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  • Schwimmschneeby Iris Muhl

    Jung Verlag 2014; US$ 11.99

    Graubünden 1951. Margrith ist die Rebellion in Person. Ständig schreibt sie suspekte Texte und vernachlässigt ihre Pflichten als Mutter und Hausfrau. Nicht einmal ihr Ehemann Paul, ein Staubsaugervertreter, vermag sie an ein anständiges Leben im Dorf zu gewöhnen. Als sie sich das Leben nehmen will und in die psychiatrische Klinik Burghölzli gebracht... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Dramaturgyby Magda Romanska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    Dramaturgy, in its many forms, is a fundamental and indispensable element of contemporary theatre. In its earliest definition, the word itself means a comprehensive theory of "play making." Although it initially grew out of theatre, contemporary dramaturgy has made enormous advances in recent years, and it now permeates all kinds of narrative forms... more...

  • Technical Design Solutions for Theatreby Ben Sammler; Don Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge.... more...

  • The Object Paradeby Dinah Lenney

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00

    This new collection of interconnected essays marches to a provocative premise: what if one way to understand your life was to examine the objects within it? Which objects would you choose? What memories do they hold? And lined up in a row, what stories do they have to tell? In recalling her experience, Dinah?s essays each begin with one thing — real... more...

  • Reading Styleby Jenny Davidson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style. At once playful and serious, immersive and analytic, her memoir/critique shows how style elicits particular kinds of moral judgments... more...

  • Found Footage Horror Filmsby Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    As the horror subgenre du jour, found footage horror's amateur filmmaking look has made it available to a range of budgets, allowing both major studios and independent productions to participate in the popular phenomenon. Surviving by adapting to technological and cultural shifts and popular trends, found footage horror is a successful and surprisingly... more...

  • The Hustonsby Lawrence Grobel

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95

    In this candid biography Lawrence Grobel chronicles the remarkable story of the Huston family, which boasts three Oscar winners, from Walter to John to Anjelica, with particular attention to the rich career and tumultuous personal life of director/actor John Huston (1906-1987). This updated edition covers Anjelica's stormy relationship with Jack Nicholson,... more...

  • Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New Yorkby Michael V. Pisani

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Throughout the nineteenth century, people heard more music in the theatre?accompanying popular dramas such as Frankenstein , Oliver Twist , Uncle Tom?s Cabin , Lady Audley?s Secret , The Corsican Brothers , The Three Musketeers , as well as historical romances by Shakespeare and Schiller?than they did in almost any other area of their lives.... more...

  • Heart of Practiceby Thomas Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre?s true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski?s dramatic research through a decade of conversations with his apprentice, Thomas Richards. Tuscany?s ?Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards?... more...

  • Teaching of Drama in the Primary School, Theby Brian George Woolland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    The importance of drama in primary school has been elevated in recent years, with many teachers continuing to make it high priority in their teaching. They recognise that it can enrich children's understanding of the world and motivate and encourage them in other curriculum work. This lively and readable book offers a blend of theory and practice... more...