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- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 18.94
At the age of 12 Martin Moran was involved in a sexual relationship with an older man, a counsellor from a Catholic boy's camp. Thirty years later, he set out to find and confront his abuser. The Tricky Part is the story of the man Martin Moran became, and the ambiguous relationship with his abuser that would mark his life. Growing up in an ordinary... more...
- Hachette Australia 2011; US$ 28.50
When I first read the Alvin script I wondered how I could kiss all those women?' Graeme Blundell became Australia's first sex symbol when the hit movie 'Alvin Purple' was released in 1973. A reluctant pin-up, he quickly became a household name and is one of Australia's most well-known actors. But Alvin is only one part of Blundell's diverse career.... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
How did the feather-duster salesman from Liverpool become one of the greatest, though least-lauded, comic geniuses of his generation? This is a biography of the last of the great generation of British comedians - Ken Dodd. It contains information gathered from Dodd's friends, colleagues and fellow comedians. more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 150.00
This book examines responses in print and on stage of five Spanish humorists to Hollywood cinema from the 1920s to the 1960s. After detailing their viewing habits and film-making experiences in the USA and Spain, I devise and apply a method for the analysis of the influence of screen on stage that draws on the disciplines of film and theatre studies.... more...
- Portable Press 2011; US$ 14.95
This volume?Uncle John?s Bathroom Reader Wonderful World of Odd?exposes the best of the weirdest news, facts, and fun from all over the world. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers? Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 11 million books in print,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 35.00
Barbara Stanwyck (1907-1990) rose from the ranks of chorus girl to become one of Hollywood's most talented leading women-and America's highest paid woman in the mid-1940s. Shuttled among foster homes as a child, she took a number of low-wage jobs while she determinedly made the connections that landed her in successful Broadway productions. Stanwyck... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 29.95
The Theatrical Event discusses the objectives of theatre studies by focusing on the communicative encounter between performer and spectator—the theatrical event. A theatrical event includes the presentation of a performance and the attention of an audience; in this sense, every performance—on stage or in the street, historical... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Today?s successful plays and playwrights achieve their prominence not simply because of their intrinsic merit but because of the work of mediators, who influence the whole trajectory of a playwright?s or a theatre company?s career. Critics and academic writers are primarily considered the makers of reputations, but funding organizations and various... more...