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  • Kitchen Sink Realismsby Dorothy Chansky

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 55.00

    From 1918?s Tickless Time through Waiting for Lefty , Death of a Salesman , A Streetcar Named Desire , A Raisin in the Sun , and The Prisoner of Second Avenue to 2005?s The Clean House , domestic labor has figured largely on American stages. No dramatic genre has done more than the one often dismissively dubbed ?kitchen sink realism? to both... more...

  • Childhood and Nineteenth-Century American Theatreby Shauna Vey

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    From 1855 until 1863, the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Comedians, a professional acting company of approximately thirty children, entertained audiences with their nuanced performances of adult roles on stages around the globe. In Childhood and Nineteenth-Century American Theatre: The Work of the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Actors , author Shauna Vey provides... more...

  • Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Twentieth-Century Actressby Helen Grime

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies is a paradox; a famous actress whose career spanned most of the twentieth century she is now largely forgotten. Drawing on material held in Ffrangcon-Davies's personal archive, Grime argues that the representation of the actress, on and off the stage, can be read in terms of its constructions of normative female behaviours. more...

  • The Theatre of Empireby Douglas S Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Initials in The Heartby Laurence Whistler

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 7.28

    Laurence Whistler"s story of his five-year marriage to Jill Furse before her sudden early death has achieved a classic quality. Despite the tragedy of its ending the lasting impression is of two lives lived to the full in supreme happiness. Jill Furse was remarkable for many gifts; beauty, acting, poetry and above all gaiety and courage. This edition... more...

  • Bruce Lee: Words of the Dragonby John Little

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    Here they are, available for the first time in one collection, Bruce Lee's conversations with the press from 1958 to 1973. Words of the Dragon is an anthology of rare newspaper and magazine interviews with Bruce Lee, many not previously published in the United States, revealing new words and explanations of Bruce about himself, his art, and philosophy.... more...

  • Bruce Lee: Artist of Lifeby Bruce Lee; John Little

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 18.95

    A rare, never-before-seen collection of Bruce Lee's private letters and writing! Bruce Lee was an intense man with such sheer concentration of energy that no one who encountered him, on screen or in person, could help but be drawn to him and his enthusiasm for life and knowledge. A voracious and engaged reader, Lee wrote extensively, synthesizing... more...

  • Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Doby Bruce Lee; John Little

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do is the seminal book presenting the martial art created by Bruce Lee himself as described in his own notes and writings. Jeet Kune Do was a revolutionary new approach to the martial arts in its time and is the principal reason why Bruce Lee is revered as a pioneer by martial artists today, many decades after his death.... more...

  • Bruce Lee: Letters of the Dragonby Bruce Lee; John Little

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    Letters of the Dragon: Correspondence, 1958-1973 is a fascinating glimpse of the private Bruce Lee behind the public imagea man with the patience and concern to dedicate as much effort to crafting a thoughtful personal answer to the letter of a young fan as to those from his old friends and associates; an extremely active man never too busy to make... more...