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              Videophilosophy: The Perception of Time in Post-Fordism
               

              Videophilosophy: The Perception of Time in Post-Fordism (Hardback)

              By Lazzarato, Maurizio; Translated by Hetrick, Jay

              • OUR PRICE $265.50

              The Italian philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato reveals the underpinnings of contemporary subjectivity in the aesthetics and politics of mass media. This book discloses the conceptual groundwork of Lazzarato's thought as a whole for a time when his writings have become increasingly in ...

              ISBN 9780231175388
              Published 15 January 2019 by Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts
              Language (English)
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              The Credential Society: An Historical Sociology of Education and Stratification

              The Credential Society: An Historical Sociology of Education and Stratification (Hardback)

              By Collins, Randall; Foreword by Cottom, Tressie McMillan; Stevens, Mitchell L.

              • OUR PRICE $192.00

              The Credential Society by Randall Collins is a classic on higher education and its role in American society. Forty years later, its controversial claim that the expansion of American education has not increased social mobility, but created a cycle of credential inflation, has pro ...

              ISBN 9780231192347
              Published 15 April 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Legacy Editions
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              Suburban Fantastic Cinema: Growing Up in the Late Twentieth Century
               

              Suburban Fantastic Cinema: Growing Up in the Late Twentieth Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McFadzean, Angus

              • OUR PRICE $64.50

              Suburban Fantastic Cinema is a study of American movies in which preteen and teenage suburban boys are called upon to combat a disruptive force. Beginning in the 1980s, the suburban fantastic established itself as a popular commercial model combining coming-of-age melodramas with ...

              ISBN 9780231189958
              Published 8 January 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Short Cuts
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              Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency

              Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Zabala, Santiago

              • OUR PRICE $63.00

              Santiago Zabala declares that in an age where the greatest emergency is the absence of emergency, contemporary art's ability to create new realities is fundamental to democracy. He advances a new aesthetics that draws on Martin Heidegger's distinction between works of art that re ...

              ISBN 9780231183499
              Published 15 April 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Post-Fordist Cinema: Hollywood Auteurs and the Corporate Counterculture
               

              Post-Fordist Cinema: Hollywood Auteurs and the Corporate Counterculture (Hardback)

              By Menne, Jeff

              • OUR PRICE $328.99

              Jeff Menne rewrites the history of the New Hollywood boom of the late 196s and 197s, arguing that auteur theory served to reconcile directors to Hollywood's corporate project. Post-Fordist Cinema sheds new light on the cultural myth of the great director and the birth of the crea ...

              ISBN 9780231183703
              Published 15 January 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Film and Culture Series
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              The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood
               

              The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood (Hardback)

              By Keating, Patrick

              • OUR PRICE $306.99

              Patrick Keating offers an innovative history of the aesthetics of the camera that examines how camera movement shaped the classical Hollywood style. In careful readings of dozens of films, he explores how major figures like F. W. Murnau, Orson Welles, and Alfred Hitchcock used ca ...

              ISBN 9780231190503
              Published 15 January 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Film and Culture Series
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              The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood
               

              The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Keating, Patrick

              • OUR PRICE $127.99

              Patrick Keating offers an innovative history of the aesthetics of the camera that examines how camera movement shaped the classical Hollywood style. In careful readings of dozens of films, he explores how major figures like F. W. Murnau, Orson Welles, and Alfred Hitchcock used ca ...

              ISBN 9780231190510
              Published 15 January 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Film and Culture Series
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              Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the 1920s

              Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the 1920s (Hardback)

              By Street, Sarah; Yumibe, Joshua

              • OUR PRICE $223.00

              Sarah Street and Joshua Yumibe provide a revelatory history of how the use of color in film led the way in creating a chromatically vibrant culture. Focusing on the final decade of silent film, Chromatic Modernity portrays the 1920s as a pivotal and profoundly chromatic period of ...

              ISBN 9780231179829
              Published 15 March 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Film and Culture Series
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              A Genealogy of Devotion: Bhakti, Tantra, Yoga, and Sufism in North India

              A Genealogy of Devotion: Bhakti, Tantra, Yoga, and Sufism in North India (Hardback)

              By Burchett, Patton E.

              • OUR PRICE $157.00

              Patton Burchett offers a path-breaking genealogical study of devotional (bhakti) Hinduism that traces its understudied historical relationships with tantra, yoga, and Sufism. He focuses his analysis on the early modern period, when the rise of bhakti communities in North India tr ...

              ISBN 9780231190329
              Published 15 April 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Philosophy and Poetry: Continental Perspectives

              Philosophy and Poetry: Continental Perspectives (Hardback)

              Contributions by Ghosh, Ranjan; Koepnick, Lutz; Sjoeholm, Cecilia; Rabate, Jean-Michel

              • OUR PRICE $163.00

              This book explores the distinctive ways in which twentieth-century and contemporary continental thinkers have engaged with poetry and its contribution to philosophical meaning making, challenging us to rethink how philosophy has been changed through its encounters with poetry.

              ISBN 9780231187381
              Published 15 April 2019 by Columbia University Press
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