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The film and media studies list has been developed to meet the needs of students and teachers of one of the newest, and most popular, subjects in the humanities. A broad range of student textbooks, and academic monographs are available.

 

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Add to basketA History of Film Music

Mervyn Cooke

Mervyn Cooke provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to the major trends in film scoring from the silent era to the present day, focussing not only on dominant Hollywood practices but also offering an international perspective by including case studies of the national cinemas of the UK, France, India, Italy, Japan and the early Soviet Union.

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$24.99 (G)
Add to basketCinema and Classical Texts

Apollo's New Light

Martin M. Winkler

This book interprets films as visual texts and provides the first systematic theoretical and practical demonstration of the affinities between Greco-Roman literature and the cinema.

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$99.00 (C)
Add to basketNazi Cinema's New Women

Jana F. Bruns

This book examines the careers of three of Nazi cinema’s preeminent movie actresses, painting a unique portrait of mass entertainment and stardom under Nazi rule.

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$85.00 (C)
Add to basketNeil LaBute

Stage and Cinema

Christopher Bigsby

In the first full-length study on LaBute, Christopher Bigsby examines his darkly funny work which explores the cruelties, self-concern and manipulative powers of individuals who inhabit a seemingly uncommunal world.
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$95.00 (C)

Add to basketShakespeare on Silent Film

An Excellent Dumb Discourse

Judith Buchanan

Through a series of close readings, and drawing upon a wealth of fresh primary research, this engaging account tells an evolving story that both illuminates silent Shakespeare films already known, and brings into critical circulation other films not yet commercially available and therefore little known.

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$99.00 (C)