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Embodied Cognition and Cinema
This book explores the impact of the embodied cognition thesis on the scientific study of film.



Unbuttoning America
A Biography of "Peyton Place"
Ardis Cameron
In this lively account of the writing, publication, and legacy of the 1956 bestselling novel, "Peyton Place," Ardis Cameron tells how the story of a patricide in a small New England village became a cultural...



Heterogeneous Objects
Intermedia and Photography after Modernism
Heterogeneous Objects explores the encounter of photography with other media since the 1960s.



All Good Books Are Catholic Books
Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America
Una M. Cadegan
Una M. Cadegan shows how the Catholic Church’s official position on literary culture developed from World War I to Vatican II in 1965.



Inconceivable Effects
Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film
Martin Blumenthal-Barby
Blumenthal-Barby reads theoretical, literary and cinematic works that appear noteworthy for the ethical questions they raise.



The Life Informatic
Newsmaking in the Digital Era
Dominic Boyer
A fascinating account of journalists struggling to maintain their expertise and authority, even as they find their principles and skills profoundly challenged by ever more complex and fast-moving streams of information.



Murder Most Russian
True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia
Louise McReynolds
Looking to the trials of infamous murderers in late imperial Russia to reveal its cultural values, social norms, and political expectations.



The Covert Sphere
Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State
Timothy Melley
Examining how since 1947 a regime of psychological operations and covert action has made the conflation of reality and fiction a central feature of both U.S. foreign policy and American culture.



Hollywood's Last Golden Age
Politics, Society, and the Seventies Film in America
Jonathan Kirshner
From Chinatown to Night Moves, how key "seventies" films important works of art in continuous dialogue with the political, social, personal, and philosophical issues of their times.



Queen of Vaudeville
The Story of Eva Tanguay
Andrew L. Erdman
Queen of Vaudeville is the first-ever biography of Eva Tanguay, the most famous star of the American vaudeville theater and perhaps the most popular live entertainer in the United States from about 1910 to 1920.



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