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  • Bühnentechnikby Bruno Grösel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    In vielen Ländern ist der Nachweis einer bühnenspezifischen Ausbildung vorgeschrieben, da auf Grund der vielen maschinell betriebenen Einrichtungen Aspekte der Sicherheit besondere Beachtung finden müssen. Das Verständnis von Normen für Herstellung, Bedienung, Wartung und Prüfung bühnentechnischer Einrichtungen ist nur auf Basis einer... more...

  • Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)by John Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the development of the British theatre, covering the period... more...

  • European Theatre 1960-1990 (Routledge Revivals)by Ralph Yarrow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    European theatre has been the site of enormous change and struggle since 1960. There have been radical shifts in the nature and understanding of performance, fuelled by increasing cross-cultural and international influence. Theatre has had to fight for its very existence, adapting its methods of operation to survive. European Theatre 1960-1990 ,... more...

  • Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)by John Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the US, and asks whether the Cold War confrontation was not in part due to the cultural climate of Europe. Taking the McCarthy era as its... more...

  • Film Programmingby Peter Bosma

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    This book explores artistic choices in the field of cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals, and film archives, setting the various issues of film curating in their international context. The availability of artistic and commercial film has increased overwhelmingly as a result of the digitization of the infrastructure of distribution... more...

  • Monstrous Children and Childish Monstersby Markus P. J. Bohlmann; Sean Moreland

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    Perhaps because of the wisdom received from our Romantic forbears about the purity of the child, depictions of children as monsters have held a tremendous fascination for film audiences for decades. Numerous social factors have influenced the popularity and longevity of the monster-child trope but its appeal is also rooted in the dual concepts of the... more...

  • Chris Pratt - The Biographyby Joe Allan

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    CHRIS PRATT is now one of the world?s most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel?s Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014?s biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot, Jurassic World, his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood.... more...

  • Sex, Sadism, Spain, and Cinemaby Nicholas G. Schlegel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This book explores how a group of films produced, distributed and exhibited under the crumbling dictatorship of Francisco Franco reflected the political, social and cultural conditions in Spain between 1968 and 1977. This work canonizes these films in relation to their historical genesis, aesthetic characteristics and their social reception. ... more...

  • Colonial Cinema in Africaby Glenn Reynolds

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    In recent decades historians and film scholars have intensified their study of colonial cinema in Africa. Yet the vastness of the continent, the number of European powers involved and irregular record keeping has made uncovering the connections between imagery, imperialism and indigenous peoples difficult. This volume takes up the challenge, tracing... more...

  • The Boar's Head Theatre (Routledge Revivals)by C. J. Sisson; Stanley Wells

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The Boar?s Head Theatre , first published in 1972, provides an account of one of the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres. It is a reconstruction of considerable importance in our understanding of the performance conditions affecting Elizabethan drama, the mode of presentation and the nature of the audience. C. J. Sisson (1885-1966) was known especially... more...