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- Bluffer's Guides 2014; US$ 4.36
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of stand-up comedy. Never again confuse a nail with a bomb, a flop sweat with a cotton mouth, or a tag line with a zinger. Bask in the admiration of your fellow comedy aficionados as you pronounce confidently on the comparative merits of the greatest performers in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00
This book is a feminist reading of gender performance and construction of the female role players, onnogata, of the Kabuki theatre. It is not limited to a 'theatre arts' focus, rather it is a mapping and close analysis of transformative genders through several historical periods in Japan (the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries). more...
- Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 15.00
A groundbreaking book that dissects a slanderous history dating from cinema's earliest days to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters that feature machine-gun wielding and bomb-blowing "evil" Arabs Award-winning film authority Jack G. Shaheen, noting that only Native Americans have been more relentlessly smeared on the silver screen, painstakingly makes... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Film Worlds unpacks the significance of the “worlds? that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental and analytic traditions, as well as classical and contemporary film theory, it weaves together multiple strands of thought and analysis to provide... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 45.00
In early twentieth-century U.S. culture, sex sold. While known mainly for its social reforms, the Progressive Era was also obsessed with prostitution, sexuality, and the staging of women?s changing roles in the modern era. By the 1910s, plays about prostitution (or ?brothel dramas?) had inundated Broadway, where they sometimes became long-running... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 18.94
<p>This second volume of plays from award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy features three ensemble plays for large casts of young people aged thirteen to nineteen, each developed via a long-term, collaborative process with the target age group.</p> <p>In <em>The Dream Collector</em>, a school group on a Media Studies field... more...
- The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99
Oedipus the King is Sophocles' legendary rendition of the myth of the great king Oedipus, perhaps the best known of all of the Greek Tragedies. When an oracle foretells that the young prince Oedipus will grow up to murder his father he is cast out of the kingdom by the king who hopes by doing so that he will avoid his fate. Oedipus grows up and... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50
Four young playwrights, James Schevill, Megan Terry, Elizabeth Johnson, and Terrence McNally, are represented in this collection, which includes four one-act plays and one three-act play. The authors are writers who have participated in an experimental pr more...