The Boys From Brazil

Author: Ira Levin
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ISBN: 9780140814675
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One of a series designed as an introduction to literature. It is graded into six levels, and each book contains an introduction and exercises. It is designed for students of English as a foreign or as a second language, and for reluctant readers. In this book, Dr Mengele plots with Nazi friends.

The Boys From Brazil

Author: Heywood Gould
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Typescript, dated 10/1/77.

Neutral Ground

Author: Brett F. Woods
Editor: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 087586533X
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Neutral Ground: A Political History of Espionage Fiction takes the reader behind the fiction and explores the real-world political, military, and diplomatic events that have consistently and significantly threaded their way through the fabric of the genre. Against this historical timeline, it examines how numerous authors including Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, Graham Greene, and John le Carre have engaged reality in order to write the espionage novels that have become literary classics and, in selected cases, have also served to alter the course of government policy. --From publisher's description.

American Literature On Stage And Screen

Author: Thomas S. Hischak
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786492791
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The 525 notable works of 19th and 20th century American fiction in this reference book have many stage, movie, television, and video adaptations. Each literary work is described and then every adaptation is examined with a discussion of how accurate the version is and how well it succeeds in conveying the spirit of the original in a different medium. In addition to famous novels and short stories by authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Willa Cather, many bestsellers, mysteries, children’s books, young adult books, horror novels, science fiction, detective stories, and sensational potboilers from the past two centuries are examined.

Historical Dictionary Of Holocaust Cinema

Author: Robert C. Reimer
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810879867
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The Historical Dictionary of Holocaust Cinema examines the history of how the Holocaust is presented in film, including documentaries, feature films, and television productions. It contains a chronology of events needed to give the films and their reception a historical context, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography of more than 600 titles, and over 100 cross-referenced dictionary entries on films, directors, and historical figures. Foreign language films and experimental films are included, as well as canonical films. This book is a must for anyone interested in the scope of films on the Holocaust and also for scholars interested in investigating ideas for future research.

Truth And Spirituality Today

Author: Christopher J. H. Wright
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ISBN: 9780199148424
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Part of a series of three books to be produced over the next year that are ideal for AQA Religious Studies Specification B Full and Short Course GCSE Modules.

The Arts In The 1970s

Author: Dr Bart Moore-Gilbert
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 113485837X
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Were the 1970s really `the devils decade'? Images of strikes, galloping inflation, rising unemployment and bitter social divisions evoke a period of unparalleled economic decline, political confrontation and social fragmentation. But how significant were the pessimism and self-doubt of the 1970s, and what was the legacy of its cultural conflicts? Covering the entire spectrum of the arts - drama, television, film, poetry, the novel, popular music, dance, cinema and the visual arts - The Arts in the 1970s challenges received perceptions of the decade as one of cultural decline. The collection breaks new ground in providing the first detailed analysis of the cultural production of the decade as a whole, providing an invaluable resource for all those involved in cultural, media and communications studies.

The Language And Style Of Film Criticism

Author: Andrew Klevan
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136728295
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The Language and Style of Film Criticism brings together a range of essays from international academics and film critics highlighting the achievements, complexities and potential of film criticism. In recent years, in contrast to the theoretical, historical and cultural study of film, film criticism has been relatively marginalised, especially within the academy. This book highlights the distinctiveness of film criticism and addresses ways in which it can take a more central place within the academy and develop in dynamic ways outside it. The Language and Style of Film Criticism is essential reading for academics, teachers, students and journalists who wish to understand and appreciate the language and style of film criticism.

Guide To Jewish Films On Video

Author: Larry Anklewicz
Editor: KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780881256055
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A compendium of information on over 400 feature length films of Jewish intrest available on video

A Kiss Before Dying

Author: Ira Levin
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849017484
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'As dazzling as anything brought off by Ellery Queen or Agatha Christie' New York Times 'Incomparable excitement' New York Times Dorothy meets a handsome young man with an eye for her inheritance while she is in her sophomore year. They are to be married and her life will be blissful; but Dorothy is pregnant and her fiancé's plans are ruined, for Dorothy would be disinherited if her father discovered the truth. So the young man provides his bride to be with some pills that will solve the problem. Soon there will be no baby - and perhaps no Dorothy either... A Kiss before Dying, Levin's first novel, earned him the 1954 Edgar Award for Best First Novel and is regarded as a modern classic.