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  • Stonewallby David Carter

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    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

    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...

  • The Art of Actingby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2011; US$ 18.99

    Aimed at both the amateur enthusiast and those wishing to pursue their interest and undertake professional training, this basic introduction to the craft is full of valuable advice The basic skills that every actor needs to develop are covered in this guide, including breathing, voice control, the use of body language, timing, and handling... more...

  • Playsby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2009; US$ 19.99

    Taking the reader through the production of a play step by step, from setting up a drama group to opening night and through an entire run, this book can be read straight through or consulted as a handy reference. All aspects of starting a drama group are explored, including financing, organizing, attracting members, choosing a director, choosing... more...

  • East Asian Cinemaby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2007; US$ 13.99

    Film directors from East Asia frequently win top prizes at international film festivals, but few books have been published about them. The films of these countries reflect periods of great political turmoil, rapid modernization in the 20th century, and the conflicts between modern lifestyles and traditional values. Covering films and filmmakers from... more...

  • The Westernby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2008; US$ 13.99

    From the very beginnings of American cinema the Western has been a central genre, as the hazardous lives of the settlers, their conflict with Native Americans, the lawless frontier towns, outlaws, and cattle rustlers all found their way into the new medium of film. This book   provides a basic work of reference for all the major directors and noteworthy... more...

  • Brief Lives: Marquis de Sadeby David Carter

    Hesperus Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    As explicit in his prose as he was in his private life, the Marquis de Sade remains one of the most controversial writers of all time. This new biography, by the acclaimed translator and author David Carter, promises to shock as much as it informs. Arrested many times for sexual misdemeanors, the Marquis de Sade was imprisoned in the Bastille, where... more...

  • Brief Lives: Sigmund Freudby David Carter

    Hesperus Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Born to Jewish parents in mid-19th-century Austria, Sigmund Freud is a controversial figure needing no introduction, yet his reputation owes as much to myth as to the facts of his life and his work. Here, David Carter uncovers the man buried beneath the mythology, tracing the life of this inimitable figure from his origins as the gifted first born... more...

  • How to Win the Nobel Prize in Literatureby David Carter

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99

    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,... more...

  • Literary Theoryby David Carter

    Oldcastle Books 2006; US$ 7.99

    Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. It sounds daunting: all those -isms, long technical words, weird French thinkers,... more...