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  • Stan Without Ollieby Ted Okuda; James L. Neibaur

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 38.00

    Long before his momentous teaming with Oliver Hardy, comedian Stan Laurel (1890-1965) was a motion picture star in his own right. From his film debut in Nuts in May (1917) through his final solo starring effort Should Tall Men Marry? (1928), Laurel headlined dozens of short comedies for a variety of producers and production companies, often playing... more...

  • Theater und Fest in Europaby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Matthias Warstat; Anne Littmann

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 74.44

    Theater und Fest in Europa stellt in Fallstudien zu Antike, Mittelalter, Früher Neuzeit, Moderne und Gegenwart neueste Forschungsergebnisse zum gemeinschaftsbildenden Zusammenwirken von Theater und Fest vor: Ein breites und vielschichtiges Spektrum festlich-theatraler Inszenierungen werden auf ihre ästhetischen und politischen Potenziale für die Konstruktion,... more...

  • Translatorische Kreativitätby Gerrit Bayer-Hohenwarter

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 64.89

    Was ist translatorische Kreativität? Wie misst man sie? Und werden Übersetzerinnen und Übersetzer mit zunehmender translatorischer Kompetenz kreativer? Dies sind die zentralen Fragen, denen die vorliegende empirische Studie mithilfe psycholinguistischer Methoden nachgeht. Die Datenbasis bilden die Übersetzungsprodukte und -prozesse von zwölf studentischen... more...

  • Gareth Malone?s Guide to Classical Music: The Perfect Introduction to Classical Musicby Gareth Malone

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    Have you ever been carried away by a piece of classical music? In this funny, evocative, personal eBook, previously published as ?Music for the People: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Classical Music?, Gareth takes us on a journey of musical discovery that explains and entertains in equal measure. more...

  • British Avant-Garde Theatreby Claire Warden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and social borders, the book reads experiments in Britain during this period alongside theatrical innovations overseas. more...

  • Marilyn Revealedby Ted Schwarz

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2008; US$ 25.99

    What made Norma Jean special was the quality she discovered when, bored with being a teenage bride with a husband in the Merchant Marine during World War II, she took her first and most enduring lover, the camera. At the age of 36, Marilyn Monroe died a Hollywood movie star and an American legend. Her rise to fame, however, had very little to do with... more...

  • Mr Strangelove: Peter Sellersby Ed Sikov

    Pan Macmillan UK 2003; US$ 15.45

    Peter Sellers was a genius, whose unique mastery created enduring comic characters. But behind the man that could make the world laugh was a tragic sadness. Employing his creations as masks to hide behind, Sellers was convinced his own life was meaningless and empty. Acclaimed biographer Ed Sikov has spoken to many who knew and worked with Sellers,... more...

  • Odin Teatretby Adam J. Ledger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Focusing on Odin Teatret's latest work, this discussion is updated by drawing on fresh research. The group's productions since 2000 are included and the book offers a reassessment of Odin's actor training. Its community work and legacy are discussed and Barba's intercultural practice is viewed alongside two major Theatrum Mundi productions. more...

  • Ingrid Bergmanby David Smit

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    Smit studies the woman behind her public image as a natural, wholesome, even saintly person, an image carefully crafted by Bergman's first producer David O. Selznick. Bergman hid behind that image to live her life on her own terms. That life included three difficult marriages, numerous lovers, and a major scandal that stained her reputation but... more...

  • Bruceby Jules Stenson

    John Blake 2012; US$ 18.99

    Sir Bruce Forsyth, know more affectionately as Brucie, is one of Britain's best-loved stars and a true national treasure. From hosting game shows, such as The Price is Right and You Bet!, to presenting talent competitions and variety shows, he has lit up television screens for decades, attracted record-breaking audiences and captured the heart of... more...