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  • Hannah Arendt: Verborgene Tradition - Unzeitgemäße Aktualität?by Heinrich Böll Stiftung

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.00

    Hannah Arendt ist längst von einer umstrittenen Denkerin zu einer Klassikerin der modernen politischen Theorie geworden. In unnachahmlicher Weise hat sie den Bruch des deutschen philosophischen Denkens in den 20er Jahren in ihren weiteren intellektuellen Lebensweg aufgenommen und in eine politische Theorie des 20. Jahrhunderts übertragen ? eine Theorie,... more...

  • My Life in Vaudevilleby Ed Lowry; Paul M Levitt

    Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONE An entertaining record of a life and a time Ed Lowry joined the vaudeville circuit in 1910 at the age of fourteen. He never achieved stardom equal to the likes of Fred Allen, Jack Benny, George Burns, Buster Keaton, or Eddie Cantor, and he never considered himself an ?artiste.? Instead, he saw himself... more...

  • The Humana Festivalby Jeffrey Ullom

    Southern Illinois University Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    Far from the glittering lights of Broadway, in a city known more for its horse racing than its artistic endeavors, an annual festival in Louisville, Kentucky, has transformed the landscape of the American theater. The Actors Theatre of Louisville?the Tony Award?winning state theater of Kentucky?in 1976 successfully created what became the nation's... more...

  • Penumbraby Macelle Mahala

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    Penumbra Theatre Company was founded in 1976 by Lou Bellamy as a venue for African American voices within the Twin Cities theatre scene and has stood at the intersection of art, culture, politics, and local community engagement ever since. Based on interviews with actors, directors, playwrights, and critics, this book offers a multifaceted view of... more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 49.99

    Lita writes frankly, and from the perspective of many years, about their unlikely relationship...she also writes interestingly, and not scurrilously, about the social life of Hollywood in the 1920s...this memoir provides a vivid account of a relationship that was doomed from the start. more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    One effective method of teaching theory is to focus on a popular text and provide competing interpretations. Howe, Caron, and Click gather a cluster of such perspectives as they converge on the polysemic, iconic auteur filmmaker Charlie Chaplin. Offering a wide range of theoretical perspectives?Marxism, feminism, psychoanalysis?contributors exhume... more...

  • Metaphor and Metonymy revisited beyond the Contemporary Theory of Metaphorby Francisco Gonzálvez-García; María Sandra Peña Cervel; Lorena Pérez Hernández

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This paper aims to study the applications of Metaphorical Pattern Analysis (MPA) to contrastive analysis and translation by researching the differences in the metaphorical mappings instantiated by the English words ‘crisis’ and ‘recession’ and their translation equivalents in Spanish crisis and recesión . Since no translation... more...

  • Metaphors in Learner Englishby Susan Nacey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    This volume presents results from a corpus-based investigation into the metaphorical production of foreign language learners, comparing texts written by Norwegian (L2) learners of English with those written by British (L1) students. Three types of questions are addressed. The first has empirically measured answers: For example, do L2 English writers... more...

  • The Disneyland Storyby Sam Gennawey; Jeff Kurtti

    Unofficial Guides 2013; US$ 18.95

    The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream is the story of how Walt Disney?s greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt?s vision maintained... more...

  • Designing for Digital Readingby Jennifer Pearson; George Buchanan; Harold Thimbleby

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Reading is a complex human activity that has evolved, and co-evolved, with technology over thousands of years. Mass printing in the fifteenth century firmly established what we know as the modern book, with its physical format of covers and paper pages, and now-standard features such as page numbers, footnotes, and diagrams. Today, electronic documents... more...