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  • David Cronenberg

    David Cronenberg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496832252

    From his early horror movies, including Scanners, Videodrome, Rabid, and The Fly-with their exploding heads, mutating sex organs, rampaging parasites, and scientists turning into insects-to his inventive adaptations of books by William Burroughs (Na…

  • David Cronenberg

    David Cronenberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496832245

    From his early horror movies, including Scanners, Videodrome, Rabid, and The Fly-with their exploding heads, mutating sex organs, rampaging parasites, and scientists turning into insects-to his inventive adaptations of books by William Burroughs (Na…

  • The Comics

    The Comics
    av Coulton Waugh

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878054992

    This trailblazing survey of an art form preferred by the masses was the pioneer study of the subject. It shows the evolution and subgenres of the comics from The Yellow Kid in 1895 through the first decade of the modern comic book in the 1940s. Firs…

  • 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…

  • Wes Craven

    Wes Craven

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496826107

    With a career spanning four decades, Wes Craven (1939-2015) bridged independent exploitation cinema and Hollywood big-budget horror. A pioneer of the modern horror cinema, Craven directed such landmark films as The Last House on the Left, The Hills…

  • Wes Craven

    Wes Craven

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825964

    With a career spanning four decades, Wes Craven (1939-2015) bridged independent exploitation cinema and Hollywood big-budget horror. A pioneer of the modern horror cinema, Craven directed such landmark films as The Last House on the Left, The Hills…

  • Earl Hooker, Blues Master

    Earl Hooker, Blues Master
    av Sebastian Danchin

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063079

    Jimi Hendrix called Earl Hooker ""the master of the wah-wah pedal."" Buddy Guy slept with one of Hooker's slides beneath his pillow hoping to tap some of the elder bluesman's power. And B. B. King has said repeatedly that, for his money, Hooker was…

  • Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture

    Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture
    av Derritt Mason

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496830999

    Young adult literature featuring LGBTQ characters is booming. In the 1980s and 1990s, only a handful of such titles were published every year. Recently, these numbers have soared to over one hundred annual releases. Queer characters are also appeari…

  • Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture

    Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture
    av Derritt Mason

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496830982

    Young adult literature featuring LGBTQ characters is booming. In the 1980s and 1990s, only a handful of such titles were published every year. Recently, these numbers have soared to over one hundred annual releases. Queer characters are also appeari…

  • Lost in the Dark

    Lost in the Dark
    av Brad Weismann

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496833211

    Two horror films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018, and one of them-The Shape of Water-won. Since 1990, the production of horror films has risen exponentially worldwide, and in 2013, horror films earned an estimated $400…

  • Lost in the Dark

    Lost in the Dark
    av Brad Weismann

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496833228

    Two horror films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018, and one of them-The Shape of Water-won. Since 1990, the production of horror films has risen exponentially worldwide, and in 2013, horror films earned an estimated $400…

  • David Fincher

    David Fincher

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496802682

    David Fincher (b. 1962) did not go to film school and hates being defined as an auteur. He prefers to see himself as a craftsman, dutifully going about the art and business of making film. Trouble is, it's hard to be self-effacing when you are the d…

  • David Fincher

    David Fincher

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628460360

    David Fincher (b. 1962) did not go to film school and hates being defined as an auteur. He prefers to see himself as a craftsman, dutifully going about the art and business of making film. Trouble is, it's hard to be self-effacing when you are the d…

  • 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…

  • The System of Comics

    The System of Comics
    av Thierry Groensteen

    Häftad - 2009 - 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…

  • Gender and the Poetics of Excess

    Gender and the Poetics of Excess
    av Karen Jackson Ford

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732559

    The argument posed in this analysis is that the poetic excesses of several major female poets, excesses that have been typically regarded as flaws in their work, are strategies for escaping the inhibiting and sometimes inimical conventions too often…

  • A de Grummond Primer

    A de Grummond Primer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496833396

    Contributions by Ann Mulloy Ashmore, Rudine Sims Bishop, Ruth B. Bottigheimer, Jennifer Brannock, Carolyn J. Brown, Ramona Caponegro, Lorinda Cohoon, Carol Edmonston, Paige Gray, Laura Hakala, Andrew Haley, Wm John Hare, Dee Jones, Allison Kaplan, M…

  • Grant Morrison

    Grant Morrison
    av Marc Singer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617031366

