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  • The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performanceby Dassia N. Posner; Claudia Orenstein; John Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance?offers a wide ranging perspective on how scholars and artists are currently reevaluating the theoretical, historical, and theatrical significance of performance that embraces the agency of inanimate objects. This?book proposes a collaborative, responsive model for broader artistic engagement... more...

  • The Creative Process of Els Joglars and Teatro de la Abadíaby Simon David Breden

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Breden shifts the focus of academic study away from product and towards process, demonstrating how an understanding of process assists in the reading of the theatrical product. more...

  • Phraseological Substitutions in Newspaper Headlinesby Sylvia Jaki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    The major purpose of newspaper headlines is to trigger the reader?s interest. A popular way to achieve this goal is the use of phraseological modifications. Based on previous findings from various linguistic disciplines, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to shed light on the reception of substitutions like More than Meats the Eye .... more...

  • Shooting 007by Alec Mills; Sir Roger Moore

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    In Shooting 007, beloved camerman and director of photography Alec Mills, a veteran of seven James Bond movies, tells the inside story of his twenty years of filming cinema's most famous secret agent. Among many humorous and touching anecdotes, Mills reveals how he became an integral part of the Bond family as a young camera operator on 1963's On... more...

  • Movies as Historyby Marie L. Aquila

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Popular movies can enhance the study of history. A dominant form of entertainment during the mid-20th century, they can serve as nontraditional primary sources and offer remarkable opportunities to observe attitudes about social concerns, gender or racial issues, politics, and historical events that were current when the movies were made. This book... more...

  • Nationalism and the Cinema in Franceby Hugo Frey

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    It is often taken for granted that French cinema is intimately connected to the nation?s sense of identity and self-confidence. But what do we really know about that relationship? What are the nuances, insider codes, and hidden history of the alignment between cinema and nationalism? Hugo Frey suggests that the concepts of the ?political myth? and... more...

  • Fascism in Filmby Marcia Landy

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00

    Through her study of the narrative themes and strategies of Italian commercial sound films of the fascist era, Marcia Landy shows that cultural life under fascism was not monopolized by official propaganda. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...

  • Schwimmschneeby Iris Muhl

    Jung Verlag 2014; US$ 11.99

    Graubünden 1951. Margrith ist die Rebellion in Person. Ständig schreibt sie suspekte Texte und vernachlässigt ihre Pflichten als Mutter und Hausfrau. Nicht einmal ihr Ehemann Paul, ein Staubsaugervertreter, vermag sie an ein anständiges Leben im Dorf zu gewöhnen. Als sie sich das Leben nehmen will und in die psychiatrische Klinik Burghölzli gebracht... more...

  • Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performanceby Victoria Pettersen Lantz; Angela Sweigart-Gallagher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance explores how children and young people fit into national political theatre and, moreover, how youth enact interrogative, patriotic, and/or antagonistic performances as they develop their own relationship with nationhood. Children are often seen as excluded from public discourse or political action.... more...

  • Book of Sidesby Dave Kost

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95

    Looking for fresh, original scenes for your fast-paced acting or directing class? Tired of the same old material everyone recognizes? Want the flexibility to play any character in any scene? Book of Sides: Original, Short Scenes for Actors and Directors offers scenes that are considerably shorter than those in similar books but still feature... more...