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  • Pemberton

    Pemberton
    av Michael B. Ballard

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578062263

    New in paperback, the first biography of the Confederate general branded as incompetent for surrendering the South's strategic river post to Grant It was the sad fate of General John C. Pemberton (1814-1881), a northerner serving in the Confederate…

  • Beyond the Blockbusters

    Beyond the Blockbusters

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496827142

    Contributions by Megan Brown, Jill Coste, Sara K. Day, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Amber Gray, Roxanne Harde, Tom Jesse, Heidi Jones, Kaylee Jangula Mootz, Leah Phillips, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, S. R. Toliver, Jason Vanfosson, Sar…

  • Beyond the Blockbusters

    Beyond the Blockbusters

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496827135

    Contributions by Megan Brown, Jill Coste, Sara K. Day, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Amber Gray, Roxanne Harde, Tom Jesse, Heidi Jones, Kaylee Jangula Mootz, Leah Phillips, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, S. R. Toliver, Jason Vanfosson, Sar…

  • General Stephen D. Lee

    General Stephen D. Lee
    av Herman Hattaway

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878053766

    This biographical portrait by a well known Civil War historian brings much deserved attention to an exceptional Confederate military figure who became one of the New South's most progressive leaders. Herman Hattaway's clear, swift narrative depicts…

  • Comics and Narration

    Comics and Narration
    av Thierry Groensteen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496802569

    This book is the follow-up to Thierry Groensteen's groundbreaking The System of Comics, in which the leading French-language comics theorist set out to investigate how the medium functions, introducing the principle of iconic solidarity, and showing…

  • Comics and Narration

    Comics and Narration
    av Thierry Groensteen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037702

    This book is the follow-up to Thierry Groensteen's groundbreaking The System of Comics, in which the leading French-language comics theorist set out to investigate how the medium functions, introducing the principle of iconic solidarity, and showing…

  • Boys Love Manga and Beyond

    Boys Love Manga and Beyond

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807762

    Boys Love Manga and Beyond looks at a range of literary, artistic and other cultural products that celebrate the beauty of adolescent boys and young men. In Japan, depiction of the ""beautiful boy"" has long been a romantic and sexualized trope for…

  • Boys Love Manga and Beyond

    Boys Love Manga and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461190

    Boys Love Manga and Beyond looks at a range of literary, artistic and other cultural products that celebrate the beauty of adolescent boys and young men. In Japan, depiction of the ""beautiful boy"" has long been a romantic and sexualized trope for…

  • The Brothers Mankiewicz

    The Brothers Mankiewicz
    av Sydney Ladensohn Stern

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032677

    Herman J. (1897-1953) and Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909-1993) wrote, produced, and directed over 150 pictures. With Orson Welles, Herman wrote the screenplay for Citizen Kane and shared the picture's only Academy Award. Joe earned the second pair of hi…

  • The System of Comics

    The System of Comics
    av Thierry Groensteen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732597

    This edition of Thierry Groensteen's The System of Comics makes available in English a groundbreaking work on comics by one of the medium's foremost scholars. In this book, originally published in France in 1999, Groensteen explains clearly the subt…

  • Reading Lessons in Seeing

    Reading Lessons in Seeing
    av Michael A. Chaney

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818508

    Literary scholar Michael A. Chaney examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. His arguments result in an innovative analysis of the various knowledges that comics produce and the…

  • Reading Lessons in Seeing

    Reading Lessons in Seeing
    av Michael A. Chaney

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496810250

    Literary scholar Michael A. Chaney examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. His arguments result in an innovative analysis of the various knowledges that comics produce and the…

  • I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone

    I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone
    av Jim Dickinson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496810540

    I'm Just Dead, I'm Not Gone chronicles Jim Dickinson's extraordinary life in the Memphis music scene of the fifties and sixties and how he went on to play with and produce a rich array of artists, including Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Ry Co…

