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- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
For the magazine?s centenary celebration, an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair In honor of the 100th anniversary of Vanity Fair magazine, B ohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells celebrates the publication?s astonishing early catalogue of writers, with works by Dorothy Parker, Noël Coward, P. G. Wodehouse,... more...
- 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...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 16.98
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...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 16.98
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...
- Hesperus Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 10.19
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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...