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  • Author and Narratorby Dorothee Birke; Tilmann Köppe

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The distinction between author and narrator is one of the cornerstones of narrative theory. In the past two decades, however, scope, implications and consequences of this distinction have become the subjects of debate. This volume offers contributions to these debates from different vantage points: literary studies, linguistics, philosophy,... 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 2014; US$ 8.74

    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...

  • Automatische Erkennung von Redewiedergabeby Annelen Brunner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study from the discipline of the digital humanities takes a new approach to examine a familiar narratological phenomenon. It investigates how to identify the representation of speech, thought, and writing in narrative texts using digital methods. It thus takes a step toward narratological studies that include large quantities of text,... more...

  • Kleine Weltgeschichte des Theatersby Manfred Brauneck

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 14.81

    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...

  • History, Memory, Performanceby David Dean; Yana Meerzon; Kathryn Prince

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts. At its core are contributions from theatre scholars and public historians discussing how historical meaning is shaped through performance. more...

  • Unreliable Narration and Trustworthinessby Vera Nünning

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Initiating a transgeneric, intermedial and interdisciplinary approach to narrative unreliability, this volume is meant to enrich, modify and refine our understanding of (un)reliable narration by taking into account research in a variety of fields. The three sections of the volume comprise articles on the theory of unreliable narration,... more...

  • Virtual Theatresby Gabriella Giannachi

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    The first full-length book of its kind to offer an investigation of the interface between theatre, performance and digital arts, Virtual Theatres presents the theatre of the twenty-first century in which everything - even the viewer - can be simulated. In this fascinating volume, Gabriella Giannachi analyzes the aesthetic concerns of current computer-arts... more...

  • Narrative, Perception, Language, and Faithby Dr Edmond Wright

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    There have been many voices in disciplines as various as philosophy, history, psychology, hermeneutics, literary theory, and theology that have claimed that narrative is fundamental to all that is human. Here is a book that, in an engaging and amusing way, presents a coherent thesis to that effect, connecting the Joke and the Story (with all that comedy... more...

  • Narrative Bodiesby Daniel Punday

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 125.00

    Although the body has recently emerged throughout the humanities and social sciences as an object revealing the power and limits of representation, the study of narrative has almost entirely ignored human corporeality. As this book shows, attention to the body raises uncomfortable questions about the historicity of basic narrative concepts like character,... more...