    One of the most eclectic and distinctive writers currently working in comics, Grant Morrison (b. 1960) brings the auteurist sensibility of alternative comics and graphic novels to the popular genres-superhero, science fiction, and fantasy-that domin…

  • Grant Morrison

    Grant Morrison
    av Marc Singer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617031359

    One of the most eclectic and distinctive writers currently working in comics, Grant Morrison (b. 1960) brings the auteurist sensibility of alternative comics and graphic novels to the popular genres-superhero, science fiction, and fantasy-that domin…

  • Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496833822

    Contributions by Malin Alkestrand, Joshua Yu Burnett, Sean P. Connors, Jill Coste, Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda A. Green-Barteet, Sierra Hale, Kathryn Strong Hansen, Elizabeth Ho, Esther L. Jones, Sarah Olutola, Alex Polish, Zara Rix, Susan Tan, a…

  • Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496833815

    Contributions by Malin Alkestrand, Joshua Yu Burnett, Sean P. Connors, Jill Coste, Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda A. Green-Barteet, Sierra Hale, Kathryn Strong Hansen, Elizabeth Ho, Esther L. Jones, Sarah Olutola, Alex Polish, Zara Rix, Susan Tan, a…

  • Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038754

    Here, in his own colorful, slangy words, is the true American Dream saga of a self-proclaimed ""film geek,"" with five intense years working in a video store, who became one of the most popular, recognizable, and imitated of all filmmakers. His dazz…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Jimmie Rodgers

    Jimmie Rodgers
    av Nolan Porterfield

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578069828

    Jimmie Rodgers (1897-1933), the first performer elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, was a folk hero in his own lifetime and has been idolized by fans and emulated by performers ever since. His life story has been particularly susceptible to r…

  • Conversations with Robertson Davies

    Conversations with Robertson Davies

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878053841

    Conversations with Robertson Davies is a long overdue anthology of interviews with Canada's most respected literary figure. Journalist, essayist, reviewer, playwright, and novelist, Robertson Davies has not only been a leading figure in Canadian lit…

  • The Comics of Herge

    The Comics of Herge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818492

    As the creator of Tintin, Herge (1907-1983) remains one of the most important and influential figures in the history of comics. When Herge, born Georges Prosper Remi in Belgium, emerged from the controversy surrounding his actions after World War II…

  • The Comics of Herge

    The Comics of Herge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807267

    As the creator of Tintin, Herge (1907-1983) remains one of the most important and influential figures in the history of comics. When Herge, born Georges Prosper Remi in Belgium, emerged from the controversy surrounding his actions after World War II…

  • Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

    Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831927

    Contributions by Aneesh Barai, Clementine Beauvais, Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak, Terri Doughty, Aneta Dybska, Blanka Grzegorczyk, Zoe Jaques, Vanessa Joosen, Maria Nikolajeva, Marek Oziewicz, Ashley N. Reese, Malini Roy, Sabine Steels, Lucy Stone, Bjo…

  • Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

    Intergenerational Solidarity in Children's Literature and Film

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831910

    Contributions by Aneesh Barai, Clementine Beauvais, Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak, Terri Doughty, Aneta Dybska, Blanka Grzegorczyk, Zoe Jaques, Vanessa Joosen, Maria Nikolajeva, Marek Oziewicz, Ashley N. Reese, Malini Roy, Sabine Steels, Lucy Stone, Bjo…

  • Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823304

    Gary Snyder (b. 1930) is one of the most distinguished American poets, remarkable both for his long and productive career and for his equal contributions to literature and environmental thought. His childhood in the Pacific Northwest profoundly shap…

  • Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496811622

    Gary Snyder (b. 1930) is one of the most distinguished American poets, remarkable both for his long and productive career and for his equal contributions to literature and environmental thought. His childhood in the Pacific Northwest profoundly shap…

  • 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…

  • Side by Side

    Side by Side
    av Marilisa Jimenez Garcia

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496832481

    During the early colonial encounter, children's books were among the first kinds of literature produced by US writers introducing the new colony, its people, and the US's role as a twentieth-century colonial power to the public. Subsequently, youth…

  • Side by Side

    Side by Side
    av Marilisa Jimenez Garcia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496832474

    During the early colonial encounter, children's books were among the first kinds of literature produced by US writers introducing the new colony, its people, and the US's role as a twentieth-century colonial power to the public. Subsequently, youth…

