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  1. Uncharted

    Offers a study of creativity in the context of expert popular music instrumental performance. Applying ideas from cultural psychology to findings from research into the creative behaviors of a specific subset of popular music instrumentalists, Bill Bruford demonstrates the ways in which expert drummers experience creativity in music performance. Learn More
    £25.50

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  2. Christophe Honoré

    French filmmaker Christophe Honoré challenges audiences with complex cinematic form, intricate narrative structures, and aesthetically dynamic filmmaking. But he is largely unknown to US audiences. David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias invite English-speaking scholars and cinéastes to explore Honoré’s three most recognised films, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d’amour, and La Belle personne. Learn More
    £37.50

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  3. The Star Wars Phenomenon in Britain

    Provides a detailed account of the Star Wars saga's British connection, including personal recollections of fans in the UK, exclusive interviews with staff members of Palitoy who took on the challenge of producing millions of toys, and the story of how a group of writers from the underground press in London combined with Marvel comics to produce the first Star Wars expanded universe. Learn More
    £37.95

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  4. Martin Scorsese

    Martin Scorsese (b. 1942) has long been considered one of America's greatest cinematic storytellers. Over the last fifty years he has created some of the most iconic moments in American film, never afraid to confront controversial issues with passion. This collection was originally edited by the late Peter Brunette in 1999 and is now revised and extensively updated by Robert Ribera. Learn More
    £24.95

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  5. The Comic Book Film Adaptation

    In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation offers the first dedicated study to examine how comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the centre of mainstream film production. Learn More
    £29.95

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  6. Movie Comics

    Adaptations of comics have been an integral part of American cinema from its very inception. Movie Comics is the first book to study the long history of both comics-to-film and film-to-comics adaptations. With a special focus on the Classical Hollywood era, Blair Davis investigates the factors that spurred this media convergence. Learn More
    £84.95

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  7. My Fair Ladies

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. As technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become ubiquitous, popping up in everything from Bride of Frankenstein to The Stepford Wives. Julie Wosk takes us on a tour through this bevy of artificial women, revealing the array of cultural fantasies and fears they embody. Learn More
    £84.95

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  8. Hidden in Plain Sight

    Brings together a range of original essays that address different aspects of the role and presence of Jews and Jewishness in British film and television from the interwar period to the present. It constructs a historical overview of the Jewish contribution to British film and television, which has not always been sufficiently acknowledged. Learn More
    £37.50

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  9. Nga Moteatea Pt. 1-4

    A collection of annotated waiata made by distinguished Maori leader and scholar Apirana Ngata. It also include CDs of waiata drawn from the Archive of Maori and Pacific Music at The University of Auckland. It is suitable for those studying Maori culture and volumes for various New Zealand libraries. Learn More
    £246.00

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  10. David Bowie in Darkness

    David Bowie is widely considered a "chameleon," shedding one persona to create a new one and thus staying popular, relevant and compelling. In reality, Bowie is able to work with the resources around him to create something new. This book explores Bowie's negotiation of his celebrity during his later career, with particular focus on "1. Outside", an album symptomatic of deep-seated societal and personal anxiety. Learn More
    £31.95

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  11. The Transatlantic Zombie

    Provides a more complete history of the zombie than has ever been told, explaining how the myth's migration to the New World was facilitated by the transatlantic slave trade, and reveals the real-world import of storytelling, reminding us of the power of myths and mythmaking, and the high stakes of appropriation and homage. Learn More
    £84.95

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  12. The Aircraft-Spotter's Film and Television Companion

    Ever wondered how many planes were converted into Japanese Zeroes and torpedo bombers for Tora! Tora! Tora! or how French Gazelle helicopters were modified for the title role in Blue Thunder? This first of its kind reference book lists aircraft featured in 350 films and television shows, providing brief individual histories, film locations, serial numbers and registrations. Learn More
    £47.95

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  13. Double-take

    This anthology seeks to revolutionize the way the Harlem Renaissance is viewed. It seeks to redress the emphasis on male writers, offering a balanced collection of writers - men and women, gay and straight, famiiar and obscure. It includes poetry, short stories, drama, essays, music and art. Learn More
    £33.50

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  14. Keep Watching the Skies!

    Long recognized as the definitive reference work on the hundreds of science fiction movies that from 1950 through 1962 terrified and fascinated a generation with zombified teenagers, robots, invading aliens and monsters of every kind, Bill Warren's Keep Watching the Skies! is greatly expanded in this 21st century edition. Learn More
    £47.95

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  15. Historians on Hamilton

    Brings together a collection of top scholars to explain the Hamilton phenomenon and explore what it might mean for our understanding of America's history. The contributors examine what the musical got right, what it got wrong, and why it matters. These short and lively essays examine why Hamilton became an Obama-era sensation and consider its continued relevance in the age of Trump. Learn More
    £21.50

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