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. Stamboul Ghosts

    Stamboul Ghosts: A last stroll through bohemian Istanbul [Hardback]

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

    $30.00

    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 ... .... Learn More
  3. Cinema and Ontology

    Cinema and Ontology [Paperback]

    Maurizio Ferraris (Author); Enrico Terrone (Author)

    $26.00

    ISBN: 9788869771606
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    The essays presented in this volume investigate the relationship between cinema and ontology. This investigation unfolds, on the one hand, through an ontological understanding of cinema, that is, an understanding of the specificity of if its being... .... Learn More
  4. Evelyn Waugh

    Evelyn Waugh [Paperback]

    Ann Pasternak-Slater (Author)

    $24.95

    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
  5. The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism.

    The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism.: Myth, Literature, Anthropology [Paperback]

    Andrea Benedetti (Editor); Ulrich van Loyen (Editor)

    $26.00

    ISBN: 9788869771361
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    The essays contained in this volume explore the historical trajectories along which the Mediterranean has been conceptualized as a cultural, religious and economical resource and how these various aspects are intertwined. While staying clear of a ... .... Learn More
  6. Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity

    Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Margarita Sánchez Romero(Editor); Rosa Cid López(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789250381
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Childhood in the Past monograph
    Motherhood and childhood are social and cultural constructions that have their origins in prehistoric times and are visible through Greek and Roman discourses in Antiquity. This volume explores various images of maternity and infa... .... Learn More
  7. A History of Cinema Without Names/03

    A History of Cinema Without Names/03 [Paperback]

    Diego Cavallotti (Editor); Simone Dotto (Editor); Leonardo Quaresima (Editor)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9788869771354
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Udine/Gorizia Conference Proceedings
    “History of Cinema Without Names” is an editorial project which gathers research papers presented at Gorizia Conference. It promotes a new research perspective on the notions of film authorship, style, and genre, with the aim of re-articulating t... .... Learn More
  8. Late Antique and Early Medieval Hispania

    Late Antique and Early Medieval Hispania: Landscapes without Strategy? [Paperback]

    Pilar Diarte-Blasco(Author)

    Regular Price: $59.99

    Special Price: $44.99

    ISBN: 9781785709968
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Antique and Early Medieval Hispania. Landscapes without Strategy? examines the transformations of the urban and rural landscapes of the Iberian Peninsula, across one of the most turbulent periods of the history of this region... .... Learn More
  9. Albert Serra talks

    Albert Serra talks [Paperback]

    Vincenzo Estremo (Author); Francesco Federici (Author)

    $14.00

    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
  10. A Resilient Legacy: Giacomo Leopardi’s Zibaldone

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

    Cosetta M. Veronese (Author)

    $18.00

    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

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