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Ghouls, Gimmicks, and Gold: Horror Films and the American Movie Business, 1953-1968

Paperback, 25/03/2004, £22.99
£20.69
Presents the history of horror films and the horror film industry in the 1950s and 1960s. This book reveals how the monsters that frightened audiences in the 1950s and 1960s - and the movies they crawled and staggered through - reflected fundamental changes in the film industry, and in the production, distribution, and exhibition of horror movies.

Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things

Paperback, 04/01/2010, £20.99
£18.89
Theorizes the political agency of things and natural phenomena-such as trash, food, weather, and electricity-to examine how non-human elements exert force on human politics and social relations.

Living a Feminist Life

Paperback, 03/02/2017, £22.99
£20.69
Showing how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist, Sara Ahmed highlights the ties between feminist theory and living a life that sustains it by building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship and discussing the figure of the feminist killjoy.

Criticism in the Borderlands: Studies in Chicano Literature, Culture, and Ideology

Paperback, 30/05/1991, £22.99
£20.69
Presents an anthology of Chicano literary criticism, with essays on a range of texts - both old and new - that draws on diverse perspectives in contemporary literary and cultural studies: from ethnographic to postmodernist, from Marxist to feminist, from cultural materialist to new historicist.

Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics

Paperback, 21/10/1996, £21.99
£19.79
Discusses the contradictions whereby Asians have been included in the workplaces and markets of the US nation-state, yet, through exclusion laws and bars from citizenship, have been distanced from the terrain of national culture.

Dying Modern: A Meditation on Elegy

Paperback, 12/04/2013, £19.99
£17.99
In Dying Modern, renowned literary critic Diana Fuss argues that as death has been increasingly shunted off-stage, out of the public eye, poets have taken up the task of reckoning with dying, loss, absence, and grief.

Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community

Paperback, 30/06/1995, £28.99
£26.09
Shows magical realism to be an international movement with a wide-ranging history.

Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones

Paperback, 05/02/2008, £23.99
£21.59
Assesses the activism, writing, and legacy of Claudia Jones (1915-1964), a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual active in the U.S. and U.K.
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