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- Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 59.99
Introduces Benigni's performances in film, stage, and television, little known outside of Italy, with an emphasis on the cultural and intellectual backdrops that characterize his films, including his origins among the Tuscan rhyming poets and his experiences in the Roman avant-garde theater. Benigni's statements about his experiences and apprenticeships... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 32.50
A new biography, the first in two decades, of the legendary actress who inspired Anton Chekhov, popularized Henrik Ibsen, and spurred Stanislavski to create a new theory of acting based on her art and to invoke her name at every rehearsal. Writers loved her and wrote plays for her. She be-friended Rainer Maria Rilke and inspired the young James Joyce,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95
This useful guidebook not only provides practical exercises for both students and teachers, but also offers an historical perspective on European and world theatre and charts exciting developments in theatre research Eugenio Barba is the first book to combine: *an overview of Barba's work and that of his company, Odin Teatret *exploration of his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Focusing on Odin Teatret's latest work, this discussion is updated by drawing on fresh research. The group's productions since 2000 are included and the book offers a reassessment of Odin's actor training. Its community work and legacy are discussed and Barba's intercultural practice is viewed alongside two major Theatrum Mundi productions. more...
- TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99
Sophia Loren, with a career spanning six decades, is without doubt one of the grandes dames of cinema, but she was not limited to that accomplishment. She has acted in numerous television roles, authored multiple cooking and beauty books, and recorded several chart-topping musical hitsbut never acted on stage because of stage fright. Her face... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00
European stardom is very different from that of Hollywood, where the industry concentrates intensively on establishing and promoting major stars. This unique book sets out to highlight the career of Sophia Loren as a prime example of a highly original rise to fame in a European context. Pauline Small emphasizes that although primarily an Italian star,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95
The Theatre of Socģetas Raffaello Sanzio chronicles four years in the life of an extraordinary Italian theatre company whose work is widely recognized as some of the most exciting theatre currently being made in Europe. In the first English-language book to document their work, company founders, Claudia Castellucci, Romeo Castellucci and Chiara... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95
Eugenio Barba is one of Europe's leading theatre directors, at the forefront of experimental and group theatre for more than twenty years. Ian Watson provides the most comprehensive and systematic study of Barba's work, including his training methods, dramaturgy, productions and theories, as well as his work at the International School of Theatre Anthropology. more...