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  • Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

    Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition
    av Bill Nichols

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253026859

    The third edition of Bill Nichols's best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. A new chapter, "I Want to Make a Documentary: Where Do I Start?" guides readers through the…

  • Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

    Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition
    av Bill Nichols

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253026347

    The third edition of Bill Nichols's best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. A new chapter, "I Want to Make a Documentary: Where Do I Start?" guides readers through the…

  • The Question of Gender

    The Question of Gender

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223241

    A generation after the publication of Joan W. Scott's influential essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," this volume explores the current uses of the term—and the ongoing influence of Scott's agenda-setting work in history…

  • Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater
    av Nina Penner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049964

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater is the first systematic exploration of how sung forms of drama tell stories. Through examples from opera's origins to contemporary musicals, Nina Penner examines the roles of character-narrators and how they…

  • Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater
    av Nina Penner

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049971

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater is the first systematic exploration of how sung forms of drama tell stories. Through examples from opera's origins to contemporary musicals, Nina Penner examines the roles of character-narrators and how they…

  • The Future of the Soviet Past

    The Future of the Soviet Past

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057594

    In post-Soviet Russia, there is a persistent trend to repress, control, or even co-opt national history. By reshaping memory to suit a politically convenient narrative, Russia has fashioned a good future out of a "bad past." While Putin's regime has…

  • The Future of the Soviet Past

    The Future of the Soviet Past

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057624

    In post-Soviet Russia, there is a persistent trend to repress, control, or even co-opt national history. By reshaping memory to suit a politically convenient narrative, Russia has fashioned a good future out of a "bad past." While Putin's regime has…

  • Flowering Earth

    Flowering Earth
    av Donald Culross Peattie

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206626

    "Even a diehard urbanite would likely be seduced by this extraordinary chronicle of the plant kingdom . . . " —Publishers Weekly" . . . much more than the fascinating story of plant life . . . It is also a book about the resilience of life its…

  • Singing, Acting, and Movement in Opera

    Singing, Acting, and Movement in Opera
    av Mark Ross Clark

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253215321

    ". . . a remarkable collection of observations and reflections on past experiences by many excellent artists and teachers that will doubtless help . . . those interested in creating 'opera magic.'" —Tito CapobiancoSinging, Acting, and Movement…

  • How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa

    How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa
    av Olufemi Taiwo

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221308

    Why hasn't Africa been able to respond to the challenges of modernity and globalization? Going against the conventional wisdom that colonialism brought modernity to Africa, Olúfémi Táíwò claims that Africa was already becoming modern and that coloni…

  • Quick Hits for Teaching with Digital Humanities

    Quick Hits for Teaching with Digital Humanities

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253050212

    Quick Hits for Teaching with Digital Humanities: Successful Strategies from Award-Winning Teachers is an edited collection of 24 articles that aims to introduce faculty, administrators, and staff to ways in which digital techniques from the arts, hu…

  • Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space

    Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012302

    In this cross-cultural history of narrative cinema and media from the 1910s to the 1930s, leading and emergent scholars explore the transnational crossings and exchanges that occurred in early cinema between the two world wars. Drawing on film archi…

  • Wagner and Cinema

    Wagner and Cinema

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221636

    The work of Richard Wagner is a continuing source of artistic inspiration and ideological controversy in literature, philosophy, and music, as well as cinema. In Wagner and Cinema, a diverse group of established and emerging scholars examines Wagner…

  • Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia

    Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia
    av Olga Semyonova Tian-Shanskaia

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207845

    " . . . a marvelous source for the social history of Russian peasant society in the years before the revolution. . . . The translation is superb." —Steven Hoch" . . . one of the best ethnographic portraits that we have of the Russian village.…

  • Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

    Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition
    av Fatima Mernissi
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204233

    Required reading... " -Elizabeth Fernea, The University of Texas at AustinIf a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, ho…

