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Going to the Movies


This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.





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9780859898126 | Published: 2007
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9780859898119 | Published: 2007
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9780859899161 | Published: 2015
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Grand-Guignol


Since The Théâtre du Grand-Guignol closed its doors forty years ago, the genre has been overlooked by critics and theatre historians. This book reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts, and is the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance.

 

 




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9780859896962 | Published: 2002
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9781905816354 | Published: 2019
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The Great Art Of Light And Shadow

Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth.




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9780859896658 | Published: 2000
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9780859899185 | Published: 2015
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The Great East Window Of Exeter Cathedral


Exeter glazing, and particularly the Great East Window, is of major importance. For the first time, this study establishes the correct dating, provenance and authorship of all the Great East Window's figure panels and most of its heraldic glass, and substantially rewrites the general history of the Cathedral's glazing.





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9780859893176 | Published: 1989
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Green Screen


This book combines film studies with environmental history and politics, aiming to establish a cultural criticism informed by 'green' thought. David Ingram argues that Hollywood cinema has largely perpetuated romantic attitudes to nature and has played an important ideological role in the 'greenwashing' of ecological discourses.

 

 




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9780859896092 | Published: 2004
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9780859896085 | Published: 2000
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9780859899192 | Published: 2015
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Henry Francis Lyte


Henry Francis Lyte was an Anglican minister, hymn-writer and poet. His best-known hymn, Abide With Me, has been sung at FA Cup Finals since 1927 and at Rugby League Challenge Cup Finals since 1929.  It is also said to have been have been on the lips of the British nurse Edith Cavell as she faced the firing squad in 1915.





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9780900771927 | Published: 1974
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Higher Education In The Gulf


This book will be useful to those in the West and in the Middle East with an interest in the contemporary state of the higher educational system in the region and in education in general. It concentrates on the Gulf, but the problems of control, development, curriculum and purpose in higher education are found throughout the Middle East.




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9780859895156 | Published: 1998
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Histoire D'Eleonore De Parme


In 1810, Stendhal read the sentimental novella "Histoire d'Eleonore de Parme", whose anonymous author was certainly a woman. This text poses the question: can it be asserted that Stendhal took inspiration from this novella when he wrote "La Chartreuse de Parme", and not from real life?





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9780859895361 | Published: 1997
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Histoire de Calejava


An eighteenth-century work considered historically significant as it depicts ‘for the first time, a religious system which is unequivocally deistic.’

This is a volume in the Exeter French Texts series. The text, introduction and essential notes are all in French.





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9780859893473 | Published: 1990
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Histoire De Louis Anniaba


Based on fact, Historie de Louis Anniaba was first published in 1740 but has never before been reprinted. The story allows a degree of narrative and geographical fantasy, but the legal context of the period, in this volume brought into play for the first time, throws into relief the author’s free-thinking stance.




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9780859896702 | Published: 2000
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