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  • Movie-Made Americaby Robert Sklar

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.95

    Hailed as the definitive work upon its original publication in 1975 and now extensively revised and updated by the author, this vastly absorbing and richly illustrated book examines film as an art form, technological innovation, big business, and shaper of American values. 80 black-and-white photos. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Poetry Dictionaryby John Drury

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 14.99

    The language of poetry is rich and complexfrom abstract language to voice , with all the enjambment , Nashers and sprung rhythm in between. The Poetry Dictionary illuminates and unravels it all with clear, working definitions. In addition, you'll find vivid and thorough descriptions, along with examples from classic and contemporary poetry,... more...

  • Sex, Lies and Book Publishingby Rupert Heath

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 1.44

    Keep your friends close. Keep your enemies closer. Keep your publisher closest of all. If you are interested in being published, you should do all you can to make the publishing business interested in you. But how? You've already written a good book, so what else do you have to do to give yourself the edge with agents and publishers? Sex, Lies &... more...

  • Shots in the Mirrorby Nicole Rafter

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 19.99

    Criminologist Nicole Rafter analyzes the source of the appeal of crime films, and their role in popular culture. She argues that crime films both reflect and shape our ideas about fundamental social, economic and political issues. more...

  • Broadway Yearbookby Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 49.99

    Broadway Yearbook 2000-2001' is a relevant and irreverent record of the year on the Great White Way. It gives readers front-row seats for the phenomenon of 'The Producers' and the rest of the season's hits and misses. Steven Suskin's theatre annual aims to deliver a vibrant, candid, and thoughtful account of every show to hit the boards. 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...

  • 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 1999-2000by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 62.99

    We define our conscious experience by constructing narratives about ourselves and the people with whom we interact. Narrative pervades our lives--conscious experience is not merely linked to the number and variety of personal stories we construct with each other within a cultural frame, but is subsumed by them. The claim, however, that narrative constructions... more...

  • Broadway Yearbook 2001-2002by Steven Suskin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 59.99

    In this record of each show that opened on Broadway between May 2001 and May 2002, Suskin presents descriptions and commentary along with credits and cast lists, and finishes with dates and length of run, performance and preview totals as compiled by the League of American Theaters and Producers, plus grosses and profit/loss information. more...

  • Derrida, Heidegger, Blanchotby Timothy Clark

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00

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