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  • Mirror to Natureby Margaret Rustin; Michael Rustin

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 25.95

    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...

  • The Medieval Chronicle Juliana Dresvina; Nicholas Sparks

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 77.00

    There are several reasons why the chronicle is particularly suited as the topic of a yearbook. In the first place there is its ubiquity: all over Europe and throughout the Middle Ages chronicles were written, both in Latin and in the vernacular, and not only in Europe but also in the countries neighbouring on it, like those of the Arabic world. Secondly,... more...

  • Cyborg Theatreby Jennifer Parker-Starbuck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book articulates the first theoretical context for a 'cyborg theatre,' metaphorically integrating on-stage bodies with the technologized, digitized, or mediatized, to re-imagine subjectivity for a post-human age.It covers a variety of examples, to propose new theoretical tools for understanding performance in our changing world. 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...

  • slope (NHB Modern Plays)by pamela carter

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    An intimate and hedonistic examination of a nineteenth-century love triangle, slope explores the affair between the poets Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud, and its impact on Verlaine’s young wife, Mathilde. Their verbal sparring is scabrous and hilarious, and their rollercoaster relationships as passionate and claustrophobic as they are... more...

  • Cassandraby Pierre de Ronsard; Clive Lawrence

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 19.99

    The sonnet sequence Les Amours de Cassandre, first published in 1552, established Pierre de Ronsard as the outstanding French poet of his time. He was mentioned approvingly by Montaigne, admired throughout Europe, and fted by the French Crown and foreign monarchs such as Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I. Based to some degree on a real relationship... more...

  • Quantum Poeticsby Gwyneth Lewis

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    ?In this innovative series of public lectures at Newcastle University, leading contemporary poets speak about the craft and practice of poetry to audiences drawn from both the city and the university. The lectures are then published in book form by Bloodaxe, giving readers everywhere the oppor-tunity to learn what the poets themselves think about... more...

  • Teatrophy: Three More Playsby Peter Carlaftes

    Three Rooms Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Teatrophy: Three More Plays, critically-acclaimed playwright/author/poet Peter Carlaftes offers a trio of brilliant and intense modern plays that inspire on both page and stage. In Anti,? Carlaftes explores a frightening futurein which government surveillance and data mining is the normthrough the eyes of a theater director on the verge of giving... more...

  • Where the words end and my body beginsby Amber Dawn

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    The first full-length poetry collection by the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning novel Sub Rosa . more...

  • Princessby Francesca Castagnoli

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 13.95

    Welcome, Your Highness. If you?ve picked up this book, you know who you are. You have a taste for life?s finer things: champagne with breakfast, custom lingerie, and kitten heels?even in the snow. At the office, you?re a corporate merger of style and substance, flawlessly handling the most difficult clients or performing life-saving surgery wearing... more...