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  • Glitter Up the Dark

    Glitter Up the Dark
    av Sasha Geffen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477318782

    From the Beatles to Prince to Perfume Genius, Glitter Up the Dark takes a historical look at the voices that transcended gender and the ways music has subverted the gender binary. Why has music so often served as an accomplice to transcendent expres…

  • Sculpting in Time

    Sculpting in Time
    av Andrey Tarkovsky

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292776241

    A director reveals the original inspirations for his films, their history, his methods of work, and the problems of visual creativity

  • The Dialogic Imagination

    The Dialogic Imagination
    av M. M. Bakhtin

    Pocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292715349

    These essays reveal Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975)—known in the West largely through his studies of Rabelais and Dostoevsky—as a philosopher of language, a cultural historian, and a major theoretician of the novel. The Dialogic Imagination…

  • The Nutshell Technique

    The Nutshell Technique
    av Jill Chamberlain

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477303733

    Veteran script consultant Jill Chamberlain discovered in her work that an astounding 99 percent of first-time screenwriters don't know how to tell a story. These writers may know how to format a script, write snappy dialogue, and set a scene. They m…

  • Go Ahead in the Rain

    Go Ahead in the Rain
    av Hanif Abdurraqib

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477316481

    A New York Times Best Seller A February IndieNext Pick Named A Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by Buzzfeed, Nylon, The A. V. Club, CBC Books, and The Rumpus. And a Winter's Most Anticipated Book by Vanity Fair and The Week Starred Reviews: Kirkus and…

  • Bonfire of Roadmaps

    Bonfire of Roadmaps
    av Joe Ely

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292756298

    Since he first hitched a ride out of Lubbock, Texas, at the age of sixteen, singer-songwriter and Flatlanders band member Joe Ely has been a road warrior, traveling highways and back roads across America and Europe, playing music for "2 hours of ecs…

  • Borges and His Fiction

    Borges and His Fiction
    av Gene H. Bell-Villada

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292708785

    From reviews of the first edition: "A compulsively readable account of the life and works of our greatest...writer of fantasy. With a keen appreciation of Borges himself and a pleasant disregard for the critical clichés, Bell-Villada tells us all w…

  • Mary, Mother and Warrior

    Mary, Mother and Warrior
    av Linda B. Hall

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292705951

    A Mother who nurtures, empathizes, and heals... a Warrior who defends, empowers, and resists oppression... the Virgin Mary plays many roles for the peoples of Spain and Spanish-speaking America. Devotion to the Virgin inspired and sustained medieval…

  • Diodorus Siculus, Books 11-12.37.1

    Diodorus Siculus, Books 11-12.37.1

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292712775

    Winner, A Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book, 2007 Sicilian historian Diodorus Siculus (ca. 100-30 BCE) is our only surviving source for a continuous narrative of Greek history from Xerxes' invasion to the Wars of the Successors following the…

  • Mainstream Maverick

    Mainstream Maverick
    av Holly Chard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477321294

    In the 1980s and 1990s, John Hughes was one of Hollywood's most reliable hitmakers, churning out beloved teen comedies and family films such as The Breakfast Club and Home Alone, respectively. But was he an artist? Hughes, an adamantly commercial fi…

  • Diodorus Siculus, The Persian Wars to the Fall of Athens

    Diodorus Siculus, The Persian Wars to the Fall of Athens

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292721258

    Only one surviving source provides a continuous narrative of Greek history from Xerxes' invasion to the Wars of the Successors following the death of Alexander the Great-the Bibliotheke, or "Library," produced by Sicilian historian Diodorus Siculus…

  • Morning Star: Surrealism, Marxism, Anarchism, Situationism, Utopia

    Morning Star: Surrealism, Marxism, Anarchism, Situationism, Utopia
    av Michael Lowy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292723573

    An expanded edition of revered theorist Michael L wy's Morning Star: Marxism and Surrealism (previously published in French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Greek), this masterwork collects the author's essays on the ways in which surrealism inter…

