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David Scott Diffrient. Omnibus Films Theorizing Transauthorial Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2014.

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Omnibus films bring together the contributions of two or more filmmakers. Does this make them inherently contradictory texts? How do they challenge critical categories in cinema studies? 144 more words


silent planet

ut of the Silent Planet is a science fiction novel by the British author C. S. Lewis, published in 1938 by John Lane, The Bodley Head. 79 more words

Twentieth Century

Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien’s 1937 children’s fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. 27 more words

Twentieth Century

Intimacy and Globalization in Post-Soviet Cuba

By Tiffany A. Sippial

Anthropologist Noelle M. Stout’s new book offers readers an important new perspective on sexuality in post-Soviet Cuba. Stout distinguishes her work from other studies of post-Communist transitions by shifting her focus away from the macroeconomic questions that characterize most studies in the field. 823 more words

History Of Sexuality


“Why make breakfast, when you can just read Kafka? Why watch television or trim your fingernails when you could just read Kafka?”

—Rivka Galchen in… 7 more words


100 years of beauty in one minute

Watch 100 years of beauty in one minute, to see how surprisingly hairstyling trends changed during the ten decades of the twentieth century. Enjoy!

100 Years In A Minute

Short story: "The Great Cardhouse"

“The Great Cardhouse,” by Patricia Highsmith

About 16 pages, ? words

First appeared in Story, vol. 36, issue 3, no. 140, May–June 1963 (there are several magazines with that title, but I think this is… 67 more words