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  1. Toward Cinema and Its Double
    Toward Cinema and Its Double brings together Laleen Jayamanne’s discussions of Australian films, Sri Lankan films, European art films, silent film comedy, contemporary American films, and her own films. While some of her essays... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2001
    Paperback | £17.99
  2. Masked Men
    The fifties marks the moment when a heterosexual/homosexual dualism came to dominate U.S. culture’s thinking about masculinity. The films of this era record how gender and sexuality did not easily come together in a normative... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1997
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Samba
    Barbara Browning combines a lyrical, personal narrative with incisive theoretical accounts of Brazilian dance cultures. While she brings ethnographic, historiographic, and musicological scholarship to bear on her subject, Browning... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 1995
    Paperback | £16.99
  4. Reel Families
    Amateur film has been seen as the junkheap of private culture. Yet music videos recycle home movies as authenticity; commercials copy its style to sell intimacy; documentaries use it to recount history "from below."Reel Families... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 1995
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. Virtual Geography
    The author’s capacity to grasp and interpret these [world media] events is astounding, and her ability to provide insights into a world where unbounded information is circling the earth with the speed of light is startling."... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 1994
    Paperback | £17.99
  6. Writing Diaspora
    ... this is no doctrinaire tract but rather a concerted attempt to look at important cultural problems from a fresh perspective.... Chow’s book is an excellent example of its type."—Discourse & SocietyI believe that Rey Chow... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1993
    Paperback | £15.99
  7. High Anxiety
    ... acute look at the state of contemporary culture... A humorous... book, it yields rewarding advice for our perception of reality and fiction." —Back Stage / ShootMellencamp’s ease of movement between the conceptual and... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 1992
    Paperback | £20.99