Dziya Vertov's wonderful 1928 documentary of a day in the life of a Soviet city is a landmark film in world cinema. Viewed as a sensation when it was first shown, "The Man with the Movie Camera" has endured as an important reference point for students and as an influence on filmmakers. This KINOfile investigates the production, context, and critical reception of the film, the people who made it, and analyzes the film's place in Russian and world cinema.
Utterly uncompromising both on and off the pitch for Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Rangers, Graham Roberts had a talent which was the envy of many. Now he tells the full story of his incredible career and also of the high profile court cases which he took on and won.
This well established and best selling guide to the law retains its unique focus on the law as it relates to corporate and retail financial services, cutting to the essential core of the legal and non-legal rules. The new edition covers the new banking code, the business banking code and the BBA statements of principles. Full commentary is provided on each.
This book takes the reader from the basic principles of object-oriented design and programming using Java, through to class library construction and application development. It teaches fundamental programming concepts, object-oriented principles and how to exploit class-based abstraction. This is supported by a detailed description of how programs are designed and is illustrated by substantial examples. With the core concepts in place the book then provides a Java programming language reference detailing each language feature from types and variables through to classes, exceptions and threads. A key part of the reference is the provision of many small example programs, allowing the reader to see how the language features are used.
A new town established in the 1800s, Colwyn Bay thrived with the coming of the railway, growing over the last century into one of the largest communities in North Wales. Colwyn Bay History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this part of the country. From Rhos-on-Sea to Old Colwyn, Graham Roberts takes us on an exciting guided tour of Colwyn Bay through the years, explaining the history behind its well-known landmarks. Some features have been lost forever, but many more have survived, and will be instantly recognisable today.
Forward Soviet! is the first comprehensive account of Soviet documentary output during the years between the 'Great October Socialist Revolution' and the 'Great Patriotic War', discussing the careers of men and women who made the films.
This is a comprehensive study of a group of avant-garde Soviet writers active in Leningrad in the 1920s and 1930s who styled themselves OBERIU, 'The Association for Real Art'. Graham Roberts re-examines commonly held assumptions about OBERIU, its identity as a group, its aesthetics and its place within the Russian and European literary traditions. He focuses on the prose and drama of group members Daniil Kharms, Aleksandr Vvedensky, and Konstantin Vaginov; he also considers work by Nikolay Zabolotsky and Igor Bakhterev, as well as the group's most important 'fellow-traveller', Nikolay Oleinikov. He places OBERIU in the context of the aesthetic theories of the Russian formalists and the Bakhtin circle. Roberts concludes by showing how the self-conscious literature of OBERIU - its metafiction - occupies an important transitional space between modernism and postmodernism.