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  • Bullies, Bastards And Bitchesby Jessica Morrell

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 16.99

    Get to Know Your Character's Sinister Side A truly memorable antagonist is not a one-dimensional super villain bent on world domination for no particular reason. Realistic, credible bad guys create essential story complications, personalize conflict, add immediacy to a story line, and force the protagonist to evolve. From mischief-makers... more...

  • Make a Sceneby Jordan Rosenfeld

    F+W Media 2007; US$ 14.99

    Write Scenes that Move Your Story Forward In Make a Scene , author Jordan E. Rosenfeld takes you through the fundamentals of strong scene construction and explains how other essential fiction-writing techniques, such as character, plot, and dramatic tension, must function within the framework of individual scenes in order to provide substance... more...

  • Automata and Mimesis on the Stage of Theatre Historyby Kara Reilly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    The automaton, known today as the robot, can be seen as a metaphor for the historical period in which it is explored. Chapters include examinations of Iconoclasm's fear that art might surpass nature, the Cartesian mind/body divide, automata as objects of courtly desire, the uncanny Olympia, and the revolutionary Robots in post-WWI drama. more...

  • Suicide? - Action!by Ulrike Bierlein

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 18.15

    Hauptbeschreibung "suicide action" - so nannte Brigitte Mohnhaupt die Selbstmorde der RAF-Kpfe Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin und Jan-Carl Raspe im allerengsten RAF-Kreis. Nach auen hin sollten diese Selbstmorde hingegen als Staatsmord dargestellt werden, um die Ziele der RAF weiter voranzutreiben. Die letzte Nacht in Stammheim wurde so zu einem... more...

  • Mum Had a Kingswoodby Tim Ross

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 27.26

    It's a book. A funny book. A funny book by Tim "Rosso" Ross. But what's in this funny book, I hear you ask? Well, it's all manner of stories from the life and mind of Tim Ross. There are warm, fuzzy childhood stories of billycarts and milk bars. There are teenage stories of angst, girls, bad clothes, and bad hair. There are student tales of share-house... more...

  • A History of Theatre in Spainby Maria M. Delgado; David T. Gies

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 108.00

    Leading practitioners and theatre historians present a new assessment of Spain's theatrical history from a performative perspective. more...

  • Jack Nicholsonby Robert Crane; Christopher Fryer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 9.95

    Originally published as Jack Nicholson: Face to Face in 1975, Jack Nicholson: The Early Years is the first book written about the enigmatic star and the only one to have Nicholson's participation. In 1975 Nicholson was just becoming a household name in spite of having already starred in, written or produced 25 films including classics such as Easy... more...

  • American Remakes of British Televisionby Carlen Lavigne; Heather Marcovitch; Jennifer Andrews; Silvia Barlaam; Paul Booth; Janet J. Boseovski; Daniel Downes; Brian Ekdale; Lisa Emmerton; Karen Hellekson; Stuart Marcovitch; James W. Martens; Albert Moran; Jeanette Steemers; Priscilla L. Walton

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 89.99

    Carlen Lavigne is a professor of communications at Red Deer College in Alberta, Canada. Heather Marcovitch is a professor of English at Red Deer College in Alberta, Canada. more...

  • From 'Huh?' to 'Hurray!'by Stephanie Stiles

    UPA 2010; US$ 26.99

    Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Chapter 1: Getting Started Chapter 5 Chapter 2: Focusing on Details Chapter 6 Chapter 3: Constructing a Setting Chapter 7 Chapter 4: Building Character Chapter 8 Chapter 5: Knowing Your Character Chapter 9 Chapter 6 Creating Conflict Chapter 10 Chapter 7: Speaking the Truth... more...

  • Figuring the Pastby Beln Vidal

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    This definitive work offers a new approach to the period film at the turn of the twenty-first century, examining the ways in which contemporary cinema recreates the historical past. This book explores the relation between visual motifs and cultural representation in a range of key films by James Ivory, Martin Scorsese and Jane Campion, among others.... more...