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Shooting Women

Behind the Camera, Around the World

by Harriet Margolis, Alexis Krasilovsky & Julia Stein

<p>Shooting Women takes readers around the world to explore the lives of camerawomen working in features, TV news, and documentaries. From first world pioneers like African American camerawoman Jessie Maple Patton who got her job only after ...

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Shooting Women

Behind the Camera, Around the World

by Harriet Margolis, Alexis Krasilovsky & Julia Stein

<p>Shooting Women takes readers around the world to explore the lives of camerawomen working in features, TV news, and documentaries. From first world pioneers like African American camerawoman Jessie Maple Patton who got her job only after ...

ISBN: 9781783205080

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Signal: 06

A Journal of International Political Graphics & Culture

by Alec Dunn & Josh MacPhee

<p>Artists and cultural workers have been at the center of upheavals the world over, from the painters and poets in the Paris Commune to the poster-makers and street-theatre performers of the Occupy movement. <em>Signal</em> brings these artists

ISBN: 9781629634630

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Sisley

by Nathalia Brodskaya

<p>A painter of the Impressionist movement, Alfred Sisley was born on October 30th 1839 in Paris but was of British origin. He died on January 29th 1899 in Moret-sur-Loing. Growing up in a musical family, he chose to pursue painting rather than ...

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Soviet Women and their Art

The Spirit of Equality

by Rena Lavery & Ivan Lindsay

<p>This new publication provides a cross-disciplinary examination of early 20th century feminism and gender politics in the Soviet Union in relation to the rise and development of prominent female artists and sculptors. The book covers the ...

ISBN: 9781912690626

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Spectacle Culture and American Identity

1815-1940

by Susan Tenneriello

Looking at the emergent industries of spectacle practices in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century mass culture, <EM>Spectacle Culture and American Identity</EM> investigates the immersive energies of American landscape and history as a fluid ...

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Stephen Fry's Incomplete & Utter History of Classical Music

by Stephen Fry & Tim Lihoreau

<p>Hello, I'm Stephen Fry. Now time for the first outing of a brand, spanking new feature here on <i><b>The Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music</b></i>... putting some unsuspecting figure in music under the spotlight.'</p><p> </p><p>

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Style and Form in the Hollywood Slasher Film

by Wickham Clayton

<p >While existing work on modern horror tends to focus on a small range of exceptional examples of the genre, and generally finds value in the films through the application of sociopolitical, psychoanalytic, or other theoretical frameworks, the

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Subversion, Sexuality and the Virtual Self

by Jude Elund

This work explores the construction of identity in digitised and virtual screen environments, specifically investigating the phenomenon of three-dimensional virtual worlds in relation to our physical selves. Using four regions of Second Life as ...

ISBN: 9781137468352

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Superman: The Movie

The 40th Anniversary Interviews

by Gary Bettinson

<p>From the film’s record-break budgets to the enmity between director and producers, the story behind the making of Superman is inherently dramatic. Marking 40 years since the film’s commercial release, the book presents original interview ...

ISBN: 9781783209606

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Taiwan Cinema

A Contested Nation on Screen

by Guo-Juin Hong

***Listed in THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION's Weekly Book List, April 4, 2011***<P>A groundbreaking study of Taiwan cinema, this is the first English language book that covers its entire history. Hong revises how Taiwan cinema is taught and ...

ISBN: 9780230320628

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The Alfred Wallis Factor

Conflict in Post-War St Ives Art

by David Wilkinson LUT & David Wilkinson

<p>Since his death in 1942, St Ives has become marinated in the spirit of the naïve painter, Alfred Wallis. Naum Gabo, the Russian Constructivist, felt that Wallis's gift as an artist was that he never knew he was one. His unconventional ...

ISBN: 9780718845933

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The Art of Interaction

What HCI Can Learn from Interactive Art

by Ernest Edmonds & John M. Carroll

<p>What can Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) learn from art? How can the HCI research agenda be advanced by looking at art research? How can we improve creativity support and the amplification of that important human capability? This book aims ...

ISBN: 9781681733296

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The Artist as Culture Producer

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life

by Sharon Louden

<table style="border-collapse: collapse;width:120pt"> <tbody> <tr style="height:14.0pt"> <td style="height:14.0pt;width:120pt">The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life is a collection of essays by 40 ...

ISBN: 9781783207282

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The Chaplin Machine

Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde

by Owen Hatherley

<p>Could Buster Keaton have starred in Battleship Potemkin?*BR**BR*Did Trotsky plan to write the great Soviet comedy?*BR**BR*And why did Lenin love circus clowns?*BR**BR*The Chaplin Machine reveals the lighter side of the Communist avant-garde ...

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The Economics of the Popular Music Industry

Modeling from Microeconomic Theory and Industrial Organization

by Chong Hyun Christie Byun

<p >This Palgrave Pivot uses modeling from microeconomic theory and industrial organization to demonstrate how consumers and producers have responded to major changes in the music industry. Byun examines the important role of technology in ...

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><b><br></b><i>The Elegance of the Hedgehog</i> is a witty and satirical reflection on culture and appearances. Throughout the friendship between a gifted ...

ISBN: 9782806270313

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The Gothic Screen

Space, Sculpture, and Community in the Cathedrals of France and Germany, ca.1200–1400

by Jacqueline E. Jung

<p>At the heart of Gothic cathedrals, the threshold between nave and sanctuary was marked by the choir screen, a partitioning structure of special complexity, grandeur, and beauty. At once a canopy for altars, a stage for performance, a pedestal

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The Hermitage

The Biography of a Great Museum

by Geraldine Norman

<p>The Hermitage Musuem in St Petersburg is possibly the greatest museum in the world. It began as a showcase for the art treasures of the Tsars and reflects their legendary extravagance. Imperial romances, marriages and murders all had an ...

ISBN: 9781912690091

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The Igor Moiseyev Dance Company

Dancing Diplomats

by Anthony Shay

<p>In this book Anthony Shay examines the life and works of renowned choreographer Igor Moiseyev and his dance company. Formed in 1937 the Moiseyev Dance Company have performed across the globe and are the first major Soviet dance group to ...

ISBN: 9781789380118

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