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  • British South Asian Theatreby Graham Ley; Sarah Dadswell

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book documents the presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain, a major aspect of British cultural life over the last thirty years. The work of many British Asian-led companies, including Tara Arts, Tamasha, Kali, Rasa and Rifco, is covered in detail. The book is a major contribution to the understanding of diasporic arts through one of the... more...

  • Grand Guignolby Richard J.Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    The first part of this book, ‘An Introduction to the Grand-Guignol’, reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts in the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance. The authors give full consideration to practical applications and to the challenges presented... more...

  • London's Grand Guignolby Richard Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    London’s Grand Guignol—a macabre theatre of naturalistic horror—was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. Eight series of plays were staged; in total forty-three plays were produced and many others written and refused a licence. London’s Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror considers the importance... more...

  • Reflexion von ethnischer Identität(szuweisung) im deutschen Gegenwartstheaterby Hanna Voss

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.03

    In unserer Alltagswelt sind ethnische Stereotype allgegenwärtig. Dennoch - oder gerade deswegen - werden sie oft nicht als solche wahrgenommen und hinterfragt. Schenkt man der seit 2012 geführten ?Blackfacing-Debatte? Glauben, finden sich solche ethnischen Zuschreibungsmuster auch in deutschen Theaterproduktionen wieder. Ist das Theater also auf Grund... more...

  • Weber, Woyzeck, Wunde Dresdenby Christian Engelbrecht

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.03

    Volker Lösch ist mit Theaterarbeiten bekannt geworden, die das seit den 1990er Jahren beliebte Mittel des Chorischen einsetzen, um Realitäten der zeitgenössischen Wirklichkeit in das Stadttheater zu integrieren - ein »Detektivunternehmen zur Erforschung der wirklichen Verhältnisse«. Christian Engelbrecht konzentriert sich auf drei kontrovers diskutierte... more...

  • This Is Meby Michelle Collins

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 10.99

    Michelle Collins has played iconic roles in the two most watched soap operas on British television. In the 1990s she played the backstabbing blonde, Cindy Beale, in EastEnders, and in 2011 she joined the cast of Coronation Street and now plays much-loved Rovers Return landlady, Stella Price.But what about the rest? Much of Michelle's remarkable story... more...

  • World Film Locations: Romeby Gabriel Solomons

    Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00

    Rome is a city rich in history and culture and imbued with a realism and romanticism that has captured the imaginations of filmmakers throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. more...

  • The London Stage 1920-1929by J. P. Wearing

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 169.99

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1920 to December 31, 1929. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...

  • Cara Delevingne -The Most Beautiful Girl in the Worldby Abi Smith

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    Hailed as the new Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne has fast become one of the most influential supermodels on the planet. Known for her irreverent style and kooky sense of humour, it is her wild side that makes her a constant source of fascination the world over. In this, the first unauthorised biography of the British beauty, Abi Smith reveals Cara?s... more...

  • Playing Cultureby Vicki Ann Cremona; Rikard Hoogland; Gay Morris; Willmar Sauter

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 78.40

    Playing Culture represents one of the corner stones in the model of the Theatrical Event, as developed by the Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR). In this volume, thirteen scholars contribute to illuminate the significance and possibilities of playing within the framework of theatrical events. Playing is understood... more...