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Books received Plymouth February 2009

Newly available Books (in title order):



A Body Worth Defending: Immunity, Biopolitics, and the Apotheosis of the Modern Body.

By Ed Cohen.

Duke University Press, Durham, London, USA, UK, 2010.

pp. 372.

ISBN: 978-0-8223-4535-0

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Art and Artistic Research.

By Hans-Peter Schwarz (ed.).

Scheidegger & Spiess, Zurich, Switzerland, 2010.

pp. 224, illus. b/w, col.

ISBN: 978-3-85881-293-3

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Artificial Presence: Philosophical Studies in Image Theory.

By Lambert Wiesing (Trans. by Nils F. Schott).

Stanford University Press, Stanford, USA, 2010.

pp. 148, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8047-5941-0

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Capturing the Criminal Image: From Mug Shot to Surveillance Society.

By Jonathan Finn.

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 163, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8166-5070-5

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Centering Bauhaus Clay: A Potter’s Perspective.

By Dean Schwarz and Geraldine Schwarz.

South Bear Press, Decorah, USA, 2009.

pp. 57, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-9761381-5-0

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-Garde Art and Independent Cinema.

By Xiaping Lin.

University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu, USA, 2010.

pp. 312, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8248-3336-7

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Emergence and Embodiment: New Essays on Second-Order Systems Theory.

By Bruce Clarke and Mark B. N. Hansen (eds.).

Duke University Press, Durham, London, USA, UK, 2010.

pp. 285. Illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8223-4600-5

(received Plymouth January 2010)


HIV Interventions: Biomedicine and the Traffic Between Information and Flesh. 

By Marsha Rosengarten.

University of Washington Press, Seattle, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 148, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-295-98942-6

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins: Project for a New American Century.

By Michael Maranda (Ed.).

Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada, 2009.

pp. 63, illus. col.

ISBN: 978-0-921972-55-6

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Lewis’s Fifth Floor: A Department Story.

By Stephen King.

Liverpool University Press and Neutral Spoon, Liverpool, UK, 2009.

pp. 159, illus. col.

ISBN: 978-1-84631-246-5

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Mechademia (Vol. 4): War/Time.

By Frenchy Lunning (ed.).

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 338, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8166-6749-9

(received Plymouth January 2010)


North of Empire: Essays on the Cultural Technologies of Space.

By Jody Berland.

Duke University Press, Durham, London, USA, UK, 2010.

pp. 386, illus. b/w. 

ISBN: 978-0-8223-4306-6

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Now is the Time: Art and Theory in the 21st Century.

By Jelle Bouwhuis, Ingrid Commandeur, Gijs Frieling, Domeniek Ruyters, Margriet Schavemaker and Christel Vesters (eds.).

NAi Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2009.

pp. 191, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-90-5662-721-8

(received Plymouth January 2010)


Poetry, Consciousness and Community (Consciousness, Literature and Arts 23)

By Christopher (Kit) Kelen.

Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, The Netherlands, USA, 2009.

pp. 199.

ISBN: 978-90-420-2724-4

(received Plymouth January 2010)



Newly available DVDs (in title order):


Paris 1919.

By Paul Cowan.

94 mins., col., 2008.

National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.nfb.ca" www.nfb.ca

(received Plymouth January 2010)


School on the Move.

By Michel Debats.

50 mins., col., 2008.

National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.nfb.ca" www.nfb.ca

(received Plymouth January 2010)


The Moving Earth.

By Lars Becker-Larsen.

52 mins., col., 2008.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth January 2010)



Newly available CDs (in title order):



The Secret Language of Subways.

By Amy X Neuburg and The Cello Chixtet.

MinMax Music, San Francisco, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.minmaxmusic.com" www.minmaxmusic.com

(received Plymouth January 2010)



-- Materials still available from previous months --



Still available Books (in date received order):



Arbiter of Elegance: A Biography of Robert Adam.

By Roderick Graham.

Birlinn, Edinburgh, UK, 2009.

pp. 382, illus. b/w., col.

