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- Tuttle Publishing 1952; US$ 9.95
Words cannot explain to an outsider the sight and feel of the Japanese stage. And definitions and descriptions do not convey an exact image to people brought up on a concept of the theatre that differs so greatly from the Japanese as ours. In seeing something foreign, too, our eyes must be guided carefully, so that we know what we are seeing and how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
This standard text, now in paperback for the first time-- the companion volume to Foreign Dialects -- American Dialects offers representative dialects of every major section of the United States. In each case, a general description and history of the dialect is given, followed by an analysis of vowel and consonant peculiarities, of... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Impro for Storytellers is the follow-up to Keith Johnstone's classic Impro , one of the best-selling books ever published on improvisation. Impro for Storytellers aims to take jealous and self-obsessed beginners and teach them to play games with good nature and to fail gracefully. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available
This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide for all budding screenwriters. Its aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills you need to write for the screen (film and television), but also to give you guidance on how to approach the industry as a whole. Focusing on every aspect of screenwriting, from how to set about the writing process... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
The American theatre comes alive in Mary McCarthy?s provocative anthology of essays Her literary writings and dramatic criticism have appeared in the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books . Mary McCarthy?s Theatre Chronicles gathers together a wide-ranging collection featuring a cast of playwrights, actors, and directors that reads... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
When John Osborne died at Christmas 1994, his obituaries cited his autobiographical writings as perfect examples of undiluted talent and acerbic wit. Now, Osborne's superb autobiographies, A Better Class of Person: 1929-1956 and Almost a Gentleman: 1955-1966 (winner of the J. R. Ackerley Prize), are available for the first time in one volume,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
David Hare's trilogy of plays - Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges , The Absence of War - first presented at the National Theatre, London, in 1993, examines the crises facing three great British institutions - the Church, the Law and the Labour Party. In order to learn about these organisations, Hare amassed a body of hard research from first-hand... more...