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- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
15 renowned associates of the drama education body, London Drama, each illustrate the immense power of using inspiring drama for dynamic learning in school and show how teachers can do this while also meeting the requirements of the curriculum. more...
- Institute of Education Press 2011; US$ 31.95
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed - to great acclaim - they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillhams best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools. more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
A portrait of an eclectic family, held together by the courage to survive. In an ivy-clad house in Zagreb, Croatia, the Kos family argue and fall in and out of love as world after world is erected and then torn down around them. From the remnants of monarchy, through Communism, then democracy, war, and eventual acceptance into a wider Europe,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1996; US$ 26.99
Edward Abbey was born in 1927 in Pennsylvania. He earned graduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of New Mexico. He wrote Desert Solitaire while working as a Park Ranger in Utah. He is also the author of The Monkey Wrench Gang, Abbey's Road , and The Journey Home , among others. He died in March 1989. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00
American playwrights have made enormous contributions to world drama during the last century, and their works are widely read and performed. This reference conveniently introduces 10 of the most important modern American plays read by students. An introductory essay concisely overviews modern American drama, and each of the chapters that follow examines... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 36.95
The Vital Lie is the first book to examine the reality-illusion conflict in modern drama from Ibsen to present-day playwrights. The book questions why vital lies, lies necessary for life itself, are such an obsessive concern for playwrights of the last hundred years. Using the work of fifteen playwrights, Abbott seeks to discover... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95
The finest and fullest guide to the peculiarities of Elizabethan syntax, grammar, and prosody, this volume addresses every idiomatic usage found in Shakespeare's works (with additional references to the works of Jonson, Bacon, and others). Its informative introduction, which compares Shakespearian and modern usage, is followed by sections on grammar... more...
- Currency Press 2014; US$ 15.99
"Its like SBS in there. Aunt Azza comes out of customs, and mum transforms. Ultra Arab. Instantaneous. One minute shes cooking Frank steak and chips, next thing shes asking me where to buy goat. Frank wont eat goat." Looking deep into the heart of Sydney and beyond, Jump for Jordan unpacks the experience common to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 44.00
Against Theatre shows that the most prominent writers of modern drama shared a radical rejection of the theatre as they knew it. Together with designers, composers and film makers, they plotted to destroy all existing theatres. But from their destruction emerged the most astonishing innovations of modernist theatre. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
With A Natural History of the Senses , Diane Ackerman let her free-ranging intellect loose on the natural world. Now in Deep Play she tackles the realm of creativity, by exploring one of the most essential aspects of our characters: the abitlity to play. "Deep play" is that more intensified form of play that puts us in a rapturous mood and awakens... more...