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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 531.00
This supplement to the Deutsches Theater-Lexikon,amplifies and extends Volumes I-IV (A-T), whichappeared between 1953 and 1998. Articles have been re-edited with an emphasis on the 20th century, and personalities who were not previously included have been newly added. The lexicon contains bio-bibliographic information about playwrights, composers,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Expanding our understanding of what it meant to be a nineteenth-century author, Amanda Adams takes up the concept of performative, embodied authorship in relationship to the transatlantic lecture tour. Adams examines tours by British and American authors, including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Martineau, Charles Dickens, and Oscar... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
From 1880 to 1920, the first truly national visual culture developed in the United States as a result of the completion of the Pacific Railroad. At that time, a new level of invention, reproduction, and distribution of all kinds of images was taking shape. Women, especially young and beautiful ones, found new lives shaped by their participation in... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 16.95
Forget the script and get on the stage! In How to Improvise a Full-Length Play, actors, playwrights, directors, theater-group leaders, and teachers will find everything they need to know to create comedy, tragedy, melodrama, and farce, with no scripts, no scenarios, and no preconceived characters. Author Kenn Adams presents a step-by-step method for... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller and Odets, Inge and O'Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him"), August Strindberg ("He understood and predicted the forces that would... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95
In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (?The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O?Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him?), August Strindberg (?He understood and predicted the forces that... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
An extraordinary drama of flight and rescue arising from women's resistance to marriage, The Suppliants is surprising both for its exotic color and for its forceful enactment of the primal struggle between male and female, lust and terror, brutality and cunning. In his translation of this ancient Greek drama, Peter Burian introduces a new generation... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99
This book is a study of grassroots performances and activism in the aftermath of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, documenting efforts toward establishing truce between warring street gangs, networks of support by mothers of incarcerated youth, and the theatrical production of Anna Deavere Smith's Twighlight: Los Angeles 1992. It situates these developments... more...