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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95
The Merry Devil of Edmonton lay unperformed from the early seventeenth century until the 1980s. Dating from around 1604, it was first published in 1608 and was performed at the Globe Theatre by the King's Men. With its scenes of magic, deer poaching, and abduction from a nunnery, The Merry Devil of Edmonton combines romance and comedy in a highly... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 5.99
Moonrise Kingdom is set in 1965 on an island off the coast of New England. It's the end of the summer and the seasonal hurricanes loom on the horizon. Set against this background is a romance between two twelve-year-olds: Lucy Bishop, (who lives on the island with her parents [Bill Murray and Frances McDormand] and three younger brothers) and... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11
'Kureishi's screenplay is one of his most focused and engaging since My Beautiful Laundrette .' Allan Hunter, Screen International At sixty-five years of age, May fears that life has passed her by - that she has become just another invisible old lady whose days are more or less numbered. When she and her husband travel down from the north... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 11.65
Omar is a restless young Asian man, caring for his alcoholic father in the hustling London of the mid-1980s. His uncle, a keen Thatcherite, offers Omar an entrepreneurial opportunity to revamp a dingy laundrette, and ambitious Omar rolls up his sleeves, enlisting the assistance of his old school-friend Johnny, who has since fallen in with a gang... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
In this collection of essays, performance studies scholar and artist Richard Schechner brings his unique perspective to bear upon some of the key themes of society in the 21 st century. Schechner connects the avantgarde and terror, the counter-cultural movement of the 1960s/70s and the Occupy movement; self-wounding art, popular culture, and ritual;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with imperialism and its aftermath. It includes work from... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 15.99
In this compulsively readable and constantly surprising book, Peter Biskind, the author of the film classics Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures, writes the most intimate, revealing, and balanced biography ever of Hollywood legend Warren Beatty. Famously a playboy, Beatty has also been one of the most ambitious and successful stars... more...