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The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Films (National Cinemas)
The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Films (National Cinemas)
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ean: 9781442269057, isbn: 1442269057,

From D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation in 1915 to the recent Get Out, audiences and critics alike have responded to racism in motion pictures for more than a century. Whether subtle or blatant, racially biased images and narratives erase minorities...


Singing in Brazilian Portuguese: A Guide to Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire (Guides to Lyric Diction)
Singing in Brazilian Portuguese: A Guide to Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire (Guides to Lyric Diction)
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ean: 9780810889026, isbn: 0810889021,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Access audio files at: https://soundcloud.com/singing_in_brazilian_portuguese_recorded_examples_marcia_porterWhile popular forms of Brazilian music include bossa nova and samba, Brazil also has a rich classical music tradition dating back to the 1500...


Firefly Revisited: Essays on Joss Whedon's Classic Series (Science Fiction Television)
Firefly Revisited: Essays on Joss Whedon's Classic Series (Science Fiction Television)
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mpn: 4 black & white halftones, ean: 9781442247437, isbn: 1442247436,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
According to Joss Whedon, the creator of the short-lived series Firefly (2002), the cult show is about “nine people looking into the blackness of space and seeing nine different things.” The chronicles of crewmembers on a scruffy space freighter,...


Superhero Synergies: Comic Book Characters Go Digital
Superhero Synergies: Comic Book Characters Go Digital
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ean: 9781442232112, isbn: 1442232110,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
In the age of digital media, superheroes are no longer confined to comic books and graphic novels. Their stories are now featured in films, video games, digital comics, television programs, and more. In a single year alone, films featuring Batman, Sp...


Science Wars through the Stargate: Explorations of Science and Society in Stargate SG-1 (Science Fiction Television)
Science Wars through the Stargate: Explorations of Science and Society in Stargate SG-1 (Science Fiction Television)
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mpn: 13 black & white halftones, ean: 9781442256194, isbn: 1442256192,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The story of an elite team of scientists and soldiers who travel to other worlds through an alien-built portal, Stargate SG-1 gave its viewers a weekly dose of spectacle and high adventure. Over its ten-season run (1997-2007), the series explored the...


Assault on the Small Screen: Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas
Assault on the Small Screen: Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas
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ean: 9781442253971, isbn: 1442253975,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Over the last few decades, television programs have attempted to depict some of the more troubling elements of society with a more conscientious approach. Issues that networks were once reluctant to broadcast—such as sexual abuse, sexual assault, a...


From Starship Captains to Galactic Rebels: Leaders in Science Fiction Television
From Starship Captains to Galactic Rebels: Leaders in Science Fiction Television
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mpn: 20 black & white halftones, ean: 9781442229853, isbn: 1442229853,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Real-world leaders hold the fates of companies, armies, and nations in their hands, but the leaders portrayed in science fiction play for larger stakes. Their decisions determine the survival of species, planets, or reality itself. They tend, therefo...


Franz Liszt, His Circle, and His Elusive Oratorio
Franz Liszt, His Circle, and His Elusive Oratorio
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ean: 9781442238022, isbn: 144223802X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Many scholars, concert pianists, and classical music fans deem Franz Liszt the preeminent pianist of the nineteenth century. In Franz Liszt, His Circle, and His Elusive Oratorio, Xavier Puslowski engages in a detailed study of the links between Liszt...


The Complete Book of 1930s Broadway Musicals
The Complete Book of 1930s Broadway Musicals
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ean: 9781538102763, isbn: 1538102765,

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Despite the stock market crash of October 1929, thousands of theatregoers still flocked to the Great White Way throughout the country’s darkest years. In keeping with the Depression and the events leading up to World War II, 1930s Broadway was dist...


From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli: Influence and Independence
From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelli: Influence and Independence
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ean: 9781442230637, isbn: 1442230630,

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In From Bach’s Goldberg to Beethoven’s Diabelli: Influence and Independence, music scholar and noted pianist Alfred Kanwischer takes readers on an extended exploration in which each of the thirty-three pieces making up Beethoven’s Diabelli Vari...


Smart Chicks on Screen: Representing Women's Intellect in Film and Television (Film and History)
Smart Chicks on Screen: Representing Women's Intellect in Film and Television (Film and History)
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ean: 9781442237476, isbn: 1442237473,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
While women have long been featured in leading roles in film and television, the intellectual depictions of female characters in these mediums are out of line with reality. Women continue to be marginalized for their choices, overshadowed by men, and...


The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance
The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance
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ean: 9781442257481, isbn: 1442257482,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
While there are books about folk dances from individual countries or regions, there isn’t a single comprehensive book on folk dances across the globe. This illustrated compendium offers the student, teacher, choreographer, historian, media critic, ...


Adapting the Beat Poets: Burroughs, Ginsberg, and Kerouac on Screen (Film and History)
Adapting the Beat Poets: Burroughs, Ginsberg, and Kerouac on Screen (Film and History)
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ean: 9781442273245, isbn: 1442273240,

In the post-World War II era, authors of the beat generation produced some of the most enduring literature of the day. More than six decades since, work of the Beat Poets conjures images of unconventionality, defiance, and a changing consciousness th...


3: The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt: Dramaturgical Leaves: Essays about Musical Works for the Stage and Queries about the Stage, Its Composers, and Performers Part 1
3: The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt: Dramaturgical Leaves: Essays about Musical Works for the Stage and Queries about the Stage, Its Composers, and Performers Part 1
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ean: 9780810882980, isbn: 0810882981,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
In Dramaturgical Leaves: Essays about Musical Works for the Stage and Queries about the Stage, Its Composers and Performers, the third volume in Janita R. Hall-Swadley’s The Collected Writings of Franz Liszt, Liszt heralds his admiration for early ...


The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach
The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach
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ean: 9781442232907, isbn: 1442232900,

The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach (L’Esthéthique de Jean-Sébastien Bach), by the celebrated French musicologist André Pirro (1869‒1943), was originally published in 1907 and reissued in 1973. It is offered here for the first time in Engli...


The Walking Dead Live!: Essays on the Television Show
The Walking Dead Live!: Essays on the Television Show
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ean: 9781442271203, isbn: 1442271205,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
In 2010, The Walking Dead premiered on AMC and has since become the most watched scripted program in the history of basic cable. Based on the graphic novel series by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead provides a stark, metaphoric preview of what the en...


The Encyclopedia of World Ballet
The Encyclopedia of World Ballet
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mpn: 19 black & white halftones, 48 colour il, ean: 9781442245259, isbn: 1442245255,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Throughout the centuries, ballet has had a rich and ever-evolving role in the humanities. Renowned choreographers, composers, and performers have contributed to this unique art form, staging enduring works of beauty. Significant productions by major ...


Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers
Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers
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ean: 9780810888449, isbn: 0810888440,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
In Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers, opera director William Ferrara offers the perfect resource for the dramatic preparation of opera scenes for directors and student performers. Topics include study and rese...


The Encyclopedia of Film Composers
The Encyclopedia of Film Composers
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ean: 9781442245495, isbn: 1442245492,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
For more than a century, original music has been composed for the cinema. From the early days when live music accompanied silent films to the present in which a composer can draw upon a full orchestra or a lone synthesizer to embody a composition, mu...


Hitchcock and Adaptation: On the Page and Screen
Hitchcock and Adaptation: On the Page and Screen
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ean: 9781442230873, isbn: 1442230878,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
From early silent features like The Lodger and Easy Virtue to his final film, Family Plot, in 1976, most of Alfred Hitchcock’s movies were adapted from plays, novels, and short stories. Hitchcock always took care to collaborate with those who would...



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