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  • Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influenceby Katharine Cockin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In this essay collection, established experts and new researchers, reassess the performances and cultural significance of Ellen Terry, her daughter Edith Craig (1869?1947) and her son Edward Gordon Craig (1872?1966), as well as Bram Stoker, Lewis Carroll and some less familiar figures. more...

  • Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Twentieth-Century Actressby Helen Grime

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies is a paradox; a famous actress whose career spanned most of the twentieth century she is now largely forgotten. Drawing on material held in Ffrangcon-Davies's personal archive, Grime argues that the representation of the actress, on and off the stage, can be read in terms of its constructions of normative female behaviours. more...

  • Initials in The Heartby Laurence Whistler

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 7.28

    Laurence Whistler"s story of his five-year marriage to Jill Furse before her sudden early death has achieved a classic quality. Despite the tragedy of its ending the lasting impression is of two lives lived to the full in supreme happiness. Jill Furse was remarkable for many gifts; beauty, acting, poetry and above all gaiety and courage. This edition... more...

  • The Steptoe and Son Quiz Bookby Mark McCaighey

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 7.49

    Those world famous rag and bone men - Albert and Harold Steptoe are back in this original and entertaining quiz book based on the award winning BBC TV sitcom. The show’s’ creators and writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson have penned an exclusive ‘Foreword’ to sit alongside the six hundred questions that cover all 57 television episodes... more...

  • The Modern Stage and Other Worlds (Routledge Revivals)by Austin E. Quigley

    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...

  • Robert Pattinson - The Biographyby Sarah Oliver

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    <p>The Twilight Saga may have made ‘R-Patz’ a household name - and earned him a spot on the bedroom walls of teenage girls around the world - but long gone are the days when he was just seen as a (very) pretty face.</p><p>Named amongst TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, and drawing critical acclaim for... more...

  • Ottoman Empire and European Theatre Vol. IIIby Michael Hüttler; Hans Ernst Weidinger; Emily M. N. Kugler

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; US$ 41.88

    On 3 May 1810 George Gordon, Lord Byron, swam like the mythic Leander from Sestos on the European side of the Hellespont to Abydos on the Asian shore. The hero of his poem "Don Juan" has lived in ?feminine disguise? in the sultan's harem for more than a century. To commemorate Byron's Don Juan, the third volume of the "Ottoman Empire... more...

  • Up Front"¦by Victor Spinetti

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 8.74

    "An entertainer with few equals." Daily Mail "Creasingly Funny." The Times Described by Sir Paul McCartney as ‘the man who makes clouds disappear’, Victor Spinetti is one of Britain’s best-loved and most outrageous performers. He became known to the Sixties generation through his comedic roles in the landmark Beatles films and the... more...

  • Theatre of Exileby Horacio Czertok; Martin Holbraad

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95

    How might the organic link between theatre-making and political action be revitalised? And how might a spontaneous vision of a theatre of and for ordinary people be reignited? Since his political exile from Argentina in 1977, theatre director and producer Horacio Czertok has devoted his life to re-imagining the art of the theatre, taking it out of... more...

  • Victorian Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910by Michael R. Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1981. This study concentrates on one aspect of Victorian theatre production in the second half of the nineteenth century ? the spectacular, which came to dominate certain kinds of production during that period. A remarkably consistent style, it was used for a variety of dramatic forms, although surrounded by critical controversy.... more...