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- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 12.95
From Melville to Madoff, the Confidence Man is an essential American archetype. George Roy Hill?s 1973 film The Sting treats this theme with a characteristic dexterity. The movie was warmly received in its time, winning seven Academy Awards, but there were some who thought the movie was nothing more than a slight throwback. Pauline Kael, among... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Children in Culture, Revisited follows on from the first volume, Children in Culture , and is composed of a range of chapters, newly written for this collection, which offer further fully inter- and multidisciplinary considerations of childhood as a culturally and historically constructed identity rather than a constant psycho-biological entity. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00
The documentation of practice is one of the principle concerns of performance studies. Focusing on contemporary performance practice and with emphasis on the transformative impact of video, photography and writing, this book explores the ideological, practical, and representational implications of knowing performance through its documentations. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
The articles in this e-book are each testament to the many important uses to which electronic books are now being put. For example, they are being used for the support of teaching and learning, for the dissemination of technical information and for knowledge sharing in the leisure and health industries. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99
Examining a wide range of children's stories, the author argues that they capture the meaning of morality through vivid depictions of the struggle between good and evil, in which characters must make choices between right and wrong, or heroes and villains contest the fate of imaginary worlds. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00
The ability to speak clearly, fluently and persuasively is essential to students in all courses of study. This text discusses a wide range of speaking occasions, such as giving a seminar or a project presentation. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
It has long been recognized that women writers played a significant role in the rise of the novel. Women and the Rise of the Novel is the first systematic theoretical study of early modern womens fiction showing how and why it helped shape the novels identity. While most studies of the origin of the novel begin with the eighteenth century,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 24.95
From the apparently simple adaptation of a text into film, theatre or a new literary work, to the more complex appropriation of style or meaning, it is arguable that all texts are somehow connected to a network of existing texts and art forms. Adaptation and Appropriation explores: multiple definitions and practices of adaptation and appropriation... more...