Books by Publisher: Mowbray

    Shakespeare\'s Pictures: Visual Objects in the Drama

    By Keir Elam

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    Hardback Save £13.54 = £66.46

    Shakespeare's Pictures is the first full-length study of visual objects in Shakespearean drama. In several plays Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night, among others pictures are brought on stage - in the form of portraits or other images - as part of the dramatic action. Shakespeare's characters show,...

    Metaphysics

    By Jonathan Tallant

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    Paperback £18.45

    If the sentence `my cat is on the mat' is true how does it get to be true? Sentences are made true by what exists. But what about claims such as `There were dinosaurs?' and `2+2=4'. How do they get to be true? Metaphysics: An Introduction uses the idea of...

    Badiou and Indifferent Being

    By William Watkin

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    Paperback £18.95

    The first critical work to attempt the mammoth undertaking of reading Badiou's Being and Event as part of a sequence has often surprising, occasionally controversial results. Looking back on its publication Badiou declared: "I had inscribed my name in the history of philosophy". Later he was brave enough to admit...

    Gendering Modernism

    By Maria Bucur

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    Paperback £15.95

    "A critical narrative of how gender norms and the modernist movement shaped one another in the early 20th century, using vivid case studies"--Provided by publisher.

    Airportness: The Nature of Flight

    By Christopher Schaberg

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    Paperback £14.45

    Airportness takes the reader on a single day's journey through all the routines and stages of an ordinary flight. From curbside to baggage, and pondering the minutes and hours of sitting in between, Christopher Schaberg contemplates the mundane world of commercial aviation to discover "the nature of flight." For Schaberg...

    Italian Style

    By Eugenia Paulicelli

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    Paperback £26.45

    This is the first in-depth, book-length study on fashion and Italian cinema from the silent film to the present. Italian cinema launched Italian fashion to the world. The book is the story of this launch. The creation of an Italian style and fashion as they are perceived today, especially by...

    Dissenting Words

    By Jacques Ranciere

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    Paperback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    Dissenting Words is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranciere's trajectory, from the critique of Althusserian Marxism and the work on proletarian thinking in the nineteenth century to the more recent reflections on politics and aesthetics. Across these pages, Ranciere discusses the figures,...

    Audio Culture,: Readings in Modern Music

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    Paperback Save £3.94 = £28.05

    The groundbreaking Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music Continuum; September 2004; paperback original maps the aural and discursive terrain of vanguard music today. Rather than offering a history of contemporary music, Audio Culture traces the genealogy of current musical practices and theoretical concerns, drawing lines of connection between recent musical...

    Internment during the Second World War

    By Rachel Pistol

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    Hardback £70.46

    The internment of `enemy aliens' during the Second World War was arguably the greatest stain on the Allied record of human rights on the home front. Internment during the Second World War compares and contrasts the experiences of foreign nationals unfortunate enough to be born in the `wrong' nation when...

    Dictionary of Fashion History

    By Valerie Cumming

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    Paperback £28.55

    "Based on A Dictionary of English Costume 900-1900 by C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington and Charles Beard, now completely revised, updated and supplemented to the present day by Valerie Cumming."

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