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Film and Theatre Studies

This extensive collection from Cambridge Scholars Publishing presents a vibrant and diverse range of insights into film studies and theatre studies. Key books on film studies and theatre within our list explore the history of film studies and the applied use of film and drama in varying contexts. Playwrights and filmmakers including Brecht, Shakespeare and Ken Loach are explored in depth, while edited collections from influential academic conferences take a focused view on important trends and topics within this evolving field.

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Doubling the Duality

This book is about the aesthetic, philosophical and cultural aspects of the integration of live action and animation. It argues that, even in the digital era, when the integration of live action and animation becomes progressively seamless, their differences and dialogues are still a significant source of the evolution of cinematic...
£39.99

Dramatic Interactions

Dramatic Interactions is a collection of essays on the flourishing and interdisciplinary subject of teaching foreign languages, literatures, and cultures through theater. With rich examples from a variety of commonly and less commonly taught languages, this book affirms both the relevance and effectiveness of using theater for fore...
£49.99

Dramatising Disaster

The imagining of disaster has intensified across a wide range of media entertainment formats and genres in recent years and themes of disaster are regularly deployed in fictional films, television drama series, drama-documentaries, comic books and video games. This being the case, it is therefore vital that film and media scholars ...
£39.99

Echo and Narcissus

Echo and Narcissus: Echolocating the Spectator in the Age of Audience Research came about as a response to the recent shift of focus in the studies of cinema. While the seventies and the eighties were marked by increasingly complex theorisations of spectatorship, the last two decades have witnessed a turn towards ethnographic resea...
£34.99

Ein Kabinettstück der Scha...

In diesem Buch zeichne ich die Theaterlaufbahn einer deutschen Theaterschauspielerin nach, Ursula Dinkgräfe, die in ihrer vierzigjährigen Zeit beim Theater, von 1947-1987, innerhalb der Theaterszene gut bekannt und hoch geschätzt war, die aber keinen Film-und Fernsehruhm auf sich zog. Dies Buch ist eine Ergänzung zur Starbiographie...
£29.99

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor (1912–75) is increasingly being recognised as one of the leading English novelists and short story writers of the middle of the twentieth century. Successive generations of readers have delighted in her subtle and penetrating exposures of the vanities and self-delusions of everyday life, her special sensitivity to ...
£34.99

English Tags

This book is a thorough quantitative and qualitative study of a typical phenomenon pertaining to the English spoken language; namely question tags (QTs) and invariant tags. More specifically, English tags are analysed on the syntactic, pragmatic and prosodic level, taking into account cross-varietal differences as well as both visu...
£44.99

Ethical Encounters

The essays on dimensions of theatre ethics at the heart of contributions to this volume demonstrate how individual academics and theatre artists have thought about the ethical implications of theatre, and present the concepts and paradigms that have guided and influenced their thinking. They raise relevant issues and debate these i...
£39.99

Experiments in Freedom

Experiments in Freedom examines ways in which identities have been represented in recent South African play texts published in English. It begins by exploring descriptions of identity from various philosophical, psychological and anthropological perspectives and elaborates ways in which drama is uniquely suited to represent—as well...
£39.99

Expression in the Performi...

The performing arts represent a significant part of the artistic production in our culture. Correspondingly the fields of drama, film, music, opera, dance and performance studies are expanding. However, these arts remain an underexplored territory for aesthetics and the philosophy of art. Expression in the Performing Arts tries to ...
£44.99

Faith and Spirituality in ...

"Faith and Spirituality in Masters of World Cinema" is a fascinating introduction to spiritual aspects in the works of some of the greatest filmmakers in the world, like Bergman, Dreyer and Tarkovsky, Avant Garde director Pedro Costa and Hollywood's golden boy Guillermo del Toro. It covers directors from around the world and shows ...
£34.99

Film and Ethics

This book forms part of the multi-disciplinary Studies in Ethics Series from Liverpool Hope University. It explores the slipperiness of ethics as a concept and demonstrates the multiplicity of intellectual inquiry within contemporary Film Studies.At first glance, ‘ethics’ is not necessarily a subject conventionally associated with ...
£39.99
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