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The Costume Maker S Companion

Author : Diane Favell
ISBN : 178500719X
Genre : Costume
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Authentic historical costume is essential for any performance, to instantly communicate a period, a social standing, an occupation, or an identity. The responsibility of this representation lies with the costume maker's knowledge of the design and accuracy of construction. The Costume Maker's Companion serves as a guide to novice and experienced makers alike, covering the common garments of the Medieval, Tudor, Jacobean, Restoration, Regency, and Victorian eras of British history. Logically divided by historical period and supported by more than 400 photographs, sketches, and diagrams, this book will develop the confidence of any costume maker to take on new projects and expand their knowledge.
Category: Costume

The Berg Companion To Fashion

Author : Valerie Steele
ISBN : 9781474264709
Genre : Social Science
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- An essential reference for students, curators and scholars of fashion, cultural studies, and the expanding range of disciplines that see fashion as imbued with meaning far beyond the material. - Over 300 in-depth entries covering designers, articles of clothing, key concepts and styles. - Edited and introduced by Valerie Steele, a scholar who has revolutionized the study of fashion, and who has been described by The Washington Post as one of "fashion's brainiest women." Derided by some as frivolous, even dangerous, and celebrated by others as art, fashion is anything but a neutral topic. Behind the hype and the glamour is an industry that affects all cultures of the world. A potent force in the global economy, fashion is also highly influential in everyday lives, even amongst those who may feel impervious. This handy volume is a one-stop reference for anyone interested in fashion - its meaning, history and theory. From Avedon to Codpiece, Dandyism to the G-String, Japanese Fashion to Subcultures, Trickle down to Zoot Suit, The Berg Companion to Fashion provides a comprehensive overview of this most fascinating of topics and will serve as the benchmark guide to the subject for many years to come.
Category: Social Science

The Continuum Companion To Twentieth Century Theatre

Author : Colin Chambers
ISBN : 9781847146120
Genre : Social Science
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International in scope, this book is designed to be the pre-eminent reference work on the English-speaking theatre in the twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically, it consists of some 2500 entries written by 280 contributors from 20 countries which include not only top-level experts, but, uniquely, leading professionals from the world of theatre. A fascinating resource for anyone interested in theatre, it includes: - Overviews of major concepts, topics and issues; - Surveys of theatre institutions, countries, and genres; - Biographical entries on key performers, playwrights, directors, designers, choreographers and composers; - Articles by leading professionals on crafts, skills and disciplines including acting, design, directing, lighting, sound and voice.
Category: Social Science

The Routledge Companion To Media And Tourism

Author : Maria Månsson
ISBN : 9780429772832
Genre : Social Science
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The Routledge Companion to Media and Tourism provides a comprehensive overview of the research into the convergence of media and tourism and specifically investigates the concept of mediatized tourism. This Companion offers a holistic look at the relationship between media and tourism by drawing from a global range of contributions by scholars from disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. The book is divided into five parts, covering diverse aspects of mediatization of tourism including place and space, representation, cultural production, and transmedia. It features a comprehensive theoretical introduction and an afterword by leading scholars in this emerging field, delving into the ways in which different forms of media content and consumption converge, and the consequential effects on tourism and tourists. The collection is an invaluable resource for students and scholars of tourism studies, cultural studies, and media and communication, as well as those with a particular interest in mediatization, convergence culture, and contemporary culture.
Category: Social Science

A Companion To Media Authorship

Author : Jonathan Gray
ISBN : 9781118495254
Genre : Social Science
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A Companion to Media Authorship offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection provides the definitive work on the subject. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism across multiple media forms Moves beyond notions of the individual to focus on how authorship is collaborative, contested, and networked, examining cultures of authorship and the practicalities of how it works Draws on the cutting-edge research of scholars and practitioners whose work has produced significant new insights into the field Examines a wide range of media, including television, social media, radio, videogames, transmedia, music, and comic books Offers an impressive global focus, including pieces on Mexican music, amateur film production in Nairobi slums, tele-serial production in Kinshasa, Hong Kong film, and the marketing of Bollywood
Category: Social Science

The Hugo Movie Companion

Author : Brian Selznick
ISBN : 9780545331555
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 60.97 MB
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"Brian Selznick takes readers on an intimate tour of the movie-making process as his Caldecott Award-winning book The Invention of Hugo Cabret is turned into a 3-D major motion picture by Academy Award-winning director, Martin Scorsese, written by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, John Logan."--Amazon.com.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Companion To Folklore

Author : Regina F. Bendix
ISBN : 9781444354386
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 59.83 MB
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A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies. Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the vitality of folklore research across the globe. An unprecedented collection of original, state of the art essays on folklore authored by international experts Examines the practices and theoretical approaches developed to understand the phenomena of folklore Considers folklore in the context of multi-disciplinary topics that include poetics, performance, religious practice, myth, ritual and symbol, oral textuality, history, law, politics and power as well as the social base of folklore Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title
Category: Social Science

Star Trek Voyager Companion

Author : Paul Ruditis
ISBN : 9780743417518
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 40.82 MB
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A companion to the popular syndicated television show offers a complete show-by-show guide to the series, including plot summaries and behind-the-scenes details.
Category: Fiction

