Early Modern & Modern Humanities & Cultures

Literary and cultural studies, from the Spanish Golden Age to contemporary cinema

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  1. The Bad Maestro

    The Bad Maestro: Tinto Brass and the Eroticization of (Film ) History [Paperback]

    Alberto Zambenedetti (Author)

    $12.00

    ISBN: 9788869770845
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Often referred to as a master of erotica, Venetian director Tinto Brass is a deeply political man who has made no mystery of his anarchic inclinations. His long career has often been divided into two periods: the first twenty year... .... Learn More
  2. That's Etertainment

    That's Etertainment: Spectacle, Amusement, and Leisure Culture [Paperback]

    Michele Fadda(Author); Sara Pesce(Editor)

    $29.00

    ISBN: 9788869771798
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    The 20th century witnessed the collapse of the traditional separation between the realm of 'official' culture and that of 'popular' entertainment. This event produced dramatic consequences at all levels of social life in the West, ... .... Learn More
  3. Fernando Pessoa

    Fernando Pessoa: A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti(Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to... .... Learn More
  4. Crime Fiction in the Global Era

    Crime Fiction in the Global Era [Paperback]

    Christiana Gregoriou(Editor); Gigliola Sulis(Editor); David Platten(Editor)

    $14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771736
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    In recent decades crime fiction has enjoyed a creative boom. The genre has acquired a global reach, illuminating different corners of the world and spreading through the use of various cultural media. Crime fiction has thus become ... .... Learn More
  5. Size

    Size: A journey into Fashion, Media and Culture [Paperback]

    Roy Menarini(Editor); Antonella Mascio(Editor); Simona Segre Reinach(Editor); Ines Tolic(Editor)

    $21.00

    ISBN: 9788869771743
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    At the end of the last century, the so-called "new technologies" started to question the process of design, production, sales and consumption through a radical change, which today re-defines many concepts both in industry... .... Learn More
  6. Reinventing Mao

    Reinventing Mao: Maoisms and National Cinemas [Paperback]

    Federico Zecca(Editor); Marco Dalla Gassa(Editor); Corrado Neri(Editor)

    $18.00

    ISBN: 9788869771705
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Cinéma & Cie - International Film Studies Journal
    Volume: XVIII, No. 30
    The charismatic and controversial figure of Mao Zedong has left a deep mark on the history of twentieth-century. His ghostly presence still looms large over China’s new capitalist developments, and his legacy has also remarka... .... Learn More
  7. Stamboul Ghosts

    Stamboul Ghosts: A Stroll Through Bohemian Istanbul [Hardback]

    John Freely(Author); Andrew Finkel(Introduction); Maureen Freely(Other); Ara Güler(Illustrator)

    $22.95

    ISBN: 9780956594884
    Published by : Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
    The Irish-American physicist, academic and traveler John Freely wrote more than sixty lively books on travel, history and science before he died in 2017, aged 90. But It was Istanbul, where he emigrated with his family in 1960 to t... .... Learn More
  8. Printed Books of Hours from Fifteenth-Century Italy

    Printed Books of Hours from Fifteenth-Century Italy: The Texts, the Books, and the Survival of a Long-Lasting Genre [Hardback]

    Cristina Dondi(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9788822264688
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    The book offers an in-depth examination of the production, distribution, and use, from the late fifteenth century to the present, of the 74 editions of Books of Hours printed in Italy in the fifteenth century, 198 copies of which ... .... Learn More
  9. ‘Far other worlds, and other seas’

    ‘Far other worlds, and other seas’: Thinking with Literature in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Terence Cave(Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788822264077
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    What is the object of knowledge in literary studies? What is the relation between the academic study of literature and the public sphere? Terence Cave addresses these and other questions about the discipline as a human activity by... .... Learn More
  10. Hesiod’s Theogony as source of the iconological program of Giorgione’s “Tempesta”

    Hesiod’s Theogony as source of the iconological program of Giorgione’s “Tempesta”: The Poet, Amalthea, The Infant Zeus and The Muses [Hardback]

    Ursula and Warren Kirkendale(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9788822264084
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book explains how Giorgione’s famous picture shows the shepherd Hesiod undergoing his famous vision in which the Muses told him of his poetic mission; on the right the infant Zeus held by his nurse Amalthea one year aft... .... Learn More

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