Download E-books Rape in Art Cinema (Continuum Film Studies) PDF

Art cinema has regularly had an air of secrecy of the erotic, with the time period being from time to time a euphemism for eu motion pictures that have been extra specific than their American opposite numbers. This specialize in sexuality, no matter if buried or specific, has intended a recurrence of the subject matter of rape, approximately as ubiquitous as in mainstream movie.

This anthology explores the illustration of rape in artwork cinema. Its objective is to spotlight the superiority and a number of features of rape during this prestigious mode of filmmaking in addition to to question the which means of its ubiquity and flexibility. Rape in paintings Cinema takes an interdisciplinary strategy, bringing jointly famous figures equivalent to historian Joanna Burke, thinker Ann J. Cahill, and movie students Martin Barker, Tanya Horeck and Scott Mackenzie along rising voices. it really is foreign in scope, with members from Canada, the U.S. and Britain coming jointly to enquire the illustration of rape in a few of cinema's such a lot adored films.

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Download E-books Choreographies of 21st Century Wars (Oxford Studies in Dance Theory) PDF

Wars during this century are noticeably diverse from the foremost conflicts of the twentieth century--more amorphous, asymmetrical, globally attached, and never-ending. Choreographies of twenty first Century Wars is the 1st publication to investigate the interface among choreography and wars during this century, a pertinent inquiry considering the fact that choreography has lengthy been associated with warfare and armed forces education. The booklet attracts on fresh political idea that posits shifts within the different types of wars happening because the First and moment international Wars and the chilly battle, all of which have been wars among significant global powers. Given the dominance of contemporary extra indeterminate, asymmetrical, much less decisive wars, we ask if choreography, as an organizing constitution and information process, will possibly not additionally desire revision with the intention to think of, and intercede in, a globalized global of continuing struggle. In an advent and 16 chapters, authors from a couple of disciplines examine how choreography and struggle during this century impinge on one another. Choreographers write of ways they've got with regards to modern conflict in particular works, whereas different individuals examine the interconnections among struggle and choreography via theatrical works, dances, army rituals and drills, the choreography of video warfare video games and tv indicates. concerns investigated contain torture and terror, the prestige of struggle refugees, matters surrounding combating and peacekeeping infantrymen, nationwide identification tied to army education, and extra. The anthology is of curiosity to students in dance, functionality, theater, and cultural reports, in addition to the social sciences.

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Download E-books Perform, Repeat, Record: Live Art in History PDF

By Amelia Jones, Adrian Heathfield

Bringing jointly participants from dance, theater, visible reports, and artwork background, Perform, Repeat, Record addresses the conundrum of the way stay paintings is situated inside background.  Set except different artwork kinds in that it may possibly by no means be played in exactly an analogous means two times, ephemeral paintings exists either on the time of its staging and lengthy after within the stories of its spectators and their tales, in addition to in fabric items, visible media, and textual content, all of which provide new serious percentages. one of the artists, theorists, and historians who contributed to this quantity are Marina Abramovic, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Rebecca Schneider, Boris Groys, Jane Blocker, Carolee Schneemann, Tehching Hsieh, Orlan, Tilda Swinton, and Jean-Luc Nancy.

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Download E-books Choreography and Corporeality: Relay in Motion (New World Choreographies) PDF

By Thomas F. DeFrantz, Philipa Rothfield

This publication renews pondering the relocating physique by way of drawing on dance perform and function from internationally. Eighteen across the world known students exhibit how dance can problem our suggestions and emotions approximately our personal and different cultures, our feelings and prejudices, and our experience of private and non-private house. In so doing, they give a multi-layered reaction to principles of have an effect on and emotion, tradition and politics, and finally, where of dance and paintings itself inside of society.

The chapters during this assortment come up from a few varied political and historic contexts. via teasing out their element and situating dance inside them, paintings is given a political cost. That cost is expert via the paintings of Michel Foucault, Stuart corridor, Gilles Deleuze, Jacques Derrida, Rancière and Luce Irigaray in addition to their forebears resembling Spinoza, Plato and Freud. Taken together, Choreography and Corporeality: RELAY in Motion puts idea into movement, with no forgetting its origins within the social world.

