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- University of California Press 2006; US$ 31.95
Hollywood moviemaking is one of the constants of American life, but how much has it changed since the glory days of the big studios? David Bordwell argues that the principles of visual storytelling created in the studio era are alive and well, even in today?s bloated blockbusters. American filmmakers have created a durable tradition?one that we should... more...
- 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...
- Diversified Publishing 2009; US$ 13.95
Today's writer needs more than just a solid knowledge of usage and composition to write successfully. Bestselling author Arthur Plotnik reveals the secrets to attention-grabbing, unforgettable writing, in this trade paperback edition. Updated with all-new writing exercises, Spunk & Bite will help writers take books, articles, business reports,... 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...
- University of Delaware 2013; US$ 69.99
This book deals with changing conditions and conceptions of authorship in the long eighteenth century, a period said to have witnessed the birth of the modern author. Challenging claims about the public sphere and the professional writer, it engages with recent work on print culture and the history of the book and takes up such under-treated topics... 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...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 5.99
Charles Wesley Emerson's book The Evolution of Expression was a central text in the Monroe Conservatory of Oratory's curriculum in the early twentieth century. It was Emerson's firm belief that communication skills were the key to fulfilling one's potential and that a student who completed this academic program would have success regardless... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00
Oprah Winfrey is an international television talk show icon, a billionaire, a noted philanthropist, and an adoptive mother of underprivileged children in America and Africa. She has achieved a position of such eminence that she has been recognized as one of the world's most powerful people by CNN, Time, USA Today, Life, Forbes, and Entertainment Weekly. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Relating Narratives is a major new work by the philosopher and feminist thinker Adriana Cavarero. First published in Italian to widespread acclaim, Relating Narratives is a fascinating and challenging new account of the relationship between selfhood and narration. Drawing a diverse array of thinkers from both the philosophical and the literary... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.99
Die Gegenwartsbelletristik kennt einen neuen Trend - die All-Age-Literatur. Dabei handelt es sich um Romane, die kindliche und erwachsene Leser gleichermaßen ansprechen und damit auch eine Reihe neuer Fragen an die Literaturwissenschaft stellen. Worin unterscheiden sich "kindliche? von "erwachsenen? Lektüreformen? Und auf welche Weise werden... more...