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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
Conrad Veidt, a native of Berlin, began acting in small parts as an extra until called into service during World War I. After his discharge he began a theater career that subsequently led to films and more than one turn as a director. This work thoroughly details Veidt's film career. It lists all movies that he was involved in and provides a synopsis,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 139.00
Samuel Beckett produced some of the most powerful writing ? some of the funniest but most devastating ? of the twentieth century. He described his plays, prose and poetry as ?an unnecessary stain on the silence?, but the extraordinary combination of concision and richness in his writing stems from his peculiar sensitivity to the sounds and rhythms... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 124.99
The Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers the field of theater performance in the German language, concentrating on German-speaking Europe, through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant playwrights, directors, producers,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00
Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges... 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...
- Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 24.95
35 reproducible exercises in each guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills as they teach higher order critical thinking skills and literary appreciation. Teaching suggestions, background notes, act-by-act summaries, and answer keys included. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
'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...
- 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...