  • Frank Capra

    Frank Capra
    av Joseph McBride

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604738384

    Moviegoers often assume Frank Capra's life resembled his beloved films (such as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and It's a Wonderful Life). A man of the people faces tremendous odds and, by doing the right thing, triumphs! But as Joseph McBride reveals…

  • Conversations with Don DeLillo

    Conversations with Don DeLillo

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578067046

    In a collection of profiles and conversations from 1982 to 2001, renowned novelist Don DeLillo, the author of White Noise and Libra, shares his thoughts on the distinction between historical fact and the creative imagination, his work habits, our me…

  • Conversations with Don DeLillo

    Conversations with Don DeLillo

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578067039

    In novel after award-winning novel, Don DeLillo (b. 1936) exhibits his deep distrust of language and the way it can conceal as much as it reveals. Not surprisingly, DeLillo treats interviews with the same care and caution. For years, he shunned them…

  • Hollywood Hates Hitler!

    Hollywood Hates Hitler!
    av Chris Yogerst

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829764

    In September 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for warmongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the immigrant moguls in Hollywood were acutely aware of t…

  • Hollywood Hates Hitler!

    Hollywood Hates Hitler!
    av Chris Yogerst

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829757

    In September 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for warmongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the immigrant moguls in Hollywood were acutely aware of t…

  • The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

    The Last Days of Sylvia Plath
    av Carl Rollyson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496821225

    In her last days, Sylvia Plath struggled to break out from the control of the towering figure of her husband Ted Hughes. In the antique mythology of his retinue, she had become the gorgon threatening to bring down the House of Hughes. Drawing on rec…

  • The Comic Book Film Adaptation

    The Comic Book Film Adaptation
    av Liam Burke

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628462036

    In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed into Hollywood's leading genre. From superheroes…

  • Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813077

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara reveals an artist and activist whose work deftly negotiates boundaries of feminism, nationalism, and film. The intimacy of these collaborations or conversations between Bambara (1939-1995) and her interviewers pr…

  • Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734324

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara reveals an artist and activist whose work deftly negotiates boundaries of feminism, nationalism, and film. The intimacy of these collaborations or conversations between Bambara (1939-1995) and her interviewers pr…

  • Brother to a Dragonfly

    Brother to a Dragonfly
    av Will D. Campbell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816306

    In Brother to a Dragonfly, Will D. Campbell writes about his life growing up poor in Amite County, Mississippi, during the 1930s alongside his older brother, Joe. Though they grew up in a close-knit family and cared for each other, the two went on…

  • Charley Patton

    Charley Patton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818560

    Contributions by Luther Allison, John Broven, Daniel Droixhe, David Evans, William Ferris, Jim O'Neal, Mike Rowe, Robert Sacre, Arnold Shaw, and Dick Shurman Fifty years after Charley Patton's death in 1934, a team of blues experts gathered five th…

  • Charley Patton

    Charley Patton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816139

    Contributions by Luther Allison, John Broven, Daniel Droixhe, David Evans, William Ferris, Jim O'Neal, Mike Rowe, Robert Sacre, Arnold Shaw, and Dick Shurman Fifty years after Charley Patton's death in 1934, a team of blues experts gathered five th…

  • The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

    The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson
    av Steven Loza

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496817389

    Jazz great Gerald Wilson (1918-2014), born in Shelby, Mississippi, left a global legacy of paramount significance through his progressive musical ideas and his orchestra's consistent influence on international jazz. Aided greatly by interviews that…

  • The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

    The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson
    av Steven Loza

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816023

    Jazz great Gerald Wilson (1918-2014), born in Shelby, Mississippi, left a global legacy of paramount significance through his progressive musical ideas and his orchestra's consistent influence on international jazz. Aided greatly by interviews that…

  • Soul of the Man

    Soul of the Man
    av Charles Farley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828149

    Bobby "Blue" Bland's silky-smooth vocal style and captivating live performances helped propel the blues out of Delta juke joints and into urban clubs and upscale theaters. Soul of the Man: Bobby "Blue" Bland relates how Bland, along with longtime fr…

