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  • The Films of Jean Sebergby Michael Coates-Smith; Garry McGee

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938-1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger's controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959... more...

  • Anna May Wongby Graham Russell Gao Hodges

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses during Hollywood’s golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong... more...

  • Emma Watsonby David Nolan

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28

    Now, as the most successful film franchise of all time comes to an end, author David Nolan takes an in-depth look at Emma's fascinating life and asks what's next for the GBP20 million a year actress...a young woman who admits she's not even sure she wants to act anymore.She's Hollywood's highest-paid female star with millions of fans all over the world... more...

  • Caroline Munro, First Lady of Fantasyby Robert Michael ?Bobb? Cotter

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This filmography (including television and music video appearances) chronicles the career of Caroline Munro, a woman of humble beginnings whose chance entry in a "Face of the Year" photo competition propelled her to international fame as a model and actress, and whose work in genre cinema has won her the well-earned title of "First Lady... more...

  • Elizabeth Taylorby Katy Sprinkel

    Triumph Books 2011; US$ 14.99

    Elizabeth Taylor was a woman of stunning beautyan actress blessed with immense talent, and someone whose never-dull life shaped the world's view of what it meant to be a celebrity. This must-have keepsake uses a breathtaking collection of photographs to tell the story of a life well-lived, following Taylor from her debut as a child star to her two... more...

  • Translators through Historyby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 49.95

    Acclaimed, when it first appeared, as a seminal work ? a groundbreaking book that was both informative and highly readable ? Translators through History is being released in a new edition, substantially revised and expanded by Judith Woodsworth. Translators have played a key role in intellectual exchange through the ages and across borders. This... more...

  • The Stage Management Handbookby Daniel Ionazzi

    F+W Media 1992; US$ 31.24

    The stage manager is the renaissance man of the theater. He or she must have a working knowledge of how the various technical aspects of the theater work (scenery, props, costumes, lights and sound), be part director, part playwright, part designer and part producer, and be prepared to act as confidant, counselor and confessor to everyone else in the... more...

  • Russians in Britainby Jonathan Pitches

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    From Komisarjevsky in the 1920s, to Cheek by Jowl?s Russian ?sister company? almost a century later, Russian actor training has had a unique influence on modern British theatre. Russians in Britain, edited by Jonathan Pitches, is the first work of its type to identify a relationship between both countries? theatrical traditions as continuous as it... more...

  • Political and Protest Theatre after 9/11by Jenny Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This collection documents and examines political and protest theatre produced between the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and Obama?s election in 2008 by British and American artists responding to their own governments? actions and policies during this time. The plays take up topics such as the ongoing wars on terror, Blair?s support of U.S. policies, the flawed... more...

  • Being a Directorby Di Trevis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Di Trevis is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain?s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and directing productions worldwide, has deeply informed her knowledge of the director?s craft. In Being a Director, she draws on a wealth of first-hand experience to present an immersive, engaging and vital insight into the role of a... more...