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The Desert Surgeon S Secret Son

Author : Olivia Gates
ISBN : 9781460377963
Genre : Fiction
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Desert Passions

Author : Hsu-Ming Teo
ISBN : 0292739400
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Sheik—E. M. Hull's best-selling novel that became a wildly popular film starring Rudolph Valentino—kindled "sheik fever" across the Western world in the 1920s. A craze for all things romantically "Oriental" swept through fashion, film, and literature, spawning imitations and parodies without number. While that fervor has largely subsided, tales of passion between Western women and Arab men continue to enthrall readers of today's mass-market romance novels. In this groundbreaking cultural history, Hsu-Ming Teo traces the literary lineage of these desert romances and historical bodice rippers from the twelfth to the twenty-first century and explores the gendered cultural and political purposes that they have served at various historical moments. Drawing on "high" literature, erotica, and popular romance fiction and films, Teo examines the changing meanings of Orientalist tropes such as crusades and conversion, abduction by Barbary pirates, sexual slavery, the fear of renegades, the Oriental despot and his harem, the figure of the powerful Western concubine, and fantasies of escape from the harem. She analyzes the impact of imperialism, decolonization, sexual liberation, feminism, and American involvement in the Middle East on women's Orientalist fiction. Teo suggests that the rise of female-authored romance novels dramatically transformed the nature of Orientalism because it feminized the discourse; made white women central as producers, consumers, and imagined actors; and revised, reversed, or collapsed the binaries inherent in traditional analyses of Orientalism.

Waverley Novels The Surgeon S Daughter

Author : Walter Scott
ISBN : NYPL:33433061579599
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The Literary Gazette

Author : William Jerdan
ISBN : UOM:39015033904882
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Waverly Novels Woodstock The Highland Widow The Two Drovers The Surgeon S Daughter

Author : Walter Scott
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The Film Daily Year Book Of Motion Pictures

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105010592801
Genre : Motion picture industry
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The Fair Maid Of Perth Anne Of Geierstein The Surgeon S Daughter Castle Dangerous

Author : Sir Walter Scott
ISBN : UVA:X030584636
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A Son Of Old Atlantis

Author : Victor Asimorov
ISBN : 9781905747207
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Asimorov, son of an Atlantean time-traveler and a woman in the 19th-century Russian court, pens the first volume of his memoirs which begin in Russia, and end in 20th-century America, including his time in the upper atmosphere of Earth and a university education on a planet orbiting Sirius.

The American Film Institute Catalog Of Motion Pictures Produced In The United States

Author : American Film Institute
ISBN : UOM:39015047505154
Genre : Performing Arts
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The American Film Institute Catalog has won great praise for its comprehensiveness, reliability, and utility. These volumes are an essential purchase for every library, and individual researchers will also find them indispensable. This newest AFI volume contains over 4,300 entries for feature-length films produced in the United States in the 1940s. The decade was an important and transitional one for filmmakers. Societal changes from the war years were reflected in films, and in the late 1940s the rise of television, the Hollywood blacklist, and the breakup of studio-owned theater chains greatly affected the number and types of films produced. Among films newly viewed for the book are such well-known classics as Citizen Kane, The Best Years of Our Lives, and Casablanca, along with less heralded films such as Fighting Men of the Plains and The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler. Entries include complete cast and crew credits, extensive plot summaries, and notes and sources for further study. A large accompanying volume provides access to the films through nine separate indexes, including personal and corporate names, subjects, and genres.

Cumulated Fiction Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015079873306
Genre : Fiction
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Who Was Who On Screen

Author : Evelyn Mack Truitt
ISBN : UOM:39015015873683
Genre : Entertainers
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Furnishes brief biographical sketches and lists of screen credits for thousands of film performers, both the famous and the lesser known

Screen World 1962

Author : Daniel Blum
ISBN : 0819603031
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia

Author : Howard M. Berlin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025182143
Genre : Performing Arts
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The first film featuring Charlie Chan, The House Without a Key, appeared in 1925. Forty-seven films and six Charlies later, the series still delights audiences. Charlie Chan connoisseurs cite a variety of reasons for the honorable detective's longevity and appeal, ranging from his wit and personality to the films' fascinating casts that often included future celebrities.This encyclopedia contains over 1,900 entries for characters, actors, crew members, plot devices, and facts, as well as film summaries and Charlie's famous aphorisms. Photographs accompany the text and the entries are arranged alphabetically for easy reference and access. Practically anything a fan of these films might want to know is thoroughly analyzed here.

Ab Bookman S Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015031098869
Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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An Irish English Dictionary

Author : Edward O'Reilly
ISBN : WISC:89004774261
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International Motion Picture Almanac

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ISBN : UCAL:$B428566
Genre : Motion pictures
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The Buccaneers

Author : Samuel Benjamin Helbert Judah
ISBN : NYPL:33433081959086
Genre : New York (State)
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American Film Personnel And Company Credits 1908 1920

Author : Paul C. Spehr
ISBN : UOM:39015040731203
Genre : Performing Arts
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Einar Lauritzen and Gunar Lundquist published the definitive American Film Index, 1908-1915, and its companion volume for the years 1916 through 1920. The current work indexes Lauritzen and Lundquists works and stands in its own right as a definitive reference work on early American filmmaking, with or without access to the ground-breaking predecessor volume. This work lists 33,664 films, 23,159 names, 1,025 companies and 785 works that were adapted into movies. The work includes extensive cross-referencing and "see" references for alternate titles and names.

Professional Guide For Use In The Elementary School Library

Author : American Library and Educational Service Co
ISBN : UOM:39015033892145
Genre : School libraries
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Dictionarium Britannicum Or A More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant

Author : Nathan Bailey
ISBN : BCUL:1092247915
Genre : English language
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