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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 129.99
The Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings covers the history of early American Theatre through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on actors and actresses, directors, playwrights, producers, genres, notable plays and theatres. This book... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 94.99
Part of the publisher?s Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts, these volumes complement Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism (2007). This particular set is focused on live American stage, not delving into musicals, television, and film. The dictionary provides information about the who, what, why, when, and how... more...
- Karnac Books 1999; US$ 49.95
A fascinating and imaginative book combining psychoanalytic theory and literature - in particular classic plays about marriage and married couples - to help couples therapists as they piece together their clients' histories and stories during the therapeutic process. A profound yet accessible guide of interest to clinicians and non-clinicians alike. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00
In a rapidly changing world, the ways in which economic forces affect both personal and global change can be difficult to track, particularly in the arts. This collection of twenty new essays explores both obscure and famous plays dealing with economic issues. Beginning with the Industrial Revolution, the text moves from Marx's theories to Wall... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 19.99
This revised edition of the late James Fisher's much praised Watching Birds is the work of Dr Jim Flegg, Director of the British Trust for Ornithology. In his Preface Dr Flegg writes: "It is a daunting task to revise the bird book on which you cut your teeth: it is the surest measure of the man who wrote it that what is needed, after thirty-odd... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
A dozen essays by a range of established scholars and performing artists address issues in post-1969 American gay and lesbian theatre and drama, the period after the raid at the Stonewall Inn helped spawn a "gay revolution." The collection covers playwrights, millennial dramatists, and actors while exploring the history of gay-themed theatre... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 53.20
A self-declared critical admirer and final confident of Bruno Bettelheim, David James Fisher succeeds with as balanced and nuanced a portrayal as seems possible of the character, the lifetime contributions, and the final justifications of a most controversial psychoanalytic eminence. Bettelheim was at once the center of major professional... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 11.99
Catholicism has grown from a suppressed and persecuted outsiders' religion in the American colonies to become the nation's single largest denomination. James Fisher surveys more than four centuries of Catholics' involvement in American history, starting his narrative with one of the first Spanish expeditions to Florida, in 1528. He follows... more...
- University of California Press 1990; US$ 12.95
James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal. The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary on the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition of 1964. Returning to the Everest region several times during... more...