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  • Sammy Davis Jr.by Tracey Davis; Nina Bunche Pierce

    Running Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. In this uniquely intimate volume, the entertainment legend?s story comes to life through rare family photos and a compelling narrative based on conversations between Sammy Davis Jr. and... more...

  • Fan Phenomena: Audrey Hepburnby Jacqui Miller

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    The satirical American newspaper the Onion recently ran a story with the headline "College-Aged Female Finds Unlikely Kindred Spirit In Audrey Hepburn," lampooning modern American girls’ continued fascination with the star (along with their habits of hanging posters of Breakfast At Tiffany’s in their dorm rooms). more...

  • Fan Phenomena: Supernaturalby Lynn Zubernis; Katherine Larsen

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Supernatural premiered on September 14, 2005, on what was then called the WB Network. more...

  • Translation and Literary Studiesby Marella Feltrin-Morris; Deborah Folaron; Maria Constanza Guzmán

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    By nature a transdisciplinary area of inquiry, translation lends itself to being investigated at its intersection with other fields of study. Translation and Literary Studies seeks to highlight the manifold connections between translation and notions of gender, dialectics, agency, philosophy and power. The volume also offers a timely homage to renowned... more...

  • Apropos of Ideologyby Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has always been a site for ideological clashes. In addition,... more...

  • Ariane Mnouchkineby Judith G. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • The London Stage 1920-1929by J. P. Wearing

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 169.99

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1920 to December 31, 1929. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...

  • Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatreby Richard C. Beacham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Weber, Woyzeck, Wunde Dresdenby Christian Engelbrecht

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.01

    Volker Lösch ist mit Theaterarbeiten bekannt geworden, die das seit den 1990er Jahren beliebte Mittel des Chorischen einsetzen, um Realitäten der zeitgenössischen Wirklichkeit in das Stadttheater zu integrieren - ein »Detektivunternehmen zur Erforschung der wirklichen Verhältnisse«. Christian Engelbrecht konzentriert sich auf drei kontrovers diskutierte... more...

  • Pola Negriby Mariusz Kotowski

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    Pola Negri (1897--1987) rose from an impoverished childhood in Warsaw, Poland, to become one of early Hollywood's greatest stars. After tuberculosis ended her career as a ballerina in 1912, she turned to acting and worked under legendary directors Max Reinhardt and Ernst Lubitsch in Germany. Negri preceded Lubitsch to Hollywood, where she quickly... more...