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  • Vivien Leighby Anne Edwards

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    This is the story of the actress who became a Hollywood legend by winning the coveted role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind . But behind the dazzling exterior lay the sinister shadow of another Vivien Leigh?a shadow which pursued her throughout her aristocratic upbringing, her frustrating first marriage, her tempestuous romance with Laurence... more...

  • The Girl Who Walked Home Aloneby Charlotte Chandler

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 26.00

    Even a short list of Bette Davis's most famous films -- Of Human Bondage; Jezebel; Dark Victory; The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex; Now, Voyager; All About Eve; What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? -- reveals instantly what a major force she was in Hollywood. Her distinctive voice, her remarkable eyes, her astonishing range and depth of characterization... more...

  • Postdramatikby Hanna Klessinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study investigates the history of post-dramatic literature between 1966 and 1995. It reveals the ways that post-dramatic writing styles lent themselves productively to international modern theater, continued to develop dynamically, and came to form a tradition of its own. Extensive reviews of post-dramatic trends and forms are interspersed... more...

  • Born Translatedby Rebecca L. Walkowitz

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    As a growing number of contemporary novelists write explicitly for publication in multiple languages, the genre?s form and aims are shifting. Born-translated novels include passages that appear to be written in different tongues, narrators who speak to foreign audiences, and other visual and formal techniques that treat translation as a medium rather... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. 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...

  • 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...

  • Mutterschaft und Familie: Inszenierungen in Theater und Performanceby Miriam Dreysse

    transcript 2015; US$ 36.36

    Obwohl sich Geschlechterrollen und Familienstrukturen in den letzten Jahrzehnten radikal gewandelt haben, sind Mutter- und Familienbilder in der Alltagskultur oft noch vom Modell der bürgerlichen Kleinfamilie und christlichen Traditionen geprägt. Miriam Dreysse legt diese Darstellungstraditionen offen und untersucht zeitgenössisches Theater und Performance,... more...

  • Japanese Playsby A.L. Sadler; Paul S. Atkins

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works Nothing reflects the beauty of life as much as Japanese theater. It is here that reality is held suspended and emptiness can fill the mind through words, music, dance, and mysticism. A.L. Sadler translates the mysteries of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki in his groundbreaking book, Japanese Plays . A seminal classic... more...

  • 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...