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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
All writing is rewriting. But what do you change, and how do you change it? All screenplays have problems. They happened to Die Hard: With a Vengeance and Broken Arrow -and didn't get fixed, leaving the films flawed. They nearly shelved Platoon -until Oliver Stone rewrote the first ten pages and created a classic. They happen to every screenwriter.... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 35.69
Jacques Tati's Monsieur Hulot, unmistakeable with his pipe, brolly and striped socks, was a creation of sheer slapstick genius that made audiences around the world laugh at the sheer absurdity of life. This biography charts Tati's rise and fall, from his earliest beginnings as a music hall mime during the Depression, to the success of Jour de Fete... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1990; US$ 18.99
In this book, Linda Seger shows how to create strong, multidimensional characters in fiction, covering everything from research to character block. Interviews with today's top writers complete this essential volume. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
Orson Welles’s greatest breakthrough into the popular consciousness occurred in 1938, three years before Citizen Kane , when his War of the Worlds radio broadcast succeeded so spectacularly that terrified listeners believed they were hearing a genuine report of an alien invasion—a landmark in the history of radio’s powerful relationship... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 33.99
Broadway Yearbook 2000-2001' is a relevant and irreverent record of the year on the Great White Way. It gives readers front-row seats for the phenomenon of 'The Producers' and the rest of the season's hits and misses. Steven Suskin's theatre annual aims to deliver a vibrant, candid, and thoughtful account of every show to hit the boards. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95
The work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre. This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Augusto Boal will be fascinating reading for... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99
We define our conscious experience by constructing narratives about ourselves and the people with whom we interact. Narrative pervades our lives--conscious experience is not merely linked to the number and variety of personal stories we construct with each other within a cultural frame, but is subsumed by them. The claim, however, that narrative constructions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal?s work is the first to look ?beyond Boal? and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them within a larger frame of cultural politics and... more...