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  • Broadway Theatreby Andrew Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    In this fascinating and affectionate account of a unique theatrical phenonemon, Andrew Harris takes an intriguing look at the reality and myth behind the heart and soul of American drama. more...

  • The Films of Victor Matureby James McKay

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    With his rugged features and earthy sex appeal, Victor Mature ushered in a new breed of postwar Hollywood actor, far removed from the debonair matinee idols of the 1930s. Following success as an upbeat leading man in the early 1940s Fox musicals, opposite the likes of Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth, he went on deliver two of his most powerful performances... more...

  • Harpo Marx as Tricksterby Charlene Fix

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00

    The author invites readers to spend time in the pleasure of Harpo's cinematic company while comparing him to tricksters from folklore, myth and legend. The book demonstrates how Harpo, the sweetest, wildest, most magical Marx brother, accomplishes the archetypal trickster's work. Thirteen chapters then examine Harpo's trickster persona... more...

  • Small Acts of Repairby Stephen Bottoms; Matthew Goulish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    In documenting and critiquing the evolution of the Goat Island company's processes, politics and aesthetics, this book makes an important contribution to the critical debates surrounding contemporary performance practices. more...

  • Über die Grenzeby Peter von Möllendorff; Ute E. Eisen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    There has been little previous research in ancient studies on the narratological notion of metalepses. The essays in this volume describe the forms, functions, and effects of metalepses in texts and artifacts. The authors demonstrate the diversity and ubiquity of metalepses as they occur in Akkadian and Egyptian literature, in the Hebrew Bible, in... more...

  • Asian American Culture on Stageby Yuko Kurahashi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 163.00

    This book captures the 30-year history of the East West Players (EWP), tracing the company's representation of Asian Americans through the complex social and cultural changes of the past three decades. more...

  • Shattered Loveby Richard Chamberlain

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 13.99

    In Shattered Love , Richard Chamberlain poignantly recounts his lifelong struggle to find happiness. Tracing a fascinating path over his meteoric rise to success, he chronicles his struggle to come to terms with his own imperfections, his growing desire to be honest about his sexual orientation, and his yearning to live with an open heart. And along... more...

  • Dance of the Vampires and Six Other Playsby Bole Butake

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 34.95

    This crowning collection brings together seven of Bole Butakeís finest plays since 1984, namely: Dance of the Vampires; Family Saga; Lake God; Betrothal Without Libation; And Palm Wine Will Flow; The Rape of Michelle; and Shoes. More than an academic, Butake has distinguished himself as a playwright, unearthing and foregrounding the ills, travails... more...

  • Call Me Lumpyby Bank Bank; Gibu Twyman

    Taylor Trade Publishing 1997; US$ 20.99

    Frank Bank's story is a sometimes wild, sometimes bawdy, often poignant, always funny account of a real-life Louie Louie who led a nation to California-dreamin'. more...

  • Norm & Ahmedby Alex Buzo

    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...