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  • Don't Act, Just Danceby Catherine Gunther Kodat

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    At some point in their career, nearly all the dancers who worked with George Balanchine were told ?don?t act, dear; just dance.? The dancers understood this as a warning against melodramatic over-interpretation and an assurance that they had all the tools they needed to do justice to the steps?but its implication that to dance is already to act in... more...

  • Amateur Cinemaby Charles Tepperman

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    From the very beginning of cinema, there have been amateur filmmakers at work. It wasn?t until Kodak introduced 16mm film in 1923, however, that amateur moviemaking became a widespread reality, and by the 1950s, over a million Americans had amateur movie cameras. In Amateur Cinema, Charles Tepperman explores the meaning of the "amateur" in film history... more...

  • May Martin?s Sewing Bible e-short 5: Homewareby May Martin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The fifth of 6 eBook-only shorts from star of the Great British Sewing Bee and doyenne of the Women?s Institute, May Martin, including three brilliant ways to improve the home from curtains to cushions ? taken from May Martin?s Sewing Bible. more...

  • May Martin?s Sewing Bible e-short 5: Homewareby May Martin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The fifth of 6 eBook-only shorts from star of the Great British Sewing Bee and doyenne of the Women?s Institute, May Martin, including three brilliant ways to improve the home from curtains to cushions ? taken from May Martin?s Sewing Bible. more...

  • May Martin?s Sewing Bible e-short 5: Homewareby May Martin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The fifth of 6 eBook-only shorts from star of the Great British Sewing Bee and doyenne of the Women?s Institute, May Martin, including three brilliant ways to improve the home from curtains to cushions ? taken from May Martin?s Sewing Bible. more...

  • May Martin?s Sewing Bible e-short 5: Homewareby May Martin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    The fifth of 6 eBook-only shorts from star of the Great British Sewing Bee and doyenne of the Women?s Institute, May Martin, including three brilliant ways to improve the home from curtains to cushions ? taken from May Martin?s Sewing Bible. more...

  • Vocal Apparitionsby Michal Grover-Friedlander

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 55.00

    Cinema and opera have become intertwined in a variety of powerful and unusual ways. Vocal Apparitions tells the story of this fascinating intersection, interprets how it occurred, and explores what happens when opera is projected onto the medium of film. Michal Grover-Friedlander finds striking affinities between film and opera--from Lon Chaney's... more...

  • The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Playsby Stephen H. West; Wilt L. Idema

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays? fourteenth-century editions. Almost all previous translations of Yuan-dynasty zaju are based on late-Ming regularized editions that were heavily adapted for performance at the Ming... more...

  • The Moving Researcherby Julio Mota; Jackie Hand; Melina Scialom; Susanne Schlicher; Regina Miranda; Rosel Grassmann; Ciane Fernandes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Moving Researcher offers a complete approach to Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis, detailing the original method, exploring recent developments and examining its applications. With contributions from internationally renowned professionals at key institutions, this book covers all concepts taught as part of the Certificate of Movement Analysis. more...

  • Film Rhythm after Soundby Lea Jacobs

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    The seemingly effortless integration of sound, movement, and editing in films of the late 1930s stands in vivid contrast to the awkwardness of the first talkies. Film Rhythm after Sound analyzes this evolution via close examination of important prototypes of early sound filmmaking, as well as contemporary discussions of rhythm, tempo, and pacing.... more...