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  • Machu My Picchuby Iris Bahr

    Skirt! 2011; US$ 13.99

    Amy Sedaris meets Woody Allen in an uproarious memoir of self discovery. In her critically acclaimed memoir Dork Whore, Iris Bahr finally lost her virginity in the summer between high school and Brown University. In this book, she?s ready for love a year later?but not much wiser. Through all of her uproarious capers, she tries to reconcile her... more...

  • Wife of the Life of the Partyby Lita Grey Chaplin; Jeffrey Vance

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    The memoir of the late Lita Grey Chaplin (1908-1995), the only one of Chaplin's wives to have written an account of life with Chaplin. Her memoir is an extraordinary Hollywood story of someone who was there from the very beginning. more...

  • Refocusing Chaplinby Lawrence Howe; James E. Caron; Benjamin Click

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    This is a collection of scholarly essays that focuses on particular phases of Chaplin?s career through various critical lenses, in order to highlight the understated, and often overlooked, complexity of Chaplin?s filmmaking, and to provide insight into both the extensive range and the limits of the critical leverage of a broad array of interpretive... more...

  • How I Slept My Way to the Middleby Kevin Pollak

    Lyons Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    How I Slept My Way to the Middle winningly combines never-before-heard stories featuring A-list entertainers with fan favorites and Kevin?s own thoughts about how he made it. He turned down his first invitation to do stand-up on The Tonight Show because he knew that he?d make a bigger impact if he sat on the couch next to Johnny. That huge risk?which... more...

  • Privilegien der Erfahrungby Joseph Wachter

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 66.80

    Die bisherige Diffusion beim Umgang mit dem Begriff ,Fiktion? resultiert aus der Verkennung des Phänomens ,fiktional?. Es wurde übersehen, dass fiktionale Gebilde ,Persistenz? voraussetzen, das Privileg des szenischen Dabeiseins und -bleibens in verschlossenen Situationen, deren Verkettung als Handlungsnexus erfahrbar wird. Das Fiktionsfeld fingiert,... more...

  • 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...

  • Theatre History Studies 2010, Vol. 30by Rhona Justice-Malloy

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    To mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Theatre History Studies journal, editor Rhona Justice-Malloy and the Mid-America Theatre Conference have collected a special-themed volume covering the past and present of African and African American theatre. Topics included range from modern theatrical trends and challenges in Zimbabwe and Kenya, and... more...

  • What Ever Happened to Orson Welles?by Joseph McBride

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00

    At twenty-five, Orson Welles (1915-1985) directed, co-wrote, and starred in Citizen Kane, widely considered the best film ever made. But Welles was such a revolutionary filmmaker that he found himself at odds with the Hollywood studio system. His work was so far ahead of its time that he never regained the wide popular following he had once enjoyed... more...

  • Anna Held and the Birth of Ziegfeld's Broadwayby Eve Golden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00

    " Anna Held (1870?-1918), a petite woman with an hourglass figure, was America's most popular musical comedy star during the two decades preceding World War I. In the colorful world of New York theater during La Belle Époque, she epitomized everything that was glamorous, sophisticated, and suggestive about turn-of-the-century Broadway. Overcoming... more...

  • The Philosophy of Clint Eastwoodby Richard T. McClelland; Brian B. Clayton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    Famous for his masculine swagger and gritty roles, American cultural icon Clint Eastwood has virtually defined the archetype of the tough lawman. Beginning with his first on-screen appearance in the television series Rawhide (1959--1965) and solidified by his portrayal of the "Man with No Name" in Sergio Leone's "Dollars" trilogy (1964--1966),... more...