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  • Die Oper Schwarzschwanenreich von Siegfried Wagnerby Isolde Braune

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch geht davon aus, daß sämtliche Opern Siegfried Wagners (1868-1930) vom Gedanken der Läuterung getragen sind. Dieser ist in seinem siebenten Werk ? sagenhaft eingekleidet ? ausgeführt als Befreiung vom Bann des Schwarzschwanenreichs. Kompositorisch bewegt sich Siegfried Wagner auf der Grenze zwischen Spätromantik und Moderne. Die vorliegende... more...

  • A Strange Proximityby Jon Foley Sherman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    What happens in the relationship between audience and performer? What choices are made in the space of performance about how we attend to others? A Strange Proximity examines stage presence as key to thinking about performance and ethics. It is the first phenomenological account of ethics generated from, rather than applied to, contemporary... more...

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatreby Patrice Pavis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    The Routledge Dictionary of Contemporary Theatre and Performance provides the first authoritative alphabetical guide to the theatre and performance of the last 30 years. Conceived and written by one of the foremost scholars and critics of theatre in the world, it literally takes us from Activism to Zapping, analysing everything along the way from... more...

  • Tragedy and Dramatic Theatreby Hans-Thies Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This comprehensive, authoritative account of tragedy is the culmination of Hans-Thies Lehmann?s groundbreaking contributions to theatre and performance scholarship. It is a major milestone in our understanding of this core foundation of the dramatic arts. From the philosophical roots and theories of tragedy, through its inextricable relationship with... more...

  • The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopediaby Stephen Whitty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 79.99

    Encompassing the entire range of the director?s career?from early influences and silent films to his decade-long television show and cameos in nearly every feature?this is a comprehensive overview of cinema?s ultimate showman. A detailed and lively look at the director?s work, The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia will be of interest to cinema-studies... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Filmsby Salvador Murguia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 94.99

    The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films covers virtually every horror film made in Japan from the past century to date. In addition to entries on productions, both major and modest, this encyclopedia also includes entries for notable directors, producers, and actors. Each film entry includes comprehensive details, situates the film in the context... more...

  • Sensing the City Through Televisionby Peter Billingham

    Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 25.00

    An investigation of the fictional representations of the city in contemporary British and American television drama, assessing their political, sociological and cultural implications. The book draws on the following five key case studies for specific and detailed analysis: ? Queer as Folk ? Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City ? The Cops ? Homicide... more...

  • Why We Make Moviesby George Alexander

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.95

    A sparkling collection of interviews with African American directors and producers. Bringing together more than thirty candid conversations with filmmakers and producers such as Spike Lee, Gordon Parks, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, and Robert Townsend, Why We Make Movies delivers a cultural celebration with the tips of a film-school master class.... more...

  • Act Now!by Peter Jazwinski

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.00

    So, you want to be an actor . . . but you have no idea how to get started. In the pages of Act Now! , you?ll find a step-by-step process to show you not only how to get started, but also how to become a working actor. It will take time and commitment, but if you follow these steps you will find success. Author and acting teacher Peter Jazwinski explains... more...

  • Why Is the Netherlands the Best Country?by Siv Gustafsson

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50

    Bevolkingseconomie gaat over het leven van het individu. Kwesties als: de optimale leeftijd om kinderen te krijgen, carrièreplanning, het huwelijk en de scheiding zijn vragen waar elk individu over moet beslissen. Al deze besluiten worden beïnvloed door de economische situatie, maar hebben ook economische gevolgen. Daarom draagt de economie van de... more...