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Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Joseph L. Mankiewicz: Interviews features talks with the master director of such classics as All About Eve, The Barefoot Contessa, and Cleopatra. Mankiewicz (1909–1993) was a creative force in Hollywood ...

Francois Truffaut

Edited by Ronald Bergan
Categories: Film Studies

The French New Wave was one of the most seismic events in cinema\'s history, and among its contributors François Truffaut (1932-1984) was a key figure. Along with Jean-Luc Godard, Eric Rohmer, ...

Groucho and W. C. Fields

Before Groucho Marx and W. C. Fields, American comedy was innocent. After they left their hilarious smudges on the genre, comedy was anything but.

Here in a captivating book comparing and contrasting ...

Sentenced to Death

By David Guest
Categories: Popular Culture

The criminal justice system in America is as powerful a shaper of history and society as its better-known counterparts--the military, politics, government, and technology. In a country that lacks a mandatory ...

The Kennedy Assassination

By Peter Knight
Categories: History

As a seminal event in late twentieth-century American history, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has permeated the American consciousness in a wide variety of ways. His death has long fascinated ...

The Language of Comics

With essays by Jan Baetens, David A. Beronä, Frank L. Cioffi, N. C. Christopher Couch, Robert C. Harvey, Gene Kannenberg, Jr. , Catherine Khordoc, David Kunzle, Marion D. Perret, and Todd Taylor

In our ...

Anne McCaffrey

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons is the biography of a writer who vividly depicted alien creatures and new worlds. As the author of the Dragonriders of Pern series, McCaffrey (1926–2011) was one of ...

Film and Comic Books

Contributions by Timothy P. Barnard, Michael Cohen, Rayna Denison, Martin Flanagan, Sophie Geoffroy-Menoux, Mel Gibson, Kerry Gough, Jonathan Gray, Craig Hight, Derek Johnson, Pascal Lefevre, Paul M. ...

Born in the U. S. A.

This is the first study to explore fully the myth of America as reflected in the nation's popular music. Beginning with the songs of the Pilgrims and continuing through more than two centuries of history ...

Rodolphe Töpffer

Edited by David Kunzle
Compiled by David Kunzle
Notes by David Kunzle
Translated by David Kunzle
Categories: Comics Studies

Among the many accomplishments in art and literature by Genevan Rodolphe Töpffer (1799–1846), his virtual invention of the comic strip, or graphic novel, stands out as the most surprising, curious, ...