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Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

Gary Needham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Upon its release in 2005, Brokeback Mountain became a major cultural event and a milestone in independent American filmmaking. Based on the short story by Annie Proulx and directed by Ang Lee, it ... More

Butler and Ethics

Butler and Ethics

Moya Lloyd (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This edited volume explores Judith Butler’s work on ethics. It focuses on questions such as whether there has been an ‘ethical turn’ in her work or whether Butler’s increasing emphasis on ethics is ... More

C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

Jules Townshend

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781853312137
eISBN:
9780748671953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781853312137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This sympathetic restatement of C. B. Macpherson's ideas provides an overview of Macpherson's theory of possessive individualism and critique of liberal democracy. The book suggests that criticism of ... More

The CeltsA History from Earliest Times to the Present

The Celts: A History from Earliest Times to the Present

Bernhard Maier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616053
eISBN:
9780748672219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This history of the Celts from origins to the present draws on archaeological, historical, literary and linguistic evidence. It is divided into three parts. Part One covers the continental Celts in ... More

The Challenge of PluralismParadigms from Muslim Contexts

The Challenge of Pluralism: Paradigms from Muslim Contexts

Abdou Filali-Ansary and Sikeena Karmali Ahmed

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639694
eISBN:
9780748653195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639694.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Current popular and academic discussions make certain assumptions regarding Islam and its lack of compatibility with pluralism. Some notable liberal thinkers have even argued that pluralism itself is ... More

Childhood and Crime

Childhood and Crime

Claire McDiarmid

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a treatise on youth justice which examines the treatment, by the criminal law and the criminal justice system, of children who commit serious crimes. It draws on legal, philosophical and ... More

Chinese Martial Arts CinemaThe Wuxia Tradition

Chinese Martial Arts Cinema: The Wuxia Tradition

Stephen Teo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632855
eISBN:
9780748670833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632855.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The martial arts genre known as wuxia (literally ‘martial chivalry’) is one of the oldest in the Chinese cinema. Its antecedents are closely tied to the historical knights-errant known as xia who ... More

Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Sheila Whiteley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How do we understand Christmas? What does it mean? This book is a lively introduction to the study of popular culture through one central case study. It explores the cultural, social, and historical ... More

Cinema and SensationFrench Film and the Art of Transgression

Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More

The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Alan Burton and Tim O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first full, systematic analysis and assessment of the of the cinema of this important film-making partnership. Dearden and Relph began their work together at the famous Ealing ... More

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