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  • Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (NHB Modern Plays)by Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire , set during the English Civil War, tells the story of the men and women who went into battle for the soul of England. Passionate, moving and provocative, it speaks of the revolution we never had and the legacy it left behind. In the aftermath of the Civil War, England stands at a crossroads.... more...

  • One Way Street (NHB Modern Plays)by David Grieg

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    A play from the author of The Cosmonaut's Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union , Victoria and Pyrenees . A one-man show set in eastern Berlin in 1995, in which Flannery tells us his life story in the form of a guide to the city. more...

  • The Philadelphia Connectionby B. J. Burton

    Intellect 2015; US$ 30.00

    Philadelphia is one of America’s most interesting and innovative cities for theatre. This book paints a picture of the city’s burgeoning scene through interviews with some of Philadelphia’s most influential and successful playwrights. Featuring interviews with Bruce Graham, Michael Hollinger, Thomas Gibbons, Seth Rozin, Louis Lippa,... more...

  • Bakhtin and Theatreby Dick Mccaw

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    What did Bakhtin think about the theatre? That it was outdated? That is ?stopped being a serious genre? after Shakespeare? Could a thinker to whose work ideas of theatricality, visuality, and embodied activity were so central really have nothing to say about theatrical practice? Bakhtin and Theatre  is the first book to explore the relation... more...

  • Audience as Performerby Caroline Heim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    'Actors always talk about what the audience does. I don?t understand, we are just sitting here.' Audience as Performer proposes that in the theatre, there are two troupes of performers: the actors and the audience. Although academics have scrutinised how audiences respond, make meaning and co-create while watching a performance, little research... more...

  • Robert Pattinson - The Biographyby Sarah Oliver

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    The Twilight Saga may have made ‘R-Patz? a household name – and earned him a spot on the bedroom walls of teenage girls around the world – but long gone are the days when he was just seen as a (very) pretty face. Named amongst TIME magazine?s 100 Most Influential People, and drawing critical acclaim for recent screen performances, he is carving... more...

  • Ottoman Empire and European Theatre Vol. IIIby Michael Hüttler; Hans Ernst Weidinger; Emily M. N. Kugler

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; US$ 41.88

    On 3 May 1810 George Gordon, Lord Byron, swam like the mythic Leander from Sestos on the European side of the Hellespont to Abydos on the Asian shore. The hero of his poem "Don Juan" has lived in ?feminine disguise? in the sultan's harem for more than a century. To commemorate Byron's Don Juan, the third volume of the "Ottoman Empire... more...

  • Béla Tarr, the Time Afterby Jacques Rancière; Erik Beranek

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    From Almanac of Fall (1984) to The Turin Horse (2011), renowned Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr has followed the collapse of the communist promise. The ?time after? is the time when we are less interested in histories and their successes or failures than we are in the delicate fabric of time from which they are carved. more...

  • Millenial Fandomby Louisa Ellen Stein

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    No longer a niche or cult identity, fandom now colors our notions of an expansive generational construct?the millennial generation. Like fans, millennials are frequently cast as active participants in media culture, spectators who expect opportunities to intervene, control, and create. At the same time, long-standing fears about fans? cultural unruliness... more...

  • The Modern Stage and Other Worlds (Routledge Revivals)by Austin E. Quigley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Modern plays are strikingly diverse and, as a result, any attempt to locate an underlying unity between them encounters difficulties: to focus on what they have in common is often to overlook what is of primary importance in particular plays; to focus on their differences is to note the novelty of the plays without increasing their accessibility.... more...