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Cohen-Shalev, Amir
140pp.The interface of old age and cinema provides a fascinating yet uncharted territory in the humanities and social sciences. Two central perspectives are explored: movies on old age by old filmmakers; and movies on old age by younger artists. The first perspective focuses on the cinematic representation of ageing from within, whereas the second examines the ways ageing is viewed from the outside. The distinction is based on the schism between the phenomenology of ageing and its social representation: The one hinges on intrinsic qualities of 'old age style' or 'late style'; the second addresses attitudes towards old age in general as well as towards ageing artists and the reception (or rejection) of their late films.The author combines these general perspectives as it shifts between text and context, beginning with ageing from the outside in order to introduce the semantics and pragmatics of the context (reception and filmmaking stylistic change, midlife images of old age), and continuing into the world of ageing as cinematically represented from within, by old filmmakers, an often idiosyncratic, metaphysical and sometimes unapproachable world. By providing a roadmap that charts previous scholarly paths of inquiry, this book offers a panoramic view of the direction of this new field of cinematic gerontology, and is essential reading for students and scholars of cinema, humanistic gerontology, psychology of art, and the sociology of old age and popular culture.
Sussex Academic Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845192808
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Inventory #19607
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Randall Jr., John Herman
N.B. Fading to D/J with some light marks. Corners of D/J rubbed with closed tear to bottom edge of rear. Light foxing to foredge of pages. 274pp.
Columbia University Press, 1970, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #29054
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Bregg, Robert K.
Polymers are substances containing a large number of structural units joined by the same type of linkage. These substances often form into a chain-like structure. Starch, cellulose, and rubber all possess polymeric properties. Today, the polymer industry has grown to be larger than the aluminium, copper and steel industries combined. Polymers already have a range of applications that far exceeds that of any other class of material available to man. Current applications extend from adhesives, coatings, foams, and packaging materials to textile and industrial fibres, elastomers, and structural plastics. Polymers are also used for most composites, electronic devices, biomedical devices, optical devices, and precursors for many newly developed high-tech ceramics. This new book presents leading-edge research in this rapidly-changing and evolving field.255pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1594544360
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Inventory #15528
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 65.15 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Towse, A.; D'Arcy, P. F.; Harron, D. W. G.
112pp.
The Queen's University of Belfast, 1993, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0853895228
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Inventory #26681
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Eustace, Katharine
It provides a context in terms of the Ashmolean's world famous collections of antique and renaissance sculpture and the development of twentieth century sculpture as a whole.108pp.Slight crease to front cover.
Ashmolean Museum Publications, 2001, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854441469
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Inventory #20362
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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