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Ingmar Bergman

Author : Robin Wood
ISBN : 9780814338063
Genre : Performing Arts
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At a time when few reviewers and critics were taking the study of film seriously, Robin Wood released a careful and thoroughly cinematic commentary on Ingmar Bergman's films that demonstrated the potential of film analysis in a nascent scholarly field. The original Ingmar Bergman influenced a generation of film scholars and cineastes after its publication in 1969 and remains one of the most important volumes on the director. This new edition of Ingmar Bergman, edited by film scholar Barry Keith Grant, contains all of Wood's original text plus four later pieces on the director by Wood that were intended for a new volume that was not completed before Wood's death in 2010. In analyzing a selection of Bergman's films, Wood makes a compelling case for the logic of the filmmaker's development while still respecting and indicating the distinctiveness of his individual films. Wood's emphasis on questions of value (What makes a work important? How does it address our lives?) informed his entire career and serve as the basis for many of these chapters. In the added material for this new edition, Wood considers three important films Bergman made after the book was first published-Cries and Whispers, Fanny and Alexander, and From the Life of the Marionettes-and also includes significant reassessment of Persona. These pieces provocatively suggest the more political directions Wood might have taken had he been able to produce Ingmar Bergman Revisited, as he had planned to do before his death. In its day, Ingmar Bergman was one of the most important volumes on the Swedish director published in English, and it remains compelling today despite the multitude of books to appear on the director since. Film scholars and fans of Bergman's work will enjoy this updated volume.

The Works Of L E Landon In Two Volumes

Author : Letitia Elizabeth Landon
ISBN : MINN:31951P011361303
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Shadow Over Mars

Author : Leigh Brackett
ISBN : 9781612105659
Genre : Fiction
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How would Rick fulfill the prophecy that linked his name with the destiny of a dying world?

Niamh And The Hermit

Author : Emily C. A. Snyder
ISBN : 9781889758367
Genre : Fiction
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The daughter of a king and a fairy, the Princess Niamh is glorious fair - perhaps overly so. Her incredible beauty proves a curse as no man can withstand even a moment in her presence without running mad.

Gateway To The Great Books

Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
ISBN : 9781593392215
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Gateway to the Great Books are great writings which selections include short stories, plays, essays, scientific papers, speeches, and letters. Each selection represents a primary, original, and fundamental contribution to ones understanding of the universe and themselves. There are over 135 Authors, 225 Selections and 95 original illustrations. Selections include works from Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, T. S Eliot, Mark Twain and more. This set will help introduce oneself to good literature and the Great Books of the Western World.

The Twilight Patriots

Author : Charles D. Taylor
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Genre : Fiction
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(Previously published as The Sunset Patriots) Admiral Theodore Magnuson, Director of the Office of Naval Intelligence, didn't like the idea of sending the Seventh Fleet to Vladivostock for a New Year's celebration with the Russians. The President didn't give a damn what Magnuson thought, however; he was after detente. Fearing the worst, Magnuson decides to run his own intelligence mission, sending men into Russia and China. The Admiral is certain the U.S. visit to the usually closed Soviet port is a cover for something. Something big. The Chinese are faced with a similar problem — and a big question. Why is a combined U.S.-Soviet fleet steaming into the East China Sea?

Shadows Over Sundials

Author : C. Stephen Baldwin
ISBN : 9781440157172
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Lost in the dusty Inca ruins of Peru at age 6, tattooed by head-hunters in the jungles of Borneo at age 12, luxuriated lasciviously and flirted with pro-Castro revolutionaries in a corrupt pre-Castro Havana, wrestled a Bengal tiger, lived beneath the iron curtain's shadow in occupied Trieste, witnessed the astounding mid-hurricane Atlantic rescue of hundreds of passengers and sailors from a burning ship. An atypical upbringing meant atypical experiences. Stephen Baldwin's ordinary world involved living with very rich and very famous relatives and friends, including Adlai Stevenson, Richard Nixon, and the Washington Post's Phil and Kaye Graham. He explored virtually unknown temples in Angkor and Rangoon, routinely crisscrossed oceans in luxury liners that fully lived up to their promise, ran with the bulls in Pamplona when he was 20, was instrumental in saving thousands clinging to life after a cataclysmic tidal wave and cyclone in Bangladesh, then in setting up an underground railway for Bengali leaders escaping from Pakistani genocide, finally escaping to carry that story to the outside world. It is true that there are few undiscovered wildernesses today. Transportation and communication advances have blazingly brought everything close to us, but in that process nearly everything has been rendered commonplace. Yet much of the world was neither close nor common a mere 60 years ago, and Stephen had a front row seat to the spectacle sometimes getting too close to the fire. Shadows Over Sundials chronicles the astonishing adventures of a Foreign Service brat who later worked in poor countries for The Ford Foundation, Population Council, and United Nations, spearheading international development, then went on to tackle seemingly intractable problems in inner-city education, first as a New York City Teaching Fellow in a failing South Bronx elementary school, finally as Board Chair of a charter school he helped establish there to do it better. Mr. Baldwin is married to Barbara Radloff, has five children, and lives in New York City and Redding, Connecticut.

Under Sea S Shadow

Author : Christie Golden
ISBN : 9781426806537
Genre : Fiction
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Secrets hidden in the darkness of the sea... Stolen at birth by her sea-lord father, Copper is returned to her mother, the queen, to experience life on their island home. But something is missing within her, for she is without a soul. Copper is adrift and alone until strangers come with Companion creatures and tell her of her destiny. For Copper is the Sea Dancer, one of five elements incarnate, and the fate of the world depends on the Dancers joining. Yet there are those who would pervert the Dancers' destiny, and an Emperor who will stop at nothing to prevent them from finding one another. As conspiracies unfold, and secrets are pierced, the upwelling of power that Copper controls is put to the test. The uneasy marriage of land and sea is about to break apart. And all hangs on Copper's choice...

Shipwrecks And Disasters At Sea Or Historical Narratives Of The Most Noted Calamities And Providential Deliveries From Fire And Famine On The Ocean

Author : Charles Ellms
ISBN : HARVARD:32044082188061
Genre : History
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Shadows On The Sea

Author : Joan Hiatt Harlow
ISBN : 143910817X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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1942. The U.S. is at war with Germany. Fourteen-year-old Jill Winter's mother is traveling to Newfoundland and must pass through the treacherous North Atlantic, where German submarines -- U-boats -- stalk like wolves. Jill's father, a famous pop singer, is on tour, so Jill is sent to Winter Haven, Maine, to stay with Nana. Quarry, a local boy, says that "gossip ain't never been so good," and Jill soon discovers he's right -- Winter Haven is full of secrets and rumors. It seems everyone has something to hide -- even Nana! Jill doesn't know whom to trust, and she's worried for her mother's safety. And things get even worse when she finds a wounded carrier pigeon with a coded message attached to its leg. Jill is determined to get to the bottom of all these mysteries, but when she uncovers the biggest secret of all, she finds herself in grave danger -- and must run for her life!

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