  • Speech Genres and Other Late Essays

    Speech Genres and Other Late Essays
    av M. M. Bakhtin

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292775602

    Speech Genres and Other Late Essays presents six short works from Bakhtin's Esthetics of Creative Discourse, published in Moscow in 1979. This is the last of Bakhtin's extant manuscripts published in the Soviet Union. All but one of these essays (th…

  • Big Wonderful Thing

    Big Wonderful Thing
    av Stephen Harrigan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292759510

    "Harrigan, surveying thousands of years of history that lead to the banh mi restaurants of Houston and the juke joints of Austin, remembering the forgotten as well as the famous, delivers an exhilarating blend of the base and the ignoble, a very hum…

  • Modern Hebrew for Beginners

    Modern Hebrew for Beginners
    av Esther Raizen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477300435

    Modern Hebrew for Beginners—which is now revised and updated—and Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Students are the core of a multimedia program for the college-level Hebrew classroom developed at the University of Texas at Austin in the ea…

  • Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart

    Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart
    av Betty De Shong Meador

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292752429

    The earliest known author of written literature was a woman named Enheduanna, who lived in ancient Mesopotamia around 2300 BCE. High Priestess to the moon god Nanna, Enheduanna came to venerate the goddess Inanna above all gods in the Sumerian panth…

  • Technophobia!

    Technophobia!
    av Daniel Dinello

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292709867

    Techno-heaven or techno-hell? If you believe many scientists working in the emerging fields of twenty-first-century technology, the future is blissfully bright. Initially, human bodies will be perfected through genetic manipulation and the fusion of…

  • All I Ever Wanted

    All I Ever Wanted
    av Kathy Valentine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477312339

    Runner-up, Carr P. Collins Award for Best Book of Non-Fiction, 2021 A Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine’s story is a roller coaster of sex, drugs, and of course, music; it’s also a story of what it takes to find success and find your…

  • All I Ever Wanted

    All I Ever Wanted

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477324660

    Runner-up, Carr P. Collins Award for Best Book of Non-Fiction, 2021 A Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine’s story is a roller coaster of sex, drugs, and of course, music; it’s also a story of what it takes to find success and find your…

  • Revolution on the Pampas

    Revolution on the Pampas
    av James R. Scobie

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477304938

    On the Argentine pampas, between the years 1860 and 1910, a dramatic social and agricultural revolution took place. The haunts of wild cattle, native peoples, and gauchos were transformed into cultivated fields and rich pastures. A land that had pro…

  • Toward a Philosophy of the Act

    Toward a Philosophy of the Act
    av M. M. Bakhtin

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292708051

    Rescued in 1972 from a storeroom in which rats and seeping water had severely damaged the fifty-year-old manuscript, this text is the earliest major work (1919-1921) of the great Russian philosopher M. M. Bakhtin. Toward a Philosophy of the Act cont…

  • Magic in Ancient Egypt

    Magic in Ancient Egypt
    av Egyptologist Geraldine Pinch

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292722620

    The Egyptians were famous in the ancient world for their knowledge of magic. Religion, medicine, technology, and what we would call magic coexisted without apparent conflict, and it was not unusual for magical and "practical" remedies for illness, f…

  • The Empress Theodora

    The Empress Theodora
    av James Allan Evans

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292702707

    Even by modern standards, the Empress Theodora (?-548) had a remarkable rise to power. Born into the lowest class of Byzantine society, she worked as an actress in burlesque theater. Yet she attracted the love of the future emperor Justinian, who, t…

  • Dreamtigers

    Dreamtigers
    av Jorge Luis Borges

    Pocket - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292715493

    Dreamtigers has been heralded as one of the literary masterpieces of the twentieth century by Mortimer J. Adler, editor of Great Books of the Western World. It has been acknowledged by its author as his most personal work. Composed of poems, parable…

  • The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand

    The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand
    av Geoff Dyer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477310335

    Garry Winogrand—along with Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander—was one of the most important photographers of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as one of the world’s foremost street photographers. Award-winning writer Geoff Dyer has admired…

  • Barren Lives

    Barren Lives
    av Graciliano Ramos

    Pocket - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292701335

    A peasant family, driven by the drought, walks to exhaustion through an arid land. As they shelter at a deserted ranch, the drought is broken and they linger, tending cattle for the absentee ranch owner, until the onset of another drought forces the…

