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  • The Modern Stage and Other Worlds (Routledge Revivals)by Austin E. Quigley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Modern plays are strikingly diverse and, as a result, any attempt to locate an underlying unity between them encounters difficulties: to focus on what they have in common is often to overlook what is of primary importance in particular plays; to focus on their differences is to note the novelty of the plays without increasing their accessibility.... more...

  • Robert Pattinson - The Biographyby Sarah Oliver

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    The Twilight Saga may have made ‘R-Patz? a household name – and earned him a spot on the bedroom walls of teenage girls around the world – but long gone are the days when he was just seen as a (very) pretty face. Named amongst TIME magazine?s 100 Most Influential People, and drawing critical acclaim for recent screen performances, he is carving... more...

  • Ottoman Empire and European Theatre Vol. IIIby Michael Hüttler; Hans Ernst Weidinger; Emily M. N. Kugler

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; US$ 41.88

    On 3 May 1810 George Gordon, Lord Byron, swam like the mythic Leander from Sestos on the European side of the Hellespont to Abydos on the Asian shore. The hero of his poem "Don Juan" has lived in ?feminine disguise? in the sultan's harem for more than a century. To commemorate Byron's Don Juan, the third volume of the "Ottoman Empire... more...

  • The Theatre of Empireby Douglas S Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    Focusing on the years between 1750 and 1860, this study follows the creation and perpetuation of an imperial culture, from the London metropole to the Great Plains. more...

  • Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influenceby Katharine Cockin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    In this essay collection, established experts and new researchers, reassess the performances and cultural significance of Ellen Terry, her daughter Edith Craig (1869?1947) and her son Edward Gordon Craig (1872?1966), as well as Bram Stoker, Lewis Carroll and some less familiar figures. more...

  • Born Translatedby Rebecca L. Walkowitz

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    As a growing number of contemporary novelists write explicitly for publication in multiple languages, the genre?s form and aims are shifting. Born-translated novels include passages that appear to be written in different tongues, narrators who speak to foreign audiences, and other visual and formal techniques that treat translation as a medium rather... more...

  • Before Marilynby Astrid Franse; Michelle Morgan

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    Before Marilyn tells the story of Marilyn Monroe's modelling career, during which time she was signed to the famous Blue Book Agency in Hollywood. The head of the agency, Miss Emmeline Snively, saw potential in the young woman and kept detailed records and correspondence throughout their professional relationship and beyond. On the day of Monroe's... more...

  • The Business of Broadwayby Mitch Weiss; Perri Gaffney

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    New York?s Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the “top of the heap? in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned industry to explain just how its system functions. For anyone interested in pursuing a career on Broadway, or who wants to grow a theatre... more...

  • Elicited Metaphor Analysis in Educational Discourseby Wan Wan; Graham Low

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This study aims at identifying the types of metaphor produced by first-year college students of an English-teaching and a Spanish-teaching program in Chile on their role as professional educators and students of pedagogy. A questionnaire was administered to a total of 56 student-teachers at a Chilean university. The participants’ responses were... more...

  • Postdramatikby Hanna Klessinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study investigates the history of post-dramatic literature between 1966 and 1995. It reveals the ways that post-dramatic writing styles lent themselves productively to international modern theater, continued to develop dynamically, and came to form a tradition of its own. Extensive reviews of post-dramatic trends and forms are interspersed... more...