ISBN: 978-1-84158-802-5

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Gravity From A New Angle.

By Karunakar Marasakatla.

Karunakar Marasakatla, 2009.

pp. 154, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-98197-687-7

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Interface fantasy: A Lacanian Cyborg Ontology

By Andre Nusselder.

The MIT Press, Cambridge, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 169.

ISBN: 978-0-262-51300-5

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Leonardo’s Choice: Genetic Technologies and Animals.

By Carol Gigliotti (ed.).

Springer, London, New York, UK, USA, 2009.

pp. 256, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-90-481-2478-7

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Rethinking the French City: Architecture, Dwelling, and Display after 1968.

By Monique Yaari.

Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, The Netherlands, USA, 2008.

pp. 491, illus. b/w., col.

ISBN: 978-90-420-2500-4

(received Plymouth December 2009)


The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation.

By Thomas Lamarre.

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 385, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8166-5155-9

(received Plymouth December 2009)


The Dynamics of Architectural Form (30th anniversary edition).

By Rudolf Arnheim.

University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 289, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-520-26125-9

(received Plymouth December 2009)


The Simple Science of Flight: From Insects to Jumbo Jets.

By Henk Tennekes.

The MIT Press, Cambridge, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 201, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-262-51313-5

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals.

By Christopher Payne and Oliver Sacks.

The MIT Press, Cambridge, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 209, illus. b/w, col.

ISBN: 978-0-262-01349-9

(received Plymouth November 2009)


Casablanca: Movies and Memroy.

By Marc Auge.

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 104, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8166-5641-7

(received Plymouth November 2009)


Emerging Technologies: From Hindsight to Foresight.

By Edna F. Einsiedel.

UBC Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.

pp. 343, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-7748-1549-9

(received Plymouth November 2009)


Institutional Critique: An Anthology of Artists’ Writings.

By Alexander Alberro and Blake Stimson (eds.).

The MIT Press, Cambridge, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 492, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-262-01316-1

(received Plymouth November 2009)


Michael Snow: Wavelength.

By Elizabeth Legge.

Afterall Books, London, UK, 2009.

pp. 93, illus. b/w, col.

ISBN: 978-1-84638-056-3

(received Plymouth November 2009)


Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel.

By Amna Malik.

Afterall Books, London, UK, 2009.

pp. 101, illus. b/w, col.

ISBN: 978-1-84638-054-9

(received Plymouth November 2009)


The Rule of Mars: Readings on the Origins, History and Impact of Patriarchy.

By Christina Biaggi (ed.).

Knowledge, Ideas & Trends, Manchester, USA, 2005.

pp. 453, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-1-879198-31-9

(received Plymouth November 2009)


The Spam Book: On Viruses, Porn, and Other Anomalies from the Dark Side of Digital Culture.

By Jussi Parikka and Tony D. Sampson (eds.).

Hampton Press, Cresskill, USA, 2009.

pp. 320, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-1-57273-916-1

(received Plymouth November 2009)


A Matter of Life and Death: The Brain Revealed by the Mind of Michael Powell.

By Diane Broadbent Friedman.

Authorhouse, Bloomington, USA, 2008.

pp. 264, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-1-4389-0945-5

(received Plymouth October 2009)


Lacan at the Scene.

By Henry Bond.

The MIT Press, Cambridge, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 233, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-262-01342-0

(received Plymouth October 2009)


Radical Games: Popping the Bubble of 1960s’ Architecture.

By Lara Schrijver.

NAi Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2009.

pp. 248, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-90-5662-678-5

(received Plymouth October 2009)


Space-Age Aesthetics: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, and the Postwar European Avant-Garde.

By Stephen Petersen.

The Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, USA, 2009.

pp. 292, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-271-03342-6

(received Plymouth October 2009)


Online a Lot of the Time: Ritual, Fetish, Sign.

By Ken Hills.

Duke University Press, Durham, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 316, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8223-4448-3

(received Plymouth August 2009)


Projecting Questions? Mike Hoolboom’s Invisible Man between the art gallery and the movie theatre.