  • 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…

  • Jafar Panahi

    Jafar Panahi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823205

    Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi (b. 1960) is as famous for his remarkable films as for his courageous defiance of Iran's state censorship. Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film debut, The White Balloon, the first Iranian fil…

  • Jafar Panahi

    Jafar Panahi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823199

    Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi (b. 1960) is as famous for his remarkable films as for his courageous defiance of Iran's state censorship. Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film debut, The White Balloon, the first Iranian fil…

  • Afro-American Folk Art and Crafts

    Afro-American Folk Art and Crafts

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604733914

    This omnibus volume offers a unique look at a fascinating and evocative strain of art that originated chiefly in the rural American South and in the black cultural centers as blacks migrated across the continent.Pictorial quilts, sculpture and carvi…

  • The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer

    The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038365

    Most people who have heard of Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) are aware of the impassioned testimony that this Mississippi sharecropper and civil rights activist delivered at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Far fewer people are familiar with t…

  • A Thousand Cuts

    A Thousand Cuts
    av Dennis Bartok

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807731

    A Thousand Cuts is a candid exploration of one of America's strangest and most quickly vanishing subcultures. It is about the death of physical film in the digital era and about a paranoid, secretive, eccentric, and sometimes obsessive group of film…

  • Perils of Protection

    Perils of Protection
    av Susan Honeyman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496819895

    Unrecognized in the United States and resisted in many wealthy, industrialized nations, children's rights to participation and self-determination are easily disregarded in the name of protection. In literature, the needs of children are often obscur…

  • Perils of Protection

    Perils of Protection
    av Susan Honeyman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496821119

    Unrecognized in the United States and resisted in many wealthy, industrialized nations, children's rights to participation and self-determination are easily disregarded in the name of protection. In literature, the needs of children are often obscur…

  • Peter Weir

    Peter Weir

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496830869

    Peter Weir: Interviews is the first volume of interviews to be published on the esteemed Australian director. Although Weir (b. 1944) has acquired a reputation of being guarded about his life and work, these interviews by archivists, journalists, hi…

  • Peter Weir

    Peter Weir

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038976

    Peter Weir: Interviews is the first volume of interviews to be published on the esteemed Australian director. Although Weir (b. 1944) has acquired a reputation of being guarded about his life and work, these interviews by archivists, journalists, hi…

  • The Comics of Alison Bechdel

    The Comics of Alison Bechdel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825773

    Contributions by Michelle Ann Abate, Leah Anderst, Alissa S. Bourbonnais, Tyler Bradway, Natalja Chestopalova, Margaret Galvan, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Katie Hogan, Jonathan M. Hollister, Yetta Howard, Katherine Kelp-Stebbins, Don L. Latham, Vanessa…

  • The Comics of Alison Bechdel

    The Comics of Alison Bechdel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825780

    Contributions by Michelle Ann Abate, Leah Anderst, Alissa S. Bourbonnais, Tyler Bradway, Natalja Chestopalova, Margaret Galvan, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Katie Hogan, Jonathan M. Hollister, Yetta Howard, Katherine Kelp-Stebbins, Don L. Latham, Vanessa…

  • Peter Bogdanovich

    Peter Bogdanovich

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496809643

    Before he was the Academy Award-nominated director of The Last Picture Show, Peter Bogdanovich (b. 1939) interviewed some of cinema's great masters: Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, and others. Since becoming an acclaimed filmmaker himself…

  • Peter Bogdanovich

    Peter Bogdanovich

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461848

    Before he was the Academy Award-nominated director of The Last Picture Show (1971), Peter Bogdanovich (b. 1939) interviewed some of cinema's great masters: Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, and others. Since becoming an acclaimed filmmaker…

  • Cajun and Creole Folktales

    Cajun and Creole Folktales

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878057092

    This teeming compendium of tales assembles and classifies the abundant lore and storytelling prevalent in the French culture of southern Louisiana. This is the largest, most diverse, and best annotated collection of French-language tales ever publis…

  • The Joker

    The Joker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807816

    Along with Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman, the Joker stands out as one of the most recognizable comics characters in popular culture. While there has been a great deal of scholarly attention on superheroes, very little has been done to understand…

