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  • An Actor's Workby Konstantin Stanislavski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    Stanislavski?s ?system? has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate,... more...

  • The Stage Lives of Animalsby Una Chaudhuri

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    The Stage Lives of Animals examines what it might mean to make theatre beyond the human. In this stunning collection of essays, Una Chaudhuri engages with the alternative modes of thinking, feeling, and making art offered by animals and animality, bringing insights from theatre practice and theory to animal studies as well as exploring what animal... 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, carričreplanning, het huwelijk en de scheiding zijn vragen waar elk individu over moet beslissen. Al deze besluiten worden beďnvloed door de economische situatie, maar hebben ook economische gevolgen. Daarom draagt de economie van de... more...

  • The Burlesque Handbookby Jo Weldon

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.74

    ?Jo Weldon is the gold-standard for New Burlesque. I am proud to call her my friend, and unashamed to admit she?s my idol.? ? Lily Burana, author of Strip City: A Stripper's Farewell Journey Across America From one of the stars of the New Burlesque scene, Jo Weldon, comes a definitive, easy-to-use, and indispensable guide to the art form, with... more...

  • Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywoodby Ron Backer

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    Many of the 20th century's most celebrated fictional sleuths appeared in Hollywood movie mystery series of the forties. This volume focuses on 19 series (146 films): The Saint, The Lone Wolf, Sherlock Holmes, The Shadow, Nick Carter, Michael Shayne, Ellery Queen, Boston Blackie, The Falcon, Mr. District Attorney, Wally Benton, Crime Doctor, The... more...

  • A Taste of True Bloodby Leah Wilson; Jacob Clifton; Maria Lima; Nick Mamatas; Bev Katz Rosenbaum; Peg Aloi; Alisa Kwitney; Kirsty Walker; Vera Nazarian; Joseph McCabe; Paula Rogers; Daniel M. Kimmel; Peter B. Lloyd; Jonna Rubin; Philippa Ballantine

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.99

    True Blood, Alan Ball?s critically acclaimed television adaptation of Charlaine Harris? bestselling Southern Vampire mysteries, is HBO?s most-watched show since The Sopranos, averaging over 12 million viewers an episode in its second season. Thanks to its large, dedicated fanbase, it won the People?s Choice Favorite TV Obsession? award in early 2010.... more...

  • House, Ian Jackman; Hugh Laurie

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.24

    The first authorized companion to the Emmy Award-winning medical drama House, M.D ., starring Hugh Laurie, House M.D: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama features full backstage access to the cast and crew of the popular television series, with an Introduction by Hugh Laurie. more...