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Download E-books Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2004: The Only Complete Guide to the Trends, Technologies and Companies Changing the Way the World Uses Entertainment and Information PDF

By Jack W. Plunkett

The digital age is bringing sweeping adjustments to leisure and media of all types, together with publishing, broadcasting and picture. Multimedia, the web and different new media shops for leisure and data are being sophisticated at a speedy fee. Media giants are merging and making immense acquisitions. This booklet covers those intriguing advancements and gives profiles on hundreds of thousands of major businesses in movie, radio, tv, cable, new media, and publishing of all kinds together with books, magazines and newspapers. It includes hundreds of thousands of contacts for enterprise and leaders, institutions, websites and different assets. You’ll get in-depth profiles of the "Entertainment & Media 400," our personal special record of businesses which are the leaders during this box. the following you will find whole profiles of the new businesses which are making information this day, the four hundred greatest, such a lot profitable organisations in all points of the leisure and Media enterprise, from broadcasters to movie construction businesses, on line casino operators to subject matter park businesses, publishers of books and magazines to game designers, and masses extra. Our company profiles contain govt contacts, development plans, monetary documents, tackle, telephone, fax, aggressive virtue and masses extra. This leading edge publication deals 550 pages of specific info, all listed and cross-indexed extra for every enterprise! Our research part offers an outstanding dialogue of commercial and marketplace developments. The ebook comprises statistical tables protecting sales for a number of sectors. buyers of both the ebook or PDF model can obtain a unfastened reproduction of the corporate profiles database on CD-ROM, allowing key note seek and export of key info.

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Download E-books Music Listening Today (Cengage Advantage Books) PDF

By Charles Hoffer

The virtue model of Charles Hoffer's best-selling track LISTENING at the present time keeps the entire key positive factors of the average version, yet released in a less expensive black and white structure. either types supply a similar whole direction answer that develops student's listening abilities whereas educating them to understand the several kinds, types, and genres of tune. With dozens of enticing typical and no more everyday decisions at their fingertips, you are going to the way to hearken to and get pleasure from every kind of song, together with quite a few well known song from cultures worldwide. The chronological association and modular structure makes it effortless to prepare your direction in no matter what manner you opt.

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Download E-books Lexikon Neue Musik (German Edition) PDF

By Jörn Peter Hiekel, Christian Utz

Die Neue Musik seit 1945. Das Lexikon zeigt, jenseits von ästhetischen Wertungen, den großen Facettenreichtum der Neuen Musik. In einem breit aufgefächerten lexikalischen Teil werden die Verästelungen der neueren und neuesten Musikgeschichte umfassend erläutert: mit Sachartikeln u.a. zu Theorie, Formen und Gattungen, Instrumenten und Ensembles, Regionen, Medien, Interpretation und Aufführung. Darüber hinaus stellen namhafte Autoren in neun Essays die musikgeschichtlichen Zusammenhänge dar und reflektieren Grundfragen der Neuen Musik. Der Horizont des Bandes reicht einerseits über den europäischen Kontext, andererseits auch über den der musikalischen Avantgarde deutlich hinaus.

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Download E-books Performing the US Latina and Latino Borderlands PDF

By Arturo J. Aldama, Visit Amazon's Chela Sandoval Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Chela Sandoval, , Peter J. Gar

In this interdisciplinary quantity, individuals study the expression of Latina/o cultural identification via functionality. With song, theater, dance, visible arts, physique artwork, spoken observe, functionality activism, style, and highway theater as issues of access, members talk about cultural practices and the fashoning of identification in Latino/a groups in the course of the US. interpreting the components of crossover among Latin and American cultures offers new aspiring to the thought of "borderlands." This quantity good points senior students and up-and-coming teachers from cultural, visible, and function reviews, folklore, and ethnomusicology.

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Download E-books City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America (NYU Series in Social and Cultural Analysis) PDF

By Daniel J. Walkowitz

This is the tale of English state Dance, from its 18th century roots within the English towns and geographical region, to its transatlantic jump to the U.S. within the twentieth century, advised through not just a well known historian but additionally a people dancer, who has either immersed himself within the wealthy historical past of the people culture and rehearsed its steps.

In City Folk, Daniel J. Walkowitz argues that the heritage of kingdom and people dancing in the US is deeply intermeshed with that of political liberalism and the ‘old left.’ He situates people dancing inside of strangely varied contexts, from revolutionary period reform, and playground and faculty hobbies, to the alterations in patron tradition, and the undertaking of a modernizing, cosmopolitan center type society.

Tracing the unfold of folks dancing, with specific emphases on English kingdom Dance, foreign folks Dance, and Contra, Walkowitz connects the background of people dance to social and foreign political impacts in the USA. via archival learn, oral histories, and ethnography of dance groups, City Folk permits dancers and dancing our bodies to talk. From the norms of the 1st 1/2 the century, marked strongly by way of Anglo-Saxon traditions, to the chilly battle nationalism of the post-war period, and eventually directly to the counterculture hobbies of the Nineteen Seventies, City Folk injects the riveting historical past of people dance in the midst of the tale of recent America.

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