  • William Gedney

    William Gedney
    av Gilles Mora

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477314838

    Mysterious, introspective, fiercely private, and self-taught, street photographer William Gedney (1932-1989) produced impressive series of images focused on people whose lives were overlooked, hidden, or reduced to stereotypes. He was convinced that…

  • Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish

    Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish
    av Joseph J. Keenan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292761933

    Many language books are boring—this one is not. Written by a native English speaker who learned Spanish the hard way—by trying to talk to Spanish-speaking people—it offers English speakers who have a basic knowledge of Spanish hund…

  • The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One

    The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One
    av William K. Black

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292754188

    In this expert insider’s account of the savings and loan debacle of the 1980s, William Black lays bare the strategies that corrupt CEOs and CFOs—in collusion with those who have regulatory oversight of their industries—use to defra…

  • From a Taller Tower

    From a Taller Tower
    av Seamus McGraw

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477317181

    We, as a nation, have become desensitized to the shock and pain in the wake of mass shootings. In the bottomless silence between gunshots, as political stalemate ensures inaction, the killing continues; the dying continues. From a Taller Tower atten…

  • Stable Peace

    Stable Peace
    av Kenneth Ewart Boulding

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292764484

    The human race has often put a high value on struggle, strife, turmoil, and excitement. Peace has been regarded as a utopian, unattainable, perhaps dull ideal or as some random element over which we have no control. However, the desperate necessitie…

  • Hollywood Shutdown

    Hollywood Shutdown

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477324608

    By March 2020, the spread of COVID-19 had reached pandemic proportions, forcing widespread shutdowns across industries, including Hollywood. Studios, networks, production companies, and the thousands of workers who make film and television possible…

  • Morphology of the Folktale

    Morphology of the Folktale
    av V. Propp

    Pocket - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292783768

    This book is the classic work on forms of the European folktale.

  • Why Labelle Matters

    Why Labelle Matters
    av Adele Bertei

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320402

    Performing as the Bluebelles in the 1960s, Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx, and Sarah Dash wore bouffant wigs and chiffon dresses, and they harmonized vocals like many other girl groups of the era. After a decade on the Chitlin Circuit, however, they we…

  • Revenge of the She-Punks

    Revenge of the She-Punks
    av Vivien Goldman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477316542

    As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman's perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the She-Punks, she probes four themes-identity, money, love, and protest-to explore what makes punk s…

  • Merle Haggard

    Merle Haggard
    av David Cantwell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292717718

    Merle Haggard has enjoyed artistic and professional triumphs few can match. He's charted more than a hundred country hits, including thirty-eight number ones. He's released dozens of studio albums and another half dozen or more live ones, performed…

  • Architecture of Minoan Crete

    Architecture of Minoan Crete
    av John C. McEnroe

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292760912

    Ever since Sir Arthur Evans first excavated at the site of the Palace at Knossos in the early twentieth century, scholars and visitors have been drawn to the architecture of Bronze Age Crete. Much of the attraction comes from the geographical and hi…

  • The Saga of the Jomsvikings

    The Saga of the Jomsvikings

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292776234

    In A.D. 986, Earl Hákon, ruler of most of Norway, won a triumphant victory over an invading fleet of Danes in the great naval battle of Hjórunga Bay. Sailing under his banner were no fewer than five Icelandic skalds, the poet-historians of the Old N…

  • One Hundred Love Sonnets

    One Hundred Love Sonnets
    av Pablo Neruda

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292757608

    "The happiness I feel in offering these to you is vast as a savanna," Pablo Neruda wrote his adored wife, Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, in his dedication of One Hundred Love Sonnets. Set against the backdrop of his beloved Isla Negra, these joyfully se…

  • One Hundred Love Sonnets

    One Hundred Love Sonnets
    av Pablo Neruda

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292756519

    "The happiness I feel in offering these to you is vast as a savanna," Pablo Neruda wrote his adored wife, Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, in his dedication of One Hundred Love Sonnets. Set against the backdrop of his beloved Isla Negra, these joyfully se…

