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  • Theatre, Intimacy and Engagementby Alan Read

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book, now available in paperback, unravels politics from theatre in order to propose a new means to politicize performance. Performance analyses ranging from child actors, animals and objects to reflections on the theatre work of Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Forced Entertainment and Goat Island combine to offer a critique of performance studies. more...

  • Transversal Subjectsby Professor Bryan Reynolds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 32.00

    Transversal Subjects proposes a combined theory of consciousness, subjectivity, and agency stemming from analyses of junctures in Western philosophical and critical discourses that have significantly influenced the development of present-day understandings of perception, identity, desire, mimesis, aesthetics, education, and human rights. more...

  • Vollkommenheitby Verena Lobsien; Claudia Olk; Katharina Münchberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    This volume is an inquiry into the philosophical, theological and aesthetic relevance of perfection. The main focus is on medieval and early modern arts. Contributions from English, German and Romance language and literature, as well as from theology, look at works from the Church fathers to Gottfried of Strasbourg, Dante, Petrarca and Shakespeare,... more...

  • The Zombie Handbookby Rob Sacchetto

    Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    “ The Zombie Handbook is a must-have for anyone who wants to make it home alive.? —Jonathan Maberry, author of Patient Zero A few years ago, building an acid pit and stocking skull-splitting machetes would have been seen as an overreaction to the zombie threat. No longer! To survive the coming zombie apocalypse—and it is coming—you need to know... more...

  • I Am What I Amby John Barrowman; Carole E. Barrowman

    Michael O'Mara 2010; US$ 9.99

    Intimately exploring aspects of John?s current life, this personal memoir is full of exclusive anecdotes from recent and ongoing projects, all told with John?s trademark charm and humor. Full of juicy tidbits from behind the scenes of Doctor Who and Torchwood , this memoir also offers heartwarming family anecdotes and personal revelations, including... 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...

  • Der phantastische Filmby Claudia Pinkas

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    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...

  • Visions of Struggle in Women's Filmmaking in the Mediterraneanby Flavia Laviosa; Laura Mulvey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    In this survey, contributors examine issues of women's rights violations in Mediterranean countries as represented in politically engaged films of the region. more...

  • A Poetics of Forgivenessby Jill Scott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This study argues that the work of forgiveness can facilitate productive mourning and that creative communication plays a critical role in negotiating forgiveness. more...

  • Theatre, Communication, Critical Realismby Tobin Nellhaus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    The first book to take a critical realist approach to any area of culture, this study examines theatre and its history through the interaction of society's structures, agents and discourses. more...