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- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00
Breden shifts the focus of academic study away from product and towards process, demonstrating how an understanding of process assists in the reading of the theatrical product. more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74
I Never Had A Proper Job is a charming memoir which covers many subjects: the Catholic Church?s power over society; corporal punishment in schools; poverty; war-time rationing; and the general innocence of children at the time. However, it avoids falling into the category of yet another biography set in ‘Old Dublin? for it is told from the unique... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99
This short collection of essays looks at the television show and films produced by the Monty Python troupe from a number of perspectives: Gender studies Post-structuralism Psychoanalysis Cultural studies more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57
A comedy drama about an all-female theatre company touring Britain during the darkest days of World War Two, written by the well-known actress and premiered in the West End. While the men are fighting Hitler and the bombs are falling on London, a 'girls only' theatre company sets out in a battered 1920s Rolls-Royce to bring Shakespeare to a culture-starved... more...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 12.99
An intimate portrait of a heartthrob and rising star, best known for his portrayal as Sherlock Holmes Benedict Cumberbatch has played detective and monster, barrister and scientist, politician and painter, comic and spy. Still only in his thirties, and with a string of starring and supporting roles, he has portrayed contemporary icons, historical... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 91.00
Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges that took... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00
Theatre is traditionally considered a live medium but its ?liveness? is increasingly challenged by other media. This book explores how theatre performances that incorporate film or video self-reflexively stage their own liveness. Combining theoretical insight with close analysis of productions by leading companies of intermedial performance, this monograph... more...
- Fitzcarraldo Editions 2014; US$ 7.29
A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished miscellany mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley's office. Rooting through piles of papers, Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers. Among them is a chart... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 11.83
The Billy Connolly of the Gàidhealtachd? – Calum Macdonald, Runrig 'Utterly compelling? - BBC Radio Scotland ?It is a rewarding, if sometimes harrowing journey for the reader as Maclean wrestles with his demons and his identity amid “cultural schizophrenia?. One is left feeling a deal of sympathy for this most talented, fascinating and charismatic... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
She's back! After several years away from our screens, Eastenders favourite Kat Moon had finally returned to Albert Square -- with her much-loved husband Alfie in tow. The nation has long been fascinated with the on/off relationship between the pair and, in this fascinating biography, the actress who brings Kat to life is uncovered.Only days after... more...