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- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 12.99
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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00
What if meaning were the last thing that mattered in language? In this essay, Henri Meschonnic explains what it means to translate the sense of language and how to do it. In a radical stand against a hermeneutical approach based on the dualistic view of the linguistic sign and against its separation into a meaningful signified and a meaningless signifier,... more...
- 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...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 38.00
This collection of essays from many of the world?s pre-eminent drama education practitioners captures the challenges and struggles of teaching with honesty, humour, openness, and integrity. Collectively the authors possess some two hundred years of shared experience in the field, and each essay investigates the mistakes of best-intentions, the lack... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 44.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95
Examining the development of avant garde theatre from its inception in the 1890s right up to the present day, Christopher Innes exposes a central paradox of modern theatre; that the motivating force of theatrical experimentation is primitivism. What links the work of Strindberg, Artaud, Brook and Mnouchkine is an idealisation of the elemental and a... more...
- 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...