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- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 14.57
A detailed look at the work of one of America's great film directors. Sam Peckinpah helped to redefine the Western, clearing the board of genre cliches in order to present an intelligent examination of the motivation behind, and effects of, violence. The accusations against Peckinpah for making violent films, both Westerns and non-Westerns, for the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
Although Walt Disney is best known as a filmmaker, perhaps his greatest skill and influence was as a reader. While many would have regarded Felix Salten's Bambi and Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio as too somber for family-oriented animated films, he saw possibilities in them. He appealed to his audience by selecting familiar stories, but transformed... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 5.99
Charles Wesley Emerson's book The Evolution of Expression was a central text in the Monroe Conservatory of Oratory's curriculum in the early twentieth century. It was Emerson's firm belief that communication skills were the key to fulfilling one's potential and that a student who completed this academic program would have success regardless... more...
- McSweeney's 2014; US$ 9.99
Bob Odenkirk is a legend in the comedy-writing world, winning Emmys and acclaim for his work on Saturday Night Live, Mr. Show with Bob and David, and many other seminal TV shows. This book, his first, is a spleen-bruisingly funny omnibus that ranges from absurdist monologues (ďMartin Luther King, Jr?s Worst Speech Ever?) to intentionally bad theater... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This text provides an excellent introduction and overview of Narratology, a rapidly growing field in the humanities. Literary narratologists have provided many key concepts and analytical tools which are widely used in the interdisciplinary analysis of such narrative features as plot, point of view, speech presentation, ideological perspective and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Digital Storytelling, Applied Theatre, & Youth?argues that theatre artists must re-imagine how and why they facilitate performance practices with?young people. Rapid globalization and advances in media and technology continue to change the ways that people?engage with and understand the world around them. Drawing on pedagogical, aesthetic, and theoretical... more...
- Allworth Press 2014; US$ 16.95
A Life in Acting is a practical guide for aspiring and established theater actors looking to make a consistent living doing meaningful, creative work on the stage. Author Lisa Mulcahy communicates her advice through a series of interviews and ?war stories? that will have you taking notes and laughing until your sides hurt. The sage advice of veteran... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Every great design has its beginnings in a great idea, whether your medium of choice is scenery, costume, lighting, sound, or projections. Unmasking Theatre Design shows you how to cultivate creative thinking skills through every step of theatre design - from the first play reading to the finished design presentation. This book reveals how creative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
"Outstanding ? a technical manual (for actors and directors), an historical document of importance, and a volume that is a delight to read." Ian Watson, Rutgers "An extremely valuable personal account of Roberta Carreri?s process as an actor." Alison Hodge, Artistic Director, The Quick and the Dead "An excellent book with a unique voice." Ben... more...