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  • The Object Paradeby Dinah Lenney

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00

    This new collection of interconnected essays marches to a provocative premise: what if one way to understand your life was to examine the objects within it? Which objects would you choose? What memories do they hold? And lined up in a row, what stories do they have to tell? In recalling her experience, Dinah?s essays each begin with one thing — real... more...

  • Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New Yorkby Michael V. Pisani

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    Throughout the nineteenth century, people heard more music in the theatre?accompanying popular dramas such as Frankenstein , Oliver Twist , Uncle Tom?s Cabin , Lady Audley?s Secret , The Corsican Brothers , The Three Musketeers , as well as historical romances by Shakespeare and Schiller?than they did in almost any other area of their lives.... more...

  • Heart of Practiceby Thomas Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre?s true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski?s dramatic research through a decade of conversations with his apprentice, Thomas Richards. Tuscany?s ?Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards?... more...

  • Metaphor and Philosophyby Mark Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    During the last 15 years, cognitive scientists have discovered things about the nature and importance of metaphor that are startling because of their radical implications for metaphor research and because they require us to rethink some of our most fundamental received notions of meaning, concepts, and reason. Many of the theoretical assumptions that... more...

  • Pregones Theatreby Eva Cristina Vásquez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 146.00

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Phraseological Substitutions in Newspaper Headlinesby Sylvia Jaki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    The major purpose of newspaper headlines is to trigger the reader?s interest. A popular way to achieve this goal is the use of phraseological modifications. Based on previous findings from various linguistic disciplines, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to shed light on the reception of substitutions like More than Meats the Eye .... more...

  • The A to Z of African American Theaterby Anthony D. Hill; Douglas Q. Barnett

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    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...

  • American Theatre A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama 1969?2000by Thomas S. Hischak

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • American Theatreby Gerald Bordman

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 98.99

    Aimed at those interested in American theatre, this work covers the period from 1930 to 1969. more...

  • Kasher in the Ryeby Moshe Kasher

    Grand Central Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    Rising young comedian Moshe Kasher is lucky to be alive. He started using drugs when he was just 12. At that point, he had already been in psychoanlysis for 8 years. By the time he was 15, he had been in and out of several mental institutions, drifting from therapy to rehab to arrest to...you get the picture. But KASHER IN THE RYE is not an "eye opener"... more...