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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95
Harrop deals with the intellectual, practical and spiritual issues of what acting is about. Covering the range of actor training and practice from Stanislavski to the Post-Modern, he examines the spiritual and moral purposes of acting in society. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
Explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 219.95
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...
- 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50
Probing Derrida's notion of spectrality as well as Orlando Patterson's concept of Òsocial death,Ó Christopher Peterson examines how death, mourning, and violence condition all kinship relations.Tracing the connections between kinship and mourning in American literature and culture, Peterson argues that socially dead ÒothersÓ... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde, a comedy of manners on the seriousness of society in either three or four acts (depending on edition) inspired by W. S. Gilbert''s Engaged. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James''s Theatre in London. Set in England during the late Victorian... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 230.00
This volume complements A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in English (Edinburgh University Press, 2005). It is the first reference work to provide an integrated and authoritative body of information about the political, cultural and economic contexts of postcolonial literatures that have their provenance in the major European Empires... more...