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- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 11.65
He defined an era and still helps define a nation, Michael Caine is a cult figure, an icon and a cinematic heavyweight, who has given some of the greatest big-screen performances on either side of the Atlantic. This book is a celebration, documentation, and fascinating insight into the performances that made that icon - the story behind the roles,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 19.99
Michael Elphick was a young electrician working at the Chichester Theatre when he was discovered by Laurence Oliver, who arranged for him to join the Central School of Drama. It was here where he met Bruce Robinson, who would later cast him in one of the most popular British films of all time - Withnail and I. Elphick's illustrious career also included... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
Modern plays are strikingly diverse and, as a result, any attempt to locate an underlying unity between them encounters difficulties: to focus on what they have in common is often to overlook what is of primary importance in particular plays; to focus on their differences is to note the novelty of the plays without increasing their accessibility.... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 11.99
Known and loved for his many TV appearances in Brass and as the embodiment of Edward VII, Thomas Beecham and Winston Churchill, Timothy West has led a charmed life as an actor, moving effortlessly between TV and stage, film and radio recordings. With his wife, Prunella Scales, and his son, Samuel, he and his family have been responsible... more...
Musiktheater und Vertragsrecht: Die Verträge im Musiktheaterbetrieb vom Gastspiel- bis zum Tarifvertrag im Wandel der ZeitDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77
Die vorliegende Studie verdeutlicht zuerst einmal, wer überhaupt als Künstler gilt und insbesondere im Rahmen der Rechtsprechung und des Gesetzes als Künstler angesehen wird. Neben historischen Hintergründen über die Entstehung und Entwicklung der Vertragsverhältnisse mit und zwischen Künstlern und Theaterbetrieben wird im Hauptteil die heute übliche... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 36.36
Obwohl sich Geschlechterrollen und Familienstrukturen in den letzten Jahrzehnten radikal gewandelt haben, sind Mutter- und Familienbilder in der Alltagskultur oft noch vom Modell der bürgerlichen Kleinfamilie und christlichen Traditionen geprägt. Miriam Dreysse legt diese Darstellungstraditionen offen und untersucht zeitgenössisches Theater und Performance,... more...
- 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 , The... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
Although Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are culturally distinct, they share a common theatre history characterized by resistance, first as a response to Nazi occupation, then as an ideological weapon countering their annexation under strict Soviet ideology. This comprehensive overview of contemporary theatre in the Baltic states includes interviews... 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...