By Michael Maranda (ed.).

Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada, 2008.

pp. 143, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-921972-52-5

(received Plymouth August 2009)


To Say the Very Least.

By Matthew Brannon.

Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada, 2008.

pp. 175, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-921972-50-1

(received Plymouth August 2009)


Beyond the Subtitle: Remapping European Art Cinema.

By Mark Betz.

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 350, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8166-4036-2

(received Plymouth July 2009)


The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

By Peter Ward.

Princeton University Press, Princeton, Oxford, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 180, illus. b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-691-13075-0

(received Plymouth June 2009)


The Once and Future New York: Historic Preservation and the Modern City.

By Randall Mason.

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London, USA, UK, 2009.

pp. 307, illus, b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8166-5604-2

(received Plymouth June 2009)


The Place Where You Go To Listen: In Search of an Ecology of Music.

By John Luther Adams.

Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, USA, 2009.

pp. 160, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-8195-6903-5

(received Plymouth June 2009)


Family Village.

By Dini Li.

Text+work, Bournemouth, UK, 2009.

pp. 29, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-901196-34-7

(received Plymouth May 2009)


Photo-Editing and Presentation: A Guide to Image Editing and Presentation to Photographers and Visual Artists.

By Douglas Holleley.

RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, Rochester, USA, 2009.

pp. 140, illus. col., b/w.

ISBN: 978-0-9707138-5-8

(received Plymouth May 2009)



Still available DVDs (in date received order):



The Nine Lives of Norodom Sihanouk.

By Gilles Cayatte. 

52 mins, col., 2008.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Agustin’s Newspaper.

By Ignacio Aguero.

80 mins., col., 2008.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth October 2009)


Lotman’s World.

By Agne Nelk.

57 mins., col., 2008.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth October 2009)


The Battle for the Arctic.

By Julian Sher and Lynn Raineault.

49 mins., col., 2009.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth October 2009)


The Inheritors.

By Eugenio Polgovsky.

90 mins., col., 2008.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth October 2009)


The World’s Next Supermodel.

By IJsbrand van Veelan.

52 mins., col., 2009.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth October 2009)


War and Love in Kabul.

By Helga Reidemeister.

86 mins., col., 2009.

Icarus Films, New York, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.icarusfilms.com" www.icarusfilms.com

(received Plymouth October 2009)


Drux Flux.

By Theodore Ushev.

4 min., col., 2008.

National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Canada, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.nfb.ca" www.nfb.ca

(received Plymouth August 2009)



Still available CDs (in date received order):



Call Me Us.

By Tristan Honsinger and Massimo Simonini.

I dischi di angelica, Bologna, Italy, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.aaa-angelica.com" www.aaa-angelica.com

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Flaming Tunes.

By Gareth Williams and Mary Currie.

LALR, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.lifeandlivingrecords.com" www.lifeandlivingrecords.com

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Messiaen et autour de Messiaen for Onde Martenot and Piano.

By Oliver Messiaen, N’Guyen- Thien Dao, Jacques Charpentier and Tristan Murail.

ReR MEGACORP, Thornton Heath, UK, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.rermegacorp.com" www.rermegacorp.com

(received Plymouth December 2009)


Sift.

By Blast 4tet.

ReR MEGACORP, Thornton Heath, UK, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.rermegacorp.com" www.rermegacorp.com

(received Plymouth December 2009)


The Fatal Duckpond.

By VRIL.

ReR MEGACORP, Thornton Heath, UK, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.rermegacorp.com" www.rermegacorp.com

(received Plymouth December 2009)


MICE World Tour.

By MICE: Mobile Interactive Computer Ensemble.

EcoSono, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.ecosono.com" www.ecosono.com

(received Plymouth September 2009)


Around the World in a Daze.

by Phil Kline.

Starkland, Boulder, USA, 2009.

 HYPERLINK "http://www.starkland.com" www.starkland.com

(received Plymouth August 2009)



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