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- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00
Prior to the civil rights movement, comedians performed for audiences that were clearly delineated by race. Black comedians performed (primarily) for black audiences and white comedians performed for whites. Yet during the past forty-five years, black comics have become progressively more central to mainstream culture. In Laughing Mad, Bambi Haggins... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 34.00
This book looks at modes of performance and forms of theatre in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland. On subjects as varied as the vogue for fairy plays to the representation of economics to the work of a parliamentary committee in regulating theatres, the authors redefine what theatre and performance in the Nineteenth century might be. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00
How are masculinities enacted in Australian theatre? How do Australian playwrights depict masculinities in the present and the past, in the bush and on the beach, in the city and in the suburbs? How do Australian plays dramatise gender issues like father-son relations, romance and intimacy, violence and bullying, mateship and homosexuality, race relations... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 24.99
Cet ouvrage présente les fondements théoriques et les principes méthodologiques de la traduction spécialisée en général, et plus particulièrement de la traduction spécialisée de l'anglais vers le français. Il s'ouvre sur une description des particularités des langues de spécialité portant sur une typologie des textes et une classification des genres... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
Since Argentina's transition to democracy, the expression of human fragility on the stage has taken diverse forms. This book examines the intervention of theatre and performance in the memory politics surrounding Argentina's return to democracy and makes a case for performance's transformative power. more...
- Center Street 2011; US$ 9.99
For millions of people around the world, Carol Brady is synonymous with motherhood, but growing up as the youngest of ten children in rural Indiana in the aftermath of the Great Depression, Florence Henderson lived a life quite different from that of the quintessential TV mom she later played on television. Florence's father was a dirt-poor tobacco... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
Rising young comedian Moshe Kasher is lucky to be alive. He started using drugs when he was just 12. At that point, he had already been in psychoanlysis for 8 years. By the time he was 15, he had been in and out of several mental institutions, drifting from therapy to rehab to arrest to...you get the picture. But KASHER IN THE RYE is not an "eye opener"... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00
Locating Indian theatre as a major site of reappraisal and renewal both in India and in the world of performance, this book presents both a picture of traditional and contemporary theatre in India and an examination of its processes and practice. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
An Academy Award-winning actress and the internationally bestselling author of Out on a Limb delivers her touching, warm, and headline-making memoir. In My Lucky Stars Shirley MacLaine talks candidly and personally about her four decades in Hollywood, especially about the men and women--her "lucky stars"--who touched and challenged her life. ... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 11.83
The Billy Connolly of the Gàidhealtachd? – Calum Macdonald, Runrig 'Utterly compelling? - BBC Radio Scotland ?It is a rewarding, if sometimes harrowing journey for the reader as Maclean wrestles with his demons and his identity amid “cultural schizophrenia?. One is left feeling a deal of sympathy for this most talented, fascinating and charismatic... more...