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  • The London Stage 1920-1929by J. P. Wearing

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 169.99

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1920 to December 31, 1929. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...

  • The Body in Performanceby Patrick Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Lively yet intriguing, The Body in Performance is a varied collection of essays about this much-discussed area. Posing the question "Why this current preoccupation with the performed body?" the collection of specially commissioned essays from both academics and practitioners - in some cases one and the same person - considers such cutting edge topics... more...

  • Translation and Literary Studiesby Marella Feltrin-Morris; Deborah Folaron; Maria Constanza Guzmán

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    By nature a transdisciplinary area of inquiry, translation lends itself to being investigated at its intersection with other fields of study. Translation and Literary Studies seeks to highlight the manifold connections between translation and notions of gender, dialectics, agency, philosophy and power. The volume also offers a timely homage to renowned... more...

  • Apropos of Ideologyby Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has always been a site for ideological clashes. In addition,... more...

  • Die Evolution des James Bondby Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier; Werner Greve

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 27.61

    »James Bond« ist seit mehr als 60 Jahren als literarische und seit mehr als 50 Jahren als Filmfigur beispiellos populär. Wissenschaftler verschiedener Disziplinen und Generationen gehen den Gründen dafür nach. Die einzigartige Erfolgsgeschichte von James Bond war nur möglich, weil diese Figur permanente Anpassung an soziale und politische Trends mit... more...

  • A Companion to Jean-Luc Godardby Tom Conley; T. Jefferson Kline

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    This compendium of original essays offers invaluable insights into the life and works of one of the most important and influential directors in the history of cinema, exploring his major films, philosophy, politics, and connections to other critics and directors. Presents a compendium of original essays offering invaluable insights into the life... more...

  • Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diasporaby Anjali Prabhu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Analyzing art house films from the African continent and the African diaspora, this book showcases a new generation of auteurs with African origins from political, aesthetic, and spectatorship perspectives. • Focuses on art house cinema and discusses commercial African cinema • Enlarges our understanding of African film to include thematic... more...

  • Screenwritingby Bridget Conor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters. Author Bridget Conor considers the ways in which contemporary screenwriters navigate and make sense of the labor markets in which they are immersed. Chapters explore... more...

  • History of European Drama and Theatreby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    This major study reconstructs the vast history of European Drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. more...

  • The Rhetoric of the Body from Ovid to Shakespeareby Lynn Enterline

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 51.00

    Profoundly original study of Ovid's troubling presence in Renaissance representations of gender and desire. more...