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  • Black Hollywood: From Butlers to Superheroes, the Changing Role of African American Men in the Moviesby Kimberly Fain

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Moving through cinematic history decade by decade since 1910, this important volume explores the appropriation, exploitation, and agency of black performers in Hollywood by looking at the black actors, directors, and producers who have shaped the image of African American males in film. To determine how these archetypes differentiate African American... more...

  • American Dreamerby Sr. Robert Halmi; Isabella Rossellini; Patrick Stewart

    Lyons Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    This autobiography of one of history?s most revered television producers, the recently deceased Robert Halmi, traces a dreamer's path from Nazi resistance to America, where he became a photographer for Life and Sports Illustrated before earning over 400 Emmy nominations for his movies and miniseries. His story features a Who?s Who of Hollywood.... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. more...

  • An Actor's Guide: Your First Year in Hollywoodby Michael St. Nicholas; Lisa Mulcahy

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    For every actor beginning a career in Hollywood, this indispensable guide will lay out a clear and comprehensible path with tried-and-true advice. Up-to-date resources and new interviews with recently established actors experiencing the current movieland scene—as well as the timeless voices of established actors and industry pros—make this a rich... 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...

  • Film Storiesby Michael Roemer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    This volume contains three new screenplays ( Bedrock , Old World and New , and Falling Angels ) by the writer-director of the prize-winning films Nothing But a Man , The Plot against Harry , Vengeance Is Mine , and Pilgrim, Farewell . more...

  • The Business of Broadwayby Mitch Weiss; Perri Gaffney

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    New York?s Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the “top of the heap? in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned industry to explain just how its system functions. For anyone interested in pursuing a career on Broadway, or who wants to grow a theatre... more...

  • Mutterschaft und Familie: Inszenierungen in Theater und Performanceby Miriam Dreysse

    transcript 2015; US$ 36.36

    Obwohl sich Geschlechterrollen und Familienstrukturen in den letzten Jahrzehnten radikal gewandelt haben, sind Mutter- und Familienbilder in der Alltagskultur oft noch vom Modell der bürgerlichen Kleinfamilie und christlichen Traditionen geprägt. Miriam Dreysse legt diese Darstellungstraditionen offen und untersucht zeitgenössisches Theater und Performance,... more...

  • Elicited Metaphor Analysis in Educational Discourseby Wan Wan; Graham Low

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This study aims at identifying the types of metaphor produced by first-year college students of an English-teaching and a Spanish-teaching program in Chile on their role as professional educators and students of pedagogy. A questionnaire was administered to a total of 56 student-teachers at a Chilean university. The participants’ responses were... more...

  • Extra, Extra, Read All About It!by Harry 'Aitch' Fielder; Clive Saunders

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 5.99

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to work on a film set? Are you curious to know what goes on behind the scenes of your favourite TV series? If so, you are certain to enjoy this ‘fly-on-wall’ account of life as a film and TV extra. Written by Harry ‘Aitch’ Fielder who spent over 30 years working in the film and TV industry,... more...