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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00
Since 1968, the name of motion picture director George Romero has been synonymous with the living dead. His landmark film Night of the Living Dead formed the paradigm of modern zombie cinema; often cited as a metaphor for America during the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement, the film used the tenets of the drive-in horror movie genre to engage... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 35.00
Many playwrights, authors, poets and historians have used images, metaphors and references to and from Greek tragedy, myth and epic to describe the African experience in the New World. The complex relationship between ancient Greek tragedy and modern African American theatre is primarily rooted in America, where the connection between ancient Greece... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
The relationship between the Catholic Church and theatre has a long and complicated history. This collection of fourteen critical essays seeks to demystify the ties--both practical and ideological--that have long bound Catholicism to theatrical production. This volume offers insights into medieval theatre, Jesuit drama, ballet and opera, modern stagings... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
This collection of 14 essays explores drama from around the world that depicts the United States and Americans. From eighteenth century German dramas about Native Americans through post-Revolutionary War British plays, to the theaters of contemporary Japan, Mexico, Serbia, Ireland, Ghana and other nations, the contributors consider conflicting representations... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
This book is a collection of essays that both explores the tradition of revenge drama in Japan and compares that tradition with the revenge tradition in European Renaissance drama. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
The reimagined television series Battlestar Galactica (2005 to 2009 on the Sci Fi Channel), features religion and theology among its central concerns--but does not simply use its myriad faiths as plot devices or background material. Battlestar Galactica is, in and of itself, a theological text. Over the course of 87 episodes and two television movies,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
Shakespearean Echoes assembles a global cast of established and emerging scholars to explore new connections between Shakespeare and contemporary culture, reflecting the complexities and conflicts of Shakespeare's current international afterlife. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95
This unique collection of essays explores the relationship between Japan and Ireland and their theatres, appealing to both scholars and students in a multitude of disciplines. It demonstrates the complex cultural interaction from both an historic and present practice approach to reveal the relationship between intercultural Irish theatre and the traditional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95
Suzan-Lori Parks confirmed herself as one of the most exciting and successful playwrights of her generation when her work Topdog/Underdog was awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize, making her the only African American woman to win the award. Despite the cultural weight of this achievement, Parks remains difficult both to pigeonhole and to summarize.... more...