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- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 59.95
Taking to heart Thomas Heywood?s claim that plays ?persuade men to humanity and good life, instruct them in civility and good manners, showing them the fruits of honesty, and the end of villainy,? Mark Bayer?s captivating new study argues that the early modern London theatre was an important community institution whose influence extended far... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95
While it is common knowledge that Jews were prominent in literature, music, cinema, and science in pre-1933 Germany, the fascinating story of Jewish co-creation of modern German theatre is less often discussed. Yet for a brief time, during the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic, Jewish artists and intellectuals moved away from a segregated Jewish... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Today?s successful plays and playwrights achieve their prominence not simply because of their intrinsic merit but because of the work of mediators, who influence the whole trajectory of a playwright?s or a theatre company?s career. Critics and academic writers are primarily considered the makers of reputations, but funding organizations and various... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 34.95
In 2005 literary and film critic Edward Turk immersed himself in New York City?s ACT FRENCH festival, a bold effort to enhance American contact with the contemporary French stage. This dizzying crash course on numerous aspects of current French theatre paved the way for six months of theatregoing in Paris and a month?s sojourn at the 2006 Avignon... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 5.99
A Life In Time And Space is the bestselling story of the life and career of David Tennant, acclaimed classical actor and television's most popular Doctor Who, that was originally published in 2008, but now revised and updated for this ebook edition. Energetic and charismatic, David achieved international acclaim for his riveting portrayal of the tenth... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 173.73
Under the guiding concepts ?pluralization? and ?authority?, the series presents studies [of the Munich Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 573] on the Early Modern Age from the 15th to the 17th century. Increasingly, the cultural sciences recognize the Early Modern Age as an epoch that was dependent on the exigencies of medieval tradition,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 103.13
This book is the first German-language study of the complete works of Max Aub (1903?1972). It aims to analyze a representative selection of his works and make it accessible to a broad academic readership. Another focus lies onAub?s complete works as an exampleof the generation of Spanish authors born around 1900 who mostly published their... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 23.99
Skillfully written and complemented with photos, this biography is the first to honor British actress-manager Lena Ashwell. In a rapidly changing world, Ashwell was crucial to the advancement of women in English theater and in the formation of the National Theater. The book highlights the inspiring woman?s other valuable accomplishments as well, including... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.42
In the course of the 20th century there was a growing discrepancy between literary dramatics and the modern stage which led to serious dislocations. Nowadays we are faced with a multiplicity of theatrical texts which can no longer be described using the categories of a poetology of drama ? including its epic extensions, nor can they be explained... more...