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- Karnac Books 2011; US$ 25.95
A thoughtful and comprehensive analysis of drama and psychoanalysis, written in the lucid and accessible manner that epitomises the Rustins' style. These two well-known authors and psychotherapists explore in depth the extent to which psychoanalysis can illuminate and give fresh perspective to areas of drama, and how far this extends in the other direction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book offers a variety of approaches to children's literature from a postcolonial perspective that includes discussions of cultural appropriation, race theory, pedagogy as a colonialist activity, and multiculturalism. The eighteen essays divide into three sections: Theory, Colonialism, Postcolonialism. The first section sets the theoretical framework... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Jimmy Pritchard has been collecting jokes from diverse individuals during his career tending bars in New York. This collection includes more than 400 jokes that are sure to have anybody laughing. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
In one volume, the screenplays to two contemporary classics, directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, about the immediate and life-altering attraction between two strangers. On a train from Budapest to Vienna, Jesse, a young American student, at the end of a romance and his European trip, meets Celine, a young... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.95
No one gives comfort, love, and laughter like a grandma can! ?Your grandma and your dog will always love you no matter what you do,? says Matthew, age ten. From the mouths of babes and grandmas comes this irresistible sequel to the beloved Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes . Here is an all-new treasury of wise, witty, and wonderful sayings and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95
In Ant Farm , former Harvard Lampoon president Simon Rich finds humor in some very surprising places. Armed with a sharp eye for the absurd and an overwhelming sense of doom, Rich explores the ridiculousness of our everyday lives. The world, he concludes, is a hopelessly terrifying place?with endless comic potential. ?If your girlfriend gives you... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 5.95
What does laughter mean? What is the basal element in the laughable? What common ground can we find between the grimace of a merry- andrew, a play upon words, an equivocal situation in a burlesque and a scene of high comedy? What method of distillation will yield us invariably the same essence from which so many different products borrow either their... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 6.95
The Emerson System treats the voice as a natural reporter of the individual, constantly emphasizing the tendency of the voice to express appropriately any mental concept or state of feeling. This treatise is a setting forth of methods and principles based upon this idea with a fuller elaboration of the relation of technique to expression. By concentration... more...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.95
The Americanization of Edward Bok is an autobiography, told in the third person, that shares the life of a little Dutch boy unceremoniously set down in America unable to make himself understood or even to know what persons were saying; his education extremely limited, practically negligible; and yet, by some curious decree of fate, he was destined... more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 6.99
An education is likely to take the dramatist a great deal of time - unless he is so fortunate as to be a genius. Perhaps the main difference between the play-writing genius and the rest of us is that he can associate but briefly with audiences and know it all, whereas we must spend our lives at it and know but little. I have never happened to hear... more...