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- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.95
A sports-crazed kid from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Gary David Goldberg never imagined he?d end up in Hollywood, let alone make it big there. But as a twenty-five-year-old waiter in Greenwich Village he met Diana, the love of his life; followed her out to Northern California; then moved in and never moved out. He also, without realizing it, put himself... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Complete with behind-the-scenes diary entries from the set of Vachon's best-known fillms, Shooting to Kill offers all the satisfaction of an intimate memoir from the frontlines of independent filmmakins, from one of its most successful agent provocateurs -- and survivors. Hailed by the New York Times as the "godmother to the politically committed film"... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 9.00
Now a major motion picture from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee ( Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain ): an intensely passionate story of love and espionage, set in Shanghai during World War II. In the midst of the Japanese occupation of China and Hong Kong, two lives become intertwined: Wong Chia Chi, a young student active in the resistance,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00
All new Phd's hope that their dissertations can become books. But a dissertation is written for a committee and a book for the larger world. William Germano's From Dissertation to Book is the essential guide for academic writers who want to revise a doctoral thesis for publication. The author of Getting It Published , Germano draws upon his extensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
"Pamela Howard?s ground-breaking What is Scenography? was the first book to set out the bold new approaches to designing and directing for theatre which had dazzled audiences in Europe during the previous decades. It did us all a service by enriching the scope of how we understand the aesthetics of the stage. The lavish new materials (drawings,... more...
- Touchstone 1972; US$ 16.00
Amid the hundreds of "how-to" books that have appeared in recent years, there have been very few which attempted to analyze the mysteries of play-construction. This book does that -- and its principles are so valid that they apply equally well to the short story, novel and screenplay. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 27.00
From Star Trek to Farscape and Stargate SG-1, and the epic series Babylon 5, Jan Johnson-Smith shows how, in line with national political upheavals in the 1960s, this vibrant and perplexing genre set about developing the myth of the Western frontier into deep space. Looking at the sense of wonder that infuses science fiction, she traces the genre back... more...
- University of Delaware 2013; US$ 69.99
This book deals with changing conditions and conceptions of authorship in the long eighteenth century, a period said to have witnessed the birth of the modern author. Challenging claims about the public sphere and the professional writer, it engages with recent work on print culture and the history of the book and takes up such under-treated topics... more...
- Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00
In the post-war period, theatre provided an important critique of the way in which British society engaged with issues of the politics of gender and sexuality. Sex on Stage examines how British playwrights brought gender politics including womens sexuality and gay and lesbian issues to the cutting edge of drama after World War II. Through a close... more...