  • Of Gods and Men

    Of Gods and Men
    av Algirdas J. Greimas

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253326522

    With this volume, Greimas gives voice to the cultural memory of his people. He is both storyteller and explicator, deciphering the symbolic world of Lithuanian mythology.This first English translation of Apie Dievus ir zmones is a brilliant converge…

  • The Resisting Reader

    The Resisting Reader
    av Judith Fetterley

    Pocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253202475

    "Fetterley's questions are often so crucial, her observations repeatedly so acute, that they force us to ask how we avoided them in the past." —Women's Studies International Quarterly" . . . thoughtful, informed, and well written." —Choi…

  • Bodily Natures

    Bodily Natures
    av Stacy Alaimo

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222404

    How do we understand the agency and significance of material forces and their interface with human bodies? What does it mean to be human in these times, with bodies that are inextricably interconnected with our physical world? Bodily Natures conside…

  • Music of Azerbaijan

    Music of Azerbaijan
    av Aida Huseynova

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253019455

    This book traces the development of Azerbaijani art music from its origins in the Eastern, modal, improvisational tradition known as mugham through its fusion with Western classical, jazz, and world art music. Aida Huseynova places the fascinating a…

  • Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico

    Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles from the Mesozoic of Mexico

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253011831

    This overview of dinosaur discoveries in Mexico synthesizes current information about the geography and environment of the region during the Mesozoic when it was the western margin of the ancient continent of Pangea. The book summarizes research on…

  • Feminist, Queer, Crip

    Feminist, Queer, Crip
    av Alison Kafer

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009340

    In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,…

  • Feminist, Queer, Crip

    Feminist, Queer, Crip
    av Alison Kafer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009227

    In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,…

  • Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary

    Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253058843

    This second edition of the award-winning Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary offers even more entries for anyone working with Yiddish on a personal or professional level.Based on the work of the late Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter, a noted linguist and…

  • Jews in Arab Countries

    Jews in Arab Countries
    av Georges Bensoussan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038579

    In this new history, French author Georges Bensoussan retells the story of what life was like for Jews in the Arab world since 1850. During the early years of this time, it was widely believed that Jewish life in Arab lands was peaceful. Jews were p…

  • Sexual Development in Childhood

    Sexual Development in Childhood

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253342430

    Approached with either "indifference" or "panic" in our culture, discussion of childhood sexuality remains submerged within political and moral debates that have historically impeded its understanding. In contrast, Sexual Development in Childhood br…

  • A History of Habsburg Jews, 1670?1918

    A History of Habsburg Jews, 1670?1918
    av Jr., William O. McCagg

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206497

    "William McCagg has done a great service for scholarship—and for Habsburg scholarship in particular—through his book. Scholars are in his debt." —History of European Ideas" . . . strongly recommended to those interested in either J…

  • The European Folktale

    The European Folktale
    av Max Luthi

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203939

    "Niles' excellent translation should bring Lüthi's sensitive and articulate study the recognition it deserves among English readers." —Library JournalLüthi demonstrates how the folktale, by its very distance from reality, can play upon the mos…

  • Medieval Instrumental Dances

    Medieval Instrumental Dances
    av Timothy J. McGee

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253333537

    In Europe the tradition of secular dance has continued unbroken until the present. In the late Middle Ages it was an important and frequent event—for the nobility a gracious way to entertain guests, for the peasantry a welcome relaxation from…

  • Women and Music

    Women and Music

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214225

    This updated, expanded, and reorganized edition of Women and Music features even more women composers, performers, and patrons, even more musical contexts, and an expanded view of women in music outside Europe and North America. A popular university…

  • Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary

    Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009838

    Including over 37,000 entries compiled by a team of expert Yiddish linguists, Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary surpasses all its predecessors in the number of words and rich selection of idioms, examples of usage, and coverage of stylistic l…

