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  • Blue Heart (NHB Modern Plays)by Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A teasingly entertaining two-part drama from one of the UK's leading playwrights, first performed in a co-production by Out of Joint and the Royal Court. Blue Heart consists of two related short plays in which nothing is what it seems: Heart's Desire . The long-anticipated return of a daughter from Australia by her parents and aunt is rehearsed... more...

  • Brucie - The Biography of Sir Bruce Forsythby Jules Stenson

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 7.28

    Sir Bruce Forsyth, known more affectionately as Brucie, is one of Britain's best-loved stars and a true national treasure. From hosting game shows, such as The Price is Right and You Bet!, to presenting talent competitions and variety shows, he has lit up television screens for decades, attracted record-breaking audiences and captured the heart of... more...

  • Marilyn Monroeby Michelle Vogel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book is essentially a filmography interlaced with a complex biographical account of Marilyn Monroe's life and loves throughout her career. A lengthy introduction explains her traumatic early life and mysterious, unexpected, much talked about death. Behind the scenes information, cast and crew lists, box office grosses and photographs (about... more...

  • Acting: The Basicsby Bella Merlin

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 24.95

    A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years the approach and legacy of acting pioneers and practitioners from around... more...

  • Certain Fragmentsby Tim Etchells

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    What is the relationship between performance and play? Between performance and technology? Between performance and death? Certain Fragments is an extraordinary exploration of what lies at the heart of contemporary theatre. Written by the artistic director of Forced Entertainment, acknowledged to be Britains most brilliant experimental theatre... more...

  • Censorship of the American Theatre in the Twentieth Centuryby John H. Houchin

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    This book explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. more...

  • The Mind and its Storiesby Patrick Colm Hogan

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    Stories people admire follow a limited number of patterns determined by ideas about emotion. more...

  • Narrative, Religion and Scienceby Stephen Prickett

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00

    Stephen Prickett explores the 'narrative' in ways of thinking about the world over 300 years. more...

  • A Companion to Narrative Theoryby Peter J. Rabinowitz; James Phelan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 234.00

    The 35 original essays in A Companion to Narrative Theory constitute the best available introduction to this vital and contested field of humanistic enquiry. Comprises 35 original essays written by leading figures in the field Includes contributions from pioneers in the field such as Wayne C. Booth, Seymour Chatman, J. Hillis Miller and Gerald... more...

  • The Anthology in Jewish Literatureby David Stern

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 94.99

    The anthology is a ubiquitous presence in Jewish literature--arguably its oldest literary genre, going back to the Bible itself, and including nearly all the canonical texts of Judaism: the Mishnah, the Talmud, classical midrash, and the prayerbook. In the Middle Ages, the anthology became the primary medium in Jewish culture for recording stories,... more...