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  • Teaching Literature to Adolescentsby Richard Beach; Deborah Appleman; Susan Hynds; Jeffrey Wilhelm

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    Introducing prospective English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms, this text explores a variety of innovative approaches that incorporate reading, writing, drama, talk, and media production. more...

  • Criticism, Crisis, and Contemporary Narrativeby Paul Crosthwaite

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 149.00

    This landmark collection of essays demonstrates the capacity of literary and cultural criticism, working in dialogue with contemporary narrative texts, to provide penetrating insights into a public sphere defined by a succession of overlapping global crises, ranging from finance and economics to the environment, geopolitics, terrorism, and public... more...

  • How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13by Michaela Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13 is a practical and activity based resource of writing workshops to help you teach poetry in the primary classroom. more...

  • Voice: Onstage and Offby Robert Barton; Rocco dal Vera

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 43.95

    Voice: Onstage and Off is a comprehensive guide to the process of building, mastering and fine-tuning the voice for performance. This highly adaptable course of study empowers performers of all levels to combine and evolve their onstage and offstage voices. more...

  • The Routledge Concise History of Science Fictionby Mark Bould; Sherryl Vint

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 29.95

    The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction provides students with an accessible overview of the genre that explores how it emerged through competing, multifarious versions and the struggle to define its limits. Discussing the place of key works and looking forward to the future of the genre, this book is the ideal starting point for students... more...

  • Mirror to Natureby Margaret Rustin; Michael Rustin

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 26.95

    This book brings the insights of psychoanalysis to bear on drama in the western dramatic tradition. Plays which are discussed in detail include works by Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekhov, Wilde, and Beckett among others. The authors seek to show that the subtle understanding of conscious and unconscious emotions achieved by psychoanalytic practice can bring... more...

  • Writing in Psychoanalysisby Emma Piccioli

    Karnac Books 1996; US$ 27.95

    Writing in Psychoanalysis is the first volume in the projected Monograph Series, Psychoanalytic Issues, the Rivista di Psicoanalisi (the Journal of the Italian Psychoanalytic Society) is undertaking in conjunction with Karnac Books. The series constitutes a major effort to bring about a dialogue among psychoanalysts who while ultimately bound together... more...

  • Marlene Dietrichby Steven Bach

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    From the stages of Berlin to anti-Nazi efforts and silver-screen stardom, Steven Bach reveals the fascinating woman behind the myth surrounding Marlene Dietrich in a biography that will stand as the ultimate authority on a singular star. Based on six years of research and hundreds of interviews--including conversations with Dietrich--this is the life... more...

  • The Will to Whatevsby Eugene Mirman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.39

    No one understands the complexities of modern life better than Eugene Mirman--claims Eugene Mirman?and anyone seeking guidance from a man who has lived through everything (except the Great Depression, the Spanish-American War, and Jerry Lee Lewis's sex scandal) won't resist this charmingly hysterical guidebook. Become ultra-popular in high school... more...

  • Black Is the New Whiteby Paul Mooney; Dave Chappelle

    Gallery Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    OTHER COMEDIANS TELL JOKES. PAUL MOONEY TELLS THE TRUTH. For more than forty years?whether writing for Richard Pryor and Saturday Night Live or performing stand-up to sold-out crowds around the country?Paul Mooney has been provocative, incisive . . . and absolutely hilarious. His comedy has always been indisputably real and raw, reflecting race... more...