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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 24.95
From the apparently simple adaptation of a text into film, theatre or a new literary work, to the more complex appropriation of style or meaning, it is arguable that all texts are somehow connected to a network of existing texts and art forms. Combining theoretical grounding with the aesthetic pleasure of reading and writing, this book explores: ... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 22.99
What Can You Accomplish in 30 Days? If you make time to write and put away all of your excuses, could you stay on track and finish your novel in only a month? With a structured plan and a focused goal, yes, you can! Using a combination of flexible weekly schedules, focused instruction, and detailed worksheets, author Victoria Schmidt leads... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 16.99
Take your fiction to the next level! Maybe you're a first-time novelist looking for practical guidance. Maybe you've already been published, but your latest effort is stuck in mid-list limbo. Whatever the case may be, author and literary agent Donald Maass can show you how to take your prose to the next level and write a breakout novel - one that... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was††ten years old at the time, was trying to get a††report on birds written that he'd had three months to††write. It was due the next day. We were out at our††family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen††table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper††and pencils and unopened books on birds,††immobilized... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Blessed with a natural beauty that faded but little over the years, Scotland-born actress Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) provided the cinema with memorable studies of English gentility. A star in British pictures before she was 21 and a Hollywood fixture from 1946, she projected a cool reserve and stoic nobility, often hinting at a passion and insecurity... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99
What makes a good story or a screenplay great? The vast majority of writers begin the storytelling process with only a partial understanding where to begin. Some labor their entire lives without ever learning that successful stories are as dependent upon good engineering as they are artistry. But the truth is, unless you are master of the form,... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
This is a new and enlarged edition of Mark Fortier's very successful and widely used essential text for students. Theory/Theatre provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, through cultural materialism,... more...