2304 books (116 pages) in this category

A Companion to Ayn Rand

by Allan Gotthelf

<p>The first volume to offer a comprehensive scholarly treatment of Rand&rsquo;s entire corpus (including her novels, her philosophical essays, and her analysis of the events of her times), this <i>Companion</i> provides vital orientation and ...

ISBN: 9781405186841

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Ethics

by Peter Singer

In this volume, some of today's most distinguished philosophers survey the whole field of ethics, from its origins, through the great ethical traditions, to theories of how we ought to live, arguments about specific ethical issues, and the ...

ISBN: 9780631187851

Binding: Paperback


A Companion to François Truffaut

by Dudley Andrew

<p>The 34 essays of this collection by leading international scholars reassess Truffaut's impact on cinema as they locate the unique quality of his thematic obsessions and his remarkable narrative techniques.  Almost 30 years after his death, we

ISBN: 9781405198479

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Italian Cinema

by Frank Burke

<p>Written by leading figures in the field, <i>A Companion to Italian Cinema</i> re-maps Italian cinema studies, employing new perspectives on traditional issues, and fresh theoretical approaches to the exciting history and field of Italian ...

ISBN: 9781444332285

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Luis Buñuel

by Rob Stone

<p><i>A Companion to Luis Buñuel</i> presents a collection of critical readings by many of the foremost film scholars that examines and reassesses myriad facets of world-renowned filmmaker Luis Buñuel?s life, works, and cinematic themes.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781444336337

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Michael Haneke

by Roy Grundmann

<i>A Companion to Michael Haneke</i> is a definitive collection of newly-commissioned work that covers Haneke's body of work in its entirety, catering to students and scholars of Haneke at a time when interest in the director and his work is ...

ISBN: 9781118723487

Binding: Paperback


A Companion to Popular Culture

by Gary Burns

<i>A Companion to Popular Culture </i>is a landmark survey of contemporary research in popular culture studies that offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field.<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Includes over two dozen essays covering the ...

ISBN: 9781405192057

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Robert Altman

by Adrian Danks

<p><i>A Companion to Robert Altman</i> presents myriad aspects of Altman?s life, career, influence and historical context. This book features 23 essays from a range of experts in the field, providing extensive coverage of these aspects and ...

ISBN: 9781118288900

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Spanish Cinema

by Jo Labanyi

<i>A Companion to Spanish Cinema</i> is a bold collection of newly commissioned essays written by top international scholars that thoroughly interrogates Spanish cinema from a variety of thematic, theoretical and historic perspectives.<br /> <br

ISBN: 9781405194389

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to the Horror Film

by Harry M. Benshoff

This cutting-edge collection features original essays by eminent scholars on one of cinema's most dynamic and enduringly popular genres, covering everything from the history of horror movies to the latest critical approaches. <ul> ...

ISBN: 9781119335016

Binding: Paperback


A Companion to Wong Kar-wai

by Martha P. Nochimson

With 25 essays that embrace a wide spectrum of topics and perspectives including intertextuality, transnationality, gender representation, repetition, the use of music, color, and sound, depiction of time and space in human affairs, and ...

ISBN: 9781118424247

Binding: Hardback


A Companion to Woody Allen

by Peter J. Bailey

<p>Edited by two renowned Allen experts, <i>A Companion to Woody Allen</i> presents a collection of 26 original essays on the director?s films. Contributions offer a number of divergent critical perspectives while expanding the contexts in which

ISBN: 9781444337235

Binding: Hardback


A Deadly Secret

by Matt Birkbeck

"<b>The recent arrest in New Orleans and the HBO documentary <i>The Jinx</i> - scheduled to air on Fox in Australia in May - have put Robert Durst back in the headlines. Here, from the first reporter to access Durst s NYPD files, is the ...

ISBN: 9781925324174

Binding: Paperback


A Feminist Manifesto for Education

by Miriam E. David

The idea that gender equality in education has been achieved is now a staple of public debate. As a result, educational policies and practices often do not deal explicitly with gender issues, such as sexual abuse, harassment or violence. ...

ISBN: 9781509504275

Binding: Paperback


A Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

by Libby Jackson

<b>From small steps to giant leaps</b>, <i>A Galaxy of Her Own </i>tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in ...

ISBN: 9781780898360

Binding: Hardback


A Good Life to the End

Taking control of our inevitable journey through ageing and death

by Ken Hillman

A professor of intensive care asks why so many elderly people linger in pain and confusion in ICU when all they want is to die at home in peace and with their loved ones. A crucial and timely rallying cry against unnecessary suffering and for ...

ISBN: 9781760294816

Binding: Paperback


A History of Narrative Film

by David A. Cook

ISBN: 9780393920093

Binding: Paperback


A House Full of Daughters

by Juliet Nicolson

All families have their myths and Juliet Nicolson's was no different- her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of her great-grandmother Victoria, the infamous eccentricity of her grandmother Vita, her mother's

ISBN: 9780099598039

Binding: Paperback


A Monstrous Commotion

The Mysteries of Loch Ness

by Gareth Williams

ISBN: 9781409158745

Binding: Paperback


A Place of Refuge

An Experiment in Communal Living The Story of Windsor Hill Wood

by Tobias Jones

ISBN: 9781848662483

Binding: Hardback