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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95
Magazine Law is a comprehensive guide to the law for magazine journalists, editors and managers. Written by a London barrister experienced in publishing and copyright law and a former magazine journalist, law lecturer and freelance journalist in Sitges, Spain, the book addresses the special needs of the magazine industry and explains how laws affecting... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Emma Brockes didn't always love musicals. In fact, she hated them. One of her earliest (and most painful) memories is of her mother singing "The Hills Are Alive" while young Emma crossed the street to go to her babysitting gig. According to her mother, the music would keep muggers at bay. According to Emma, it warded off friends, a social life, and... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Uncle Vanya is one of Anton Checkov's four major plays. It was first performed in 1900, the year after its publication, under direction by the celebrated Konstantin Stanislavski. The text reworks an earlier play by Checkov, The Wood Demon . Critics have attempted to follow Checkov's method and artistic development by tracking the changes he... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The Taming of the Shrew is perhaps one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays by modern standards. Hinging on the courtship between the arrogant Petruchio and the "shrew" of the title Katherina, it is unclear whether Shakespeare's blatantly misogynistic themes were in earnest or tongue in cheek. The charming and tender Bianca is... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
The book reveals how the fantastic is used in modern theatre as a manipulative device to encode the unspeakable and control audience response, challenging conventional readings of all authors who use the fantastic. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
The Body and the Arts focuses on the dynamic relation between the body and the arts: the body as inspiration, subject, symbol and medium. Contributors from a variety of disciplines explore this relation across a range of periods and art forms, spanning medicine, literature from the classical period to the present, and visual and performing arts. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 145.00
In this valuable contribution to Jewish studies, Nahshon (Hebrew, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York) addresses the question of what defines 'Jewish theatre' and its audience in her introduction to the volume's other 15 essays. International contributors treat the themes of theatre by Jews for Jews produced in Yiddish, theatre by Jews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95
These three plays by the great comic playwright Aristophanes (c. 446-386 BCE), the well-known Lysistrata, and the less familiar Women at the Thesmophoria and Assemblywomen, are the earliest surviving portrayals of contemporary women in the European literary tradition. These plays provide a unique glimpse of women not only in their familiar domestic... more...