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- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57
Religion is for the benefit of the masses, not for brain-box types like you. Those simpletons require strict rules for living, otherwise they would still think the earth sits on three fishes. But you mind-wallahs must know it's a lot of balls. An Asian kid from Kent goes to college in London and teams up with a sympathetic group of anti-racists.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 11.65
Delving into backstage scandal, tabloid rumour and the cut-throat worlds of music and television, Tom Bower leaves no stone unturned in this must-read biography. Packed with juicy details, exclusive interviews and sensational revelations, Sweet Revenge is an incredible portrait of a fascinating celebrity which also uncovers the real stories behind... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 99.99
As the first full-length English language survey of China's rich and sophisticated chuanqi drama, Playwrights and Literary Games in Seventeenth-Century China offers detailed analyses of six canonical plays in the broad socio-historical context of late imperial China, supported by the application of both traditional and modern critical theories. Portraying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book brings works by Shakespeare and Jonson into alignment with aspects or elements of the concept of performativity, in order to show how that concept retains the potential both to underscore fresh readings of familiar texts and to illuminate fundamental theoretical issues around language, action and performance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This classic work not only records developments in the form and style of Greek drama, it also analyses the reasons for these changes. It provides illuminating answers to questions that have confronted generations of students, such as: * why did Aeschylus introduce the second actor? * why did Sophocles develop character drawing? * why are some of Euripides'... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
Giorgio Strehler Directs Carlo Goldoni explores the relationship between directorial aesthetic and the dramatic canon. Scott Malia examines how director Giorgio Stehler established his own reputation while bolstering that of playwright Carlo Goldoni in the international canon. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
The most detailed chronological account of Harold Pinter to appear, this new volume in the Author Chronologies series traces the daily activities of the Nobel Prize winning author. It is based upon published and unpublished materials, and discussion with his close friends, and is a basic reference tool for all Pinter students and scholars. more...