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- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 64.00
The plays of Tennessee Williams are some of the greatest triumphs of the American theatre. If Williams is not the most important American playwright, he surely is one of the two or three most celebrated, rivaled only by Eugene O'Neill and Arthur Miller. In a career that spanned almost five decades, he created an extensive canon of more than 70 plays.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 33.00
Torture. Secret prisons. Wiretaps on Americans. Even with a new president in the White House, daily headlines contain disturbing revelations about how the United States conducts itself in the "war on terror." While other books have analyzed specific, shocking issues about the war on terror, there is a surprising disconnect in them: they don't connect... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
Using large scale, representative data about first and second generation immigrants in Germany, this book develops a formal theoretical model which explains both transnational involvement and paths of immigrant integration. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
'The impressive array of scholars gathered in this collection, all experts in the field, read the plays with nuance and situate them deftly within their cultural and historical contexts. Scholars of contemporary theater and drama and of African American literature will find value in this engaging collection.' ? Choice 'For students and scholars... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95
The first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Suzan-Lori Parks has received international recognition for her provocative and influential works. Her plays capture the nightmares of African Americans endangered by a white establishment determined to erase their history and eradicate their dreams. A dozen essays address Parks's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This is the first collection of critical essays devoted exclusively to Shakespeare's first published work, his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis which established his reputation as the literary darling of London and the heir of Ovid. Particularly important is the book's coverage of the little-known presence of Venus and Adonis on stage.A substantial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1995. In three parts ? introduction, criticism and reviews ? this volume examines the goriest of Shakespeare?s works. The editor?s exhaustive introduction runs through the pattern of changing scholarship and commentary, introducing the key interests in the play, from its authorship to its language, rhetoric and performance.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
This collection of interviews offers unprecedented insight into the plays and creative works of Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as being an important commentary on contemporary theater and playwriting, from jazz and opera to politics and cultural memory. Suzan-Lori Parks in Person contains 18 interviews, some?previously untranscribed or specially... more...
- Hampton Roads Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
From Madonna to Deepak Chopra, celebrities have been recording and embracing Rumi's poetry for the past two decades, creating a resurgence of interest in this 14th century Sufi mystic. Rumi's Little Book of Life is a beautiful collection of 196 poems by Rumi, previously unavailable in English. Translated by native Persian speakers, Maryam Mafi... more...