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  • Norm & Ahmedby Alex Buzo

    Currency Press 1999; US$ 17.99

    These plays portray a society at the cusp of reform. The writing reflects a deep sense of the need for change, and awareness of the ground beginning to give way beneath the feet. The plays are: Alan Hopgood's Private Yuk Objects, a rich portrait of Australia in the mid-60s centred around Australia's participation in the Vietnam war; and This... more...

  • A Theory of Narrativeby Rick Altman

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 31.99

    Narrative is a powerful element of human culture, storing and sharing the cherished parts of our personal memories and giving structure to our laws, entertainment, and history. We experience narrative in words, pictures, and film, yet regardless of how the tale is told, story remains independent from the media that makes it concrete. Narrative follows... more...

  • Hollywood Hoofbeatsby Petrine Day Mitchum; Audrey Pavia

    Lumina Media 2014; US$ 24.99

    The horses that captured the moviegoers? hearts are the common denominator in Hollywood Hoofbeats. As author Petrine Day Mitchum writes, the movies as we know them would be vastly different without horses. There would be no Westernsno cowboy named John Wayneno Gone with the Wind, no Ben Hur, no Dances with Wolves? no War Horse, no True Grit, no Avatar!... more...

  • The Definitive Guide To Screenwritingby Syd Field

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 21.14

    Published for the first time in the UK, Syd Field, acclaimed writer and director, tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant - secrets that can make your screenplay a success. He provides easily understood guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept... more...

  • In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000by Robert G. Weiner; Shelley E. Barba

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    The award-winning television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988-1999) has been described as "the smartest, funniest show in America," and forever changed the way we watch movies. The series featured a human host and a pair of robotic puppets who, while being subjected to some of the worst films ever made, provided ongoing hilarious... more...

  • Attributing Authorshipby Harold Love

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    The present book is the first comprehensive survey of attribution from a literary perspective to appear for forty years. more...

  • Becoming an authorby David Canter; Gavin Fairbairn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00

    Would you like to write for publication, but can't find the time or motivation to do so?. Do you already publish academically or professionally, and want to extend your portfolio of publications?. Would you like help in guiding your students as they set out on a career as published authors?. Becoming an Author provides an accessible and engaging toolkit... more...

  • Attack of the Copula Spidersby Douglas Glover

    Biblioasis 2012; US$ 17.99

    Vitriolic and incisive, Douglas Glover's newest essays defend literature against the assaults of a post-literate age. more...

  • Routledge Creative Writing Coursebookby Paul Mills

    Routledge 2005; US$ 37.95

    A practical guide to creative writing. Covers life writing, novels, short stories, poetry, screenwriting. Discusses literary theory, example texts, style, sentence structure, punctuation, vocabulary, courses, resources, getting published. more...

  • A Writer's Coachby Jack R. Hart

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    Mystified over misplaced modifiers? In a trance from intransitive verbs? Paralyzed from using the passive voice? To aid writers, from beginners to professionals, legendary writing coach Jack Hart presents a comprehensive, practical, step-by-step approach to the writing process. He shares his techniques for composing and sustaining powerful writing... more...