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- 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; US$ 8.99
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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
Lillian Hellman was a giant of twentieth-century letters and a groundbreaking figure as one of the most successful female playwrights on Broadway. Yet the author of The Little Foxes and Toys in the Attic is today remembered more as a toxic, bitter survivor and literary fabulist, the woman of whom Mary McCarthy said, "Every word she writes is a... 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 49.99
This is the first full-length study of the history and working practices of the Mickery Theater in Amsterdam. Between 1965 and 1991, under its noted director Ritsaert ten Cate, Mickery became renowned worldwide for promoting and presenting significant international alternative theatre companies, and for staging its own innovative productions. Through... more...