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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99
A short lived series created by Joss Whedon, Firefly nonetheless developed such a loyal following that Whedon was compelled to write and direct a big screen sequel in 2005. The show continues to generate a life of its own in books and comic books. This collection of twelve essays focuses on a number of themes including colonialism, race, gender,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Through intensive fieldwork lasting over eighteen months, this book demonstrates that the stand-up comedy venue is a dynamic space where social actors contest and reproduce dominant understandings of race, class, and gender in ways that transcend the joke-work performed on stage. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.99
Losing Your Head looks at the subject of beheading in art as a trope of the destruction of the mind. It focuses on new psychoanalytic tools that aid in understanding how a mind is born and grows, as well as what art can teach psychoanalysts about their work. more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
New Voices in Arab Cinema focuses on contemporary filmmaking since the 1980s, but also considers the longer history of Arab cinema. Taking into consideration film from the Middle East and North Africa and giving a special nod to films produced since the Arab Spring and the Syrian crisis, Roy Armes explores themes such as modes of production, national... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95
Film Analysis: A Casebook offers an accessibleintroduction to film analysis through close readings of 25historically significant films from around the world. Features a geographically diverse selection of films anddirectors, with representation from 20 different countries Covers many of the central films treated in today?scinema courses, and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
Have you ever watched a Marx Brothers film and wondered what "habeas Irish rose" is? What is the trial of Mary Dugan with sound? What is a college widow? When exactly did Don Ameche invent the telephone? Their films are full of such in-jokes and obscure theatrical, literary and topical references that can baffle modern audiences. In this... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Anyone wishing to sample readable translations from noh, kyogen, and kabuki may read this volume with profit and delight, but it is simply indispensable for reconstructing, to the extent possible, the respective canons of these dramatic forms in English translation.?[Sadler's] literary style is elegant, robust, and of another age; making for a rare... more...
- Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Here is an indispensable, nuts-and-bolts guide to putting on a stunning, low-budget show in less than 40 days! The Perfect Stage Crew explains the pitfalls to avoid and provides solutions to the most common as well as most complex stage performance problems. Readers without Broadway-size budgets and resources will learn the low-cost, low-tech approaches... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 16.03
West End Producer is the anonymous Twitter sensation whose hilarious and unfailingly accurate barbs satirising and celebrating the theatre industry have won him a devoted following. His identity is the subject of feverish speculation in the media, fuelled by his regular appearances at West End opening nights in costume, wig and latex mask. He... more...