history of horror movies to the latest critical approaches. Contributors include

    • April 2015

      Film Studies For Dummies

      by James Cateridge

      Make sense of the world of cinema Want to pull back the curtain on film? This hands-on, friendly guide unravels the complexities of film and helps you put cinema into a cultural context. You'll get an easy-to-follow introduction to different fil

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