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  • Marionettes at Homeby C. S. Forester

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    Inspired by a marionette show he saw, C.S. Forester, a novelist and theatre lover, decided to create his own puppet theatre at home. In Marionettes at Home , first published in 1936, he shares his experience and enthusiasm for amateur puppeteering and takes the reader step-by-step through the stages of creating one's own theatre; from stage construction... more...

  • Magic as Metaphor in Animeby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    Since its inception as an art form, anime has engaged with themes, symbols and narrative strategies drawn from the realm of magic. In recent years, the medium has increasingly turned to magic specifically as a metaphor for a wide range of cultural, philosophical and psychological concerns. This book first examines a range of Eastern and Western approaches... more...

  • Make Your Show A Success: Teach Yourselfby Nicholas Gibbs

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Wherever your theatre interests lies, this is an essential book for you. It covers a wide range of key issues, from tips on coping with first night nerves, to a full section on health and safety, to funding and taxation. Illustrated with handy guides to lighting and staging and containing essential resources, this book will enable you to have a successful... more...

  • Get Started In Creative Writing: Teach Yourselfby Stephen May

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Get Started in Creative Writing is an indispensible guide to unlocking your creativity, finding your voice and choosing a genre of writing that suits you best, whether fiction or non-fiction, short stories or novels, children's books or travel writing. It features guidelines for do's and don'ts along with suggestions for crafting a distinctive style.With... more...

  • The Grand Budapest Hotelby Wes Anderson

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 7.28

    The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. Acting as a kind of father-figure, M. Gustave leads the resourceful Zero on a journey that involves the theft and recovery... more...

  • Spanish Theatre V 2by Delgado

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Directing Herbert Whiteby James Franco

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65

    In Directing Herbert White James Franco writes about making a film of Frank Bidart's poem, Herbert White . Though the main character, Herbert White is a necrophiliac, and a killer, the poem - and the film - are an expression of life's isolation and loneliness. A poem became a film. In the rest of book, Franco uses poems to express what he... more...

  • The Art of the Documentaryby Megan Cunningham

    Pearson Education 2014; US$ 43.99

    Documentary filmmaking is a powerful and vital element to our society,  and those who are responsible for bringing real stories and issues to a creative medium often have an uncanny ability to make a deep connection to us with their art. Legendary directors and cinematographers such as the Maysles brothers, D.A. Pennabaker & Chris Hegedus, Errol Morris,... more...

  • The Language of Balinese Shadow Theaterby Mary Sabine Zurbuchen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Bali's shadow puppet theater, like others in Southeast Asia, is a complex tradition with many conventions that puzzle Western observers. Mary Zurbuchen demonstrates how the linguistic codes of this rich art form mediate between social groups, cultural influences, historical periods, and conceptual schemes. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton... more...

  • Der deutsche Buchhandel und der Siegeszug der Kinematographie 1895-1933by Jasmin Lange

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 51.10

    Die Kinematographie entwickelte sich innerhalb weniger Jahre von einem technischen Kuriosum zu einer florierenden Freizeitindustrie. Bereits um 1905 öffneten in Berlin die ersten Kinotheater ihre Pforten. Eine rasante Entwicklung folgte, die in den zwanziger Jahren in einer Blüte des deutschen Films gipfelte. Der Buchhandel hingegen kämpfte nach Ende... more...