To Embody the Marvellous

Esther Fernández

Puppetry and object manipulation as means to embody the marvelous in the religious and secular contexts of early modern Spain

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780826501806
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Jascha Heifetz in South Africa

Michael Brittan

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781576473535
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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The World at Play: Performance from the Audience's Perspective

Cason Warinner Murphy

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781792472961
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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The Complete Book of Technical Design for Technical and Fashion Designers

Deborah A Beard-Thapa

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781792475740
  • Publication Date: Aug 2021
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Exploring the Recorder AND Music Theory

Edward Wolfe

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781792485053
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Whitewashing the Movies

David C. Oh

Whitewashing the Movies addresses the popular attention of excluding Asian actors from playing Asian characters in film. Including movies such as Ghost in the Shell and Aloha, media activists and critics have denounced contemporary decisions to cast White actors to play Asians and Asian Americans. The purpose of this book is to theorize the popularly used concept of “whitewashing” in stories that subjectify White identities at the expense of Asian/American stories and characters.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978808621
  • Publication Date: Oct 2021
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Movie Minorities

Hye Seung Chung

Rights advocacy has become a prominent facet of South Korea’s increasingly transnational motion picture output, and today films about political prisoners, undocumented workers, and people with disabilities attract mainstream attention. Movie Minorities offers the first English-language study of Korean cinema’s role in helping to galvanize activist social movements across these and other identity-based categories.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978809642
  • Publication Date: Aug 2021
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The Cinema of Rithy Panh

Leslie Barnes

The essays in this groundbreaking collection examine how celebrated Cambodian director Rithy Panh counters the abstraction of mass violence with a  cinema anchored in the body, the physical trace, the direct testimony, and the living landscape. They explore his unique aesthetic sensibility, examining the dynamic and sensuous images through which he suggests that “everything has a soul.”

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978809796
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Star Wars Multiverse

Carmelo Esterrich

Drawing from a full range of Star Wars media, including comics, television, children’s books, and fan films, Carmelo Esterrich explores how these stories set in a galaxy far far away reflect issues that hit closer to home on such topics as authoritarianism, colonialism, xenophobia, sexuality, and gender norms.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978815261
  • Publication Date: Aug 2021
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Shades of Springsteen

John Massaro

In this unique blend of memoir and musical analysis, John Massaro focuses on five of Springsteen’s main themes: love, masculinity, sports, politics, and the power of music. He draws exciting connections between the Jersey rocker’s lyrics, his own life stories, and historical, literary, and musical figures ranging from James Joyce to Lin-Manuel Miranda.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978816169
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Apocalypse Cinema

Stephen Prince

Covering such films as Metropolis, Dr. Strangelove, Contagion, and Avengers: Endgame, this book provides a lively overview of apocalypse cinema, including alien invasion movies, nuclear annihilation stories, and films where nature itself threatens humanity through climate change or deadly diseases.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978819849
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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King of Hearts

Baker A. Rogers

King of Hearts shows how drag king performers are thriving in an unlikely location: Southern Bible Belt states like Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina. It offers a groundbreaking look at a subculture that presents a subversion of gender norms while also providing a vital lifeline for non-gender-conforming Southerners.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978820531
  • Publication Date: Oct 2021
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Very Special Episodes

Jonathan Cohn

Very Special Episodes explores various examples of the “very special episode” to chart the history of American television and its self-identified status as an arbiter of culture. Through the study of this unique television format, this anthology traces the history of television’s engagement with many of the most important political, aesthetic, economic, and social movements that continue to challenge our society today.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781978821156
  • Publication Date: Aug 2021
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King Yellowman

Brent Hagerman

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9789766408510
  • Publication Date: Sep 2021
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Materiality

Jorge F. Rivas Perez

  • Imprint: Denver Art Museum
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781945483042
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Women and Mixed Race Representation in Film

Valerie C. Gilbert

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476663388
  • Publication Date: Oct 2021
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Dead Man's Curve

Mark A. Moore

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476672106
  • Publication Date: Aug 2021
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Scarlett Johansson

Kim R. Holston

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476673073
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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Beyond the Living Dead

Bruce Peabody

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476678375
  • Publication Date: Sep 2021
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Elio Petri

Roberto Curti

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781476680347
  • Publication Date: Jul 2021
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