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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00
Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein u╠?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den Anfa╠?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fu╠?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "Fu╠?r... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
The face of 1980s television was shaped by a man who stayed behind the scenes. Stephen Cannell's reluctant white knights--put-upon private eye James Rockford, World War II fly-boys the Black Sheep Squadron, hapless superhero Ralph Hinckley, fugitive mercenaries the A-Team, and maverick cop Hunter--traversed the television landscape from the 1970s... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 24.00
Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the boundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today. Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 57.00
In Revolution Televised, Christine Acham offers a complex reading of African American television history, finding within programs like Sanford and Son and Good Times opposition to dominant white constructions of African American identity. Revolution Televised deftly illustrates how black television artists operated within the constraints of the television... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 11.43
25th Anniversary Edition of the scripts that launched a billion quips more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 15.99
Discusses Jay Leno's unique sense of humor, from his days as a New England schoolboy to his role as the top-rated late-night TV talk-show host, and examines some of the challenges and conflicts he faced to make it to where he is today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
From basic acting techniques and exercises for keeping the voice in top condition, to marketing and promotion of the actor, The Art of Voice Acting covers it all. Now in its fifth edition, this essential book is packed with expert advice on job opportunities and career management tips; it is the ideal resource for anyone wanting to maximize their... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
Read Jeff Alexander's posts on the Penguin Blog. A couch potato?s book of wisdom? 100% commercial free! Some say that entire generations of Americans are being raised by the television?like that?s a bad thing. Not so, says author Jeff Alexander, long-time television writer, advocate of education by television, and recapper for the popular website... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 19.99
Strange as it sounds, during the 1870s and 1880s, America?s most popular spectator sport wasn?t baseball, boxing, or horseracing?it was competitive walking. Inside sold-out arenas, competitors walked around dirt tracks almost nonstop for six straight days (never on Sunday), risking their health and sanity to see who could walk the farthest?500 miles,... more...