  • Americans All

    Americans All
    av Darlene J. Sadlier

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292756854

    Cultural diplomacy—“winning hearts and minds” through positive portrayals of the American way of life—is a key element in U.S. foreign policy, although it often takes a backseat to displays of military might. Americans All pr…

  • Etruscan Myths

    Etruscan Myths
    av Larissa Bonfante, Judith Swaddling

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292706064

    The Etruscans were a people of sophisticated culture and technology who lived in the area between Florence and Rome. Their civilization flourished for nearly a thousand years before being subsumed by the Roman Empire, but they left a substantial leg…

  • Woman Walk the Line

    Woman Walk the Line

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477313916

    Full-tilt, hardcore, down-home, and groundbreaking, the women of country music speak volumes with every song. From Maybelle Carter to Dolly Parton, k.d. lang to Taylor Swift-these artists provided pivot points, truths, and doses of courage for women…

  • Woman Walk the Line

    Woman Walk the Line

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477322581

    Full-tilt, hardcore, down-home, and groundbreaking, the women of country music speak volumes with every song. From Maybelle Carter to Dolly Parton, k.d. lang to Taylor Swift—these artists provided pivot points, truths, and doses of courage for…

  • The Ancient Roman Afterlife

    The Ancient Roman Afterlife
    av Charles W. King

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320204

    In ancient Rome, it was believed some humans were transformed into special, empowered beings after death. These deified dead, known as the manes, watched over and protected their surviving family members, possibly even extending those relatives#x201…

  • The Religion of the Etruscans

    The Religion of the Etruscans

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292721463

    Devotion to religion was the distinguishing characteristic of the Etruscan people, the most powerful civilization of Italy in the Archaic period. From a very early date, Etruscan religion spread its influence into Roman society, especially with the…

  • Toward a Theory of Cultural Linguistics

    Toward a Theory of Cultural Linguistics
    av Gary B. Palmer

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292765696

    Imagery, broadly defined as all that people may construe in cognitive models pertaining to vision, hearing, touch, taste, smell, and feeling states, precedes and shapes human language. In this pathfinding book, Gary B. Palmer restores imagery to a c…

  • Arresting Development

    Arresting Development
    av Christopher Pizzino

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477310687

    Mainstream narratives of the graphic novel’s development describe the form’s “coming of age,” its maturation from pulp infancy to literary adulthood. In Arresting Development, Christopher Pizzino questions these established n…

  • Arresting Development

    Arresting Development
    av Christopher Pizzino

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477309773

    Mainstream narratives of the graphic novel’s development describe the form’s “coming of age,” its maturation from pulp infancy to literary adulthood. In Arresting Development, Christopher Pizzino questions these established n…

  • Honky Tonk Hero

    Honky Tonk Hero
    av Billy Joe Shaver

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477323960

    Billy Joe Shaver was the real deal. Many agree with him that his songs are pure poetry. Shaver sang about a life that was full of hard times, wild living, and a forty-year-long passion for his late wife Brenda. His songs are raw, honest, and so true…

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    av Patrick Keating

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477323120

    An essential work of twenty-first-century cinema, Alfonso Cuarón’s 2004 film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is an elegant exemplar of contemporary cinematic trends, including serial storytelling, the rise of the fantasy genre, digita…

  • Star Gods of the Maya

    Star Gods of the Maya
    av Susan Milbrath

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292752269

    Observations of the sun, moon, planets, and stars played a central role in ancient Maya lifeways, as they do today among contemporary Maya who maintain the traditional ways. This pathfinding book reconstructs ancient Maya astronomy and cosmology thr…

  • Hindu Myths

    Hindu Myths
    av A. L. Dallapiccola

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292702332

    India has long been regarded as the home of Hinduism, its mythology constituting the backbone of Indian culture. Hindu myths have been adapted over the centuries to incorporate new or revised characters, and they continue to play a central role in m…

  • The Adorned Body

    The Adorned Body

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320709

    How we dress our bodies-through clothing, footwear, headgear, jewelry, haircuts, and more-is key to the expression of status and identity. This idea was as true for ancient Maya civilization as it is today, yet few studies have centered on what anci…