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Contracts, Patronage and Mediation

The Articulation of Global and Local in the South African Recording Industry

by Dr Tuulikki Pietilä

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Contracts, Patronage and Mediation </SPAN>studies the long-term developments in the South African recording industry. It adds to the existing literature an understanding of the prevalence of informal negotiations

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Creative Communities

Regional Inclusion and the Arts

by Janet McDonald & Robert Mason

<p>This is the first major collection to reimagine and analyse the role of the creative arts in building resilient and inclusive regional communities. Bringing together Australia’s leading theorists in the creative industries, as well as case ...

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Cultural Industries in Shanghai

Policy and Planning inside a Global City

by YueMing Rong & Justin OConnor

<p>Cultural Industries in Shanghai gathers articles by Chinese scholars that analyse the developments in Shanghai's cultural industries over the past 30 years. Like many cities in China and elsewhere, Shanghai has explicitly stated that ...

ISBN: 9781783208586

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Dance Dramaturgy

Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement

by Pil Hansen & Darcey Callison

<p>Ten international dramaturg-scholars advance proposals that reset notions of agency in contemporary dance creation. Dramaturgy becomes driven by artistic inquiry, distributed among collaborating artists, embedded in improvisation tasks, or ...

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Dark Humor in Films of the 1960s

by Wheeler Winston Dixon

<EM>Dark Humor in Films of the 1960s</EM> presents six detailed chapters on various topics that relate to genre cinema, concentrating on films and filmmakers whose films offered wide ranging commentary on popular culture. Covering both little ...

ISBN: 9781137562494

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Defiant Itineraries

Caribbean Paradigms in American Dance and Film

by Lydia Platón Lázaro

<p >How did Caribbean rituals helped form new currents in the performing and visual arts of the United States? This book answers this question through an examination of the Caribbean-inspired dance creations of dancer/choreographer Katherine ...

ISBN: 9781137471796

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Deleuze and Beckett

by Professor S.E. Wilmer & Dr Audrone Žukauskaite

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Deleuze and Beckett</span> is a collection of essays illuminating similarities between the philosophies and practices of Deleuze and Beckett. The contributors include some of the leading Beckett and Deleuze ...

ISBN: 9781137481153

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Delirium and Resistance

Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism

by Gregory Sholette

<p>In the aftermath of the 2016 US elections, Brexit, and a global upsurge of nationalist populism, it is evident that the delirium and the crisis of neoliberal capitalism is now the delirium and crisis of liberal democracy and its culture. And ...

ISBN: 9781786800602

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Discovering Short Films

The History and Style of Live-Action Fiction Shorts

by Cynthia Felando

<p >As film history's oldest and one of today's most prominent and often-consumed forms (on both old and new media platforms), the live-action short film has both historical and contemporary significance. In this book, Felando discusses the ...

ISBN: 9781137484383

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Dramaturgy and Architecture

Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment

by Dr Cathy Turner

<EM>Dramaturgy and Architecture</EM> addresses theatre's contribution to the way we think about the buildings and spaces we inhabit. It discusses in detail ways in which theatre and performance have critiqued and intervened in everyday spaces, ...

ISBN: 9781137231406

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Dürer

by Klaus Carl

<p>Dürer is the greatest of German artists and most representative of the German mind. He, like Leonardo, was a man of striking physical attractiveness, great charm of manner and conversation, and mental accomplishment, being well grounded in ...

ISBN: 9781781606254

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Early Greek Portraiture

Monuments and Histories

by Catherine M. Keesling

<p>In this book, Catherine M. Keesling lends new insight into the origins of civic honorific portraits that emerged at the end of the fifth century BC in ancient Greece. Surveying the subjects, motives and display contexts of Archaic and ...

ISBN: 9781108207225

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European Cinema and Television

Cultural Policy and Everyday Life

by Ib Bondebjerg, Eva Novrup Redvall & Professor Andrew Higson

<p >This book offers comparative studies of the production, content, distribution and reception of film and television drama in Europe. The collection brings together scholars from the humanities and social sciences to focus on how new ...

ISBN: 9781137356895

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Faith Wilding's Fearful Symmetries

by Faith Wilding & Sharon Stratton

<p>Deeply influenced by studies of female iconology, the medieval, the afterlife and hybrid bodies, Faith Wilding’s art is instantly recognizable and distinctive in style. In keeping with Wilding’s own artworks, the book is a bricollage: memoirs

ISBN: 9781783209781

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Fantastic Transmedia

Narrative, Play and Memory Across Science Fiction and Fantasy Storyworlds

by Colin Harvey

In<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic"> Fantastic Transmedia</SPAN>, writer and academic Colin B Harvey explores the manifold ways in which science fiction and fantasy franchises use transmedial techniques to create complex and involving imaginary ...

ISBN: 9781137306050

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Farewell to Visual Studies

by James Elkins, Gustav Frank & Sunil Manghani

<p>Each of the five volumes in the Stone Art Theory Institutes series brings together a range of scholars who are not always directly familiar with one another’s work. The outcome of each of these convergences is an extensive and “unpredictable ...

ISBN: 9780271075723

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Film Studies in China

Selected Writings from Contemporary Cinema

by Contemporary Cinema

<p>Film Studies in China is a collection of specially selected articles chosen from issues of the Contemporary Cinema journal published throughout the year. Contemporary Cinema is one of the most prestigious academic film studies journals in ...

ISBN: 9781783208289

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Filming the Body in Crisis

Trauma, Healing and Hopefulness

by Davina Quinlivan

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Filming the Body in Crisis </span>engages with the subject of reparation as a vital element of film experience in the 21st century. It explores this in two ways: first, in the context of the thematic ...

ISBN: 9781137361387

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From Fairy Tale to Film Screenplay

Working with Plot Genotypes

by Professor Terence Patrick Murphy

In <EM>Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting</EM> (1979), Syd Field first popularized the Three-Act Paradigm of Setup, Confrontation and Resolution for conceptualizing and creating the Hollywood screenplay. For Field, the budding ...

ISBN: 9781137552044

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Gay Men at the Movies

Film reception, cinema going and the history of a gay male community

by Scott McKinnon

<p>Cinema has long played a major role in the formation of community among marginalized groups, and this book details that process for gay men in Sydney, Australia from the 1950s to the present. Scott McKinnon builds the book from a variety of ...

ISBN: 9781783205981

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