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Summary: Examines "the greatest works of world literature, from the Iliad to Don Quixote to The Great Gatsby. Around 100 ... articles explore landmark novels, short stories, plays, and poetry that reinvented the art of writing in their time, whether Ancient Greece, post-classical Europe, or modern-day Korea"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

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English, T. J.

Summary: "From T.J. English, the New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne, comes the epic, scintillating narrative of the interconnected worlds of jazz and organized crime in 20th century America"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 ENG

Payne, M. D. (Matthew D.)

Summary: "Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library! Nothing mysterious about it! Learn all about how Scooby and his friends took over Saturday mornings--and then the world--in this debut title in the What Is the Story Of? series. Most kids are familiar with the always-hungry, scaredy-cat Great Dane called Scooby-Doo and his true-blue friends of Mystery Inc. But how did Scooby and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.45 PAY

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.45 PAY

Summary: University of Michigan professor Eric S. Rabkin discusses the fantastic in its most important modern variety, science fiction, as part of the entire course on fantasy literature.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2007

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820 MAS
Call number: DVD 820 MAS

Bridges, Tilly

Summary: "Trans woman and screenwriter Tilly Bridges takes you through the trans allegories of the Matrix franchise, with deep dives into The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Animatrix, The Matrix Revolutions, and The Matrix Resurrections, tracking one person’s transition journey - from Thomas Anderson, to Neo... to Trinity. Each movie’s allegory is deeply layered, building from movie to movie, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BearManor Media 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 BRI

Tarantino, Quentin

Summary: Quentin Tarantino provides an entertaining look at key American films of the 1970s, which he first saw as a young moviegoer. Written in his singluar voice, this book combines film criticism, film theory, reporting, and personal history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 791.43 TAR

Summary: Poets, public figures and members of various communities join series creator Elisa New to engage in close readings of a single American poem. Each episode mixes lively discussion with archival materials, location footage, and vivid animation. The series offers audiences an immersive and accessible experience in reading poems that touch on many aspects of American life, past and present.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV POE

Edwards, Martin

Summary: "The Life of Crime is the result of a lifetime of reading and enjoying all types of crime fiction, old and new, from around the world. In what will surely be regarded as his magnum opus, Martin Edwards has thrown himself undaunted into the breadth and complexity of the genre to write an authoritative - and readable - study of its development and evolution. With crime fiction being read more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Crime Club 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.3 EDW

Questlove

Summary: Music Is History combines Questlove's deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B QUESTLOVE QUE

Summary: This is the definitive history of AC/DC on video. DVD 1 starts with their breakthrough performance of "Baby please don't go" on Australian television, through early promo clips, their rare turn on '70s mainstay "The midnight special" and ends with the Spanish television performance taped just ten days before singer Bon Scott's death. DVD 2 traces the classic '80s and '90s videos and includes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic Music Video 2005

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AC/DC

Summary: Explores the hidden history of the American exploitation film. From the tents of carnie roadshows of the early 20th century to "Nudie Cuties," blood-soaked gore fests, biker flicks, blaxploitation and beyond. Looks at the films, the filmmakers, shysters and hustlers who made it all happen. Includes over 2 hours of outtakes, classic grindhouse trailers, and long lost, never-before-seen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

Summary: Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk, they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC EVE

Summary: For twenty years, Faunus, the biannual journal of the Friends of Arthur Machen, has been publishing an astonishing range of scholarship, debate, archival material, and esoterica relating to the writer H. P. Lovecraft described as a "modern master of the weird tale." Arthur Machen (1863--1947) was not only an author of weird and decadent horror fiction lauded by Stephen King and Guillermo del...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Strange Attractor 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FAU

Summary: Part 5 continues to explore the meaning of the scientific revolution and to examine the many problems that it raises. It is in this period that the West becomes keenly aware of the social and psychological origins and purposes of its activities. This is a period of spiritual turmoil as well as of material advance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Summary: Part 3 explores the period from the Renaissance to the onset of the Enlightenment in the middle to late seventeenth century. This section marks the critical schism that developed between the claims of faith and those of science.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Summary: A definitive exploration of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, "Hallelujah." Approved for production by Leonard Cohen just before his 80th birthday in 2014, the film accesses a wealth of never-before-seen archival materials from the Cohen Trust including Cohen's notebooks, journals and photographs, performance footage, and extremely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC HAL

Summary: Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced them, this documentary traces the untold history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre. Adapting Robin Means Coleman's seminal book, this will present the living and the dead, using new and archival interviews from scholars and creators;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOR

Summary: Few modern authors have not been influenced by the medieval Middle Eastern literary classic "The book of a thousand and one nights." Over one thousand years ago, a legend was told about a beautiful young woman who attempted to prolong her impending execution by telling adventure tales to a murderous sultan for a thousand and one nights. The tales she wove are set in India, Persia, Egypt,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2006

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Summary: Experience the wild and wonderful untold story of 'Ozploitation' films as you take a journey through the Australian genre cinema of the late '70s and '80s - the years when Australia got into gear and blew the world away with what they had to offer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: "From rock's backpages, the online library of rock and roll. Comes this anthology of timeless rock writing from the good to the bad to the plain ugly. The sound and the fury spans four decades and comes at rock and roll from all angles, among the pieces ..."--BOOK JACKET.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2003

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Summary: "An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives--but not everyone regularly sees...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.8 EDI

Summary: Professor John M. Bowers discusses why some works and not others become part of the literary canon. He examines the context of the works, and how academic curriculum perpetuates and changes the development of the canon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 800 WES

Summary: At the heart of this film is the question of whether Leni Riefenstahl was a Nazi, as her detractors claim, or whether she was the victim of society-- a naive, young woman who made Triumph des Willens on assignment, and simply did a very good job. This film does not judge, and Riefenstahl (a fiesty 90 during production) is genuine in her protest. Or has the passage of 50-plus years simply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WON

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Examines the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS GRE

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