Digital Costume Design And Collaboration

Author : Rafael Jaen
ISBN : 9781317387466
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 69.12 MB
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Digital Costume Design and Collaboration gives in-depth instruction on how to draw, render, and fully design costumes using online tools and software. Grounded in the use of Photoshop, the book explains the process of building a costume design from scratch, including information on digital tools and painting techniques. The book demonstrates how to utilize social media, such as Flickr and Pinterest, to compile research; how to create user-friendly web based slide shows; and how to archive digital files for portfolios and personal websites. It also demonstrates how to organize spec sheets, plots and inventories using Google Docs for easy editing and Dropbox for easy file sharing. A companion YouTube channel featuring video tutorials of exercises and applications compliments the book.
Category: Performing Arts

Longman Companion To Imperial Russia 1689 1917

Author : David Longley
ISBN : 9781317882190
Genre : History
File Size : 60.79 MB
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This is the first book of its kind to draw together information on the major events in Russian history from 1695 to 1917 - covering the eventful period from the accession of Peter the Great to the fall of Nicholas II. Not only is a vast amount of material on key events and topics brought together, but the book also contains fascinating background material to convey the reality of life in the period.
Category: History

The Cambridge Companion To Rossini

Author : Emanuele Senici
ISBN : 9781139826655
Genre : Music
File Size : 61.86 MB
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This 2004 Companion is a collection of specially commissioned essays on one of the most influential opera composers in the repertoire. The volume is divided into four parts, each exploring an important element of Rossini's life, his world, and his works: biography and reception; words and music; representative operas; and performance. Within these sections accessible chapters, written by a team of specialists, examine Rossini's life and career; the reception of his music in the nineteenth century and today; the librettos and their authors; the dramaturgy of the operas; and Rossini's non-operatic works. Additional chapters centre on key individual operas chosen for their historical importance or position in the present repertoire, and include Tancredi, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Semiramide, and Guillaume Tell. The last section, Performance, focuses on the history of Rossini's operas from the viewpoint of singing and staging, as well as the influence of editorial work on contemporary performance practice.
Category: Music

A Companion To Latin American Film

Author : Stephen M. Hart
ISBN : 9781855661066
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A history of Latin American cinema, with detailed analysis of the twenty-five best films.
Category: Literary Criticism

Critical Companion To Arthur Miller

Author : Susan C. W. Abbotson
ISBN : 9781438108384
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the life and works of Arthur Miller, including detailed synopses of a variety of his works, character descriptions, important places Miller lived and wrote about, and biographies of family, friends, and contemporaries.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Companion To Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Author : Brigitte Peucker
ISBN : 9781444354058
Genre : Performing Arts
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A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the first of its kind to engage with this important figure. Twenty-eight essays by an international group of scholars consider this controversial director's contribution to German cinema, German history, gender studies, and auteurship. A fresh collection of original research providing diverse perspectives on Fassbinder’s work in films, television, poetry, and underground theatre. Rainer Werner Fassbinder remains the preeminent filmmaker of the New German Cinema whose brief but prolific body of work spans from the latter half of the 1960s to the artist’s death in 1982. Interrogates Fassbinder’s influence on the seminal ideas of his time: auteurship, identity, race, queer studies, and the cataclysmic events of German twentieth century history Contributions from internationally diverse scholars specializing in film, culture, and German studies. Includes coverage of his key films including: Gods of the Plague (1970), Beware of a Holy Whore (1971), The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), Martha (1973) (TV), World on a Wire (1973), Effi Briest (1974), Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974), Fox and His Friends (1975), Fear of Fear (1975), Chinese Roulette (1976), In a Year With 13 Moons (1978), Despair (1978), The Third Generation (1979), Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) (TV), and Querelle (1982).
Category: Performing Arts

Sound Designer S Companion

Author : Bill Raoul
ISBN : UOM:39015082739395
Genre : Music
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Additionally, the book lists popular songs from 1866 ("Come Back to Erin" by Claribel, aka Charlotte Barnard) to 1954 ("Young at Heart" by Leigh and Richards, made popular by Frank Sinatra).
Category: Music

A Companion To The Global Renaissance

Author : Jyotsna G. Singh
ISBN : 9781118651223
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Featuring twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A Companion to the Global Renaissance: English Literature and Culture in the Era of Expansion demonstrates how today's globalization is the result of a complex and lengthy historical process that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. An innovative collection that interrogates the global paradigm of our period and offers a new history of globalization by exploring its influences on English culture and literature of the early modern period. Moves beyond traditional notions of Renaissance history mainly as a revival of antiquity and presents a new perspective on England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions with the New and Old Worlds of the Americas, Africa, and the East, as well with Northern Europe. Illustrates how twentieth-century globalization was the result of a lengthy and complex historical process linked to the emergence of capitalism and colonialism Explores vital topics such as East-West relations and Islam; visual representations of cultural 'others'; gender and race struggles within the new economies and cultures; global drama on the cosmopolitan English stage, and many more
Category: Literary Criticism

The Oxford Companion To The Theatre

Author : Phyllis Hartnoll
ISBN : UOM:39015046785468
Genre : Drama
File Size : 73.7 MB
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This one-volume encyclopedia of the theater attempts to cover all aspects of the theater in every country
Category: Drama

The Ladies Companion

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ISBN : NYPL:33433081685582
Genre : Women's periodicals, English
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Category: Women's periodicals, English