  • The Joker

    The Joker

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628462388

    Along with Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman, the Joker stands out as one of the most recognizable comics characters in popular culture. While there has been a great deal of scholarly attention on superheroes, very little has been done to understand…

  • Conversations with Paul Auster

    Conversations with Paul Auster

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828200

    Paul Auster (b. 1947) is one of the most critically acclaimed and intensely studied authors in America today. His varied career as a novelist, poet, translator, and filmmaker has attracted scholarly scrutiny from a variety of critical perspectives.…

  • Conversations with Paul Auster

    Conversations with Paul Auster

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037368

    Paul Auster (b. 1947) is one of the most critically acclaimed and intensely studied authors in America today. His varied career as a novelist, poet, translator, and filmmaker has attracted scholarly scrutiny from a variety of critical perspectives.…

  • Howard Hawks

    Howard Hawks

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578068333

    Howard Hawks (1896-1977) is one of America's great film directors. During a career that spanned fifty years and produced more than forty films, this writer, producer, and director made highly successful movies and managed to maintain remarkable arti…

  • Howard Hawks

    Howard Hawks

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578068326

    Howard Hawks (1896-1977) is one of America's great film directors. During a career that spanned fifty years and produced more than forty films, this writer, producer, and director made highly successful movies and managed to maintain remarkable arti…

  • She Damn Near Ran the Studio

    She Damn Near Ran the Studio
    av Jacqueline R. Braitman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496806192

    Best known as the woman who "ran MGM," Ida R. Koverman (1876-1954) served as talent scout, mentor, executive secretary, and confidant to American movie mogul Louis B. Mayer for twenty-five years. She Damn Near Ran the Studio: The Extraordinary Lives…

  • 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…

  • Conversations with Joan Didion

    Conversations with Joan Didion

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823441

    Joan Didion (b. 1934) is an American icon. Her essays, particularly those in Slouching Towards Bethlehem and The White Album, have resonated in American culture to a degree unmatched over the past half century. Two generations of writers have taken…

  • Conversations with Joan Didion

    Conversations with Joan Didion

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496815514

    Joan Didion (b. 1934) is an American icon. Her essays, particularly those in Slouching Towards Bethlehem and The White Album, have resonated in American culture to a degree unmatched over the past half century. Two generations of writers have taken…

  • Jorge Luis Borges

    Jorge Luis Borges

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578060764

    Jorge Luis Borges, one of the indisputably great writers of the twentieth century, was born in Buenos Aires in 1899. Never having been awarded the Nobel Prize, which his readers worldwide believed he deserved, this story writer, poet, essayist, and…

  • Billy Wilder

    Billy Wilder

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578064441

    Always daring Hollywood censors' limits on content, Billy Wilder directed greats such as Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Ginger Rogers, Marlene Dietrich, Kirk Douglas, Audrey Hepburn, and Gary Cooper. Billy Wilder: Interviews follows the filmmaking car…

  • A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy

    A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy
    av Anastasia Salter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496830470

    Increasingly over the past decade, fan credentials on the part of writers, directors, and producers have come to be seen as a guarantee of quality media making - the "fanboy auteur". Figures like Joss Whedon are both one of "us" and one of "them". T…

  • A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy

    A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy
    av Anastasia Salter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496830463

    Increasingly over the past decade, fan credentials on the part of writers, directors, and producers have come to be seen as a guarantee of quality media making - the "fanboy auteur". Figures like Joss Whedon are both one of "us" and one of "them". T…

  • Kasi Lemmons

    Kasi Lemmons

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831699

    Beginning with her critically acclaimed independent feature film Eve's Bayou (1997), writer-director Kasi Lemmons's mission has been to push the boundaries that exist in Hollywood. With Eve's Bayou, her first feature film, Lemmons (b. 1961) accompli…

  • Kasi Lemmons

    Kasi Lemmons

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496831682

    Beginning with her critically acclaimed independent feature film Eve's Bayou (1997), writer-director Kasi Lemmons's mission has been to push the boundaries that exist in Hollywood. With Eve's Bayou, her first feature film, Lemmons (b. 1961) accompli…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Elvis and Gladys

    Elvis and Gladys
    av Elaine Dundy

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578066346

    Who on the planet doesn't know that Elvis Presley gave electrifying performances and enthralled millions? Who doesn't know that he was the King of Rock 'n' Roll? But who knows that the King himself lived in the thrall of one dominant person?This was…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…