Articles by: Dermot McCaul

Cinematic unpleasantness in Arts

Cinematic unpleasantness in Arts

November 15, 2010

Arts, Film:

I always love browsing through the new books as they appear on our shelves, and just occasionally an accidental theme emerges from the variety of titles and subjects on display. For instance,… Read More ›

Serial lunacy in Arts

Serial lunacy in Arts

November 5, 2010

Arts:

Are you a serial lunatic? By which I mean, do you love browsing through magazines at your local newsagent, incurring the filthy looks of the staff behind the counter as… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

October 27, 2010

Arts:

A selection of new books hitting the shelves in the Arts Library, from a biography of one of the greatest of all horror movie stars to essays exploring sexuality in… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

October 23, 2010

Arts:

 A selection of new books hitting the shelves in the Arts Library, from graphic novels about zombies in Tokyo  to essays exploring sexuality in the television shows of Joss Whedon… Read More ›

Dame Joan Sutherland

Dame Joan Sutherland

October 21, 2010

Arts, Music:

News of the death of Dame Joan Sutherland in Switzerland on 10th October at age 83 has been met with a tidal wave of tributes and remembrances right around the… Read More ›

New DVDs in Arts

New DVDs in Arts

October 13, 2010

Arts:

Just as our book collection continues to grow, so too does our collection of DVDs. Here are a few recent arrivals to whet the appetite, covering everything from the sleeping… Read More ›

Listen up in Arts

Listen up in Arts

October 7, 2010

Arts, Music, Musicals:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.   Playlists on some of the listening posts have recently been updated.  New… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 23, 2010

Arts, New books:

Wagner and cinema  edited by Jeongwon Joe and Sander L. Gilman John Dahl and neo-noir : examining auteurism and genre by Paul Monaco   Withnail and us : cult films and… Read More ›

The shelves are singing in Arts

The shelves are singing in Arts

September 17, 2010

Arts, Music, Musicals:

Browsing the music scores The Agnes Robertson Music Scores Room in the Arts Library is a treasure trove of printed music, from complete editions of major composers such as Bach, Mozart,… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 3, 2010

Arts, New books:

Cezanne’s other: the portraits of Hortense :by Susan Sidlauskas    Portraits of the Renaissance : by Nathalie Mandel    Constable’s clouds: paintings and cloud studies by john Constable : edited… Read More ›