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  • The Stingby Matthew Specktor; Sean Howe

    Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 12.95

    From Melville to Madoff, the Confidence Man is an essential American archetype. George Roy Hill?s 1973 film The Sting treats this theme with a characteristic dexterity. The movie was warmly received in its time, winning seven Academy Awards, but there were some who thought the movie was nothing more than a slight throwback. Pauline Kael, among... more...

  • Regional Best 2012by William Roetzheim

    Level 4 Press, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.95

    Second in the annual series of the best plays that have had a premier in a regional theater, but no NYC premier. more...

  • Documentation, Disappearance and the Representation of Live Performanceby Dr Matthew Reason

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00

    The documentation of practice is one of the principle concerns of performance studies. Focusing on contemporary performance practice and with emphasis on the transformative impact of video, photography and writing, this book explores the ideological, practical, and representational implications of knowing performance through its documentations. more...

  • Utopiaby Claire MacDonald

    Intellect 2015; US$ 45.00

    In a room in the middle of nowhere, a man and a woman dream up spectacular worlds: a decaying city, a lush and crumbling garden, a train journey across a drowned landscape. Darkly humorous, absurd and surreal, these are plays for a theatre in which time and space, character and setting are as uncertain as the maps this man and this woman draw. A co-founder... more...

  • Theme Issueby Dr David Raitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The articles in this e-book are each testament to the many important uses to which electronic books are now being put. For example, they are being used for the support of teaching and learning, for the dissemination of technical information and for knowledge sharing in the leisure and health industries. more...

  • Textual Practiceby Lindsay Deputy Editor: Smith; Alan Sinfield; Jean US Associate Editor: Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 37.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Textual Practiceby Terence Hawkes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    This book should be of interest to students and teachers of literature and literary theory. more...

  • Tending the Heart of Virtueby Vigen Guroian

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    Examining a wide range of children's stories, the author argues that they capture the meaning of morality through vivid depictions of the struggle between good and evil, in which characters must make choices between right and wrong, or heroes and villains contest the fate of imaginary worlds. more...

  • Presentation Skills for Studentsby Lucinda Becker

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00

    The ability to speak clearly, fluently and persuasively is essential to students in all courses of study. This text discusses a wide range of speaking occasions, such as giving a seminar or a project presentation. more...

  • Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726by Josephine Donovan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00

    It has long been recognized that women writers played a significant role in the rise of the novel. Women and the Rise of the Novel is the first systematic theoretical study of early modern women’s fiction showing how and why it helped shape the novel’s identity. While most studies of the origin of the novel begin with the eighteenth century,... more...