Staging Ageing: Theatre, Performance and the Narrative of Decline
How can plays and performances, past and present, inform our understanding of ageing? Drawing primarily on the Western dramatic canon, on contemporary British theater, on popular culture, and on paratheatrical practices, Staging Ageing
investigates theatrical engagement with ageing from the Greek chorus to Reminiscence Theater. It...
Shanghai Street Style
Although fashion fixtures and A-list celebrities pack the front rows at the biggest, most glamorous shows at fashion week, the most creative attire is often found not on the catwalks or inside the auditoriums but on the streets. Nowhere is this more evident than in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, where a vintage Vivienne Westwood frock...
Pop Fiction: The Song in Cinema Pop Fiction's unique essays individually consider one song within a cinematic context. Unlike previous collected volumes about pop music in film where a generalised approach has been adopted, it offers instead a close examination of these two most pervasive and significant mediums in contemporary culture. The collection introspects, assembling the...
Trends in Functional Programming: Volume 5 Covers all aspects of functional programming, both theoretical and practical, to provide a coherent overview of research's most recent developments. This book features: language design, proof and transformation, semantics and models, implementation, applications, type systems, parallelismand distribution, performance modelling and profiling,... Videogames and Art From Madden NFL 2007 to Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, videogames are firmly enmeshed in modern culture. Acknowledging the increasing cultural impact of this rapidly changing industry, Videogames and Art is one of the first books devoted to the study of videogame art, featuring in-depth essays that offer an unparalleled... Trends in Functional Programming (Vol 7) This is Volume 7 of Trends in Functional Programming (TFP). It contains the Refereed Proceedings of TFP 2006: the Seventh Symposium on Trends in Functional Programming. TFP is an international forum for researchers with interests in all aspects of functional programming. Its goal is to provide a broad view of current and future trends in functional...
Trends in Functional Programming 6 This book contains selected papers from the proceedings presented at the Sixth Symposium on Trends in Functional Programming (TFP05). Continuing the TFP series with its previous instances held in Stirling (1999), St. Andrews (2000), Stirling (2001), Edinburgh (2003) and Munich (2004) the symposium was held in Tallinn, Estland in co-location with... Sophia Loren: Moulding the Star
In films from Houseboat to The Millionairess to Two Women, Sophia Loren established herself as an actress whose stardom spanned Italy, Europe, and finally Hollywood. Hers was a highly original rise to fame for a European film actress, and in Sophia Loren, Pauline Small highlights a unique career which transcended...
Crash Cultures: Modernity, Mediation and the Material
Since Princess Diana's car crash in August 1997, media interest in the crash as an event needing explanation has proliferated. A glut of documentaries on television have investigated the social and scientific history of our responses to the car crash, as well as showing the personal impact of the crash on individual lives. In trying to...
Trends In Functional Programming
This paper explores the suitability of functional languages for programming
real-time systems. We study the requirements of real-time systems
in general, outline typical language approaches for this domain, consider issues
relating to memory and time usage and explore how all existing functional languages,
including our own... Computers and Typography
This book is intended as a companion volume to the original
Computers and Typography, but in no way supercedes it. The first
book discussed many of the traditional typographic guidelines, and
related them to modern technology. It recognised that this
knowledge had not been part of the training or experience of the
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