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  • The Romantic Overture and Musical Form from Rossini to Wagnerby Steven Vande Moortele

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first comprehensive study of musical form in operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. more...

  • Shakespeare on Screenby Sarah Hatchuel; Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This volume provides up-to-date coverage of recent screen versions of Shakespeare's plays, as well as critical reviews of older canonical films. more...

  • Deconstructing Dirty Dancingby Stephen Lee Naish

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    It's time to take Dirty Dancing out of the corner and place it under the microscope. more...

  • Tragedy's Enduranceby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 114.99

    This volume explores performances of Greek tragedies in Germany since 1800 as responses to particular political, social, and cultural milestones, shedding light on how, in a constantly changing political and cultural climate, they influenced the evolving cultural identity of the educated middle class over that period. more...

  • American Noirby Barry Forshaw

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 8.99

    Barry Forshaw is acknowledged as a leading expert on crime fiction and films from Britain and the European countries, but a further area of expertise is American crime fiction, film and TV, as demonstrated in such books as The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction and Detective. After the success of earlier entries in his 'Noir' series -- Nordic Noir... more...

  • Get Off the Grid!by Saul Goodman; Steve Huff

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.19

    So you want to disappear? Whether you got the fuzz on your back or a price on your head, Saul Goodman can help! Big Brother?s got eyes everywhere?don?t pretend they?re not all watching you. Nowadays you?d better assume anything you do is already on the 24/7 news feed, but there are measures you can take. Darken your windows. Bash your smartphone.... more...

  • Getting Offby Stephen Nunns; Lee Breuer

    Theatre Communications Group 2017; US$ 18.99

    A revelatory new guide from one of theatre?s most revered artists. more...

  • Television Series of the 1970sby Vincent Terrace

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 39.99

    From Archie Bunker to John-Boy Walton, this book profiles characters who were featured in some of the most popular television shows of the 1970s. Each entry includes personal details that were revealed during each show?s run: names, addresses, maiden names, nicknames, date of births, phone numbers, relatives, and other fascinating details. more...

  • When the Lights Go Downby Maurice Thornton

    Melrose Books 2017; US$ 6.39

    Much has been recorded over the years about cinema and its golden years, but what of the temples in which this entertainment phenomenon took place ? the cinemas. How did they emerge and why? This book attempts to illustrate this, taking an average manufacturing town and describing the rise ? and fall ? of its cinemas over the period of one hundred... more...

  • Hard-Boiled Hollywoodby Jon Lewis

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    The tragic and mysterious circumstances surrounding the deaths of Elizabeth Short, or the Black Dahlia, and Marilyn Monroe ripped open Hollywood?s glitzy fašade, exposing the city's ugly underbelly of corruption, crime, and murder. These two spectacular dead bodies, one found dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947, the other found dead in... more...