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  • On the Decay of the Art of Lyingby Mark Twain

    Joshua James Press 2006; US$ 2.99

    Observe, I do not mean to suggest that the custom of lying has suffered any decay or interruption--no, for the Lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend, is immortal, and cannot perish from the earth while this club remains.... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 2000-2001by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 49.99 US$ 44.99

    Broadway Yearbook 2000-2001 is a relevant and irreverent record of the theatrical year. A vivid album of the year on the Great White Way, Broadway Yearbook gives readers front-row seats for the phenomenon of The Producers and the rest of the season's hits and misses.Steven Suskin's acclaimed new theatre annual delivers a vibrant, candid, and... more...

  • Augusto Boalby Frances Babbage

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    The work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre. This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Augusto Boal will be fascinating reading for... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook, 1999-2000by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49

    This irreverent guide to the theatrical season presents a comprehensive discussion of forty-six shows-including Broadway and non-Broadway productions-and features not only dates and names but also the stories behind the statistics. Suskin has provided a unique and detailed record of the season's memorable moments, high points, and low points. Written... more...

  • A Boal Companionby Jan Cohen-Cruz; Mady Schutzman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal?s work is the first to look ?beyond Boal? and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them within a larger frame of cultural politics and... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 59.99 US$ 53.99

    Called the "theater equivalent of longtime New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael" by Matinee Magazine, critic and producer Steven Suskin chronicles the 2001-2002 theater season in his latest installment in the Broadway Yearbook series. Commenting with wit and erudition on each show that opened on Broadway between May 2001 and May 2002, Suskin's vivid... more...

  • Derrida, Heidegger, Blanchotby Timothy Clark

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 37.00

    This book considers Derrida's reading of literature as a form of philosophical thinking. more...

  • Literatura y errabundiaby Alexis Grohmann

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 59.00

    En años relativamente recientes, el género de la novela ha ido experimentando cambios notables, abanderados por la realidad y su invasión del territorio de la ficción. En el presente estudio exhaustivo de tres obras españolas (de Javier Marías, Antonio Muñoz Molina y Rosa Montero), situadas en un amplio contexto literario... more...

  • The Rise of Performance Studiesby James M. Harding; Cindy Rosenthal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Few individuals have positioned their work more controversially or consequently than Richard Schechner within the pivotal debates that define Performance Studies. The Rise of Performance Studies is the first collection of essays to critically examine the profound contributions that†Schechner has made to Performance Studies as a discipline. more...

  • A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatreby Christopher Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular: * Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler * Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard * George... more...