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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 41.95
Performing Remains is a collection of essays from one of Performance Studies' leading scholars, exploring the role of the fake, the false and the faux in contemporary theatre. Divided into seven essays, this book examines both contemporary and historical performance with a wide scope, questioning the importance of representation and reassessing... more...
- NBM Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Bestselling cartoonist Jim Benton of It?s Happy Bunny and Dear Dumb Diary fame has also been posting whimsical, dry-humored, and at-times nasty cartoons on Reddit.com, where nearly half of the top-100 cartoons on the ?Cartoons? subreddit are his. Now, for the first time, these cartoons have been gathered into a single book. From wry observations about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
When Albert Hunt joined the staff of the Regional College of Art, Bradford, in 1965, he found himself working mostly with ?non-academic? students on a fascinating range of games, projects and theatre events outside the main stream of exam-oriented education. In this title, first published in 1976, Albert Hunt describes this experience, and explains... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2014; US$ 19.80
"In everything we have to understand, poetry can help." Tony Hoagland, Harpers , April 2013. In Poem Central , Shirley McPhillips helps us better understand the central role poetry can play in our personal lives and in the life of our classrooms. She introduces us to professional poets, teachers, and students----people of different... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
"David Orr is no starry-eyed cheerleader for contemporary poetry; Orr?s a critic, and a good one. . . . Beautiful & Pointless is a clear-eyed, opinionated, and idiosyncratic guide to a vibrant but endangered art form, essential reading for anyone who loves poetry, and also for those of us who mostly just admire it from afar." ?Tom Perrotta Award-winning... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 49.99
Covering a broad range of rhetorical perspectives, Rhetorical Criticism: Perspectives in Action presents a thorough, accessible, and well-grounded introduction to rhetorical criticism. Featuring nineteen chapters written by nationally recognized scholars, the volume offers the most comprehensive introduction to rhetorical criticism available. more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 20.99
This new edition of Bill Nichols?s bestselling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, Introduction to Documentary identifies the distinguishing qualities of documentary and teaches the viewer... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2014; US$ 15.99
Reassuring advice for every day of the year From an esteemed husband-and-wife team comes a book of daily advice and insight. In dated entries meant to be read one per day, the Spinellis open with a brief quote from children?s literature, write a paragraph of lively advice inspired by that quote, and end with a ?Today I will . . .? promise. The... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 32.50
A new biography, the first in two decades, of the legendary actress who inspired Anton Chekhov, popularized Henrik Ibsen, and spurred Stanislavski to create a new theory of acting based on her art and to invoke her name at every rehearsal. Writers loved her and wrote plays for her. She be-friended Rainer Maria Rilke and inspired the young James Joyce,... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 5.95
What does laughter mean? What is the basal element in the laughable? What common ground can we find between the grimace of a merry- andrew, a play upon words, an equivocal situation in a burlesque and a scene of high comedy? What method of distillation will yield us invariably the same essence from which so many different products borrow either their... more...