BOOKS RECEIVED: Jan Baetens, “Novelization: From Film to Novel” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley of adaptation from novels to film are common, but not as widely known are adaptations with the opposite relationship. In Novelization: From Film to Novel, Jan Baetens explores how transforming an original film or… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Arij Ouweneel, “Resilient Memories: Amerindian Cognitive Schemas in Latin American Art” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Arij Ouweneel’s Resilient Memories: Amerindian Cognitive Schemas in Latin American Art takes a cognitive approach to the mediation of collective memory by works of art. In looking at cultural production of Amerindians—the transnational mnemonic… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Robert Flynn Johnson, “Contemplating Character: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud” (Wilsted and Taylor, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley CONTEMPLATING CHARACTER: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud explores the evolution of portraiture from the end of the 18th century until the present. In contrast to portraiture as the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Aaron Kashtan, “Between Pen and Pixel: Comics, Materiality, and the Book of the Future” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In Between Pen and Pixel: Comics, Materiality, and the Book of the Future, Aaron Kashtan argues that paying attention to comics helps us understand the future of the book. Debates over the future of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Morten Levin and Davydd J. Greenwood, “Creating a New Public University and Reviving Democracy: Action Research in Higher Education”
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Public universities are in crisis, waning in their role as central institutions within democratic societies. Denunciations are abundant, but analyses of the causes and proposals to re-create public universities are not. Based on extensive… Read More
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