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Benshoff, Harry M. - A Companion to the Horror Film, ebook

A Companion to the Horror Film

Benshoff, Harry M.

51,70€

Contributors include many of the finest academics working in the field, as well as exciting younger scholars Varied and comprehensive coverage, from the history of horror to broader issues of censorship, gender, and sexuality Covers both English-language and non-English

Zhang, Yingjin - A Companion to Chinese Cinema, ebook

A Companion to Chinese Cinema

Zhang, Yingjin

155,85€

Represents the most comprehensive coverage of Chinese cinema to dateApplies a multidisciplinary approach that maps the expanding field of Chinese cinema in bold and definitive waysDraws attention to previously neglected areas such as diasporic filmmaking, independent documentary, film

Forshaw, Barry - British Crime Film, ebook

British Crime Film

Forshaw, Barry

24,55€

Table of contents
1. A Social History of the Crime Film
Barry Forshaw
2. The Age of Austerity: Post-War Crime Films
Barry Forshaw
3. Class and Crime: Social Divisions
Barry Forshaw
4. Between Left and Right: Politics and Individuals
Barry Forshaw
5. Heritage Britain
Barry Forshaw
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Field, Amanda J - Evading the Issue, ebook

Evading the Issue

Field, Amanda J

2,20€

Tino Balio, in his book The American Film Industry, said that the Production Code meant that American films could not deal with political or social issues ‘in an honest and truthful fashion’. This incisive essay tests out the legitimacy of Balio’s

Hughes, Geoffrey - Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture, ebook

Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture

Hughes, Geoffrey

79,20€

A unique and intriguing journey through the trajectory of political correctness and its impact on public life, focusing on the historical, semantic, and cultural aspects of what PC means Explores the origins, progress, content and style of political correctness, discussing and analyzing around one hundred

Dimitrova, Diana - Religion in Literature and Film in South Asia, ebook

Religion in Literature and Film in South Asia

Dimitrova, Diana

110,35€

Table of contents
1. On Myth and Mythologizing: An Introduction
Diana Dimitrova
Part I. Religion, Myth, and Gender
2. Seeking God: Narratives of the Spiritual in Amrita Bharati’s Work and Hindi Poetry
Lucy Rosenstein
3. Who Is Afraid of MlräbäT? Gulzar’s Antidote for Miras Poison
Heidi Pauwels
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Hughes, Geoffrey - Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture, ebook

Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture

Hughes, Geoffrey

26,40€

A unique and intriguing journey through the trajectory of political correctness and its impact on public life, focusing on the historical, semantic, and cultural aspects of what PC meansExplores the origins, progress, content and style of political correctness, discussing and analyzing around one hundred

Mintz, Steven - Hollywood's America: Understanding History Through Film, ebook

Hollywood's America: Understanding History Through Film

Mintz, Steven

39,95€

Fully revised, updated, and extended, the fifth edition of Hollywood’s America provides an important compilation of interpretive essays and primary documents that allows students to read films as cultural artifacts within the contexts of actual past events. A new edition of this classic

Biltereyst, Daniel - Silencing Cinema, ebook

Silencing Cinema

Biltereyst, Daniel

33,10€

Censorship, Regulation, and Hegemony
2. All the Power of the Law: Governmental Film Censorship in the United States
Laura Wittern-Keller
3. “American morality is not to be trifled