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  • Writing and Selling Horror Screenplaysby Craig Batty; Shaun Kimber

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    Horror for screenwriters is fundamentally about fear. It captivates global audiences with its ability to satisfy our desires to encounter fear, and to test our boundaries in relation to it. As we write this book, World War Z, The Conjuring, Mama, Warm Bodies, The Purge and Evil Dea, great horror scripts, are all in the UK and US box office top 50.... more...

  • Rural Revisions of Golden Age Dramaby Elena García-Martín

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This work examines important social, geo-political, cultural and artistic components involving the staging, both past and contemporary, rural and urban, amateur and professional, of some of the most relevant Spanish Golden Age historical plays. more...

  • Do You Know Who I Am?by Tim Pigott-Smith

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    From his appearance as Ronald Merrick in the television adaptation of The Jewel in the Crown to his recent role in the hit play King Charles III , Tim Pigott-Smith has been recognised as one of Britain's most loved contemporary actors. On stage his work encompassed the Bristol Old Vic, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, West End and Broadway.... more...

  • Theatrical Topographiesby Sarah M. Misemer

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 85.00

    This book on contemporary theater and performance examines how independent theater in Uruguay is marked by points of crisis as shifting networks of power among economic, political, historical, legal, cultural, literary, and gender worlds collide. more...

  • Imagining Reperformance in Ancient Cultureby Richard Hunter; Anna Uhlig

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    A theoretically informed, up-to-date study of the idea and practice of reperformance in ancient poetry. more...

  • Greek Theatre between Antiquity and Independenceby Walter Puchner; Andrew White

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first history of Greek theatre from Hellenistic times to the foundation of Modern Greece, marked by significant discontinuities. more...

  • Dancing in the Bloodby Edward Ross Dickinson

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 22.00

    This book explores the revolutionary impact of modern dance on European culture in the early twentieth century. more...

  • The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situationsby Mike Figgis

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 18.95

    The original 36 Dramatic Situations was written in in French by Georges Polti in the 1850s. Polti synthesised all drama as belonging to combinations of 36 situations. In the book he illustrates each 'situation' with examples from classical and French theatre. When Mike Figgis used the book as an aid in putting together a treatment for a film,... more...

  • Al Franken, Giant of the Senateby Al Franken

    Grand Central Publishing 2017; US$ 30.00

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Tahoma; color: #212121; -webkit-text-stroke: #212121} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} From Senator Al Franken - #1 bestselling author and beloved SNL alum - comes the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to... more...

  • Poland Dailyby Ewa Mazierska

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Like many Eastern European countries, Poland has seen a succession of divergent economic and political regimes over the last century, from prewar "embedded liberalism," through the state socialism of the Soviet era, to the present neoliberal moment. Its cinema has  been inflected by these changing historical circumstances, both mirroring and resisting... more...