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Automata and Mimesis on the Stage of Theatre History
Automata and Mimesis on the Stage of Theatre Hist...
K. Reilly
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The automaton, known today as the robot, can be seen as a metaphor for the historical period in which it is explored. Chapters include examinations of Iconoclasm's fear that art might surpass nature, the Cartesian mind/body divide, automata as object...
Bakhtin and the Movies
Bakhtin and the Movies
M. Flanagan
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:Martin Flanagan uses Bakhtin's notions of dialogism, chronotope and polyphony to address fundamental questions about film form and reception, focussing particularly on the way cinematic narrative utilises time and space in its very construction.
Belly Dance, Pilgrimage and Identity
Belly Dance, Pilgrimage and Identity
Barbara Sellers...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book examines the globalization of belly dance and the distinct dancing communities that have evolved from it. The history of belly dance has taken place within the global flow of sojourners, immigrants, entrepreneurs, and tourists from the ...
Bernard Shaw and Totalitarianism
Bernard Shaw and Totalitarianism
M. Yde
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book reveals the genuity of Shaw's totalitarianism by looking at his material - articles, speeches, letters, etc but is especially concerned with analyzing the utopian desire that runs through so many of Shaw's plays; looking at his political an...
Big Brother
Big Brother
J. Bignell
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Jonathan Bignell presents a wide-ranging analysis of the television phenomenon of the early twenty-first century: Reality TV, exploring its cultural and political meanings, explaining the genesis of the form and its relationship to contemporary telev...
Biographical Theatre
Biographical Theatre
U. Canton
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Marilyn Monroe, Vincent van Gogh or the victims of rendition flights – the number and variety of historical and contemporary figures represented on British stages is amazing. This book develops a new theoretical framework for the representation of re...
Black Magic Woman and Narrative Film
Black Magic Woman and Narrative Film
Montré Aza Mis...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Black Magic Woman and Narrative Film examines the transformation of the stereotypical 'tragic mulatto' from tragic to empowered, as represented in independent and mainstream cinema. The author suggests that this transformation is through the characte...
Body, Soul and Cyberspace in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema
Body, Soul and Cyberspace in Contemporary Science Fiction...
S. Magerstädt
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Body, Soul and Cyberspace explores how recent science-fiction cinema answers questions about body and soul, virtuality, and spirituality in the digital age by linking cinematic themes with religious, philosophical and ethical concepts.
Bollywood Shakespeares
Bollywood Shakespeares
C. Dionne; P. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Here, essays use the latest theories in postcolonialism, globalization, and post-nationalism to explore how world cinema and theater respond to Bollywood's representation of Shakespeare. In this collection, Shakespeare is both part of an elite Wester...
Bourdieu, Language and the Media
Bourdieu, Language and the Media
J. Myles
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:This book engages with key theoretical and analytical issues in the field of media, communication and cultural studies. Using case studies of radio, internet, text messaging and photojournalism, it deploys Bourdieu's ideas to reveal how language in t...
Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage
Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Sta...
C. Wynne
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Victorian Gothic Stage re-appraises Stoker's key fictions in relation to his working life. It takes Stoker's work from the margins to centre stage, exploring how Victorian theatre's melodramatic and Gothic productions inf...
British Avant-Garde Theatre
British Avant-Garde Theatre
C. Warden
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and social borders, the book rea...