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- Scribner 2002; US$ 23.00
For years Robert Cohen has been praised by reviewers and readers alike for his masterful prose and his exuberant and penetrating comic vision. The New York Times has even called his writing redemptive -- so satisfying as to "remind readers why they continue to cast their lines into the shrinking lake of contemporary fiction...his prose is not merely... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 64.99
The Depression era saw the first mass student movement in American history. The crusade, led in large part by young Communists, was both an anti-war campaign and a movement championing a broader and more egalitarian vision of the welfare state than that of the New Dealers. The movement arose from a massive political awakening on campus, caused by... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 24.99
Acclaimed, award-winning novelist Robert Cohen delivers a bold, provocative exploration of the panic of midlife, follow- ing two men plateaued on either side of their forties and the unexpected consequences of changing course. Teddy Hastings is a New England middle school principal desperate for transcendence. Unmoored by his brother?s death... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
?Robert Cohen?s book, Acting Power , follows the tradition of his other book, Acting One , and has been the veritable bible for acting teachers for the last quarter century.? ? David Krasner, Emerson College ?This book, above all else, is an attempt to explore the qualities of acting power.... to suggest to you, the actor, an approach toward... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping 1960s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history. Mass sit-ins, a nonviolent blockade around a police car, occupations of the campus... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
In Shakespeare on Theatre , master acting teacher Robert Cohen brilliantly scrutinises Shakespeare's implicit theories of acting, paying close attention to the plays themselves and providing a wealth of fascinating historical evidence. What he finds will surprise scholars and actors alike ? that Shakespeare's drama and his practice as an actor were... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 23.99
Impoverished young Americans had no greater champion during the Depression than Eleanor Roosevelt. As First Lady, Mrs. Roosevelt used her newspaper columns and radio broadcasts to crusade for expanded federal aid to poor children and teens. She was the most visible spokesperson for the National Youth Administration, the New Deal's central agency for... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99
Here is the first biography of Mario Savio, the brilliant leader of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement, the largest and most disruptive student rebellion in American history. Drawing upon previously unavailable Savio papers, as well as oral histories from friends and fellow movement leaders, Freedom's Orator illuminates Mario's egalitarian leadership... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 18.99
This book carefully examines the careers of the 50 men who made the greatest impact on one of the most successful franchises in the history of professional sports. Features of The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History include quotes from opposing players and former teammates, summaries of each player?s best season, recaps of their... more...