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- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 100.00
These interviews cover the career to date of Neil Jordan (b. 1950), easily the most renowned filmmaker working in contemporary Irish cinema. Jordan began as a fiction writer, winning the distinguished Guardian Fiction Prize for his very first book of short stories, Night in Tunisia , in 1976. His film debut was made during the peak of the Troubles... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 44.08
Hauptbeschreibung Johann Wolfgang von Goethes "Faust" (1808) ist und bleibt das bekannteste Werk der deutschen Literatur. Zu den begeisterten Lesern gehörte auch der französische Maler Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). Angeregt von einer Aufführung des Dramas, schuf Delacroix 1828 einen eigenständigen Bildzyklus zum "Faust". Seine Lithographien zählen... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This study considers film in the aftermath of September 11. Eleven essayists address Hollywood movies, indie film, and post-cinematic media, including theatrical films by directors such as Steven Spielberg, Darren Aronofsky, and Lars von Trier, and post-cinematic works by Wafaa Bilal, Douglas Gordon, and Peter Tscherkassky, among others. All of these... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 29.15
"Ira Aldridge: The Vagabond Years, 1833-1852" deals in depth with the later experiences of one of the modern world's first black classical actors as he toured throughout the United Kingdom impressing audiences with his virtuosity and versatility as an interpreter not only of tragic and comic black roles but also eventually as an actor of classic white... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
The Methuen Drama Book of New American Plays is an anthology of six outstanding plays from some of the most exciting playwrights currently receiving critical acclaim in the States. It showcases work produced at a number of the leading theatres during the last decade and charts something of the extraordinary range of current playwriting in America.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
Pity the "extras." Mostly overlooked and forgotten. Especially those in the major Hollywood films 1913 to 1945--right through the dream factory's golden era. The struggles of extras to unionize were followed by internal struggles as the extras fought for a voice within that union. There were just too few jobs for far too many extras,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Medieval English Drama provides a fresh introduction to the dramatic and festive practices of England in the late Middle Ages. The book places particular emphasis on the importance of the performance contexts of these events, bringing to life a period before permanent theatre buildings when performances took place in a wide variety of locations and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This major study reconstructs the vast history of European drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth-century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. Throughout history, drama has performed and represented political, religious, national, ethnic, class-related, gendered, and individual concepts of identity. Erika Fischer-Lichte's topics... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 50.00
This persuasive book describes the complex, often violent connections between body and voice in Ovid's Metamorphoses and works by Petrarch, Marston and Shakespeare. Lynn Enterline brilliantly reveals how Ovid's stories of violence and desire disturb Renaissance conceptions of authorship and what makes the difference between male and female experience. more...