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  • Latin Via Ovid

    Latin Via Ovid
    av Norma Goldman

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814317327

    Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool designed to achieve proficiency at Latin in one year at the college level, two years at the high school or intermediate level…

  • The Construction of Testimony

    The Construction of Testimony

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814347348

    In The Construction of Testimony: Claude Lanzmann's Shoah and Its Outtakes, editors Erin McGlothlin, Brad Prager, and Markus Zisselsberger gather contributions on how Shoah (1985) fundamentally changed the nature and use of filmed testimony and laid…

  • The Construction of Testimony

    The Construction of Testimony

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814347331

    In The Construction of Testimony: Claude Lanzmann's Shoah and Its Outtakes, editors Erin McGlothlin, Brad Prager, and Markus Zisselsberger gather contributions on how Shoah (1985) fundamentally changed the nature and use of filmed testimony and laid…

  • Transforming Harry

    Transforming Harry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814342862

    Transforming Harry: The Adaptation of Harry Potter in the Transmedia Age is an edited volume of eight essays that look at how the cinematic versions of the seven Harry Potter novels represent an unprecedented cultural event in the history of cinemat…

  • Transforming Harry

    Transforming Harry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814344910

    Transforming Harry: The Adaptation of Harry Potter in the Transmedia Age is an edited volume of eight essays that look at how the cinematic versions of the seven Harry Potter novels represent an unprecedented cultural event in the history of cinemat…

  • Roses and Revolutions

    Roses and Revolutions
    av Dudley Randall

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814334454

    Dudley Randall was one of the foremost voices in African American literature during the twentieth century, best known for his poetry and his work as the editor and publisher of Broadside Press in Detroit. While he published six books of poetry durin…

  • Practice! Practice!

    Practice! Practice!
    av Norma Goldman

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814326114

    Exhibiting the same clarity as Latin via Ovid, this student workbook parallels the text's forty lessons and is the ideal supplement to classroom recitation and exercises. Drills in grammar and vocabulary, combined with innovative directions for prac…

  • Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale

    Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814345368

    Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale: Contemporary Adaptations across Cultures seeks to "re-orient" the fairy tale across different cultures, media, and disciplines and proposes new approaches to the ever-expanding fairy-tale web in a global context with a s…

  • Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale

    Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814345351

    Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale: Contemporary Adaptations across Cultures seeks to "re-orient" the fairy tale across different cultures, media, and disciplines and proposes new approaches to the ever-expanding fairy-tale web in a global context with a s…

  • Stars and Silhouettes

    Stars and Silhouettes
    av Joceline Andersen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346914

    Stars and Silhouettes traces the history of the cameo as it emerged in twentieth-century cinema. Although the cameo has existed in film culture for over a century, Joceline Andersen explains that this role cannot be strictly defined because it exist…

  • Stars and Silhouettes

    Stars and Silhouettes
    av Joceline Andersen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346907

    Stars and Silhouettes traces the history of the cameo as it emerged in twentieth-century cinema. Although the cameo has existed in film culture for over a century, Joceline Andersen explains that this role cannot be strictly defined because it exist…

  • The Russian Folktale by Vladimir Yakolevich Propp

    The Russian Folktale by Vladimir Yakolevich Propp

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814334669

    Vladimir Propp is the Russian folklore specialist most widely known outside Russia thanks to the impact of his 1928 book Morphology of the Folktale-but Morphology is only the first of Propp's contributions to scholarship. This volume translates into…

  • Ingmar Bergman

    Ingmar Bergman
    av Robin Wood

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814333600

    At a time when few reviewers and critics were taking the study of film seriously, Robin Wood released a careful and thoroughly cinematic commentary on Ingmar Bergman's films that demonstrated the potential of film analysis in a nascent scholarly fie…

  • Justice on Demand

    Justice on Demand
    av Tanya Horeck

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814340639

    Justice on Demand: True Crime in the Digital Streaming Era offers a theoretical rumination on the question asked in countless blogs and opinion pieces of the last decade: Why are we so obsessed with true crime? Author Tanya Horeck takes this questio…

  • Justice on Demand

    Justice on Demand
    av Tanya Horeck

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814347201

    Justice on Demand: True Crime in the Digital Streaming Era offers a theoretical rumination on the question asked in countless blogs and opinion pieces of the last decade: Why are we so obsessed with true crime? Author Tanya Horeck takes this questio…

