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  • Bastard or Playmate?by Robrecht Vanderbeeken; Christel Stalpaert; David Depestel; Boris Debackere

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    This fascinating volume explores the theme of mutating and adapting media in its relation to theatre and performance. Bringing together international scholars and artists, the editors offer a comprehensive overview of the changing nature of theater, focusing on interactivity, corporeality, liveness, surveillance, spectacle, performativity, and theatricality.... more...

  • Little Revolution (NHB Modern Drama)by Alecky Blythe

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    An important verbatim play about the 2011 London Riots, by the author of the award-winning London Road. In the summer of 2011, London was burning. Alecky Blythe took her dictaphone to the streets… From the helicopters circling overhead to the burnt out buildings on the street, this explosive play records the voices and stories of a community... more...

  • Narratologyby Jose Angel Garcia Landa; Susanna Onega

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This text provides an excellent introduction and overview of Narratology, a rapidly growing field in the humanities. Literary narratologists have provided many key concepts and analytical tools which are widely used in the interdisciplinary analysis of such narrative features as plot, point of view, speech presentation, ideological perspective and... more...

  • Masterclassby Jacq Burns

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 21.00

    There is no precise formula for writing a bestseller, but there are secrets, skills and techniques that will dramatically improve your odds of publishing a bestselling novel. Whatever your motivation - whether sick of rejections, getting ready to approach a publisher, or with an idea you think is unbeatable - you need to read this book before you do... more...

  • Theatre's Strangest Actsby Sheridan Morley

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 5.82

    This enthralling collection of weird and wonderful tales from the world of theatre includes such unusual stories as the legendary ghost of Drury Lane, how an actor can exorcise the curse of Macbeth, and the well-known theatre manager who fried bacon and eggs in the Royal Box to feed her starving cast at the interval. If you have ever wondered whether... more...

  • Kleine Weltgeschichte des Theatersby Manfred Brauneck

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 14.42

    Das 20. Jahrhundert hat auch die Theaterkulturen der Welt einander nähergebracht. In diesem Band führt der renommierte Theaterhistoriker Manfred Brauneck in die Weltgeschichte einer Kunstform ein, die in allen Ländern und zu allen Zeiten tief im gesellschaftlichen Leben verwurzelt war. Im Zentrum stehen die Theaterkulturen Europas, Indiens, Chinas... more...

  • Relating Narrativesby Adriana Cavarero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Relating Narratives is a major new work by the philosopher and feminist thinker Adriana Cavarero. First published in Italian to widespread acclaim, Relating Narratives is a fascinating and challenging new account of the relationship between selfhood and narration. Drawing a diverse array of thinkers from both the philosophical and the literary... more...

  • Narrative Thought and Narrative Languageby Bruce K. Britton; Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and cognition. Using philosophical, linguistic, anthropological,... more...

  • Elemente der Narratologieby Wolf Schmid

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 525.00

    This third edition substantially expands on the theory of eventfulness, which now fills an entire sub-chapter. The chapter on ?narrative perspective? has been amplified with a section on the highly contemporary topic of ?perspectival structure.? All chapters have been critically reviewed with some revisions and updated commentary. Throughout... more...

  • A Companion to Narrative Theoryby Peter J. Rabinowitz; James Phelan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 226.95

    The 35 original essays in A Companion to Narrative Theory constitute the best available introduction to this vital and contested field of humanistic enquiry. Comprises 35 original essays written by leading figures in the field Includes contributions from pioneers in the field such as Wayne C. Booth, Seymour Chatman, J. Hillis Miller and Gerald... more...