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  • Benny Hill - Merry Master of Mirthby Robert Ross

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 11.65

    Benny Hill is the best known and best loved British comedian on world television - from the USA to the Pacific Rim. Feted for his unique brand of coy awareness, innuendo and saucy songs - but seemingly out of favour in his homeland before his death - Benny Hill can now be rated as having had one of the foremost careers in comedy. Robert Ross tracks... more...

  • Übersetzer zwischen Identität, Professionalität und Kulturalität: Heinrich Enrique Beckby Ulrike Spieler

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.93

    Beck oder Lorca? Diese Frage kulminierte 1998 in einer Pressekonferenz des Suhrkamp-Verlages, die mit einem Paukenschlag die Beckschen Übersetzungen Lorcas vom Markt fegen wollte. Wo Federico García Lorca draufstand, war im deutschsprachigen Raum Heinrich Enrique Beck drin, so die einschlägige Kritik ? die allerdings nie über die bloße Symptombeschreibung... more...

  • Translationsqualität und Crowdsourced Translationby Carmen Klaus

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 41.54

    Das Internet wird zum Experimentierfeld: Engagierte Laien stoßen in Felder vor, die bislang Experten vorbehalten waren. Von ihrem Ehrgeiz profitieren u.a. Unternehmen, die Übersetzungen per Crowdsourcing, also durch Beauftragung freiwilliger Internetnutzer, durchführen lassen. Was bedeutet das für die Translationsqualität? Dieser Frage geht die Autorin... more...

  • ?Übersetzer sind die Wechselpferde der Aufklärung?by Mascha Dabic; Christian Koderhold; Elisabeth Pernul-Oswald; Claudia Zecher; Elena Kala?nikova

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.93

    Welche Überlegungen, individuellen Präferenzen und literarischen Traditionen bewegen Übersetzer, wenn sie deutschsprachige Literatur für das russische Publikum bearbeiten? Elena Kala?nikova hat russische literarische Übersetzer dazu befragt. Die Protokolle ihrer Gespräche sind 2008 in dem Band "Po-russki s ljubov?ju" in Moskau veröffentlicht... more...

  • Jeanne d'Arcby Margaret Oliphant

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...

  • Agatha Christie's Poirotby Jennifer Kasius

    Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95

    Agatha Christie, the world?s “bestselling novelist,? according to Guinness, centered a majority of her novels and short stories on the adventures of one master detective: Hercule Poirot. Enjoy the best of these works in this tiny tome—all in one sitting. This miniature volume opens with an introduction and biography on the “life? of Hercule Poirot,... more...

  • The Art of Screenplaysby Robin Mukherjee

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    The author of the screenplay for Lore demystifies the screenwriter's art, providing informed advice in a working handbook for writers with stories to tell Addressing the key issues of creativity and craft, this guide aims to connect with our natural understanding of story and to enable fresh, original, and authentic writing. Working on the central... more...

  • Writing for Televisionby Yvonne Grace

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    An award-winning television drama producer with 20 years experience in script editing and development offers a practical guide for anyone interested in the television industry Written in an engaging, anecdotal tone, this is a no-nonsense, direct down-the-lens look at the television industry written from the point of view of a television drama producer... more...

  • The Photoplayby Hugo Munsterberg

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    In the early years of the twentieth century, both psychology and motion pictures were just beginning to emerge as significant cultural forces. Published in 1916, this fascinating work from prominent psychologist Hugo Munsterberg analyzes early films from a psychological point of view. more...

  • Memory Theatreby Simon Critchley; Liam Gillick

    Fitzcarraldo Editions 2014; US$ 7.29

    A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished miscellany mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley's office. Rooting through piles of papers, Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers. Among them is a chart... more...