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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
What did Bakhtin think about the theatre? That it was outdated? That is ?stopped being a serious genre? after Shakespeare? Could a thinker to whose work ideas of theatricality, visuality, and embodied activity were so central really have nothing to say about theatrical practice? Bakhtin and Theatre is the first book to explore the relation... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
From 1913 through 1918, Long Beach, California, was home to the largest independent film company in the world, the largely forgotten Balboa Studio. Founder Herbert M. Horkheimer bought the studio from Edison Company in 1913, and by 1915 Balboa's expenses exceeded $2,500 a day and its output hit 15,500 feet of film per week. Bert Bracken, Fatty... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 36.99
Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema, this book examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. An introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies sets the stage for a set of essays that explores the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95
Basic Elements of Narrative outlines a way of thinking about what narrative is and how to identify its basic elements across various media, introducing key concepts developed by previous theorists and contributing original ideas to the growing body of scholarship on stories. Includes an overview of recent developments in narrative scholarship... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 12.99
A practical guide to training as an actor, helping you get the most out of drama school - and survive in the world beyond. Are you thinking of applying to drama school? Do you have a place already and want to get the most out of your training? Are you seeking to make the best possible start in the world beyond drama school? Becoming an Actor... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Shailene Woodley and Theo James are two stars on the rise. Playing Tris Prior and Tobias 'Four' Eaton respectively, they are set to take Hollywood by storm on the release of Divergent , the fantasy film based on the internationally best-selling novel by Veronica Roth which is set in a futuristic dystopia, produced by the makers of the Twilight Saga.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q comes the first ever oral history of American Burlesque--as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, Behind the Burly Q reveals the true story... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 16.95
A playwright, poet, and activist, Bertolt Brecht (1898?1956) was known for his theory of the epic theater and his attempts to break down the division between high art and popular culture. He was also a committed Marxist who lived through two world wars and a global depression. Looking at Brecht?s life and works through his plays, stories, poems, and... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99
?Die Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen ?Konrad Wolf? ist die einzige Kunsthochschule in Brandenburg. Sie nimmt nach wie vor mit ihrer vielfältigen Fächerstruktur unter den Filmhochschulen eine Sonderstellung ein, was die Diversifizierung auf unterschiedliche Bereiche der Medien angeht. Alle Bereiche filmkünstlerischen Schaffens sind in den Studienfächern... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 32.50
Best Years shines light on a critical juncture in American history and the history of American cinemaùthe end of World War II (1945) and a year of unprecedented success in Hollywood's "Golden Age" (1946). This unique time provides a rich blend of cinema genres and typesùfrom the battlefront to the home front, the peace... more...