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  • Hollywood Goes to Warby Colin Shindler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    A historian?s view of the relationship between American history and the American film industry, this book is a witty and perceptive account of Hollywood and its films in the years from the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe to the end of the war in Korea, It describes how film makers and their industry were shaped by and responded to the strong... more...

  • Marilyn Monroeby Michelle Vogel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book is essentially a filmography interlaced with a complex biographical account of Marilyn Monroe's life and loves throughout her career. A lengthy introduction explains her traumatic early life and mysterious, unexpected, much talked about death. Behind the scenes information, cast and crew lists, box office grosses and photographs (about... more...

  • Gay TV and Straight Americaby Ron Becker

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 25.95

    After decades of silence on the subject of homosexuality, television in the 1990s saw a striking increase in programming that incorporated and, in many cases, centered on gay material. In shows including Friends, Seinfeld, Party of Five, Homicide, Suddenly Susan, The Commish, Ellen, Will & Grace, and others, gay characters were introduced, references... more...

  • Woyzeckby Georg Büchner; Gregory Motton

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television Historyby Stewart Anderson; Melissa Chakars

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This innovative collection investigates the ways in which television programs around the world have highlighted modernization and encouraged nation-building. It is an attempt to catalogue and better understand the contours of this phenomenon, which took place as television developed and expanded in different parts of the world between the 1950s and... more...

  • Acting: The Basicsby Bella Merlin

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 24.95

    A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years the approach and legacy of acting pioneers and practitioners from around... more...

  • Poeticsby Aristotle; Richard Janko

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1987; US$ 14.95

    Richard Janko's acclaimed translation of Aristotle's Poetics is accompanied by the most comprehensive commentary available in English that does not presume knowledge of the original Greek. Two other unique features are Janko's translations with notes of both the Tractatus Coislinianus , which is argued to be a summary of the lost second... more...

  • Die 11 Geheimnisse des ALDI-Erfolgsby Dieter Brandes

    Campus Verlag 2003; US$ 8.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Ex-ALDI-Geschäftsführer Dieter Brandes verdichtet seine Erkenntnisse über die ALDI-Erfolgsstory zu den 12 Erfolgsgeheimnissen. Er beschreibt das erste Geheimnis von der Einfachheit, das das gesamte ALDI-System durchzieht. Diese goldene Regel legt die Grundlage für die Ausdifferenzierung in 11 weitere Geheimnisse. Andere Dienstleister... more...

  • Winged Seedsby Katharine Susannah Prichard

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    The final novel in Katharine Susannah Prichard's stirring saga about the lives of a remarkable woman and her family during the gold rush in Western Australia. more...

  • Kleine Geschichte der antiken Komödieby Gregor Maurach

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 57.23

    Wer kennt nicht die beiden Masken, von denen die eine lacht, die andere weint? Die eine symbolisiert die Komödie, die andere die Tragödie. Gregor Maurach zeigt, wie nahe beieinander Lachen und Weinen in den Stücken der antiken Dichter liegen. Aristophanes schrieb seine Komödien nicht zuletzt aus Sorge um seine Heimatstadt Athen, ihre verfehlte Politik... more...