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- Currency Press 1999; US$ 17.99
These plays portray a society at the cusp of reform. The writing reflects a deep sense of the need for change, and awareness of the ground beginning to give way beneath the feet. The plays are: Alan Hopgood's Private Yuk Objects, a rich portrait of Australia in the mid-60s centred around Australia's participation in the Vietnam war; and This... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth in 1816 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67
Volume Four of the distinguished American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama series offers a thorough, candid, and fascinating look at the theater in New York during the last decades of the twentieth century. more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
This book concludes Gerald Bordman's acclaimed survey of American non-musical theatre. It deals with the years 1930 to 1969, a period when the number of yearly new plays was shrinking, but a period during which American drama as a whole entered the world stage and became a dominant force. With works like Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
An Academy Award-winning actress and the internationally bestselling author of Out on a Limb delivers her touching, warm, and headline-making memoir. In My Lucky Stars Shirley MacLaine talks candidly and personally about her four decades in Hollywood, especially about the men and women--her "lucky stars"--who touched and challenged her life. ... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
Joaquin Phoenix is one of the most fascinating and controversial actors working in film, and ever since his Oscar-nominated performance as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line, is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood. Yet in October 2008, during a press interview to promote the critically acclaimed Two Lovers, Phoenix made a shock announcement... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 20.99
At the age of 12 Martin Moran was involved in a sexual relationship with an older man, a counsellor from a Catholic boy's camp. Thirty years later, he set out to find and confront his abuser. The Tricky Part is the story of the man Martin Moran became, and the ambiguous relationship with his abuser that would mark his life. Growing up in an ordinary... more...
- Portable Press 2011; US$ 14.99
This volumeUncle John?s Bathroom Reader Wonderful World of Oddexposes the best of the weirdest news, facts, and fun from all over the world. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers? Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 11 million books in print, the... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 25.95
But who was Donna Reed? Perhaps no celebrity of her symbolic importance is so little known. Moving from the backroads of Iowa to the mansions of Bel Air, Jay Fultz goes in search of the woman behind the image. In Search of Donna Reed reveals a woman whose intelligence and force of character often put her at odds with the roles she portrayed both... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1992; US$ 42.95
The middle years of the nineteenth century were a time of dynamic artistic and social changes in America. Now, Melodramatic Formations is the first study to trace these changes in popular stage melodrama's production, dramatic form, and audience reception. Bruce McConachie shows how the theatrical mutability that characterized the years 1820 to... more...