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📒The Professor And The Madman Movie Tie In ✍ Simon Winchester
✏The Professor and the Madman Movie Tie in Book Summary : New York Times Bestseller Simon Winchester’s classic about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—soon to be a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson. The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken. As definitions were collected, the overseeing committee, led by Professor James Murray, was stunned to discover that one man, Dr. W. C. Minor, had submitted more than ten thousand. But their surprise would pale in comparison to what they were about to discover when the committee insisted on honoring him. For Dr. Minor, an American Civil War veteran, was also an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane. Masterfully researched and eloquently written, The Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—and literary history. “The linguistic detective story of the decade.... Winchester does a superb job of historical research.”—William Safire, New York Times Magazine
📒The Bowker Annual 2000 ✍ Dave Bogart (ed.)
✏The Bowker Annual 2000 Book Summary : As an on-the-job answer book ... a statistical information resource ... a planning and research guide ... and a directory and calendar, The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac 2000 delivers the hard-to-find industry news and information you need all year long. This acclaimed "must have" resource provides: -- Expert reviews of the key trends, events, and developments that will influence your work in 2000 and the years to come -- Plain-English explanations of new legislation and changes in funding programs -- and how it will affect libraries -- Definitive statistics on book prices, numbers of books published, library expenditures, average salaries, and other budget-crunching assistance -- A full calendar of events, key organizations, names and numbers of important individuals (including e-mail addresses and fax numbers), and much more. This fully updated reference tool makes it easy to stay on top of the developments that affect libraries, booksellers, and publishers alike -- and to find fast answers to the countless on-the-job questions you encounter. You'll use it to: -- Keep informed on the latest trends in networking, the Internet, and other advances -- Locate information on industry events and organizations -- Find lists of best books, literary prizes, winners, and bestsellers -- Prepare budgets and justify requests -- Review recent legislation and regulations affecting your industry -- Learn about emerging trends, needs, problems, and opportunities. ... And that's just the beginning. With The Bowker Annual 2000 on hand, you won't spend hours or even days tracking down needed library or book trade data -- because the information you needis right at your fingertips.
✏The Writer s Market Book Summary : A guide for the freelance writer, listing pertinent information about publications and editors.
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📒Hitchcock As Philosopher ✍ Robert J. Yanal
✏Hitchcock as Philosopher Book Summary : The films of Alfred Hitchcock deal heavily with psychological and philosophical themes, and one needn’t look very far into the canon to find them. In Psycho, for example, the personality metamorphosis in Marion Crane that leads her into grand larceny is a pale double of the murderous oedipal divide in Norman Bates. In The Birds, overbearing natural mutations turn what might have been a “creature feature” into a film about fear of the unknowable. This book looks at 12 Hitchcock films and the positions they put forth on three problem areas of epistemology: deception, knowledge of mind, and problematic knowledge of the external world. These philosophical concepts are explained and woven into the author’s thorough and thought-provoking discussion of each film. Descartes and Wittengenstein star; Plato, Locke, Hume, Kant and Kierkegaard also make appearances in this new “philosopher’s cut” of the master’s works.
📒Superman On Film Television Radio And Broadway ✍ Bruce Scivally
✏Superman on Film Television Radio and Broadway Book Summary : First introduced in a 1938 comic book, Superman has since become an iconic character in American entertainment. This complete history covers Superman's appearances in film and television, from the 1941 introduction of the first Superman cartoon to the 2006 live-action film Superman Returns. The book includes several rarely seen photographs of the actors who have brought Superman to life for over seven decades, including Clayton "Bud" Collyer, Kirk Alyn, George Reeves and Christopher Reeve. Multiple appendices provide a complete listing of Superman-related books and websites, along with a comprehensive list of the cast and characters featured in Superman films, television shows, and radio programs since 1941.
📒British Film Catalogue ✍ Denis Gifford
✏British Film Catalogue Book Summary : First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
📒Next Time You See Me ✍ Katia Lief
✏Next Time You See Me Book Summary : “A new force to reckon with in suspense.” Donna Anders, author of Dead Silence A phenomenal suspense thriller from Katia Lief, Next Time You See Me is the relentlessly gripping follow up to You Are Next—bringing back ex-police detective Karin Schaeffer, who survived the murderous wrath of a fiendish serial killer and now must confront new enemies along with her personal demons in the wake of her husband’s unexplained disappearance. Katia Lief is destined to be a suspense fiction superstar—alongside the thriller and romantic suspense genre’s most notable names: Wendy Corsi Staub, Alex Kava, Lisa Gardner, and others—and Next Time You See Me is a breathtaking showcase of her tense and gritty storytelling style.
📒The New Yorker ✍ Harold Wallace Ross
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📒The Celluloid Couch ✍ Leslie Y. Rabkin
✏The Celluloid Couch Book Summary : In this unique filmography, Leslie Rabkin delves deeply into film's "unconscious," producing a valuable reference text concerned with the history of film and its representation of therapy and mental illness. The Celluloid Couch is arranged by decade, with the exception of the earliest period, The Silent Era (from the very beginnings of film to 1920). Each period contains a thoughtful introduction that highlights important films and discusses the intersection of film with history and psychology. Rabkin's overview lays bare patterns in film's representation of mental illness and therapy, and inquires how contemporary stereotypes of psychiatric patients and institutions have been formed from film. Textual examples in the introduction are drawn from magazines and newspapers, as well as numerous readings of particularly important films refracted through the lens of a psychologist. The alphabetical entries are compact and inclusive, containing main titles as well as foreign listings, and detailed information such as cast, length, director, producer, and a brief synopsis of the film's plot and discussion of the forms of therapy depicted and utilized in the film. An efficient resource for the student of film, psychology, or mass culture, The Celluloid Couch makes the huge number of popular films that portray mental illness and therapy accessible.