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Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
640 pages ; 24 cm
Green Library

4. 4 3 2 1 : a novel [2017]

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866 pages ; 25 cm
"Paul Auster's greatest, most heartbreaking and satisfying novel -- a sweeping and surprising story of birthright and possibility, of love and of life itself: a masterpiece. Nearly two weeks early, on March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths. Four identical Fergusons made of the same DNA, four boys who are the same boy, go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Athletic skills and sex lives and friendships and intellectual passions contrast. Each Ferguson falls under the spell of the magnificent Amy Schneiderman, yet each Amy and each Ferguson have a relationship like no other. Meanwhile, readers will take in each Ferguson's pleasures and ache from each Ferguson's pains, as the mortal plot of each Ferguson's life rushes on. As inventive and dexterously constructed as anything Paul Auster has ever written, yet with a passion for realism and a great tenderness and fierce attachment to history and to life itself that readers have never seen from Auster before. 4 3 2 1 is a marvelous and unforgettably affecting tour de force."-- Provided by publisher.
"A sweeping family saga (with a bit of a twist) about the life and loves of Archie Ferguson, a Jewish boy born to second-generation immigrants in the United States just after World War II"-- Provided by publisher.
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Book
278 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Library
Book
51 pages ; 20 cm
Green Library

7. Abigail [2017]

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37 pages ; 20 cm
Green Library

