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  • Bird by Birdby Anne Lamott

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    "Superb writing advice... hilarious, helpful and  provocative." -- New York Times Book  Review . "A warm, generous and  hilarious guide through the writer's world and its  treacherous swamps." -- Los Angeles  Times . "A gift to all of  us mortals who write or ever wanted to write...  sidesplittingly funny, patiently wise and alternately  cranky... more...

  • Word and Image in Japanese Cinemaby Dennis Washburn; Carole Cavanaugh

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    This volume examines the dynamic between temporal linguistic narrative and the spatiality of visual spectacle. more...

  • Disability Culture and Community Performanceby Petra Kuppers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 29.00

    Performances in hospices and on beaches; cross-cultural myth making in Wales, New Zealand and the US; communal poetry among mental health system survivors: this book presents a senior practitioner/critic's exploration of arts-based research processes sustained over more than a decade - a subtle engagement with disability culture. more...

  • Writing and Personalityby John K. DiTiberio; George H. Jensen

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 73.95

    'We cannot separate the writer from the writing. Nor should we try. Both our writing process and our writing products need to carry our unique signature, a bit of our personality.' - From Writing and PersonalityHow you write - what works for you and what makes sense to you - depends on who you are, your personality, your preferences, your style of... more...

  • The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artistby Vincent Kehoe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95

    A classic in its field since its original publication, The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist is now revised, updated and paperback for a new generation of professionals. This encyclopedic resource covers all of the current studio make-up methods and lab techniques, with text and art contributions from some of the leading experts in the... more...

  • The Gorgon's Gazeby Paul Coates

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00

    The Gorgon's Gaze is an interdisciplinary study of recurrent themes in German cinema as it has developed since the early twentieth century. more...

  • The Medieval Chronicle VIIby Juliana Dresvina; Nicholas Sparks

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 83.00

    There are several reasons why the chronicle is particularly suited as the topic of a yearbook. In the first place there is its ubiquity: all over Europe and throughout the Middle Ages chronicles were written, both in Latin and in the vernacular, and not only in Europe but also in the countries neighbouring on it, like those of the Arabic world. Secondly,... more...

  • Poetry Translating as Expert Actionby Francis R. Jones

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    Poetry is a highly valued form of human expression, and poems are challenging texts to translate. For both reasons, people willingly work long and hard to translate them, for little pay but potentially high personal satisfaction. This book shows how experienced poetry translators translate poems and bring them to readers, and how they not only shape... more...

  • The Author's Craftby Arnold Bennett

    The Floating Press 1914; US$ 5.99

    The author of The Grand Babylon Hotel , How to Live on 24 Hours a Day , The Old Wives' Tale and much more, English writer Arnold Bennett's fictional and non-fictional works have stood the test of time. Bennett also wrote for stage and screen. The Author's Craft , contains some of Bennett's essays on the art of writing, with his thoughts... more...

  • Don Juanby Lord Byron

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    In his satiric poem Don Juan , Lord Byron refigures the legend as a man easily seduced by women, rather than as a dangerous womanizer. When the first two cantos were anonymously published in 1819, they were criticized for being immoral. They were also immensely popular. Byron only completed 16 cantos, leaving the 17th unwritten when he died in 1824.... more...