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  • A Number (NHB Modern Plays)by Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A fascinating meditation on human cloning, personal identity and the conflicting claims of nature and nurture. Winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Play of 2002. A Number was first staged at the Royal Court Theatre, 2002, starring Michael Gambon & Daniel Craig. ' A Number confirms Churchill's status as the first dramatist of the 21st... 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...

  • Olive Thomasby Michelle Vogel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Olive Thomas was one of Hollywood's first true movie stars. Born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, in 1894, she moved to New York at age sixteen and began to pursue an acting career. By 1915, she had landed a job as one of Ziegfeld's famous "Follies" girls. Before long her beauty was discovered by Hollywood, where she quickly became one... 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...

  • The Peter Lawford Storyby Patricia Lawford Stewart; Ted Schwarz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95

    Ted Schwarz has written and coauthored more than 100 books. Among his bestselling titles are The Peter Lawford Story , The Kennedys: The Third Generation , and Rose Kennedy and Her Family . Patricia Lawford Stewart was Peter Lawford's last wife and she lived with him for eleven years until his death. 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...

  • Political and Protest Theatre after 9/11by Jenny Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This collection documents and examines political and protest theatre produced between the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and Obama?s election in 2008 by British and American artists responding to their own governments? actions and policies during this time. The plays take up topics such as the ongoing wars on terror, Blair?s support of U.S. policies, the flawed... more...

  • Privilegien der Erfahrungby Joseph Wachter

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 60.56

    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...

  • Programming Theater Historyby Herbert Blau

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    ?One of the great stories of the American theater..., the Workshop not only built an international reputation with its daring choice of plays and nontraditional productions, it also helped launch a movement of regional, or resident, companies that would change forever how Americans thought about and consumed theater.? ? Elin Diamond, from the Introduction... more...

  • The Rainman's Third Cureby Peter Coyote

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    "The rainman gave me two cures And he said, ‘Just jump right in.? The one was Texas Medicine And the other was railroad gin. And like a fool I mixed them And they strangled up my mind Now people just get uglier And I have no sense of time.? --Bob Dylan, “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again? The guiding metaphor in Peter Coyote?s... more...