  • Faulkner and Print Culture

    Faulkner and Print Culture

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496812308

    William Faulkner's first ventures into print culture began far from the world of highbrow New York publishing houses such as Boni & Liveright or Random House and little magazines such as the Double-Dealer. With that diverse publishing history in min…

  • Faulkner and Print Culture

    Faulkner and Print Culture

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825704

    With contributions by Greg Barnhisel, John N. Duvall, Kristin Fujie, Sarah E. Gardner, Jaime Harker, Kristi Rowan Humphreys, Robert Jackson, Mary A. Knighton, Jennifer Nolan, Carl Rollyson, Tim A. Ryan, Jay Satterfield, Erin A. Smith, Jay Watson, an…

  • Beyond Bombshells

    Beyond Bombshells
    av Jeffrey A. Brown

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814661

    Beyond Bombshells analyzes the cultural importance of strong women in a variety of current media forms. Action heroines are now more popular in movies, comic books, television, and literature than they have ever been. Their spectacular presence repr…

  • Beyond Bombshells

    Beyond Bombshells
    av Jeffrey A. Brown

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496803191

    Beyond Bombshells analyzes the cultural importance of strong women in a variety of current media forms. Action heroines are now more popular in movies, comic books, television, and literature than they have ever been. Their spectacular presence repr…

  • Listen to This

    Listen to This
    av Victor Svorinich

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807823

    Listen to This stands out as the first book exclusively dedicated to Davis's watershed 1969 album, Bitches Brew. Victor Svorinich traces its incarnations and inspirations for ten-plus years before its release. The album arrived as the jazz scene wan…

  • Listen to This

    Listen to This
    av Victor Svorinich

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461947

    Listen to This stands out as the first book exclusively dedicated to Davis's watershed 1969 album, Bitches Brew. Victor Svorinich traces its incarnations and inspirations for ten-plus years before its release. The album arrived as the jazz scene wan…

  • Memphis Boys

    Memphis Boys
    av Roben Jones

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617031991

    Memphis Boys chronicles the story of the rhythm section at Chips Moman's American Studios from 1964, when the group began working together, until 1972, when Moman shut down the studio and moved the entire operation to Atlanta. Utilizing extensive in…

  • Memphis Boys

    Memphis Boys
    av Roben Jones

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734010

    Memphis Boys chronicles the story of the rhythm section at Chips Moman's American Studios from 1964, when the group began working together, until 1972, when Moman shut down the studio and moved the entire operation to Atlanta. Utilizing extensive in…

  • Fritz Lang

    Fritz Lang

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578065776

    The films of Fritz Lang depict an entrapping, claustrophobic world in which people are controlled by larger forces. His overriding theme is the struggle against fate and against the traits of human nature that doom us. His life and work spanned six…

  • Comics and Adaptation

    Comics and Adaptation

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828187

    Contributions by Jan Baetens, Alain Boillat, Philippe Bourdier, Laura Cecilia Caraballo, Thomas Faye, Pierre Floquet, Jean-Paul Gabilliet, Christophe Gelly, Nicolas Labarre, Benoit Mitaine, David Roche, Isabelle Schmitt-Pitiot, Dick Tomasovic, and S…

  • Children's Books on the Big Screen

    Children's Books on the Big Screen
    av Meghann Meeusen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828651

    In Children's Books on the Big Screen, author Meghann Meeusen goes beyond the traditional adaptation approach of comparing and contrasting the similarities of film and book versions of a text. By tracing a pattern across films for young viewers, Mee…

  • Children's Books on the Big Screen

    Children's Books on the Big Screen
    av Meghann Meeusen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828644

    In Children's Books on the Big Screen, author Meghann Meeusen goes beyond the traditional adaptation approach of comparing and contrasting the similarities of film and book versions of a text. By tracing a pattern across films for young viewers, Mee…

