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  • I Never Had a Proper Jobby Barry Cassin

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74

    I Never Had A Proper Jobis 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 perspective... more...

  • Bin gleich zurückby Stephan Pörtner

    Orell Füssli Verlag 2013; US$ 19.86

    Der Schweizer Kabarettist und Schauspieler Beat Schlatter erzählt, was er auf und neben der Bühne erlebte, wem er dabei begegnete und was er daraus lernte. Was wahr ist und was erfunden, dokumentieren hundert Fotos aus seinem Privatarchiv. Beat Schlatter hat stets die Augen offen. Als scharfer Beobachter beschreibt er seine Umwelt temporeich und amüsant.... more...

  • We Happy Fewby Imogen Stubbs

    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...

  • Ottoman Empire and European Theatre Vol. IIby Michael Hüttler; Hans Ernst Weidinger

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 42.58

    The Time of Joseph Haydn: From Sultan Mahmud I to Sultan Mahmud II (r.1730-1839), the second volume of Ottoman Empire and European Theatre, explores the relationship between Western playwrights, composers and visual artists of the eighteenth-century and Turkish-Ottoman culture, as well as the interest of Ottoman artists in European culture. Twenty-seven... more...

  • Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisitionby Tomasz Dobrogoszcz; Terry Jones

    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...

  • The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatreby Scott Graham; Steven Hoggett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    ?This is a close companion to Frantic Assembly?s practice and one that is written with an open and engaging, even disarming, tone ? A rich, rewarding and compelling text.? ? Stuart Andrews, University of Surrey? ? As Frantic Assembly move into their twentieth year of producing innovative and adventurous theatre, this new edition of their well-loved... more...

  • Gefallen aus allen Wolkenby Michael Nyqvist

    Jonas Plöttner Verlag 2014; US$ 3.78

    In seinem ersten autobiographischen Buch Gefallen aus allen Wolken berichtet Michael Nyqvist, einer der beliebtesten und bekanntesten Schauspieler Schwedens, von seiner Adoption und vom Suchen und Finden seiner Wurzeln. Der Mann, der sich seit ein paar Jahren auch in Hollywood einen Namen macht, versetzt sich einfühlsam in seine Kindheit zurück, legt... more...

  • The New Hollywoodby Peter Krämer

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    On December 8, 1967 Time magazine put Bonnie and Clyde on its cover and announced, "The New Cinema: Violence … Sex … Art." The following decade has long been celebrated as a golden age in American film history. In this innovative study, Peter Krämer offers a systematic discussion of the biggest hits of the period (including The Graduate [1967], The... more...

  • Marty Feldman: The Biography of a Comedy Legendby Robert Ross

    Titan Books 2011; US$ 4.36

    Mike Myers thinks he was ?a genius?, while John Cleese regards him as ?a true cultural icon?. He was an architect of British comedy, paving the way for Monty Python, and then became a major Hollywood star, forever remembered as Igor in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. A writer, director, performer and true pioneer of his art, he died aged only 48. His... more...

  • Memory Theatreby Simon Critchley; Liam Gillick

    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...