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  • Beyond the Looking Glassby Ana Salzberg

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00

    As living subjects rather than static icons, studio-era Hollywood actresses actively negotiated a balance between their public personas, film roles, and corporeal presence. The contemporary audience's engagement with the experience of these actresses unsettles the traditional model of narcissistic identification, which divides the off-screen spectator... more...

  • Invasions USAby Michael Bliss

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99

    Of the twenty or so science fiction films produced in America during the 1950s, there is a fascinating subset of nine films that do more than portray an invasion. These films use the invasions as metaphors for assaults against the integrity of various things, such as the self, marriage, and notions involving the supremacy of the human race. more...

  • Klangbilderby Irene Kletschke

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 41.94

    <P>Walt Disneys Zeichentrickfilm <EM>Fantasia</EM> aus dem Jahr 1940 fasziniert noch heute mit seinen Bildern zur "klassischen" Musik. Gemeinsam mit Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor und unzähligen Mitarbeitern schuf Disney einen Konzertfilm, der in den siebzig Jahren seit seiner Premiere selbst zu einem Klassiker geworden... more...

  • The Faith of a Writerby Joyce Carol Oates

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    A tribute to the brilliant craftsmanship of one of our most distinguished writers, providing valuable insight into her inspiration and her method Joyce Carol Oates is widely regarded as one of America's greatest contemporary literary figures. Having written in a number of genres -- prose, poetry, personal and critical essays, as well as plays... more...

  • Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebookby Richard Drain

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    A diverse selection of original texts on theatre by its most creative practitioners ? actors, writers, directors and designers. Contributors include Jarry, Ionescu, Shaw, Brecht, Strindberg, Stanislawski, Lorca, Brook, Soyinka, Boal and Barba. more...

  • Actingby John Harrop

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95

    Harrop deals with the intellectual, practical and spiritual issues of what acting is about. Covering the range of actor training and practice from Stanislavski to the Post-Modern, he examines the spiritual and moral purposes of acting in society. more...

  • A Companion to Narrative Theoryby Peter J. Rabinowitz; James Phelan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 219.95

    The 35 original essays in A Companion to Narrative Theory constitute the best available introduction to this vital and contested field of humanistic enquiry. Comprises 35 original essays written by leading figures in the field Includes contributions from pioneers in the field such as Wayne C. Booth, Seymour Chatman, J. Hillis Miller and Gerald... more...

  • Key Concepts in Drama and Performanceby Kenneth Pickering

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 30.00

    This book is intended for undergraduates on courses in drama, theatre or performing arts, providing an informative and accessible guide to the subject. more...

  • Make Believe in Film and Fictionby Karl Kroeber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    A comparative study of the experiences of reading a novel and watching a movie. more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnestby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde, a comedy of manners on the seriousness of society in either three or four acts (depending on edition) inspired by W. S. Gilbert''s Engaged. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James''s Theatre in London. Set in England during the late Victorian... more...