Projecting Citizenship : Photography and Belonging in the British Empire
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Projecting Citizenship : Photography and Belonging in the British Empire

“Brilliantly elucidates the inner photographic workings of the fraught historical and cultural processes that are at work whenever we see, or think we see, images of citizens. Moser’s book adds important historical nuance to the burgeoning literature on photography and citizenship, demonstrating that the scenes of precarious spectatorship that came to structure concepts and practices of citizenship across the British Empire were ofte...

The Cambridge Companion to William Blake (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
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The Cambridge Companion to William Blake

"Like other volumes in the "Cambridge Companions to Literature" series, this collection of essays is designed to be useful for a broad academic audience. It maintains the normally high standards of editing, writing, and scholarship that characterize the series. Highly recommended." Choice

Thematic And Methodological Foundations Of Alfred Hitchcock's Artistic Vision
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Thematic And Methodological Foundations Of Alfred Hitchcock's Artistic Vision

Dr. Drumin uses a thematic approach to the study of a selection of Hitchcock's work. The book is clearly grounded in the author's background as a professor of philosophy, and the writing is a little academically stilted in places, as befitting what appears to be a textbook (and at a textbook price). However, the book is highly readable, and at the same time, thorough and insightful. Scholars as well as fans will enjoy this book. Dr. ...

My First Movie: Take Two: Ten Celebrated Directors Talk About Their First Film
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My First Movie: Take Two

If you're an aspiring director or a film maker looking to make an indy feature, this is a great book. You read about the first hand experiences of established feature directors as they take on their first film. You'll see exactly the kind of drive and ambition that is necessary to make it.

Garden of Dreams: The Life of Simone Signoret
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Garden of Dreams: The Life of Simone Signoret

I must admit I was not familiar with the name Simone Signoret before a friend told me about her, but after reading this wonderful biography I am now intrigued to know more about this complicated, talented, mentally strong and socially conscious woman. I was as impressed with the detailed research done to paint a fascinating mosaic as I was with the comfortable writing style of the author. I had a strong feeling that the author truly ...

The 21st Century Superhero: Essays on Gender, Genre and Globalization in Film
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The 21st Century Superhero

Superhero films are one of the most enduring genres of cinema, and their popularity is only increasing in the 21st century. These ten critical essays explore the phenomenon through the lenses of numerous academic disciplines, and cover topics such as the role of globalization in the formation of superhero narratives, the shifting nature of masculinity and femininity in the superhero world and the state of the genre today. Of particul...

Die wilde Seite der Fotografie 2.0: Neue Wege aus dem fotografischen Alltagstrott
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Die wilde Seite der Fotografie 2.0

Außergewöhnliche Projekte, andere fotografische Sichtweisen, spektakuläre Lichteffekte, kreative Bildbearbeitung, die 'Wilde Seite 2.0' ist mehr als nur eine neue 'Versionsnummer' des erfolgreichen ersten Bandes. Mit vielen neuen Beiträgen werden auch hier wieder die fotografischen Möglichkeiten, die der unkonventionelle Einsatz von High- und Lowtech in der Fotografie bietet, ausgelotet. Gewohnt gut erklärt, reich bebildert und wie i...

On Screen Rivals: Cinema and Television in the United States and Britain
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On Screen Rivals: Cinema and Television in the United States and Britain

On Screen Rivals explores the relationship between the film and television industries in Britain and America, charting the changes in the relationship between them and their relative status in the cultural field. Building on historical scholarship, the text offers a new paradigm for theorising the media, analysing the way in which media are structured within the milieu of 'cultural technologies'. A wide range of films about televisio...