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  • Broadway Theatreby Andrew Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'Broadway' has been the stuff of theatrical legends for generations. In this fascinating and affectionate account of a unique theatrical phenomenon, Andrew Harris takes an intriguing look at both the reality and the myth behind the heart and soul of American Drama Broadway Theatre explores: * the aims and achievements of such major figures as... more...

  • The Post-traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantorby Magda Romanska; Kathleen Cioffi

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    A historical and critical analysis of the post-traumatic theatre of Grotowski and Kantor, examining the ways they represent Auschwitz in their respective pivotal works ‘Akropolis’ and ‘Dead Class’. more...

  • Kurokawa Nōby Eike Grossmann

    BRILL 2013; US$ 160.00

    This study contains a detailed record of the history and development of Kurokawa n?, the processes of its transmission over the generations and its impact on the wider cultural life of Japan. Kurokawa N? also offers an invaluable, authentic case study in the wider context of notions of Japanese self-perception and self-representation. more...

  • Harpo Marx as Tricksterby Charlene Fix

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00

    The author invites readers to spend time in the pleasure of Harpo's cinematic company while comparing him to tricksters from folklore, myth and legend. The book demonstrates how Harpo, the sweetest, wildest, most magical Marx brother, accomplishes the archetypal trickster's work. Thirteen chapters then examine Harpo's trickster persona... more...

  • Perspectives on Translation and Interpretation in Cameroonby N. Chia; C. Suh

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 20.90

    Perspectives on Translation and Interpretation in Cameroon is the first volume of a book series of the Advanced School of Translators and Interpreters (ASTI) of the University of Buea. It opens a window into the wide dynamic and interesting area of translation and interpretation in a multilingual Cameroon that had on the eve of independence and unification... more...

  • Resetting the Stageby Dragan Klaic

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 32.00

    Commercial theatre is thriving across Europe, while public theatre has suffered under changing patterns of cultural consumption – as well as sharp reductions in government subsidies for the arts. At a time when the rationale behind these subsidies is being widely reexamined, it has never been more important for public theatre to demonstrate its continued... more...

  • Who the Hell is Alice? My Story - Alice Barryby Alice Barry

    John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    Her face is simply unmistakable as the council house based brothel madam, Lillian, in Channel 4's long running brilliant cult drama 'Shameless,' based on a Manchester sink estate. By her own admission not exactly the Bridget Bardot of the North West, she is fiercely and unapologetically proud of her working class roots and the many obstacles she has... more...

  • Spike Milliganby Pauline Scudamore

    The History Press 2003; US$ 4.99

    The biography of Spike Milligan, one of the most gifted, creative individuals of our time, and remembered as a true comic genius. However, many people are unaware that he battled throughout his adult life against anxiety and depression, neither of which he was able to conquer. 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...

  • Performing Hybridity in Colonial-Modern Chinaby Siyuan Liu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    In Shanghai in the early twentieth century, a hybrid theatrical form, wenmingxi , emerged that was based on Western spoken theatre, classical Chinese theatre, and a Japanese hybrid form known as shinpa . This book places it in the context of its hybridized literary and performance elements, giving it a definitive place in modern Chinese theatre.... more...