8. Acontecimiento [2017 - ]

Journal/Periodical
volumes ; 21 cm
Green Library
Book
xiv, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Chapter 1 Introduction: Winifred Hopcroft's storyChapter 2 In and out of the studio: the silent film actor in BritainChapter 3 Learn to act for the camera in your own home: instructional guides to film actingChapter 4 The common round: finding film work in interwar LondonChapter 5 Stand forth, Mary Pickford the second! Searching for British starsChapter 6 Epilogue: from silence to sound.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784532796 20170227
A shop girl wins a newspaper competition and is transformed overnight into a transatlantic celebrity. An aristocrat swaps high society for the film studio when she 'consents' to perform in a series of films, thus legitimising acting for what some might have considered a 'low' art. Stories like these were the stuff of newspaper headlines in 1920s and reflected a 'craze' for the cinema. They also demonstrated radical changes in attitudes and values within society in the wake of World War I.Chris O'Rourke investigates the myths and material practices that grew up around film actors during the silent era. The book sheds light on issues such as the social and cultural reception of cinema, the participatory film culture expressed through fan magazines, instructional booklets and movie star competitions, and the working conditions encountered by actors behind-the-scenes of silent films. Drawing on extensive research and a wealth of archival materials, O'Rourke examines how dreams of stardom were fuelled and exploited in the interwar period, and reconstructs the personal narratives and experiences of the first generation to imagine making a living on screen.In doing so, he reveals a missing - and much sought after - piece of cinematic history to bring to life the developing industries, social attitudes and norms of a period of enormous change.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784532796 20170227
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vi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Film festivals are an ever-growing part of the film industry, but most considerations of them focus almost entirely on their role in the business of filmmaking. This book breaks new ground by bringing scholars from a range of disciplines together with industry professionals to explore the concept of festivals as spaces through an activist lens, as spaces where the sociopolitical identities of communities and individuals are confronted and shaped. Tracing the growth of activist and human rights-focused films from the 1970s to the present, and using case studies from San Francisco, Brazil, Bristol, and elsewhere, the book addresses such contentious topics as whether activist films can achieve humanitarian aims or simply offer "cinema of suffering." Ultimately, the contributors attack the question of just how effective festivals are at producing politically engaged spectators?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781783206346 20170123
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140 pages ; 22 cm.
"Elle m'a brusquement quitté un jeudi soir. Je ne m'y attendais pas. Autour de moi, tout s'est écroulé, les murs, le ciel et mes pensées. Et puis il y a eu ce coup de fil de ma mère. En sanglots, elle m'explique qu'Adolphe, un vieux chat asthmatique, a disparu au beau milieu du bois de Boulogne. Et alors ? Elle me supplie de l'aider à le retrouver. En temps normal, j'aurais refusé. Mais je n'en avais pas la force ; c'est ainsi que l'aventure a commencé..."--Page 4 of cover.
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103, 89 pages ; 21 cm
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xvii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword Beverly Hawk Introduction: a new Africa's Media Image? Mel Bunce, Suzanne Franks and Chris Paterson PART I: Framing Africa 1. The international news coverage of Africa: beyond the "single story" Mel Bunce 2. Media perspectives: in defence of Western journalists in Africa Michela Wrong 3. Reporting and writing Africa in a world of unequal encounters Francis B. Nyamnjoh 4. Media perspectives: how does Africa get reported? A letter of concern to 60 Minutes Howard W. French 5. How not to write about writing about Africa Martin Scott 6 Bringing Africa home. reflections on discursive practices of domestication in international news reporting on Africa by Belgian television Stijn Joye 7. The image of Africa from the perspectives of the African diasporic press in the UK. Olatunji Ogunyemi PART II: The image makers 8. Mediating the distant Other for the distant audience: how do Western correspondents in East and Southern Africa perceive their audience? Toussaint Nothias 9. Media perspectives: television reporting of Africa: 30 years on Zeinab Badawi 10. Foreign correspondents in sub-Saharan Africa: their socio-demographics and professional culture Paulo Nuno Vicente 11. Media perspectives: reflecting on my father's legacy in reporting Africa Salim Amin 12. Media perspectives: we're missing the story: the media's retreat from foreign reporting Anjan Sundaram 13. Instagram as a potential platform for alternative Visual Culture in South Africa Danielle Becker 14. Media perspectives: social media and new narratives: Kenyans tweet back H. Nanjala Nyabola 15. A "New Ghana" in "Rising Africa"? Rachel Flamenbaum PART III: Development and humanitarian stories 16. Media perspectives: is Africa's development story still stuck on aid? Eliza Anyangwe 17. AIDS in Africa and the British media: shifting images of a pandemic Ludek Stavinoha 18. Media perspectives: a means to an end? Creating a market for humanitarian news from Africa Heba Aly 19. It was a "simple", "positive" story of African self-help (manufactured for a Kenyan NGO by advertising multinationals) Kate Wright 20. Media perspectives: Africa for Norway: challenging stereotypes using humour Nicklas Poulsen Viki 21. Bloggers, celebrities, and economists: news coverage of the Millennium Villages Project Audrey Ariss, Anya Schiffrin and Michelle Chahine PART IV: Politics in the representation of Africa 22. Africa through Chinese eyes: new frames or the same old lens? African news in English from China Central Television, compared with the BBC Vivien Marsh 23. Media perspectives: new media and African engagement with the global public sphere Sean Jacobs 24. Shifting power relations, shifting images Herman Wasserman 25. Communicating violence: the media strategies of Boko Haram Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar 26. Perceptions of Chinese media's Africa coverage James Wan 27. New imperialisms, old stereotypes Chris Paterson 28. Nollywood news: African screen media at the intersections of the global and the local Noah Tsika Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138962323 20160912
Africa's Media Image in the 21st Century is the first book in over twenty years to examine the international media's coverage of sub-Saharan Africa. It brings together leading researchers and prominent journalists to explore representation of the continent, and the production of that image, especially by international news media. The book highlights factors that have transformed the global media system, changing whose perspectives are told and the forms of media that empower new voices. Case studies consider questions such as: how has new media changed whose views are represented? Does Chinese or diaspora media offer alternative perspectives for viewing the continent? How do foreign correspondents interact with their audiences in a social media age? What is the contemporary role of charity groups and PR firms in shaping news content? They also examine how recent high profile events and issues been covered by the international media, from the Ebola crisis, and Boko Haram to debates surrounding the "Africa Rising" narrative and neo-imperialism. The book makes a substantial contribution by moving the academic discussion beyond the traditional critiques of journalistic stereotyping, Afro-pessimism, and 'darkest Africa' news coverage. It explores the news outlets, international power dynamics, and technologies that shape and reshape the contemporary image of Africa and Africans in journalism and global culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138962323 20160912
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212 pages ; 22 cm
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xiii, 258 pages ; 23 cm.
"Ama Ata Aidoo is one of the best-known African writers today. Spanning three decades of work, the poems in this collection address themes of colonialism, independence, motherhood, and gender in intimate, personal ways alongside commentary on broader social issues. After the Ceremonies is arranged in three parts: new and uncollected poems, some of which Aidoo calls "misplaced or downright lost"; selections from Aidoo's An Angry Letter in January and Other Poems; and selections from Someone Talking to Sometime. Although Aidoo is best known for her novels Changes: A Love Story and Our Sister Killjoy, which are widely read in women's literature courses, and her plays The Dilemma of a Ghost and Anowa, which are read and performed all over the world, her prowess as a poet shines in this collection"-- Provided by publisher.
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16. After the fall [2017]

