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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
A chronological listing of the creative output and other antics of the members of the British comedy group Monty Python, both as a group and individually. Coverage spans between 1969 (the year Monty Python's Flying Circus debuted) and 2012. Entries include television programs, films, stage shows, books, records and interviews. Back matter features... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 14.99
A biography of the acclaimed, enigmatic actor who is poised to become a major movie star Acclaimed for his good looks as much as his searing acting ability, Canadian actor Ryan Gosling first came to public attention at the age of 12 after beating 15,000 hopefuls to become a Mouseketeer in Disney's Mickey Mouse Club . He spent his teenage years... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This new biography contains excerpts from interviews and articles by and about Curtis all the way from his teens in the Bronx to his death at 85 in 2010. Many of these are little known and provide insights into his complex relationship with fame, family and females, the three obsessions of his life. The book also documents his many struggles with substance... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 87.50
The incomparable Simone Signoret (1921-1985), one of the grand actresses of the twentieth century and one of France's most notable stars, considered herself the "oldest discovery" in Hollywood. After years of blacklisting during the McCarthy era, she was thirty-eight years old when she entered Hollywood through the back door in the 1959 British blockbuster... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
This volume presents results from a corpus-based investigation into the metaphorical production of foreign language learners, comparing texts written by Norwegian (L2) learners of English with those written by British (L1) students. Three types of questions are addressed. The first has empirically measured answers: For example, do L2 English writers... more...
- Unofficial Guides 2013; US$ 18.95
The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream is the story of how Walt Disney?s greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt?s vision maintained... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
In this lively and varied tribute to Martin Banham, Layiwola has assembled critical commentaries and two plays which focus primarily on Nigerian theatre - both traditional and contemporary. Dele Layiwola , Dapo Adelugba and Sonny Oti trace the beginnings of the School of Drama in 1960, at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where Martin Banham... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74
‘I?M THE KING OF THE WORLD!? That was the cry from Leonardo DiCaprio as he stood astride the bow in Titanic – the movie that would go on to smash all records,raking in a whopping £1.1 billion worldwide. Now, few Hollywood movers and shakers would dispute that statement as Leo has rocketed to become one of the highest paid actors in the world.... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
There has been little previous research in ancient studies on the narratological notion of metalepses. The essays in this volume describe the forms, functions, and effects of metalepses in texts and artifacts. The authors demonstrate the diversity and ubiquity of metalepses as they occur in Akkadian and Egyptian literature, in the Hebrew Bible, in... more...