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  • Stonewallby David Carter

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 13.49

    The basis of the PBS American Experience documentary Stonewall Uprising. In 1969, a series of riots over police action against The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, changed the longtime landscape of the homosexual in society literally overnight. Since then the event itself has become the stuff of legend, with relatively... more...

  • Money Gamesby David Carter

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.50

    Money Games not only details how stakeholders have profited as sports have merged with other forms of entertainment, but also identifies issues and considerations for those who hope to monetize sports in the future. more...

  • East Asian Cinemaby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    Film directors from East Asia frequently win top prizes at international film festivals, and are proving a strong influence on Western filmmakers but few books have yet been published about them. China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and North and South Korea have been through periods of great political turmoil and the films of these countries reflect the... more...

  • The Westernby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    From the very beginnings of cinema in America the Western has been a central genre. The hazardous lives of the settlers, their conflict with Native Americans (the Indians), the lawless frontier towns, outlaws and cattle rustlers, all found their way into the new medium of film. Folk heroes and heroines, such as Jesse and Frank James, Wild Bill Hickok,... more...

  • The Art of Actingby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    The Art of Acting provides a basic introduction and general advice for people wishing to develop their skills as actors or actresses. It is aimed at both the amateur enthusiast and for those wishing to pursue their interest further and undertake professional training. Advice is given on the basic skills which every actor needs to develop, such as breathing,... more...

  • Playsby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 18.99

    Plays...And How to Produce Them provides a basic introduction for all individuals and groups wishing to undertake the production of a play. It is aimed at the amateur enthusiast and anyone intending to pursue their interest further and undertake professional training. The author, who has over 30 years of experience in drama, takes the reader through... more...

  • Literary Theoryby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 7.99

    A pocket guide to the key concepts of literary theory, explaining them in clear, accessible language. Cutting through the often confusing welter of peripheral writing on what can be an enormously unwieldy subject, David Carter covers the key thinkers, writers and theories in current lit-crit use, including Derrida; Baudrillard; Habermas; Postmodernism;... more...

  • How to Win the Nobel Prize in Literatureby David Carter

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 12.99

    With humour, wit and insight David Carter provides an account of the trials and tribulations of the Nobel Prize in Literature, together with tongue-in-cheek guidelines for the would-be laureate. There are acclaimed writers - James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain - who never won the Nobel Prize - and others, less well-known, such as Henryk... more...

  • Teaching Poetry in the Primary Schoolby David Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Carlisle in the Great Warby David Carter

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    How the experience of war impacted on the town, from the initial enthusiasm for sorting out the German kaiser in time for Christmas 1914, to the gradual realization of the enormity of human sacrifice the families of Carlisle were committed to as the war stretched out over the next four years. A record of the growing disillusion of the people, their... more...