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The Changing Spaces of Television Acting: From Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama
This title is an historical overview and a then-and-now comparison of performing for British television drama. By examining changing acting styles from distinct eras of television production - studio realism and location realism - it makes a unique contribution to both television and performance studies, unpacking the various determinants that...
By Gemma King
The first substantial study of multilingual film in France. Unpacking the power dynamics at play in the dialogue of eight emblematic films, this book argues that many contemporary French films take a new approach to language and power. -- .
This edited collection brings together twelve essays by leading and upcoming scholars, the aim of which is to contribute critically to conceptions of sustainability from the standpoint of environmental literary scholarship. The book will be of interest to scholars and advanced students in ecocriticism and related fields. -- .
This collection of essays aims to reassess the activities and legacy of the Italian Futurist movement from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. -- .
By Nick Kaye
Performing presence: Between the live and the simulated proposes that the advent of new media forms, and the increasing integration of contemporary performance and media, has generated new engagements, practices and understandings of presence. Addressing new media art and performance, multi-media theatre, video installation, mixed reality environments and locative arts,...
Focussing on radicals and reformers this book explores the role of music in transmitting political culture across the Anglophone world over time and distance. It brings to light the importance of music in the lived experience of politics of those who composed, performed and consumed it. It provides an opportunity...
Racism and sectarianism makes a sustained critique of official anti-racism, using the case of Northern Ireland to do so. Many of the prominent themes in the UK today have been central to discussions in Northern Ireland for decades. The book sketches out some elements of an emancipatory anti-racism as an...