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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
During the last 15 years, cognitive scientists have discovered things about the nature and importance of metaphor that are startling because of their radical implications for metaphor research and because they require us to rethink some of our most fundamental received notions of meaning, concepts, and reason. Many of the theoretical assumptions that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
This new edition of Andrew Stott?s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book explores the ways that pre-existing ?national? works or ?national theatre? sites can offer a rich source of material for speaking to the contemporary moment because of the resonances or associations they offer of a different time, place, politics, or culture. Featuring a broad international scope, it offers a series of thought-provoking... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 119.99
This volume examines the key representations of transgression drama produced between 480 B.C. and 1600. Arranged in chronological order, the entries consist of plot summary (often including significant dialogue), performance data (if available), opinions by critics and scholars, and other features. The plays covered in this volume will include the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Increasingly, as the production, distribution and audience of films cross national boundaries, film scholars have begun to think in terms of ?transnational? rather than national cinema. This book is positioned within the emerging field of transnational cinema, and offers a groundbreaking study of the relationship between transnational cinema and ideology.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00
The major purpose of newspaper headlines is to trigger the reader?s interest. A popular way to achieve this goal is the use of phraseological modifications. Based on previous findings from various linguistic disciplines, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to shed light on the reception of substitutions like More than Meats the Eye .... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03
Harriet Walter's wonderfully practical - and personal - introduction to acting. "Acting is what I do with who I am", writes Harriet Walter. And in this book she takes us step by step through the processes involved in performance. Each step of the way is illuminated with brilliantly precise examples drawn from her own experience. 'My advice to... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11
The Good Audition Guides: Helping you select and perform the audition piece that is best suited to your performing skills Each Good Audition Guide contains a range of fresh monologues, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way. Each volume... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99
This book examines the lives and works of famous filmmakers and screen actors through the perspective of bipolar and depressive disorders. The filmmakers discussed in this volume include directors Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, and Tim Burton; as well as actors Carrie Fisher, James Dean, Peter Sellers, and Jim Carrey. more...