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. Understanding Relations Between Scripts II

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Philip J. Boyes(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789250923
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS)
    Volume: Volume 1
    Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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 st... .... Learn More
  5. 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 specificit... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Voyage dantesque / Viaggio dantesco

    Voyage dantesque / Viaggio dantesco: Edizione con testo a fronte [Paperback]

    Jean-Jacques Ampère(Author); Massimo Colella(Editor)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9788859618751
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Il viaggio di Dante
    Volume: 1
    Voyage dantesque appeared for the first time as anonymous manuscript, which was later attributed to King John of Saxony. The book was then translated and re-published in Florence in 1855. It has been a fundamental text which contri... .... Learn More
  10. Lost Nationalism

    Lost Nationalism: Revolution, Memory and Anti-colonial Resistance in Sudan [Paperback]

    Elena Vezzadini(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847012098
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Winner of the African Studies Association 2016 Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize The 1924 Revolution was a watershed in Sudanese history, the first episode of anti-colonial resistance in which a nationalist ideology was explicitly used, ... .... Learn More

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