  • Emmanuel Levinas

    Emmanuel Levinas

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210791

    Emmanuel Levinas (1906–1996) has exerted a profound influence on 20th-century continental philosophy. This anthology, including Levinas's key philosophical texts over a period of more than forty years, provides an ideal introduction to his tho…

  • Handbook of Semiotics

    Handbook of Semiotics
    av Winfried Noth

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253209597

    "This is the most systematic discussion of semiotics yet published." —Choice"A bravura performance." —Thomas Sebeok"Nöth's handbook is an outstanding encyclopedia that provides first-rate information on many facets of sign-related studie…

  • Bach's Cello Suites, Volumes 1 and 2

    Bach's Cello Suites, Volumes 1 and 2
    av Allen Winold

    Övrigt - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218964

    J. S. Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello are among the most cherished and frequently played works in the entire literature of music, and yet they have never been the subject of a full-length music analytical study. The musical examples herein inc…

  • The Complete Dinosaur

    The Complete Dinosaur

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253357014

    Praise for the first edition:"A gift to serious dinosaur enthusiasts" —Science "The amount of information in [these] pages is amazing. This book should be on the shelves of dinosaur freaks as well as those who need to know more about the paleo…

  • Material Feminisms

    Material Feminisms

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219466

    Harnessing the energy of provocative theories generated by recent understandings of the human body, the natural world, and the material world, Material Feminisms presents an entirely new way for feminists to conceive of the question of materiality.…

  • Signs of Meaning in the Universe

    Signs of Meaning in the Universe
    av Jesper Hoffmeyer

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253332332

    From reviews for the bestselling Danish edition:" . . . dashing and idiomatic language that is a pleasure to read." —Berlingske Tidende" . . . an appetizer and eye opener . . . Hoffmeyer is a modernistic pioneer in the wide open spaces of the…

  • The Imaginary Signifier: Psychoanalysis and the Cinema

    The Imaginary Signifier: Psychoanalysis and the Cinema
    av Christian Metz

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203809

    "...less about film than about the psychology of the viewing experience." -American Film Employing Freudian psychoanalysis, Christian Metz explores the nature of cinematic spectatorship and looks at the operations of meaning in the film text.

  • Geographies of the Holocaust

    Geographies of the Holocaust

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012111

    This book explores the geographies of the Holocaust at every scale of human experience, from the European continent to the experiences of individual human bodies. Built on six innovative case studies, it brings together historians and geographers to…

  • Woman, Native, Other

    Woman, Native, Other
    av Trinh T. Minh-Ha

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205032

    " . . . methodologically innovative . . . precise and perceptive and conscious . . . " —Text and Performance Quarterly"Woman, Native, Other is located at the juncture of a number of different fields and disciplines, and it genuinely succeeds i…

  • Fritz Bauer

    Fritz Bauer
    av Ronen Steinke

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046864

    German Jewish judge and prosecutor Fritz Bauer (1903–1968) played a key role in the arrest of Adolf Eichmann and the initiation of the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials. Author Ronen Steinke tells this remarkable story while sensitively exploring the…

  • Jokes and Targets

    Jokes and Targets
    av Christie Davies

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223029

    Jokes and Targets takes up an appealing and entertaining topic—the social and historical origins of jokes about familiar targets such as rustics, Jewish spouses, used car salesmen, and dumb blondes. Christie Davies explains why political jokes…

  • Jokes and Targets

    Jokes and Targets
    av Christie Davies

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356192

    Jokes and Targets takes up an appealing and entertaining topic—the social and historical origins of jokes about familiar targets such as rustics, Jewish spouses, used car salesmen, and dumb blondes. Christie Davies explains why political jokes…

  • The Other Heading

    The Other Heading
    av Jacques Derrida

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253316936

    Prompted by the unification of Europe in 1992 and by recent events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, Jacques Derrida begins this compelling essay on contemporary world politics with the issue of European identity. What, he asks, is Europe? How…

