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  • A Flea in Her Ear: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classics)by Georges Feydeau; Kenneth McLeish

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    Drama Classics series The world's great plays at a great little price. Each pocket-sized volume contains: a full introduction an author biography notes on historical and theatrical context a plot synopsis key dates a further reading list a glossary of unusual words and phrases (English-language texts) A Flea in her Ear is a classic French... more...

  • The Improvisation Bookby John Abbott

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    A practical guide to conducting improvisation sessions, for teachers, directors and workshop leaders. The Improvisation Book takes you step-by-step, session-by-session through a graded series of improvisation exercises. Starting with the very first class, it adds a new element at each stage until even the most inhibited students have gained a... more...

  • Michael Caineby Matthew Field

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 11.65

    He defined an era and still helps define a nation, Michael Caine is a cult figure, an icon and a cinematic heavyweight, who has given some of the greatest big-screen performances on either side of the Atlantic. This book is a celebration, documentation, and fascinating insight into the performances that made that icon - the story behind the roles,... more...

  • Benny Hill - Merry Master of Mirthby Robert Ross

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 11.65

    Benny Hill is the best known and best loved British comedian on world television - from the USA to the Pacific Rim. Feted for his unique brand of coy awareness, innuendo and saucy songs - but seemingly out of favour in his homeland before his death - Benny Hill can now be rated as having had one of the foremost careers in comedy. Robert Ross tracks... more...

  • Übersetzer zwischen Identität, Professionalität und Kulturalität: Heinrich Enrique Beckby Ulrike Spieler

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.93

    Beck oder Lorca? Diese Frage kulminierte 1998 in einer Pressekonferenz des Suhrkamp-Verlages, die mit einem Paukenschlag die Beckschen Übersetzungen Lorcas vom Markt fegen wollte. Wo Federico García Lorca draufstand, war im deutschsprachigen Raum Heinrich Enrique Beck drin, so die einschlägige Kritik ? die allerdings nie über die bloße Symptombeschreibung... more...

  • Translationsqualität und Crowdsourced Translationby Carmen Klaus

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 41.54

    Das Internet wird zum Experimentierfeld: Engagierte Laien stoßen in Felder vor, die bislang Experten vorbehalten waren. Von ihrem Ehrgeiz profitieren u.a. Unternehmen, die Übersetzungen per Crowdsourcing, also durch Beauftragung freiwilliger Internetnutzer, durchführen lassen. Was bedeutet das für die Translationsqualität? Dieser Frage geht die Autorin... more...

  • ?Übersetzer sind die Wechselpferde der Aufklärung?by Mascha Dabic; Christian Koderhold; Elisabeth Pernul-Oswald; Claudia Zecher; Elena Kala?nikova

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.93

    Welche Überlegungen, individuellen Präferenzen und literarischen Traditionen bewegen Übersetzer, wenn sie deutschsprachige Literatur für das russische Publikum bearbeiten? Elena Kala?nikova hat russische literarische Übersetzer dazu befragt. Die Protokolle ihrer Gespräche sind 2008 in dem Band "Po-russki s ljubov?ju" in Moskau veröffentlicht... more...

  • Broadway Yearbookby Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 44.99

    Broadway Yearbook 2000-2001' is a relevant and irreverent record of the year on the Great White Way. It gives readers front-row seats for the phenomenon of 'The Producers' and the rest of the season's hits and misses. Steven Suskin's theatre annual aims to deliver a vibrant, candid, and thoughtful account of every show to hit the boards. more...

  • To Be a Playwrightby Janet Neipris

    Routledge 2005; US$ 84.00

    Chair of the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Dramatic Writing Program and mentor to such theatre figures as Neil LaBute, Kenneth Lonergan, Doug Wright, and George Wolfe, Janet Neipris distills a career's worth of wisdom, advice, and encouragement in these collected lectures and essays for every playwriting student and practicing playwright.... more...

  • Upstagedby Anne Nicholson Weber

    Routledge 2005; US$ 23.95

    What do stage actors, directors, playwrights, critics and other theatre professionals think about theatre in the age dominated by movies and television? Exploring subjects ranging from continuity to point of view, Shakespeare to love scenes, and many other topics, these interviews examine how theatre people make theatre work. more...