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  • Before Marilynby Astrid Franse; Michelle Morgan

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    Before Marilyn tells the story of Marilyn Monroe's modelling career, during which time she was signed to the famous Blue Book Agency in Hollywood. The head of the agency, Miss Emmeline Snively, saw potential in the young woman and kept detailed records and correspondence throughout their professional relationship and beyond. On the day of Monroe's... more...

  • The Business of Broadwayby Mitch Weiss; Perri Gaffney

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    New York?s Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the “top of the heap? in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned industry to explain just how its system functions. For anyone interested in pursuing a career on Broadway, or who wants to grow a theatre... more...

  • Elicited Metaphor Analysis in Educational Discourseby Wan Wan; Graham Low

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This study aims at identifying the types of metaphor produced by first-year college students of an English-teaching and a Spanish-teaching program in Chile on their role as professional educators and students of pedagogy. A questionnaire was administered to a total of 56 student-teachers at a Chilean university. The participants’ responses were... more...

  • You Look Like That Girlby Lisa Jakub

    Beaufort Books 2015; US$ 14.95

    <div>At the age of twenty-two, Lisa Jakub had what she was supposed to want: she was a working actor in Los Angeles. She had more than forty movies and TV shows to her name, she had been in blockbusters like<em>Mrs. Doubtfire</em>and<em>Independence Day</em>, she walked the red carpet and lived in the house she bought... more...

  • The Lives of Robert Ryanby J. R. Jones

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    The definitive biography of the legendary film noir actor more...

  • Pete Duelby Paul Green

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Most widely known for his starring role as outlaw Hannibal Heyes in television's Alias Smith and Jones (1971-1973), actor Pete Duel (originally Peter Deuel) led an unpredictable and often tumultuous life, cut short by his highly publicized suicide on New Year's Eve 1971, at the height of his celebrity. In the expanded second edition, this biography... more...

  • Working in the Wingsby Elizabeth A. Osborne; Christine Woodworth

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Theatre has long been an art form of subterfuge and concealment. Working in the Wings: New Perspectives on Theatre History and Labor, edited by Elizabeth A. Osborne and Christine Woodworth, brings attention to what goes on behind-the-scenes, challenging, and revising our understanding of work, theatre, and history. Essays consider a range of... more...

  • Jolly Della Pringleby Charles E. Lauterbach

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The story of American repertory theatre actress Jolly Della Pringle (1870-1952) is an odyssey of travel, adventure, drama, romance and many changes in fortune. Pringle was a major star to the people in the gold fields, cow towns, logging camps, military forts and rural communities of the West and Midwest during the decades before and after the turn... 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...

  • The Clint Eastwood Westernsby James L. Neibaur

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    This book looks at the film and television genre that made Clint Eastwood a star: westerns. The author discusses in detail the production, impact, influences, and successes (both critical and commercial) of each of Eastwood?s films. Neibaur also examines the continued success and influence of his films on the western film genre. more...