  • Anti-Jewish Violence

    Anti-Jewish Violence

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253355201

    Although overshadowed in historical memory by the Holocaust, the anti-Jewish pogroms of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were at the time unrivaled episodes of ethnic violence. Incorporating newly available primary sources, this collection of…

  • Hypersexuality and Headscarves

    Hypersexuality and Headscarves
    av Damani J. Partridge

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223692

    In this compelling study, Damani J. Partridge explores citizenship and exclusion in Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall. That event seemed to usher in a new era of universal freedom, but post-reunification transformations of German society hav…

  • Hypersexuality and Headscarves

    Hypersexuality and Headscarves
    av Damani J. Partridge

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253357083

    In this compelling study, Damani J. Partridge explores citizenship and exclusion in Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall. That event seemed to usher in a new era of universal freedom, but post-reunification transformations of German society hav…

  • A Century of Eugenics in America

    A Century of Eugenics in America

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222695

    In 1907, Indiana passed the world's first involuntary sterilization law based on the theory of eugenics. In time, more than 30 states and a dozen foreign countries followed suit. Although the Indiana statute was later declared unconstitutional, othe…

  • Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin

    Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin
    av Marc Caplan

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253052001

    In Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin, Marc Caplan explores the reciprocal encounter between Eastern European Jews and German culture in the days following World War I. By concentrating primarily on a small group of avant-garde Yiddish writers—D…

  • Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin

    Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin
    av Marc Caplan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253051981

    In Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin, Marc Caplan explores the reciprocal encounter between Eastern European Jews and German culture in the days following World War I. By concentrating primarily on a small group of avant-garde Yiddish writers—D…

  • Volatile Bodies

    Volatile Bodies
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208620

    "The location of the author's investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new. . . . I believe this work will be a landmark in future feminist thinking." —…

  • Uninvited

    Uninvited
    av Patricia White

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213457

    "White writes with considerable flair, and her arguments are always interesting . . ." —Choice"Uncovering a massive trove of what she calls 'lesbian representability'—images of lesbian desire, love and life—in mainstream movies, Wh…

  • Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian

    Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian
    av Michael Witt

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253007285

    Originally released as a videographic experiment in film history, Jean-Luc Godard's Histoire(s) du cinéma has pioneered how we think about and narrate cinema history, and in how history is taught through cinema. In this stunningly illustrated volume…

  • Becoming Clara Schumann

    Becoming Clara Schumann
    av Alexander Stefaniak

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253058287

    Well before she married Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann was already an internationally renowned pianist, and she concertized extensively for several decades after her husband's death. Despite being tied professionally to Robert, Clara forged her own…

  • Becoming Clara Schumann

    Becoming Clara Schumann
    av Alexander Stefaniak

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253058294

    Well before she married Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann was already an internationally renowned pianist, and she concertized extensively for several decades after her husband's death. Despite being tied professionally to Robert, Clara forged her own…

  • A Theory of Semiotics

    A Theory of Semiotics
    av Umberto Eco

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253202178

    " . . . the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris." —Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism" . . . draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers…

  • Peirce, Semeiotic and Pragmatism

    Peirce, Semeiotic and Pragmatism

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253343178

    "This volume is a scholarly collection of massive biographical detail, much of which is being revealed for the first time." —IsisA selection of Fisch's most important articles on these topics is presented here in a convenient format, including…

  • The Age of Battles

    The Age of Battles
    av Russell F. Weigley

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217073

    "One of the most interesting, important, and ambitious books about the conduct, and perhaps the ultimate futility, of war." —Gunther E. Rothenberg"[A] highly scholarly and wonderfully absorbing study." —John Bayley, The London Review of…

  • Race in American Science Fiction

    Race in American Science Fiction
    av Isiah Lavender

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222596

    Noting that science fiction is characterized by an investment in the proliferation of racial difference, Isiah Lavender III argues that racial alterity is fundamental to the genre's narrative strategy. Race in American Science Fiction offers a syste…