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Green Screen: Environmentalism and Hollywood Cinema

Green Screen: Environmentalism and Hollywood Cinema [David Ingram] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
This book combines film studies with environmental history and politics, aiming to establish a cultural criticism informed by 'green' thought. David Ingram argues that Hollywood cinema has largely perpetuated romantic attitudes to nature and has played an important ideological role in the'greenwashing' of ecological discourses.
The book accounts for the rise of environmental concerns in Hollywood cinema and explores the ways in which attitudes to nature and the environment are constructed in a number of movies. It is divided into three sections: Wilderness in Hollywood Cinema

Painting the Dark Side: Art and the Gothic Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America

Painting the Dark Side: Art and the Gothic Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America [Sarah Burns] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Voices from the dark, or gothic, side of American life are well known through the work of writers such as Edgar Allan Poe

Engaged Spirituality: Social Change and American Religion

Engaged Spirituality: Social Change and American Religion [Gregory C. Stanczak] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In Engaged Spirituality, Gregory C. Stanczak challenges this assumption

Your Screenplay Sucks!: 100 Ways to Make It Great

Your Screenplay Sucks!: 100 Ways to Make It Great [William M Akers] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
A lifetime member of the Writer's Guild of America who has had three feature films produced from his screenplays

American Cinema: One Hundred Years of Filmmaking

American Cinema: One Hundred Years of Filmmaking [Jeanine Basinger] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This extraordinary book–published to commemorate the centennial celebration of the birth of American film and a 10-part PBS-TV series scheduled for the new year–surveys the phenomenon that is Hollywood

Masterpiece Paintings: From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Masterpiece Paintings: From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston [Theodore E. Stebbins, Peter C. Sutton] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This magnificent art treasury, first published by Abrams in 1986 and now back in print, features 125 superb examples of Western painting from the Museum of Fine Arts

The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century

The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century [Matthew S. Hedstrom] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Winner of the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Best First Book Prize of the American Society of Church History Society for U. S. Intellectual History Notable Title in American Intellectual History The story of liberal religion in the twentieth century

Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America’s College Campuses

Sex and the Soul: Juggling Sexuality, Spirituality, Romance, and Religion on America's College Campuses [Donna Freitas, Lauren Winner] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Based on dozens of face-to-face interviews, Sex and the Soul explores the sexual and spiritual lives of today's college students. Donna Freitas crisscrossed the country

Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future

Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future [Bron Taylor] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
In this innovative and deeply felt work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of “green religions” in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. Tracing a wide range of groups—radical environmental activists

Philosophy and Social Hope

Philosophy and Social Hope [Richard Rorty] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Richard Rorty is one of the most provocative figures in recent philosophical, literary and cultural debate. This collection brings together those of his writings aimed at a wider audience

Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History

Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History [Jocelyn R. Neal] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A vibrant introduction to a quintessential American art form, Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History is the first undergraduate textbook that focuses solely on country music. Written by an experienced teacher and renowned scholar of the genre

Music in American Life [4 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture

Music in American Life [4 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture [Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Music has been the cornerstone of popular culture in the United States since the beginning of our nation's history. From early immigrants sharing the sounds of their native lands to contemporary artists performing benefit concerts for social causes

A History of American Music Education

A History of American Music Education [Michael Mark, Charles Gary] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational

How the Beatles Destroyed Rock ‘n’ Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music

How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music [Elijah Wald] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. There are no definitive histories, writes Elijah Wald, in this provocative reassessment of American popular music

The Devil’s Music: A History Of The Blues

The Devil's Music: A History Of The Blues [Giles Oakley] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Superbly researched and vividly written, The Devil's Music is one of the only books to trace the rise and development of the blues both in relation to other forms of black music and in the context of American social history as experienced by African Americans. From its roots in the turn-of-the-century honky-tonks of New Orleans and the barrelhouses and plantations of the Mississippi Delta to modern legends such as John Lee Hooker and B. B. King

Ailey Ascending: A Portrait in Motion

Ailey Ascending: A Portrait in Motion [Alvin Alley America Dance Theater, Andrew Eccles, Judith Jamison, Anna Deavere Smith] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this dazzling book includes both original black and white and full-color photographs by Andrew Eccles. This acclaimed photographer has been documenting the company for the past twelve years

The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976-1982

The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976-1982 [Marcia Siegel, Nathaniel Tileston] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
In The Tail of the Dragon, Marcia B. Siegel and Nathaniel Tileston track the evolution of new dance in New York during the rich and crucial transitional period from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Siegel

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance [Rebecca Rossen] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While Jews are commonly referred to as the people of the book, American Jewish choreographers have consistently turned to dance as a means to articulate personal and collective identities; tangle with stereotypes; advance social and political agendas; and imagine new possibilities for themselves as individuals
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