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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Renaissance Drama in Action is a fascinating exploration of Renaissance theatre practice and staging. Covering questions of contemporary playhouse design, verse and language, staging and rehearsal practices, and acting styles, Martin White relates the characteristics of Renaissance theatre to the issues involved in staging the plays today. This... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Medieval English Drama provides a fresh introduction to the dramatic and festive practices of England in the late Middle Ages. The book places particular emphasis on the importance of the performance contexts of these events, bringing to life a period before permanent theatre buildings when performances took place in a wide variety of locations and... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.65
Spike Milligan was one of the most gifted and creative individuals of our time, and is remembered as a true comic genius. However, many people are unaware that he battled throughout his adult life against anxiety and depression, neither of which he was able to conquer. He allowed his biographer and close friend, Pauline Scudamore, complete and unfettered... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 22.50
The epidemic of scandals unleashed by the Savile Scandal highlights the precarious status of relations of trust. The rapid escalation of this crisis offers insights into the relationship between anxieties about childhood and the wider moral order. This book explains why western society has become so uncomfortable with the exercise of authority. more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 58.24
Hauptbeschreibung Wenn man sich die Geschichte des deutschen Buchhandels und Verlagswesens vor Augen führt, so wird man keine Zeit entdecken, in der es in einem Zeitraum von gerade einmal zwölf Jahren zu derartig radikalen Veränderungen gekommen ist wie zwischen 1933 und 1945. Nicht nur wurden unmittelbar nach der Machtergreifung der Nationalsozialisten... more...
- Intellect 2013; US$ 20.00
Commercial theatre is thriving across Europe, while public theatre has suffered under changing patterns of cultural consumption as well as sharp reductions in government subsidies for the arts. At a time when the rationale behind these subsidies is being widely reexamined, it has never been more important for public theatre to demonstrate its... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 6.78
Regarded by many as the finest actor of his generation, Daniel Day-Lewis has become one of Hollywood?s most bankable stars. His diverse performances in roles such as cerebral palsy sufferer Christy Brown in My Left Foot and Butcher Bill in Gangs of New York have cemented his reputation as a chameleon method actor. Yet behind the on-screen personas... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 7.99
A look at the career of the man best known for his remarkable portrayal of Gollum in the Lord of the Rings trilogy Andy Serkis is well known to movie fans as Gollum, but there is far more to the actor than one hit role. When he started with the trilogy, Serkis already had 15 years of experience in theater, television, and film, portraying characters... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 21.95
Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski?s: life and the context of his writings major works in English translation ideas in practical contexts impact... more...