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  • 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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...