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  • Norm & Ahmedby Alex Buzo

    Currency Press 1999; US$ 17.99

    These plays portray a society at the cusp of reform. The writing reflects a deep sense of the need for change, and awareness of the ground beginning to give way beneath the feet. The plays are: Alan Hopgood's Private Yuk Objects, a rich portrait of Australia in the mid-60s centred around Australia's participation in the Vietnam war; and This... more...

  • Not Quite a Geordie – The Autobiography of Geordie Shore’s Holly Haganby Holly Hagan

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Busty babe Holly Hagan has had viewers of Geordie Shore glued to their screens ever since her arrival in the first series.Fed up with her dead end job at a call centre, and with dreams of being a star one day, Holly applied for a new reality TV show. She couldn't know it was to catapult her into fame and make her one of the most recognisable faces... more...

  • A Theory of Narrativeby Rick Altman

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 31.99

    Narrative is a powerful element of human culture, storing and sharing the cherished parts of our personal memories and giving structure to our laws, entertainment, and history. We experience narrative in words, pictures, and film, yet regardless of how the tale is told, story remains independent from the media that makes it concrete. Narrative follows... 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$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

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

  • Narrative, Religion and Scienceby Stephen Prickett

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

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

  • The Mind and its Storiesby Patrick Colm Hogan

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

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

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 234.00 US$ 202.80

    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 US$ 81.69

    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...

  • Covert Gesturesby Vincent Barletta

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    Covert Gestures reveals how the traditional Islamic narratives of the moriscos both shaped and encoded a wide range of covert social activity characterized by a profound and persistent concern with time and temporality. Using a unique blend of literary analysis, linguistic anthropology, and phenomenological philosophy, Vincent Barletta explores the... more...