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  • Mirror to Natureby Margaret Rustin; Michael Rustin

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 26.95

    This book brings the insights of psychoanalysis to bear on drama in the western dramatic tradition. Plays which are discussed in detail include works by Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekhov, Wilde, and Beckett among others. The authors seek to show that the subtle understanding of conscious and unconscious emotions achieved by psychoanalytic practice can bring... more...

  • Cyborg Theatreby Jennifer Parker-Starbuck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book articulates the first theoretical context for a 'cyborg theatre,' metaphorically integrating on-stage bodies with the technologized, digitized, or mediatized, to re-imagine subjectivity for a post-human age. It covers a variety of examples, to propose new theoretical tools for understanding performance in our changing world. more...

  • Sexual Content in Young Adult Literatureby Bryan Gillis; Joanna Simpson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.99

    This volume examines adolescent sexuality and how it is represented in young adult literature. The authors show how sexual content in such books can contribute to a richer and more fulfilling reading experience for teens. more...

  • Campaign Talkby Roderick P. Hart

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    Roderick Hart may be among the few Americans who believe that what politicians say in a campaign actually matters. He also believes that campaigns work. Even as television coverage, political ads, and opinion polls turn elections into field days for marketing professionals, Hart argues convincingly that campaigns do play their role in sustaining democracy,... more...

  • Views from the Loftby Daniel Slager

    Milkweed Editions 2010; US$ 20.00

    Teachers, exercises, mentors, critiques, humor, and inspiration: these form the fuel all writers need when they get down to work every day. For decades the Loft Literary Center has provided this fuel to an enormous community of writers. Views from the Loft brings together the collected wisdom of that community — its authors, students, and editors... more...

  • Voice: Onstage and Offby Robert Barton; Rocco dal Vera

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    Voice: Onstage and Off is a comprehensive guide to the process of building, mastering, and fine-tuning the voice for performance. Every aspect of vocal work is covered, from the initial speech impulse and the creation of sound, right through to refining the final product in different types of performance. This highly adaptable course of study empowers... more...

  • Children?s Literature and the Posthumanby Zoe Jaques

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    An investigation of identity formation in children's literature, this book brings together children?s literature and recent critical concerns with posthuman identity to argue that children?s fiction offers sophisticated interventions into debates about what it means to be human, and in particular about humanity?s relationship to animals and the natural... more...

  • Europa! Europa?by Sascha Bru; Jan Baetens; Benedikt Hjartarson; Peter Nicholls; Tania Ørum; Hubert Berg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The first volume of the new series ?European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies? focuses on the relation between the avant-garde, modernism and Europe. It combines interdisciplinary and intermedial research on experimental aesthetics and poetics. The articles seek to bring out the complexity of the European avant-garde and modernism by relating... more...

  • Interpreting Television Newsby Gabi Schaap

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Television news range among the most extensively investigated topics in communication studies. The book contributes to television news research by focusing on whether and how news viewers who watch the same news program form similar or different interpretations. The author develops a novel concept of interpretation based on cognitive complexity... more...

  • When Last on the Mountainby Vicky Lettmann; Carol Roan

    Holy Cow! Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    Sometimes humorous, sometimes heart-wrenching, this gathering of new work by writers over fifty is always honest. more...