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  • Ariane Mnouchkineby Judith G. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. One of the most important directors of her generation, and one of the only women ever to have... more...

  • Laughing Madby Bambi Haggins

    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...

  • Stanislavsky in Focusby Sharon Marie Carnicke

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Performing Centuryby Tracy C. Davis; Professor Peter Holland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • Introducing Bert Williamsby Camille F. Forbes

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 18.95

    According to critics of his time, Bert Williams was “the Greatest Comedian on the American Stage.? A black Bahamian immigrant, Williams made his start as a barker advertising the rough-and-tumble “medicine shows? that dotted the Wild West at the end of the nineteenth century. Not long after joining a minstrel troupe and donning the burnt- cork makeup... more...

  • Men at Playby Jonathan Bollen; Adrian Kiernander; Bruce Parr

    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...

  • Angels, Vampires and Douche Bagsby Carla Collins

    Gildan Media Corporation 2011; Not Available

    A HILARIOUS AND UPLIFTING MOTIVATIONAL BOOK LIKE NO OTHER In this candid confessional, comedian Carla Collins divides the world into the angels who guide us, inspire us, and save our butts; the sexy and trendy vampires who suck the life out of us; and the douche bags who constantly annoy, disgust and taunt us. With a fast wit, fake breasts and real... more...

  • La Traduction spécialiséeby Federica Scarpa; Marco A. Fiola

    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...

  • Damn You, Scarlett O'Haraby Darwin Porter; Roy Moseley

    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...

  • Life Is Not a Stageby Florence Henderson; Joel Brokaw

    Center Street 2011; Not Available

    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...