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  • 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...

  • Classical Literary Careers and their Receptionby Philip Hardie; Helen Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    A wide-ranging study by leading experts focusing on the careers of Virgil, Horace and Ovid and the responses they provoked. 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...

  • 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...

  • A Different Directionby John Ahart

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2010; US$ 7.50

    The living theatre is potentially the most affecting of all the arts. It not only explores who we are and where we are going, but how we are connected. As we are inundated with other versions of mass media, we have nearly forgotten how important that connection is. We cannot afford to lose the power of this art at this time in our history. more...

  • Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    Disco Pigs is the award-winning play about two warped teenagers that confirmed Enda Walsh's place in the forefront of young Irish dramatists and was filmed in 2001 with Cillian Murphy and Elaine Cassidy. Stewart Parker Award George Devine Award Pig and Runt are two 17-year-olds who share everything: birthday, language, worldview - and... more...