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  • Caryl Churchill Plays: Three (NHB Modern Plays)by Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86

    Spanning almost ten years and embracing a remarkable range of style and subject matter, this third volume of Churchill's Collected Plays, introduced by the author, contains: Icecream - an unsettling look at British attitudes to America, and vice versa Mad Forest - Churchill's response to the Romanian Revolution The Skriker - a 'spellbinding'... more...

  • Cinema Warsby Douglas M. Kellner

    Wiley 2009; US$ 111.95

    Cinema Wars explores the intersection of film, politics, and US culture and society through a bold critical analysis of the films, TV shows, and documentaries produced in the early 2000s Offers a thought-provoking depiction of Hollywood film as a contested terrain between conservative and liberal forces Films and documentaries discussed... more...

  • Confronting Modernity in the Cinemas of Taiwan and Mainland Chinaby Tonglin Lu

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    This book examines the formation of cultural identity in Taiwan and mainland China through paradigmatic films. more...

  • The Dance of Deathby Conor McPherson

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 10.99

    A visceral new version of Strindberg’s compelling, bitingly funny battle of wills. On an isolated island, military captain Edgar and his wife Alice live a bitter life, their marriage soured by hatred. When the possibility of redemption and escape arrives for Alice in the shape of their former comrade Kurt, it seems that Edgar is prepared... more...

  • Dara (NHB Modern Plays)by Shahid Nadeem; Tanya Ronder

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    An intense domestic drama of global consequence – for India then and for our world now. 1659. Mughal India. The imperial court, a place of opulence and excess; music, drugs, eunuchs and harems. Two brothers, whose mother?s death inspired the Taj Mahal, are heirs to this Muslim empire. Now they fight ferociously for succession. Dara, the crown... more...

  • Daring to Feelby Jody Santos

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 29.99

    Like social scientists, reporters are expected to be immune to, and even aloof from, the pain and suffering they chronicle. Daring to Feel: Violence, the News Media, and Their Emotions challenges this journalistic mandate, particularly as it pertains to the emotional topic of violence. Interviewing journalists who have covered some of the worst tragedies... more...

  • Death in Classical Hollywood Cinemaby Boaz Hagin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Boaz Hagin carries out a philosophical examination of the issue of death as it is represented and problematized in Hollywood cinema of the classical era (1920s-1950s) and in later mainstream films, looking at four major genres: the Western, the gangster film, melodrama and the war film. more...

  • Der phantastische Filmby Claudia Pinkas

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    This book investigates the narrated worlds of fantastic film and the methods of their narrative mediation. This includes instable and ambiguous perspectives of perception, abandonment and disintegration of spatial-temporal continuity, instances of destabilized narrators, blending of the narrative levels as well as categories of figure,... more...

  • Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Elternby Lukas Bärfuss

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76

    »Mit »Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern« stürmt Lukas Bärfuss die deutschen Bühnen«, schrieb »Die Welt«; und das Schweizer Radio feierte das Stück als »Sternstunde des Theaters«. In der Tat: Bis heute gibt es zehn Inszenierungen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich sowie Übersetzungen in 12 europäische Sprachen für Bühnen von Island bis Griechenland.... more...

  • Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Elternby Lukas Bärfuss

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76

    »Mit »Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern« stürmt Lukas Bärfuss die deutschen Bühnen«, schrieb »Die Welt«; und das Schweizer Radio feierte das Stück als »Sternstunde des Theaters«. In der Tat: Bis heute gibt es zehn Inszenierungen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich sowie Übersetzungen in 12 europäische Sprachen für Bühnen von Island bis Griechenland.... more...