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- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 48.00
Fueled by ongoing research into developmental psychology and theatre arts, the Children?s Theatre Company of Minneapolis presents in this book four of its newly commissioned plays for preschoolers. These four distinct plays all help young children to develop a moral compass and critical-thinking skills?while also showing them the power of the theatre... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A slick and violent black comedy set in the Soho clubland of the 1950s. The hit debut play from the author of Jerusalem . In the seedy gangster underworld of the rock'n'roll scene, club owners fight for control of Johnny Silver, the latest young sensation. First premiered at the Royal Court in 1995, Mojo won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00
This new collection of interconnected essays marches to a provocative premise: what if one way to understand your life was to examine the objects within it? Which objects would you choose? What memories do they hold? And lined up in a row, what stories do they have to tell? In recalling her experience, Dinah?s essays each begin with one thing — real... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style. At once playful and serious, immersive and analytic, her memoir/critique shows how style elicits particular kinds of moral judgments... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
As the horror subgenre du jour, found footage horror's amateur filmmaking look has made it available to a range of budgets, allowing both major studios and independent productions to participate in the popular phenomenon. Surviving by adapting to technological and cultural shifts and popular trends, found footage horror is a successful and surprisingly... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
Larry Kramer's passionate, polemical drama is set during the early days of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. It follows the efforts of one man, while his friends are dying around him, to break through a conspiracy of silence, indifference and hostility from public officials and the gay community, and gain recognition for a disease that threatens to... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95
In this candid biography Lawrence Grobel chronicles the remarkable story of the Huston family, which boasts three Oscar winners, from Walter to John to Anjelica, with particular attention to the rich career and tumultuous personal life of director/actor John Huston (1906-1987). This updated edition covers Anjelica's stormy relationship with Jack Nicholson,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre?s true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski?s dramatic research through a decade of conversations with his apprentice, Thomas Richards. Tuscany?s ?Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95
The importance of drama in primary school has been elevated in recent years, with many teachers continuing to make it high priority in their teaching. They recognise that it can enrich children's understanding of the world and motivate and encourage them in other curriculum work. This lively and readable book offers a blend of theory and practice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
During the last 15 years, cognitive scientists have discovered things about the nature and importance of metaphor that are startling because of their radical implications for metaphor research and because they require us to rethink some of our most fundamental received notions of meaning, concepts, and reason. Many of the theoretical assumptions that... more...