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329 pages ; 22 cm
In a story told from two viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Raychel relies on the support of her overachieving best friend Matt while secretly sleeping with his brother Andrew, and Matt tries to play hero and hide how much he loves her.
Education Library (Cubberley)
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84 pages ; 22 cm
Whether addressing the deaths of friends and other poets or celebrating the closing of the day and the autumn of the seasons, Against Sunset reveals Stanley Plumly at his most personal and intimate. As much an homage to the rich tradition of the Romantics as it is a meditation on memory itself, these poems live at the edges of disappearances. From "Against Sunset" The horizon, halfway disappeared between above and below- night falls too or does it also rise out of the death-glitter of water? And if night is the long straight path of the full moon pouring down on the face of the deep, what makes us wish we could walk there, like a flat skipped stone?
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393253948 20170117
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vi, 182 pages ; 25 cm.
  • CHAPTER 1. VOLYNSKY IN RETROSPECT CHAPTER 2. A JEWISH JOURNALIST CHAPTER 3. TOWARD TOLSTOY CHAPTER 4 RUSSIAN CRITICS CHAPTER 5. AGAINST DECADENCE CHAPTER 6. DOSTOEVSKY CHAPTER 7. THEATER CHAPTER 8. THE JEWISH SIDE OF THE ARGUMENT CHAPTER 9. REMBRANDT Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004296053 20170206
In Akim Volynsky: A Hidden Russian-Jewish Prophet Helen Tolstoy goes far beyond the accepted image of Akim Volynsky as a controversial literary critic of the 1890s who ran the first journal of Russian Symbolists, promoted philosophic idealism and proposed the first modernist reading of Dostoevsky. This book, through the study of periodicals and archive materials, offers a new view of Volynsky as a champion of Symbolist theater, supporter of Jewish playwrights, an ardent partisan of Habima theater and finally, a theoretician of Jewish theater. Throughout his life, Volynsky was a seeker of a Jewish-Christian synthesis, both religious and moral. His grand universalist view made him the first to see the true value of leading Russian writers - his contemporaries Tolstoy and Dostoevsky.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004296053 20170206
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192 pages ; 23 cm
The temptation to resort to violence runs like a thread through Albert Camus works, and can be viewed as an additional key to understanding his literary productions and philosophical writings. His short life and intellectual attitudes were almost all connected with brutality and cruel circumstance. At the age of one he lost his father, who was killed as a soldier of the French army at the outbreak of the First World War. He passed his childhood and youth in colonial Algeria, no doubt experiencing degrees of inhumanity of that difficult period; and in his first years in conquered France he was editor of an underground newspaper that opposed the Nazi occupation. In the years following the Liberation, he denounced the Bolshevist tyranny and was witness to the dirty war between the land of his birth and his country of living, France. Camus preoccupation with violence was expressed in all facets of his work as a philosopher, as a political thinker, as an author, as a man of the theatre, as a journalist, as an intellectual, and especially as a man doomed to live in an absurd world of hangmen and victims, binders and bound, sacrificers and sacrificed, crucifiers and crucified. Three main metaphors of western culture can assist in understanding Camus thinking about violence: the bound Prometheus, a hero of Greek mythology; the sacrifice of Isaac, one of the chief dramas of Jewish monotheism; and the crucifixion of Jesus, the founding event of Christianity. The bound, the sacrificed and the crucified represent three perspectives through which David Ohana examines the place of ideological violence and its limits in the works of Albert Camus.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845198220 20170123
Green Library
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xxi, 169 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library