  • South Korean Golden Age Melodrama

    South Korean Golden Age Melodrama

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814332535

    Immediately following the Korean War, South Korea's film industry flourished with vibrant local production of high-quality films. Characterized by its stunning melodramas, this ""Golden Age"" of South Korean cinema produced a body of work as histori…

  • Full of Secrets

    Full of Secrets

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814325063

    Full of Secrets is the complete source book on ""Twin Peaks"", the first foray into television for prominent film director David Lynch. Addressing a wide variety of topics, including the series' cult status, its obsession with doubling, and its sile…

  • The Cinema of Ettore Scola

    The Cinema of Ettore Scola

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814343791

    The Cinema of Ettore Scola offers contemporary perspectives on Ettore Scola (1931-2016), one of the premier filmmakers of Italian cinema. Scola was a crucial figure in postwar Italy as a screenwriter of comedies in the 1950s and 1960s who later beca…

  • The Cinema of Ettore Scola

    The Cinema of Ettore Scola

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814347478

    The Cinema of Ettore Scola offers contemporary perspectives on Ettore Scola (1931-2016), one of the premier filmmakers of Italian cinema. Scola was a crucial figure in postwar Italy as a screenwriter of comedies in the 1950s and 1960s who later beca…

  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks
    av Julie Grossman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346228

    Julie Grossman and Will Scheibel's enthusiastic book on the television series Twin Peaks takes fans through the world that Mark Frost and David Lynch created and examines its impact on society, genre, and the television industry. Grossman and Scheib…

  • Interdisciplinarity

    Interdisciplinarity
    av Julie T. Klein

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814320884

    In this volume, Julie Klein provides the first comprehensive study of the modern concept of interdisciplinarity, supplementing her discussion with the most complete bibliography yet compiled on the subject. Spanning the social sciences, natural scie…

  • Interdisciplinarity

    Interdisciplinarity
    av Julie T. Klein

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814320877

    In this volume, Julie Klein provides the first comprehensive study of the modern concept of interdisciplinarity, supplementing her discussion with the most complete bibliography yet compiled on the subject. Spanning the social sciences, natural scie…

  • Reading the Bromance

    Reading the Bromance

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814338988

    In the middle of this century's first decade, "bromance" emerged as a term denoting an emotionally intense bond between straight men. Yet bromance requires an expression of intimacy that always toys with being coded as something other than "straight…

  • Cinderella across Cultures

    Cinderella across Cultures

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814341551

    The Cinderella story is retold continuously in literature, illustration, music, theatre, ballet, opera, film, and other media, and folklorists have recognized hundreds of distinct forms of Cinderella plots worldwide. The focus of this volume, howeve…

  • The Queen Next Door

    The Queen Next Door
    av Linda Solomon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814347287

    Aretha was private. I respected this and she trusted me. Linda Solomon met Aretha Franklin in 1983 when she was just beginning her career as a photo journalist and newspaper columnist. Franklin's brother and business manager arranged for Solomon to…

  • Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World

    Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814342695

    The Holocaust is often invoked as a benchmark for talking about human rights abuses from slavery and apartheid to colonialism, ethnic cleansing, and genocide. Western educators and politicians draw seemingly obvious lessons of tolerance and anti-rac…

  • Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World

    Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814345962

    The Holocaust is often invoked as a benchmark for talking about human rights abuses from slavery and apartheid to colonialism, ethnic cleansing, and genocide. Western educators and politicians draw seemingly obvious lessons of tolerance and anti-rac…

  • The Yiddish Historians and the Struggle for a Jewish History of the Holocaust

    The Yiddish Historians and the Struggle for a Jewish History of the Holocaust
    av Mark L. Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346129

    The Yiddish Historians and the Struggle for a Jewish History of the Holocaust identifies the Yiddish historians who created a distinctively Jewish approach to writing Holocaust history in the early years following World War II. Author Mark L. Smith…

  • Robin Wood on the Horror Film

    Robin Wood on the Horror Film
    av Robin Wood

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814345238

    Robin Wood's writing on the horror film, published over five decades, collected in one volume. Robin Wood-one of the foremost critics of cinema-has laid the groundwork for anyone writing about the horror film in the last half-century. Wood's interes…

  • Robin Wood on the Horror Film

    Robin Wood on the Horror Film
    av Robin Wood

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814345252

    Robin Wood's writing on the horror film, published over five decades, collected in one volume. Robin Wood-one of the foremost critics of cinema-has laid the groundwork for anyone writing about the horror film in the last half-century. Wood's interes…

