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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 44.99
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$ 33.99
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...
- Blood Moon Productions 2012; US$ 19.99
MARILYN'S DEATH ELICITED OUTRAGE FROM EVERYBODY. Here's how it was reviewed by some of her contemporaries: ***** "A simple, decent-hearted kid whom Hollywood brought down, legs parted." (Director Elia Kazan) "More and more, Marilyn was involving herself with some of the most dangerous men on the planet, power figures... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 59.99
James L. Neibaur is a film historian and educator who has written several books on film, including The Fall of Buster Keaton (2010) and Early Charlie Chaplin (2011), both published by Scarecrow Press. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 45.00
In the early days of cinema, when actors were unbilled and unmentioned in credits, audiences immediately noticed Mary Pickford. Moviegoers everywhere were riveted by her magnetic talent and appeal as she rose to become cinema's first great star. In this engaging collection, copublished with the Library of Congress, an eminent group of film historians... more...
- Seal Press 2013; US$ 16.00
Some tall girls grow up to have perfect posture and are later seen gracing the pages of magazines. Some are natural athletes with toned legs that mask their overlarge feet. Then there are other tall girls: the ones who are always tripping over themselves; who never look normal in any size of clothing; who literally don?t fit in. Comedian Margot... more...