  • Reading in the Dark

    Reading in the Dark

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814890

    Contributions by Rebecca A. Brown, Justine Gieni, Holly Harper, Emily L. Hiltz, A. Robin Hoffman, Kirsten Kowalewski, Peter C. Kunze, Jorie Lagerwey, Nick Levey, Jessica R. McCort, and Janani Subramanian Dark novels, shows, and films targeted toward…

  • Reading in the Dark

    Reading in the Dark

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496806444

    Dark novels, shows, and films targeted toward children and young adults are proliferating wildly. It is even more crucial now to understand the methods by which such texts have traditionally operated and how those methods have been challenged, aband…

  • Nichols and May

    Nichols and May

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831040

    In the late 1950s, Mike Nichols (1931-2014) and Elaine May (b. 1932) soared to superstar status as a sketch comedy duo in live shows and television. After their 1962 breakup, both went on to long and distinguished careers in other areas of show busi…

  • Nichols and May

    Nichols and May

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828330

    In the late 1950s, Mike Nichols (1931-2014) and Elaine May (b. 1932) soared to superstar status as a sketch comedy duo in live shows and television. After their 1962 breakup, both went on to long and distinguished careers in other areas of show busi…

  • Jose Ferrer

    Jose Ferrer
    av Mike Peros

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816627

    Jose Ferrer (1912-1992) became the first Puerto Rican actor to win the Best Actor Academy Award for the 1950 film version of Cyrano de Bergerac.His portrayal of the lovelorn poet/swordsman had already won him the Tony in 1947, and he would be identi…

  • Adrian Rollini

    Adrian Rollini
    av Ate van Delden

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825155

    Adrian Rollini (1903-1956), an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. He even introduced some, such as the harmonica-like cuesnophone, called Goofus, never before wielded…

  • Adrian Rollini

    Adrian Rollini
    av Ate van Delden

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825162

    Adrian Rollini (1903-1956), an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, played the bass saxophone, piano, vibraphone, and an array of other instruments. He even introduced some, such as the harmonica-like cuesnophone, called Goofus, never before wielded…

  • A Comics Studies Reader

    A Comics Studies Reader

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604731095

    A Comics Studies Reader offers the best of the new comics scholarship in nearly thirty essays on a wide variety of such comics forms as gag cartoons, editorial cartoons, comic strips, comic books, manga, and graphic novels. The anthology covers the…

  • A Comics Studies Reader

    A Comics Studies Reader

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604731088

    A Comics Studies Reader offers the best of the new comics scholarship in nearly thirty essays on a wide variety of such comics forms as gag cartoons, editorial cartoons, comic strips, comic books, manga, and graphic novels. The anthology covers the…

  • Sanctuaries of Segregation

    Sanctuaries of Segregation
    av Carter Dalton Lyon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816962

    Sanctuaries of Segregation provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Jackson, Mississippi, church visit campaign of 1963-1964 and the efforts by segregationists to protect one of their last refuges. For ten months, integrated groups of minist…

  • Sanctuaries of Segregation

    Sanctuaries of Segregation
    av Carter Dalton Lyon

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496810748

    Sanctuaries of Segregation provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Jackson, Mississippi, church visit campaign of 1963-1964 andthe efforts by segregationists to protect one of their last refuges. For ten months, integrated groups of ministe…

  • Conversations with Edna O'Brien

    Conversations with Edna O'Brien

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496820150

    Who's afraid of Edna O'Brien? asks an early interviewer in Conversations with Edna O'Brien. With over fifty years of published novels, biographies, plays, telecasts, short stories, and more, it is hard not to be intimidated by her. An acclaimed and…

  • Conversations with Edna O'Brien

    Conversations with Edna O'Brien

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038723

    Who's Afraid of Edna O'Brien?"" asks an early interviewer in Conversations with Edna O'Brien. With over fifty years of published novels, biographies, plays, telecasts, short stories, and more, it is hard not to be intimidated by her. An acclaimed an…

