Download The Who's Who of Nobel Prize Winners 1901-2000: Fourth by Louise S. Sherby PDF

By Louise S. Sherby

The who is Who of Nobel Prize Winners is a one-stop resource of distinct details at the women and men who earned the Nobel Prize in the course of the twentieth century. prepared chronologically through prize, every one broad article includes in-depth details at the laureate's lifestyles and occupation in addition to a specific checklist of his or her courses and biographical assets at the person. A concise remark explains why the laureate obtained the award and summarizes the individual's different vital achievements. This thoroughly up to date variation additionally features a heritage of the prize. 4 indexes distinguish this name from related biographical references and allow researchers to go looking via identify, schooling, nationality or citizenship, and faith.

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Download The Blair Witch Project by Peter Turner PDF

By Peter Turner

Few motion pictures have had the impact and impression of The Blair Witch undertaking (1999). Its arrival was once a horror cinema palette cleaner after a decade of serial killers and postmodern intertextuality, a naked bones 'found photos' pattern setter. during this Devil's recommend, Peter Turner tells the tale of the movie from his perception and creation then presents a special research of the ideas used, their attract audiences and the topics that helped make the movie such a global hit, together with the pionerring net marketing.

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Download Nordic Exposures: Scandinavian Identities in Classical by Arne Lunde PDF

By Arne Lunde

Nordic Exposures explores how Scandinavian whiteness and ethnicity functioned in classical Hollywood cinema among and through the 2 international wars. Scandinavian identities could appear mutable and built at moments, whereas at different instances they have been deployed as representatives of a necessary, organic, and typical classification. As Northern ecu Protestants, Scandinavian immigrants and emigres assimilated into the mainstream rights and advantages of white American id with relatively few obstacles or stumbling blocks. but Arne Lunde demonstrates that faraway from easily manifesting a normative unmarked whiteness, Scandinavianness in mass-immigration the USA and in Hollywood cinema of the 20th century might be hyperwhite, provisionally off-white, or no longer even white at all.

Lunde investigates key silent motion pictures, resembling Technicolor's The Viking (1928), Victor Sjostrom's He Who will get Slapped (1924), and Mauritz Stiller's inn Imperial (1927). The crises of Scandinavian international voice and the talkie revolution are explored in Greta Garbo's first sound movie, Anna Christie (1930). the writer additionally examines Warner Oland's lengthy profession of Asian racial masquerade (most famously as chinese language detective Charlie Chan), in addition to Hollywood's and 3rd Reich Cinema's battle over assimilating the Nordic woman famous person within the personae of Garbo, Sonja Henie, Ingrid Bergman, Kristina Soderbaum, and Zarah Leander.

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