Keyframes: Popular Cinema and Cultural StudiesRoutledge. 2003
Keyframes introduces the study of popular cinema of Hollywood and beyond and responds to the transformative effect of cultural studies on film studies. The contributors rethink contemporary film culture using ideas and concerns from feminism, queer theory, 'race' studies, critiques of nationalism, colonialism and post-colonialism, the cultural economies of fandom, spectator theory, and Marxism. Combining a film studies focus on the film industry, production and technology with a cultural...
Madame MelvilleGrove Press. 2021
"The General from America provides a rich portrait of Benedict Arnold, a man most often dismissed simply as a traitor (at least in the United States). Nelson's account of Arnold's search for love and country, and his discovery of only compromise and despair, will haunt readers and audiences."--BOOK JACKET.
We Need to Talk about KevinProfile Books. 2021
Eva never really wanted to be a mother; certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher who tried to befriend him. Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with marriage, career, family, parenthood and Kevin's horrific rampage in a series of startlingly direct correspondences with her absent husband, Franklyn. Uneasy with the sacrifices and social demotion of motherhood from the start, Eva...
Freak the MightyUsborne Publishing Ltd. 2015
Max is used to being called Stupid. And he is used to everyone being scared of him. On account of his size and looking like his dad. Kevin is used to being called Dwarf. On account of his size and being some cripple kid. But greatness comes in all sizes, and together Max and Kevin become Freak The Mighty and walk high above the world. An inspiring, heartbreaking, multi-award winning international bestseller.