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)


    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. Evelyn Waugh

    Evelyn Waugh [Paperback]

    Ann Pasternak-Slater (Author)


    ISBN: 9780746308226
    Published by : Northcote House Publishers
    Series: Writers and their Work
    This introduction to Waugh’s complete fiction devotes a chapter to each of his novels in chronological order, providing a lucid outline of his creative and spiritual trajectory from carefree unbeliever to committed Catholic,... .... Learn More
  3. Albert Serra talks

    Albert Serra talks [Paperback]

    Vincenzo Estremo (Author); Francesco Federici (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869770265
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Cinema / Cinema and Contemporary Arts
    Starting from an artist talk at the last filmforum festival in udine, the book develops a dialog with the well-known Catalan director and artist Albert Serra, retracing the main themes of his work. This book intends to focus espec... .... Learn More
  4. A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone

    A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone: Form, History and Discourse [Paperback]

    Cosetta M. Veronese (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869770432
    Published by : Mimesis International
    This book will be the first comprehensive and systematic account of the modes and reasons for which the profile of Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) has undergone a radical shift from poet to philosopher since the publication of the Zibaldone in 1898-1... .... Learn More
  5. Local cinema

    Local cinema: Sardinia & European Periphery [Paperback]

    Antioco Floris (Editor); Ivan Girina (Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869770654
    Published by : Mimesis International
    At a time when the European political program is progressively challenged by the multiplication of political and social instances that articulate ideas of cultural identity, the book interrogates the role of cinema as site for the negotiation of l... .... Learn More


    Cristina Baldacci (Editor); Marco Bertozzi (Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869771026
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Montage, today, is a widespread procedure that doesn’t concern just artistic production, but also our daily lives and the use everyone makes of that huge visual archive contemporary media places at our disposal. In a technologically advanced socie... .... Learn More
  7. La tradizione a stampa delle opere di Leon Battista Alberti

    La tradizione a stampa delle opere di Leon Battista Alberti [Hardback]

    Stefano Cartei (Author)


    ISBN: 9788859617822
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Edizione Nazionale opere di Leon Battista Alberti
    Book structure: Book abbreviations Introduction Description tab CENSUS Sillogi Edizioni per opera Appendice I.  Opere spurie Appendice II.  Opere perdute   Appendice III.  Edizioni “fantasma” Indexes Indice dei luoghi di stampa Indice dei tipograf... .... Learn More
  8. Shifting Layers

    Shifting Layers: New Perspectives in Media Archaeology across Digital Media and Audiovisual Arts [Paperback]

    Miriam De Rosa (Editor); Ludovica Fales (Editor)


    ISBN: 9788869770258
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Post-Cinema and Digital Cultures
    The volume proposes an overview of the possible research perspectives stemming from the archaeological methods applied to the study of digital audiovisual media and arts. The aim is to focus on the potentiality of media archaeolog... .... Learn More
  9. Lexical collocations in bilingual lexicography

    Lexical collocations in bilingual lexicography [Paperback]

    Barbara Berti (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869770531
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Elusive yet intuitive at the same time, the concept of collocation has attracted the attention of different branches of linguistics for many a year, owing to the proven pervasiveness of such combinations in languages. Although a universally accept... .... Learn More
  10. Reframing Luchino Visconti

    Reframing Luchino Visconti: Film and Art [Paperback]

    Ivo Blom (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088905483
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 4
    Reframing Luchino Visconti: Film and Art gives new and unique insights into the roots of the visual vocabulary of one of Italy’s most reputed film authors. It meticulously researches Visconti’s appropriation of European art in his set and costume ... .... Learn More

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