  • Francis Ford Coppola

    Francis Ford Coppola

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578066667

    Of all the American filmmakers who emerged from the 1970s, Francis Ford Coppola (b. 1939) may be the one most passionately revered by both critics and mainstream audiences. The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II are landmark epics whose shots and…

  • Francis Ford Coppola

    Francis Ford Coppola

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578066650

    Of all the American filmmakers who emerged from the 1970s, Francis Ford Coppola (b. 1939) may be the one most passionately revered by both critics and mainstream audiences. The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II are landmark epics whose shots and…

  • Agnes Varda

    Agnes Varda

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496802491

    Over nearly sixty years, Agnes Varda (b. 1928) has given interviews that are revealing not only of her work, but of her remarkably ambiguous status. She has been called the ""Mother of the New Wave"" but suffered for many years for never having been…

  • Agnes Varda

    Agnes Varda

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617039201

    Over nearly sixty years, Agnes Varda (b. 1928) has given interviews that are revealing not only of her work, but of her remarkably ambiguous status. She has been called the ""Mother of the New Wave"" but suffered for many years for never having been…

  • Japanese Animation

    Japanese Animation

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461794

    Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives makes available for the first time to English readership a selection of viewpoints from media practitioners, designers, educators, and scholars working in the East Asian Pacific. This collection not only e…

  • Japanese Animation

    Japanese Animation

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038099

    Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives makes available for the first time to English readership a selection of viewpoints from media practitioners, designers, educators, and scholars working in the East Asian Pacific. This collection not only e…

  • Comic Art in Museums

    Comic Art in Museums

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828118

    Contributions by Kenneth Baker, Jaqueline Berndt, Albert Boime, John Carlin, Benoit Crucifix, David Deitcher, Michael Dooley, Damian Duffy, M. C. Gaines, Paul Gravett, Diana Green, Karen Green, Doug Harvey, Charles Hatfield, M. Thomas Inge, Leslie J…

  • Comic Art in Museums

    Comic Art in Museums

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828071

    Contributions by Kenneth Baker, Jaqueline Berndt, Albert Boime, John Carlin, Benoit Crucifix, David Deitcher, Michael Dooley, Damian Duffy, M. C. Gaines, Paul Gravett, Diana Green, Karen Green, Doug Harvey, Charles Hatfield, M. Thomas Inge, Leslie J…

  • Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829269

    Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is undoubtedly one of the most widely acclaimed African writers of the twenty-first century. Best known for her insightful fiction, viral TED talks, and essays on feminism, she is also a notoriously…

  • Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829276

    Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is undoubtedly one of the most widely acclaimed African writers of the twenty-first century. Best known for her insightful fiction, viral TED talks, and essays on feminism, she is also a notoriously…

  • Jonas Mekas

    Jonas Mekas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829221

    A refugee from post-World War II Europe who emigrated to the US in 1949, Jonas Mekas (1922-2019) became one of America's foremost champions of independent cinema and one of its most innovative filmmakers. An admired poet in his native Lithuania, Mek…

  • Jonas Mekas

    Jonas Mekas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829214

    A refugee from post-World War II Europe who emigrated to the US in 1949, Jonas Mekas (1922-2019) became one of America's foremost champions of independent cinema and one of its most innovative filmmakers. An admired poet in his native Lithuania, Mek…

  • Table Lands

    Table Lands
    av Scott T. Pollard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828347

    Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines - from sociology to literary studies - have studied food and its function as a complex soci…

  • Table Lands

    Table Lands
    av Scott T. Pollard

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828354

    Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines - from sociology to literary studies - have studied food and its function as a complex soci…

  • Roman Polanski

    Roman Polanski

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578068005

    Roman Polanski (b. 1933) arrived on the international scene in 1962 with his first feature film, Knife in the Water, and his face would be on the cover of Time magazine by the end of that year. His vibrant, disturbing, and often violent films--inclu…

  • A Charlie Brown Religion

    A Charlie Brown Religion
    av Stephen J. Lind

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496804686

    Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip franchise, the most successful of all time, forever changed the industry. For more than half a century, the endearing, witty insights brought to life by Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Lucy have caused newsp…

