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- Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 54.99
Eli Rozik explores the principles that generated the theatre medium, and its possible roots in the preverbal imagistic mode of thinking. This mode characterizes the remnants of preverbal thinking, such as unconscious thinking (dreaming), the embryonic speech of toddlers, and their imaginative play and drawings prior to mastering verbal thinking. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95
Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the rich and diverse traditions of classical and contemporary performing arts in Asia, showcasing significant scholarship in recent years. An international team of over 50 contributors provide authoritative overviews on a variety of topics across Asia, including... more...
- Guardian Faber Publishing 2015; US$ 18.94
Having surveyed post-war British drama in State of the Nation, Michael Billington now looks at the global picture. In this provocative and challenging new book, he offers his highly personal selection of the 100 greatest plays ranging from the Greeks to the present-day. But his book is no mere list. Billington justifies his choices in extended essays-... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
Alan Bennett is perhaps best known in the UK for the BBC production of his Talking Heads TV plays, while the rest of the world may recognize him for the film adaptation of his play, The Madness of King George . O'Mealy points out that Bennett is a social critic strongly influenced by Beckett and Swift, interested in depicting and analyzing the role... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
From the late 1920s to late 1950s, the Broadway theatre was America's cultural epicenter. Television didn't exist and movies were novelties. Entertainment took the form of literature, music, and theatre. During this golden age of Broadway, actors and actresses became legends and starred in now classic plays. Laurence Olivier, Alfred Lunt and Lynne... more...
- Copyright Group 2016; US$ 1.49
The life of William Shakespeare, arguably the most significant figure in the Western literary canon, is relatively unknown. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1565, possibly on the 23rd April, St. George?s Day, and baptised there on 26th April. Little is known of his education and the first firm facts to his life relate to his marriage,... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Amar después de la muerte es una historia de amor inspirada en un tema morisco y ambientado en las Alpujarras y Granada. El mundo islámico es presentado aquí con respeto y, en cierto modo, nostalgia. Biographische Informationen Pedro Calderón de la Barca (Madrid, 1600-1681) Calderón de la Barca nació el 17 de enero de 1600, en Madrid, como... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. American Avant-Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant-garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining: *Gertrude Stein *John Cage *The Beat writers... more...