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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 49.95
Acclaimed, when it first appeared, as a seminal work ? a groundbreaking book that was both informative and highly readable ? Translators through History is being released in a new edition, substantially revised and expanded by Judith Woodsworth. Translators have played a key role in intellectual exchange through the ages and across borders. This... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 64.35
Welt-Bild-Theater: Der Titel des Buches ruft das alte Konzept des Theatrum Mundi wieder auf. Damit soll nicht nur das Verhältnis von Welttheater und Welterkenntnis in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart in den Mittelpunkt der Diskussion gerückt werden. Gleichzeitig wird eine dritte Größe in dieses Ambivalenzgefüge eingebracht: das Bild. Jüngere Entwicklungen... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Gavin Bolton has been a leading figure in Drama in Education. His publications cover various aspects of young people's educational drama. This title presents a selection of his key writings that provides an insight into the major areas of his theory and practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 240.00
The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov brings together Chekhov specialists from around the world - theatre practitioners, theorists, historians and archivists ? to provide an astonishingly comprehensive assessment of his life, work and legacy. This volume aims to connect East and West; theatre theory and practice. It reconsiders the history... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
In the early 1930s, George Raft, an actor and dancer from New York City's Hell's Kitchen, gained a name for himself playing stylish and charismatic gangsters in films like 1932's original Scarface. Raft's own real-life connection to the New York mob added frightening authenticity to his portrayals, and his star quality coincided with... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 11.00
This book contains the papers given at a conference on literary theory held at the University of Hong Kong from March 31 to April 4, 1981. to complement the papers, an edited version of the taped discussions has been included.In the past two decades, literary theory has undergone such rapid change that it is now, for some, practically unrecognizable.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 36.95
The Vital Lie is the first book to examine the reality-illusion conflict in modern drama from Ibsen to present-day playwrights. The book questions why vital lies, lies necessary for life itself, are such an obsessive concern for playwrights of the last hundred years. Using the work of fifteen playwrights, Abbott seeks to discover... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 12.99
A fast-forward’ acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice. The Acting Book offers various ways to analyse a text and to create character, using not only the established processes of Stanislavsky and Meisner, but also new ones... more...
- 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...