  • A Charlie Brown Religion

    A Charlie Brown Religion
    av Stephen J. Lind

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814678

    Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts comic strip franchise, the most successful of all time, forever changed the industry. For more than half a century, the endearing, witty insights brought to life by Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Lucy have caused newsp…

  • Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones
    av Clarence Bernard Henry

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814883

    Quincy Jones (b. 1933) is one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, bandleaders, producers, and humanitarians in American music history and the recording and film industries. Among pop music fans he is perhaps most famous for producing Michael…

  • War Noir

    War Noir
    av Sarah Trott

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496808646

    The conflation of the hard-boiled style and war experience has influenced many contemporary crime writers, particularly in the traumatic aftermath of the Vietnam War. Yet, earlier writers in the genre, such as Raymond Chandler, remain overlooked whe…

  • The Practice of Folklore

    The Practice of Folklore
    av Simon J. Bronner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496822635

    Despite predictions that commercial mass culture would displace customs of the past, traditions firmly abound, often characterized as folklore. In The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition, author Simon J. Bronner works with theo…

  • The Practice of Folklore

    The Practice of Folklore
    av Simon J. Bronner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496822628

    Despite predictions that commercial mass culture would displace customs of the past, traditions firmly abound, often characterized as folklore. In The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition, author Simon J. Bronner works with theo…

  • The Last Seat in the House

    The Last Seat in the House
    av John Kane

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496826817

    Known as the "Father of Festival Sound," Bill Hanley (b. 1937) made his indelible mark as a sound engineer at the 1969 WoodStock Music and Arts Fair. Hanley is credited with creating the sound of WoodStock, which literally made the massive festival…

  • The Last Seat in the House

    The Last Seat in the House
    av John Kane

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496826800

    Known as the "Father of Festival Sound," Bill Hanley (b. 1937) made his indelible mark as a sound engineer at the 1969 WoodStock Music and Arts Fair. Hanley is credited with creating the sound of WoodStock, which literally made the massive festival…

  • Ladies of Soul

    Ladies of Soul
    av David Freeland

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063314

    American soul music of the 1960s is one of the most creative and influential musical forms of the twentieth century. With its merging of gospel, R&B, country, and blues, soul music succeeded in crossing over from African American culture into the ge…

  • Michael Haneke

    Michael Haneke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828408

    Spanning five decades and twenty-four films, director Michael Haneke's career is one of the most significant in the history of European art cinema. However, critical reception has long lagged behind his output. By the time Haneke (b. 1942) emerged i…

  • Michael Haneke

    Michael Haneke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496808691

    Spanning five decades and twenty-four films, director Michael Haneke's career is one of the most significant in the history of European art cinema. However, critical reception has long lagged behind his output. By the time Haneke (b. 1942) emerged i…

  • Paul Verhoeven

    Paul Verhoeven

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818287

    After a robust career in the Netherlands as the country's most successful director, Paul Verhoeven (b. 1938) built an impressive career in the United States with such controversial blockbusters as RoboCop, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Starship Troo…

  • Paul Verhoeven

    Paul Verhoeven

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496810151

    After a robust career in the Netherlands as the country's most successful director, Paul Verhoeven (b. 1938) built an impressive career in the United States with such controversial blockbusters as RoboCop, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Starship Troo…

  • Alison Bechdel

    Alison Bechdel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496819277

    Due to the huge success of her graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic in 2006 and its subsequent Tony Award-winning musical adaptation in 2009, Alison Bechdel (b. 1960) has recently become a household name. However, Bechdel, who has won numero…

  • Alison Bechdel

    Alison Bechdel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496819260

    Due to the huge success of her graphic memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic in 2006 and its subsequent Tony Award-winning musical adaptation in 2009, Alison Bechdel (b. 1960) has recently become a household name. However, Bechdel, who has won numero…