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Dark Places The Haunted House in Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861893895, Reaktion Books, October 2008
240 pp., 17x12 cm, 82 illus.
Horror films revel in taking viewers into shadowy places where evil resides, whether it is a house, a graveyard or a dark forest. With "Dark Places", Barry Curtis leads us deep inside these haunted spaces to explore them – and the monstrous antagonis...
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Childhood and Cinema
ISBN: PB: 9781861893529, Reaktion Books, April 2008
224 pp., 17x12 cm, 71 illus.
Since its inception the world of cinema has embraced the image of the child and both extended and challenged its representations. Vicky Lebeau explores the complex and ongoing adventure of childhood on screen and examines how the child in film has be...
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War and Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861893475, Reaktion Books, April 2008
280 pp., 17x12 cm, 90 illus.
From the onset of the film medium, directors have found war an endlessly compelling and fruitful subject for their art. In "War and Film", Chapman explores their fascination as well as the audience's enduring need to examine and experience the viciss...
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'Injuns!' Native Americans in the Movies
ISBN: PB: 9781861892799, Reaktion Books, May 2006
272 pp., 17x12 cm, 75 illus.
The indispensable sage, fierce enemy, silent sidekick: the role of Native Americans in film has been largely confined to identities defined by the "white" perspective. Many studies have analysed these simplistic stereotypes of Native American culture...
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Women, Islam and Cinema
ISBN: PB: 9781861892201, Reaktion Books, October 2004
208 pp., 17x12 cm, 75 illus.
This is the first book to examine the troubled relationships between women, Islam and cinema. Film critic and author Gonul Donmez-Colin explores the role of women as spectators, images and image constructors in the cinemas of the countries where Isla...
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Projected Cities Cinema and Urban Space
ISBN: PB: 9781861891273, Reaktion Books, November 2002
208 pp., 17x12 cm, 78 illus.
In this illuminating and provocative survey, Stephen Barber examines the historical relationship between film and the urban landscape. "Projected Cities" looks with particular focus at the cinema of Europe and Japan, two closely linked cinematic cult...
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Animals in Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861891310, Reaktion Books, November 2002
232 pp., 17x12 cm, 103 illus.
From Salvador Dali to Walt Disney, animals have been a constant yet little-considered presence in film. Indeed, it may come as a surprise to learn that animals were a central inspiration to the development of moving pictures themselves. In "Animals...
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