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  • The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world's great Taoist masters isn't Chinese--or a venerable philos ...
    by Benjamin Hoff
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    The most complete book on the subject ever written, this is the fascinating inside story by two long-term Disney animators of the gradual perfecting of a rel ...
    by Ollie Johnston
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    How do we see the world around us? The Penguin on Design series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art, design and the media have chan ...
    by John Berger
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    Book lovers! Here is the reading journal youve always wanted. At last, a place to record the books you've read!This sleek journal provides plenty of room to ...
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    Geoff Emerick became an assistant engineer at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in 1962 at age fifteen, and was present as a new band called the Beatles recor ...
    by Geoff Emerick
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    The Harry Potter series may be named after the Boy Who Lived, but if you want to know the story, keep your eyes fixed on Severus Snape. This hook-nosed, grea ...
    by Lorrie Kim
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    Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for CriticismA New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the YearTime magazine Top Ten Nonfiction Book ...
    by Alex Ross
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    Before he gave us the “one of a kind classic” (The Wall Street Journal) memoir On Writing, Stephen King wrote a nonfiction masterpiece in Danse Macabre, “one ...
    by Stephen King
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    THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATE. The most trusted guide for helping students read critically and write carefully.The Norton Introd ...
    by Kelly J. Mays
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    Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent w ...
    by Ted Gioia
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    An updated edition of the first book by VH1’s music expert, Eddie Trunk   Known as a leading expert on all things hard rock and heavy metal, Eddie Trunk has ...
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    Humans have always made music and this authoritative and lavishly illustrated guide is your companion to its fascinating history across the globe. Music – th ...
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    Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides ...
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    NATIONAL BESTSELLERNOMINATED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD“Heroically brave, formidably learned… The Western Canon is a passionate demonstration ...
    by Harold Bloom
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    The most comprehensive anthology of theory and criticism, now up-to-date and global.The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism is the gold standard for any ...
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    An updated edition of the most accessible and compelling history of the cinema yet published, now also a fascinating 15-hour film documentary 'The Story of F ...
    by Mark Cousins
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    This is the personal and deeply passionate story of a life devoted to reclaiming the timeless power of an ancient artistic tradition to comfort the afflicted ...
    by Bryan Doerries
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    Running to 528 large-format pages, Nightmare USA is a veritable encyclopedia of grindhouse cinema - it's one of the most acclaimed genre film books ever publ ...
    by Stephen Thrower
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    “This concise and lucid volume offers a satisfying survey of all the major theories, from structuralism in the 1960s to deconstruction today, that have made ...
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    An indispensable book by writers who have experienced firsthand the rewards and challenges of crafting a memoir  Anyone undertaking the project of writi ...
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    John Cage is the outstanding composer of avant-garde music today. The Saturday Review said of him: "Cage possesses one of the rarest qualities of the true cr ...
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    The myriad worlds and universes King has created are, in reality, one world, one universe. Here is the guide to that universe. The Complete Stephen King Univ ...
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    This year, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of his first appearance on the screen, the original, uncut version of Godzilla was released in American theaters ...
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    One of The Telegraph's Best Music Books 2011 Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has b ...
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    Known as the "bible" of theatre history, Brockett and Hildy’s History of the Theatre is the most comprehensive and widely used survey of theatre history in t ...
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    A greatly expanded edition of the National Book Award-winning masterpiece by a world-class pianist and writer on music. This outstanding book treating the th ...
    by Charles Rosen
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    “There has been no more original, no more serious critic and reader in our time.” — George Steiner   Walter Benjamin was an icon of criticism, renowned for h ...
    by Walter Benjamin
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    From its artful beginnings (Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd, the Mothers of Invention, and those progressive forebearers, the Sgt. Pepper-era Beatles), through th ...
    by Will Romano
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    Philosophy and fantasy, plays and poems, essays and epics -- 270 literary classics that range from The Divine Comedy and Death Comes for the Archbishop to Th ...
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    This book provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to the major trends in film scoring from the silent era to the present day, focussing not only on ...
    by Mervyn Cooke
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    Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg informs her literary analysis of the biblical text with concepts drawn from Freud, Winnicott, Laplanche, and other psychoanalytic th ...
    by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg
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    A wide-ranging collection of essays on the importance and meaning of literature by “one of the most influential thinkers of our time” (Los Angeles Times).   ...
    by Umberto Eco
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    Engaging, clear and informative, this is the story of western music - of its great composers and also of its performers and listeners, of changing ideas of w ...
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    Since publication of the first edition in 1974, Leo Braudy and Marshall Cohen's Film Theory and Criticism has been the most widely used and cited anthology o ...
    by Leo Braudy
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    In one of those rare books that allows us to see the world not as we've never seen it before, but as we see it daily without knowing, Victoria Nelson illumi ...
    by Victoria Nelson
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    Everything you want to know about haiku written by one of the foremost experts in the field and the “finest translator of contemporary Japanese poetry into A ...
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    Singin' in the Rain, The Sound of Music, Camelot--love them or love to hate them, movie musicals have been a major part of all our lives. They're so glitzy a ...
    by Richard Barrios
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    This book is a comprehensive exploration of 90 years of film and television adaptations of the world’s best-selling novelist’s work. Drawing on extensive arc ...
    by Mark Aldridge
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    Brian Attebery's "strategy of fantasy" include not only the writer's strategies for inventing believable impossibiltes, but also the reader's strategies for ...
    by Brian Attebery
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    Behind the life and work - the prose and poetry - of a literary genius. The only comprehensive study that examines all areas of Basho's work, including haibu ...
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    The study of African music is a study at once of unity and diversity. The range of indigenous musical resources and practices found on this vast continent is ...
    by J.H. Kwabena Nketia
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    Notions, constructions, and performances of race continue to define the contemporary American experience, including our conceptions, performances, and employ ...
    by Ayanna Thompson
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    Over the course of his career Werner Herzog, known for such visionary masterpieces as Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972) and The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) ...
    by Eric Ames
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    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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    Is there such a thing as `Celtic music' and if there is, what exactly is it? This is the question that Donal Lunny sought the answer to following The Celtic ...
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    Pornography first developed in western Europe during the late eighteenth century in tandem with the rise of utilitarianism, the philosophical position that s ...
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    Has theory neglected literature? Often literary and cultural theory, which goes by the nickname "Theory," has seemed to be the theory of everything except li ...
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    Edited by leading authorities on the subject, and bringing together a stellar cast of contributors, this detailed appraisal of Pedro Almodóvar’s unique cinem ...
    by Marvin D'Lugo
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    Some women attack and harm men who abuse them. Social norms, law, and films all participate in framing these occurrences, guiding us in understanding and jud ...
    by Orit Kamir
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    This book argues that Shaw was a masterful reader of Ibsen's plays both as texts and as the cornerstone of the modern theatre. Dismantling the notion that Sh ...
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