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  • Actors, Audiences, and Historic Theaters of Kentuckyby Marilyn Casto

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Kentucky emerged as a prime site for theatrical activity in the early nineteenth century. Most towns, even quite small ones, constructed increasingly elaborate opera houses, which stood as objects of local pride and symbols of culture. These theaters often hosted amateur performances, providing a forum for talent and a focus for community social life.... more...

  • Actors on Guardby Dale Anthony Girard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Actors on Guard is the most comprehensive and detailed book on the art of theatrical swordplay available today. It provides the reader with the historical, theoretical and practical basis for learning, practicing and presenting theatrical sword fights. Focusing specifically on the Elizabethan rapier and dagger (the most popular weapons used in... more...

  • Adorno and Performanceby Will Daddario; Karoline Gritzner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Adorno and Performance offers the first comprehensive examination of the vital role of performance within the philosophy of Theodor W. Adorno. Capacious in its ramifications for contemporary life, the term 'performance' here unlocks Adorno's dialectical thought process, which aimed at overcoming the stultifying uniformity of instrumental reason. more...

  • Advice from the Players (26 Actors on Acting)by Laura Barnett

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    <div><p>Essential tips and advice from stars of stage and screen.</p> <p>Actors know the best source of advice on the profession is other actors. Nothing compares with the wisdom and practical know-how acquired through years of working in the business.</p> <p><I>Advice... more...

  • Aftershocksby P. Brown

    Currency Press 1993; US$ 17.99

    A moving documentary play drawn from the traumatic recollections of members of the Newcastle Workers' Club, which was destroyed in the 1989 earthquake. more...

  • Alfred Hitchcock's Silent Filmsby Marc Raymond Strauss

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95

    Alfred Hitchcock called the silent "the purest form of cinema," and the ten silent films he directed between 1925 and 1929 reveal the young director's mature artistry. Hitchcock's silents have often been characterized as the work of a talented amateur, a young director practicing his craft during a pre-sound era of antiquated instruments... more...

  • Alles Mythos! 20 populäre Irrtümer über Hollywoodby Alexander Emmerich

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70

    Stars, Luxus, Glamour und Schönheit, das große Geld, spannende Unterhaltung: Hören wir den Namen Hollywood, denken wir an all das. Der berühmte Schriftzug hoch über der Stadt Los Angeles, Filmklassiker, Kinoabende und Blockbuster kommen uns in den Sinn. Dabei ist Hollywood gar nicht so leicht zu bestimmen. Ist es ein Stadtteil, der Name einer Industrie,... more...

  • Alles Mythos! 20 populäre Irrtümer über Preußenby Astrid von Schlachta

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70

    Preußen: expansiv, militaristisch und rücksichtslos - oder sparsam und tugendhaft, bürokratisch und ordnungsliebend? Waren es ?preußische Tugenden?, die dem Nationalsozialismus den Weg bereiteten? Hat Preußen Österreich aus dem Alten Reich gedrängt und war Berlin wirklich die verspätete Hauptstadt? Schon der Blick der Zeitgenossen auf Preußen war klischeebehaftet.... more...

  • Amateur Cinemaby Charles Tepperman

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    From the very beginning of cinema, there have been amateur filmmakers at work. It wasn?t until Kodak introduced 16mm film in 1923, however, that amateur moviemaking became a widespread reality, and by the 1950s, over a million Americans had amateur movie cameras. In Amateur Cinema, Charles Tepperman explores the meaning of the "amateur" in film history... more...

  • Ambivalenzen des Übergangsby Antje Dietze

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 56.77

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Antje Dietze ist Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Centre for Area Studies der Universität Leipzig.   Reihe Transnationale Geschichte - Band 004 more...