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  • The Making of Theatrical Reputationsby Yael Zarhy-Levo

    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...

  • The Recurrence of Fateby Spencer Jay Golub

    University of Iowa Press 1994; US$ 29.95

    How, why, and according to whose definitions and requirements does a culture self-consciously create memory and project its fate? In this remarkable book—the first in English to treat Russian history as theatre and cultural performance—Spencer Golub reveals the performative nature of Russian history in the twentieth century and the... more...

  • Max Aub und die spanische Literatur zwischen Avantgarde und Exilby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    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 first works... more...

  • Edy was a Ladyby Ann Rachlin

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Edith Craig (1869-1947), illegitimate, lesbian, suffragette, was the most extraordinary contributor to British Theatre of her time. As an actor on stage and in silent movies, she was also a brilliant costume designer, costume maker, stage producer, director and fencing expert. more...

  • Vom Drama zum Theatertext?by Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer; Malgorzata Leyko; Evelyn Deutsch-Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    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 exclusively... more...

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    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 266.00

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  • Caroline Munro, First Lady of Fantasyby Robert Michael ?Bobb? Cotter

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This filmography (including television and music video appearances) chronicles the career of Caroline Munro, a woman of humble beginnings whose chance entry in a "Face of the Year" photo competition propelled her to international fame as a model and actress, and whose work in genre cinema has won her the well-earned title of "First Lady... more...

  • The Piscator Notebookby Judith Malina

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    'Theater legend Malina has written one of the most interesting studies of the avant-garde theatrical movement published in the last several years.' ? CHOICE Judith Malina and The Living Theatre have been icons of political theatre for over six decades. What few realise is that she originally studied under one of the giants of twentieth century... more...

  • British Avant-Garde Theatreby Claire Warden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and social borders, the book reads experiments in Britain during this period alongside theatrical innovations overseas. more...