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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 34.99
This book discusses the role of the trickster figure in contemporary film against the cultural imperatives and social issues of modernity and postmodernity, and argues that cinematic tricksters always reflect psychological, economic and social change in society. It covers a range of films, from Charlie Chaplin?s classics such as Modern Times (1936)... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Balinese Architecture is a step-by-step guide to the intricacies of Balinese vernacular architecture, the written word being complemented throughout by watercolor illustrations of different building types, design concepts and construction techniques. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
"Pamela Howard?s ground-breaking What is Scenography? was the first book to set out the bold new approaches to designing and directing for theatre which had dazzled audiences in Europe during the previous decades. It did us all a service by enriching the scope of how we understand the aesthetics of the stage. The lavish new materials (drawings,... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
This comedic play will come as a delightful surprise to readers who are only familiar with Milne's work in the beloved Winnie-the-Pooh series of children's book. A domestic drama that gently skewers the social mores of the Edwardian age, Mr. Pim Passes By is a quick and satisfying read. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
World-wide in scope and focusing on the second half of the 20th century, this work provides biographies and discographies of some 500 composers and conductors of light and popular orchestral music, including film, show, theatre and mood music. The book is arranged in two sequences: 1) Biographies and select discographies , both arranged alphabetically,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 90.00
The fullest enjoyment of an orchestral performance or a record concert comes with a background of knowledge about the music itself. This handbook is designed to help music lovers get the ultimate pleasure from their listening by providing them with that b more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
The Inner Game of Music , the breakout hit that became a standard primer in the music world, has taught thousands of musicians?professionals and amateurs alike?how to overcome self-consciousness and stage fright and to recapture a youthful, almost effortless capacity to learn. Now, in his follow-up book, The Mastery of Music , Barry Green turns his... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95
About a century after its beginnings, traditional jazz remains the definitive music of New Orleans and an international hallmark of the city. Producing a long list of jazz legends from Lionel Ferbos?the city?s oldest working jazz musician?to Grammy winner Irvin Mayfield, the musical heritage of traditional jazz lives on through each player?s passion.... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Though remembered primarily as a playwright and novelist, Irish writer George Bernard Shaw was an insatiably curious intellect whose interests encompassed a broad array of topics. This exegesis on Wagner's Ring cycle relates the opera series to ideas like capitalism and mythological archetypes. more...
- De Gruyter 1885; US$ 133.00
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange... more...