  • Spook Who Sat by the Door

    Spook Who Sat by the Door
    av Sam Greenlee

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814322468

    A classic in the black literary tradition, The Spook Who Sat by the Door is both a comment on the civil rights problems in the United States in the late 1960s and a serious attempt to focus on the issue of black militancy. Dan Freeman, the "spook wh…

  • I Want to Fall Like This

    I Want to Fall Like This
    av Rukhl Fishman

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814325414

    I Want To Fall Like This showcases the inspired poetry of Ruhkl Fishman (1935-1984), the youngest and only American-born Yiddish poet of the "Yung Yisroel." This group of young poets and prose writers from across the world settled in Israel after Wo…

  • Inside a Gestapo Prison

    Inside a Gestapo Prison
    av Irene Tomaszewski

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814332948

    On the eve of World War II, Krystyna Wituska, a carefree teenager attending finishing school in Switzerland, returned to Poland. During the occupation, when she was twenty years old, she drifted into the Polish Underground. By her own admission, she…

  • The Hebrew Goddess

    The Hebrew Goddess
    av Raphael Patai

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814322710

    The Hebrew Goddess demonstrates that the Jewish religion, far from being pure monotheism, contained from earliest times strong polytheistic elements, chief of which was the cult of the mother goddess. Lucidly written and richly illustrated, this thi…

  • Paper Bridges: Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky

    Paper Bridges: Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky
    av Kadya Molodowsky

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814327180

    Kadya Molodowsky (1894-1975) was among the most accomplished and prolific of modern Yiddish poets. Between 1927 and 1974, she published six major books of poetry, as well as fiction, plays, essays, and children's tales. Molodowsky participated in ne…

  • The Golden Girls

    The Golden Girls
    av Kate Browne

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814345641

    The Golden Girls made its prime-time debut in 1985 on NBC, and the critically acclaimed show has been a constant television companion through cable reruns and streaming media services ever since. Most people know that The Golden Girls is a sitcom ab…

  • Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346778

    The Arab-Israeli conflict has become a touchstone of international politics and a flash point on college campuses. And yet, how do faculty teach such a contentious topic in class? Taught not only in international relations, peace and conflict resolu…

  • Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346761

    The Arab-Israeli conflict has become a touchstone of international politics and a flash point on college campuses. And yet, how do faculty teach such a contentious topic in class? Taught not only in international relations, peace and conflict resolu…

  • Archaic Modernism

    Archaic Modernism
    av Daniel Humphrey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814346068

    In Archaic Modernism, Daniel Humphrey offers the first book-length, English-language examination of three adaptations of Greek tragedy produced by the gay and Marxist Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini: Oedipus Rex (1967), Medea (1969), and Note…

  • Archaic Modernism

    Archaic Modernism
    av Daniel Humphrey

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814343104

    In Archaic Modernism, Daniel Humphrey offers the first book-length, English-language examination of three adaptations of Greek tragedy produced by the gay and Marxist Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini: Oedipus Rex (1967), Medea (1969), and Notes…

  • Reclaiming the Archive

    Reclaiming the Archive
    av Vicki Callahan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814333006

    This title illustrates the rich relationship between film history and feminist theory. ""Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History"" brings together a diverse group of international feminist scholars to examine the intersections of feminism,…

  • Montgomery Clift, Queer Star

    Montgomery Clift, Queer Star
    av Elisabetta Girelli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814335147

    Strikingly beautiful and exceptionally talented, Montgomery Clift was at the peak of his fame in 1956 when a devastating car crash nearly destroyed his face. While this traumatic event robbed him of his heartthrob status and turned him into a somewh…

  • A Wobbly Life

    A Wobbly Life
    av Ellen Doree Rosen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814332030

    Early in the twentieth century, the Wobblies, or Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), fought for the rights of workers - common laborers, migrants, immigrants, black workers - unprotected by the craft unions. In the face of beatings, kidnappings,…

  • Civic Culture and Urban Change

    Civic Culture and Urban Change
    av Royce Hanson

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814330807

    Civic Culture and Urban Change analyzes Dallas government's adaptation to shifts in the city's demography and economic structure that occurred after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The book examines civic culture as a product…

  • Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel

    Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814327104

    Raphael Patai's (1910-1996) lifelong fascination with Arab folktales began on a Ramadan night in 1933, at a cafe in Jerusalem where, for the first time, he heard a famous ""qassas"", a storyteller, tirelessly relate story after story from his vast r…

  • Songquest

    Songquest
    av Ivan H. Walton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814344613

    Ivan H. Walton was a pioneering folklorist who collected the songs and stories of aging sailors living along the shores of the Great Lakes in the 1930s. His collection is unique in the annals of Great Lakes folklore. It began as a search for songs b…

