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- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
The Twilight Saga may have made ‘R-Patz? a household name – and earned him a spot on the bedroom walls of teenage girls around the world – but long gone are the days when he was just seen as a (very) pretty face. Named amongst TIME magazine?s 100 Most Influential People, and drawing critical acclaim for recent screen performances, he is carving... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; US$ 41.88
On 3 May 1810 George Gordon, Lord Byron, swam like the mythic Leander from Sestos on the European side of the Hellespont to Abydos on the Asian shore. The hero of his poem "Don Juan" has lived in ?feminine disguise? in the sultan's harem for more than a century. To commemorate Byron's Don Juan, the third volume of the "Ottoman Empire... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Modern plays are strikingly diverse and, as a result, any attempt to locate an underlying unity between them encounters difficulties: to focus on what they have in common is often to overlook what is of primary importance in particular plays; to focus on their differences is to note the novelty of the plays without increasing their accessibility.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 62.99
We define our conscious experience by constructing narratives about ourselves and the people with whom we interact. Narrative pervades our lives--conscious experience is not merely linked to the number and variety of personal stories we construct with each other within a cultural frame, but is subsumed by them. The claim, however, that narrative constructions... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth in 1816 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over... more...
- Blood Moon Productions 2011; US$ 19.99
The tempestuous, scandalous love affair of the 20th century's Romeo and Juliet was second in fame and notoriety only to that of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and by many accounts, even more corrupt. Even though the spotlight shone on this famous pair throughout most of their tabloid-fueled careers, much of what went on behind the velvet curtain... more...
- Weinstein Publishing 2011; US$ 16.00
This remarkable true story recounts the magical seven days during which Hollywood?s biggest star ? the newly married Marilyn Monroe ? escaped a difficult movie shoot and the pressures of her life to spend time with a caring young Englishman who was an ass more...
- Algonquin Books 2006; US$ 14.95
Welcome to Hollywood, circa 1950, the end of the Golden Age. A remarkably handsome young boy, still a teenager, gets "discovered by a big-time movie agent. Because when he takes his shirt off young hearts beat faster, because he is the picture of innocence and trust and need, he will become a star. It seems almost preordained. The open smile says,... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
Metalepsis refers to the crossing of boundaries between fiction and reality in narratives. This volume provides a systematic overview of metalepsis, its types and effects, in popular culture. The contributions discuss popular fiction, fan fiction, pop lyrics, comics, films, animated cartoons, music videos, live performances and TV series... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99
In The Silent Films of Harry Langdon (1923-1928) , film historian James Neibaur examines Langdon's strange, fascinating work during the silent era, when he made landmark films that were often ahead of their time. Extensively reviewing the comedian's silent screen work film by film, Neibaur makes the case that Langdon should be accorded the same... more...