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Bousquet, Olivier

Summary: "Organized chronologically and covering every short film, television episode, and blockbuster movie that Steven Spielberg has ever directed, Steven Spielberg All the Films tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how each project was conceived, cast, and produced; from the creation of the costumes to the search for perfect locations. Spanning more than fifty years, Steven Spielberg All the Films...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal 2023

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Barretta, Gene

Summary: Before Steven Spielberg made films, he watched them. Naturally inventive with a vivid imagination, he was known for creating stories inspired by the world around him. Films and the magic they contained became an escape from the bullying and antisemitism he received, and from tension in his parents' marriage. Baretta captures the unique ways Spielberg's memories influenced his career and helped...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Roche, Hannah

Summary: "The Outside Thing argues for the significance of literary and affective romance in shaping the work of three major modern lesbian writers: Gertrude Stein, Radclyffe Hall, and Djuna Barnes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 ROC

Summary: The lectures in Part 6 bring the progress of philosophy into the present day, beginning with the work of Nietzsche and the American pragmatists William James and John Dewey. This section explains the work and consequence of modern linguistic and logical analysis in lectures on Ayer and Wittgenstein. Also discussed is the structuralism of Claude Levi-Strauss and the attempts to develop rational...

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 2 examines the biblical answers to the fundamental human questions and then traces their influence on the Western mind. This second section witnesses the transformation of philosophy from a monothetic search for explanations to a spiritual quest for meaning and understanding informed by a profound fideism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Dr. Greenberg examines eighteenth and nineteenth century music through the examples of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Antonin Dvorak, Richard Strauss, Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, and Franz Liszt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1995

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 CON
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 1
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Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 4

Rochfort, Desmond.

Summary: The story of the Mexican mural movement is told in a history of the artists, accompanied by more than one hundred reproductions of the murals that showcase popular as well as lesser-known works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.7 ROC

Nadler, Steven M.

Summary: "This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world ... Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 NAD

Summary: Part 1 includes an introduction to the entire series and to the enduring problems of philosophy. The critical tensions in Western thought are identified and the context is set for the great conversation that follows. This first part of the series is foundational, designed to teach basic facts about the philosophers and traditions covered. Classical Origins examines the origins of philosophy in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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

Goldstein, Bill

Summary: "A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism The World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, make over the course of one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GOL

Summary: Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is best known today as a painter, but his reputation was in fact established through his prints, which were central to his creative process. His printmaking was experimental and innovative, and he continually revisited the subjects of his paintings in striking prints, in which he evoked a wide range of emotion and mood through the use of varied techniques. Munch's early...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.81 EDV

Summary: The final section in the series, Part 7 details the skeptical and critical answers reached in the second half of the twentieth century to the questions posed in the previous fifty years. This section covers the work of late twentieth-century philosophers and theorists who focused on two critical features of modernity. One issue focused on modern political theory and practice. The other focused...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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

Beahm, George W.

Summary: A literary biography of author Stephen King, providing an account of his life and written work, with some discussion of the movies that have been based upon his books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 BEA

Haskell, Molly

Summary: A biography of the director details his many films and describes how his unique and evocative gift for storytelling evolved from experiences in his own life, including his parents' divorce and his return to Judaism after his son was born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SPIELBERG, STEVEN HAS

Cargill, Oscar

Contents: The drive to distinction. Watch and ward ; Roderick Hudson ; The American ; The Europeans ; Confidence ; The Portrait of a lady -- The Gallic issue. The Bostonians ; The Princess Casamassima ; The Reverberator ; The Tragic muse -- The Augean stable. The Other house ; The Spoils of Poynton ; What Maisie knew ; The Awkward age ; The Sacred fount -- The major phase....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1961

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Spinner, Stephanie.

Summary: "While other kids played sports, Steven Spielberg was writing scripts and figuring out camera angles. He went from entertaining his Boy Scout troop with home movies to amazing audiences around the world with epic blockbusters. He has directed four of themost successful films of all time and has won two Academy Awards for Best Director. From Jaws to Lincoln, young readers and aspiring...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2013

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT People Who Spielberg

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: In his lifetime, Eakins's artistic reputation suffered from his uncompromising attitude toward convention in art, teaching and society. Now he is acknowledged as one of the greatest of all American painters. Thomas Eakins assesses the full breadth of his genius in its American and European context. The turmoil of his career and his extraordinary authority as a painter are explored through his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Institution Press 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 THO

Contents: Basics -- Explanation and examples of terms and abbreviations used in analysis section -- More concepts -- Advanced analysis -- Analysis of transcribed Charlie Christian solos -- The transcribed solos. Rose room ; Honeysuckle rose ; I'm confessin' ; Good morning blues ; Oh, lady be good ; Way down yonder in New Orleans ; Pagin' the devil ; I got rhythm ; Tea for two ; Untitled tune ; The sheik...

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Publisher / Publication Date: M. Bay 2005

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Reich, Steve

Summary: "Steve Reich is a living legend in the world of contemporary classical music. As a leader of the minimalist movement in the 1960s, his works have become central to the musical landscape worldwide, influencing generations of younger musicians, choreographers and visual artists. He has explored non-Western music and American vernacular music from jazz to rock, as well as groundbreaking music and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780.92 REI

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

Weinstein, Arnold L.

Summary: "Great art discovers for us who we are," writes literature professor and critic Weinstein in this book about how we can better uncover and understand our own stories by reading five major modern writers who "reinvent the novel by exploding our sense of what we are." He invites us to discover our perceptions, our dreams, our own elusive, deepest stories in these masterpieces of modernist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823 WEI

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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