  • I Have the Answer

    I Have the Answer
    av Kelly Fordon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814347522

    If you thought the suburbs were boring, think again. Kelly Fordon's I Have the Answer artfully mixes the fabulist with the workaday and illuminates relationships and characters with crisp, elegant prose and dark wit. The stories in Fordon's latest c…

  • The events of October

    The events of October
    av Gail Griffin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814334720

    On a Sunday night during Homecoming weekend in 1999, Neenef Odah lured his ex-girlfriend, Maggie Wardle, to his dorm room at Kalamazoo College and killed her at close range with a shotgun before killing himself. In the wake of this tragedy, the comm…

  • Reading Cavell's ""the World Viewed

    Reading Cavell's ""the World Viewed
    av William Rothman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814328965

    In their study of one of Stanley Cavell's greatest yet most neglected books, William Rothman and Marian Keane address this eminent philosopher's many readers, from a variety of disciplines, who have neither understood why he has given film so much a…

  • Deep Woods Frontier

    Deep Woods Frontier
    av Theodore,J. Karamanski

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814320495

    In Deep Woods Frontier, Theodore J. Karamanski examines the interplay between men and technology in the lumbering of Michigan's rugged Upper Peninsula.Three distinct periods emerged as the industry evolved. The pine era was a rough pioneering time w…

  • Perspectives on Israeli Anthropology

    Perspectives on Israeli Anthropology

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814330500

    This title surveys past and present research on Israeli anthropology for students and researchers. While Israel is a small country, it has a diverse and continually changing society. As a result, since the 1960s Israeli anthropology has been a ferti…

  • Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes

    Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes
    av Elaine Moon

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814324653

    More than one hundred individuals who lived in Detroit at some time during the period from 1918 to 1967 share stories about everyday life-families and neighborhoods, community and religious life, school and work. They also describe extraordinary eve…

  • When You're Up to Your Ass in Alligators

    When You're Up to Your Ass in Alligators
    av Alan Dundes

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814318676

    Collects and analyzes office copier folklore and discusses how they reflect major concerns in American values and worldview

  • Literary Criticism

    Literary Criticism

    Häftad - 1962 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814311585

    This volume attempts to represent European theories of poetry from Plato's time to the year 1700. Editor Allan H. Gilbert has selected writers who in their own day spoke for the future rather than the past, and those whose conceptions are of value a…

  • Staging and Stagers in Modern Jewish Palestine

    Staging and Stagers in Modern Jewish Palestine
    av Yaacov Shavit

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814328453

    This case study describes the work of the people responsible for creating festive lore and its system of ceremonies and festivities - an inseparable part of every culture. In the case of the new modern Hebrew culture of Eretz Israel (modern Jewish P…

  • A History of Wayne State University in Photographs

    A History of Wayne State University in Photographs
    av Evelyn Aschenbrenner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814332825

    This title showcases the founding, development, and growth of Wayne State University, Michigan's third largest public university, in historical photographs. ""Wayne State University"" traces its earliest roots to the Civil War era and Detroit's Harp…

  • Imitations of Life

    Imitations of Life

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814320655

    Marcia Landy has gathered thirty-seven important essays on film and melodrama that have appeared in books and journals over the last two decades. In her introduction to the book, Landy explores the recent interest in the genre in relation to theoret…

  • Arsenal of Democracy

    Arsenal of Democracy
    av Charles K. Hyde

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814339510

    Throughout World War II, Detroit's automobile manufacturers accounted for one-fifth of the dollar value of the nation's total war production, and this amazing output from ""the arsenal of democracy"" directly contributed to the allied victory. In fa…

  • Hitchcock's Rereleased Films

    Hitchcock's Rereleased Films

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814323267

    Five of Hitchcock's most significant films were unavailable to the public for as long as two decades before their release in 1983-84. This highly readable volume collects the most important essays written about Hitchcock and the rereleased films sin…

  • Authentically Orthodox

    Authentically Orthodox
    av Author Zev Eleff

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814344811

    With a fresh perspective, Authentically Orthodox: A Tradition-Bound Faith in American Life challenges the current historical paradigm in the study of Orthodox Judaism and other tradition-bound faith communities in the United States.Paying attention…

  • Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews

    Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814340479

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, many perceived American Jewry to be in a state of crisis as traditions of faith faced modern sensibilities. Published beginning in 1909, Rabbi and Professor Louis Ginzberg's seven-volume The Legends of the…