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- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 25.00
Alan Ball: Conversations features interviews that span Alan Ball's entire career and include detailed observations and insights into his Academy Award-winning film American Beauty and Emmy Award-winning television shows Six Feet Under and True Blood . Ball began his career as a playwright in New York, and his work soon caught the attention... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 35.00
Aaron Sorkin is one of the most notable voices in Hollywood, attracting millions of weekly viewers with his television series The West Wing and scoring box office success with films like A Few Good Men and The American President. With a musician's sense of rhythm and writing skills honed in the theater, Sorkin crafts dialogue that brings characters... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00
Academy Award-winning screenwriter of the film American Beauty and creator of the HBO series Six Feet Under, Alan Ball has consistently probed the cultural forces shaping gender, sexuality, and death in the United States. Through gritty dialogue and edgy humor, Ball centers much of his social critique on the illusory promises of the American Dream.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00
A compelling and innovative television writer, David Chase has created distinctive programs since the 1970s, each reflecting his edgy humor and psychological realism. These critical essays examine Chase's television writings, placing particular emphasis on how his past works have shaped and influenced the cultural phenomenon of HBO's The Sopranos,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 2.99
Samantha Ranvali can't sleep. Haunted by nightmares and the memory of a man who attacked her years ago, she seeks a cure for her insomnia through an experimental study called "Endymion's Circle." The treatment seems to be a success, but after her first full night of sleep in months, Samantha learns that one of the other participants in the study has... more...
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009; US$ 8.99
Emma Montgomery has been having trouble sleeping. Whenever she closes her eyes, all she can see are the horrible nightmares . . . nightmares of gruesome murder. And she?s not alone. All of the students in Dr. Beecher?s secret society have been having terrible dreams and sleepwalking. Now, as their classmates start turning up dead, Emma and her friends... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
The theatrical works of Millay, Cummings, and Dos Passos, which have largely been marginalized in discussions of theatre history and literary scholarship, offer a hybrid theatre that integrates the popular with the formal, the mainstream with the experimental. Fahy examines the integration of and challenges to popular culture found in their works and... more...
- Simon Pulse 2009; US$ 6.99
"In five years' time, your greatest fear will consume you. It will rob you of your last breath." Five years ago six children who lived with their families in Jacob Crawley's Divine Path religious cult escaped by burning the compound to the ground. They are reunited at the funeral of Jacob's son, Harold. Harold died of drowning -- his worst fear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
The first collection on this important topic, Captive Audience examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural problems of incarceration as explored in contemporary theatre. Beginning with an essay by Harold Pinter, the original contributions discuss work including Harold Pinter's screenplays for The Handmaid's Tale and The Trial, Theatrical Prison... more...