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  • The Films of Jean Sebergby Michael Coates-Smith; Garry McGee

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938-1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger's controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959... more...

  • The Films of Victor Matureby James McKay

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    With his rugged features and earthy sex appeal, Victor Mature ushered in a new breed of postwar Hollywood actor, far removed from the debonair matinee idols of the 1930s. Following success as an upbeat leading man in the early 1940s Fox musicals, opposite the likes of Betty Grable and Rita Hayworth, he went on deliver two of his most powerful performances... more...

  • Fleabag (NHB Modern Plays)by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 10.99

    Phoebe Waller-Bridge's debut play is an outrageously funny but poignant look at responsibility and sexuality in today's young people. The Fleabag bites back. A rip-roaring account of some sort of a female living her sort of life, this comic monologue for a female performer won numerous awards throughout 2014, including the Critics' Circle Most... more...

  • Flight 777by Ian Colvin

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    On 1 June 1943 Flight 777, a Douglas DC-3, en route from Lisbon to Britain, was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German aircraft. Among the dead was the actor Leslie Howard, who had returned from Hollywood to England to help the British war effort. Also on board was Howard’s tax adviser, Alfred Chenhalls, who smoked cigars and looked remarkably... more...

  • The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatreby Scott Graham; Steven Hoggett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    ?This is a close companion to Frantic Assembly?s practice and one that is written with an open and engaging, even disarming, tone ? A rich, rewarding and compelling text.? ? Stuart Andrews, University of Surrey? ? As Frantic Assembly move into their twentieth year of producing innovative and adventurous theatre, this new edition of their well-loved... more...

  • Französische Almanachkultur im deutschen Sprachraum (1700?1815)by Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.84

    Dieser Band widmet sich dem umfassenden Korpus französischsprachiger Almanache, die bis zum Ende der Napoleonischen Ära im deutschen Sprach- und Kulturraum gedruckt, verlegt und rezipiert wurden. Er analysiert diese bisher unerschlossenen Quellen aus literatur-, kultur- und medienwissenschaftlicher Perspektive. In 13 Einzelstudien wird deutlich, dass... more...

  • Free for Allby Kenneth Turan; Joseph Papp

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.95

    Free for All is an irresistible behind-the-scenes look at one of America?s most beloved and important cultural institutions. Under the inspired leadership of founder Joseph Papp, the Public Theater and the New York Shakespeare Festival brought revolutionary performances to the public for decades. This compulsively readable history of those years?much... more...

  • French Theatre Todayby Edward Baron Turk

    University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 34.95

     In 2005 literary and film critic Edward Turk immersed himself in New York City?s ACT FRENCH festival, a bold effort to enhance American contact with the contemporary French stage. This dizzying crash course on numerous aspects of current French theatre paved the way for six months of theatregoing in Paris and a month?s sojourn at the 2006 Avignon... more...

  • From Silver Screen to Spanish Stageby Stuart Nishan Green

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 150.00

    This book examines responses in print and on stage of five Spanish humorists to Hollywood cinema from the 1920s to the 1960s. After detailing their viewing habits and film-making experiences in the USA and Spain, I devise and apply a method for the analysis of the influence of screen on stage that draws on the disciplines of film and theatre studies.... more...

  • From St Jerome to Hypertextby Per Qvale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    From St. Jerome to Hypertext is an ambitious attempt to chart the terrain of literary translation - its history, theory and practice. It examines translation from linguistic, extralinguistic and philosophical perspectives and poses a range of important questions, including: the extent to which a linguistically creative original text should be reduced... more...