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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00
Collected volume of studies on the stage representation of Jews in European theatre between 1830 and 1940. The way in which Jews are represented on the stage stretches between the poles of anti-Judaism and anti-Semitism on the one side and Jewish renaissance and Zionism on the other. The individual studies all consider the boundary conditions... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 9.95
As every writer knows, keeping the faith isn't always easy. On those days when you find yourself literally at a loss for words, you may long for a little writer's TLC. In A Cup of Comfort for Writers , you'll meet more than fifty writers who, just like you, have faced down that empty page and won! From a woman who enters an elite writing program... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
"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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
Born in a log cabin in Tennessee in June 1854, Nat Love was the slave of Robert Love. He was about six when the Civil War began, and after the slaves were freed following the war, Love was ready to start living a new life out West, where he could find work as a cowhand. It wasn't long before he started showing his talents as a cowboy, roping and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Looking at European drama through an ecological lens, this book chronicles nature and the environment as primary topics in major plays from ancient to recent times. Cless focuses on the few, yet well-known plays in which nature is at stake in the action or the environment is a dramatic force. Though theater predominantly explores human and cultural... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00
In a rapidly changing world, the ways in which economic forces affect both personal and global change can be difficult to track, particularly in the arts. This collection of twenty new essays explores both obscure and famous plays dealing with economic issues. Beginning with the Industrial Revolution, the text moves from Marx's theories to Wall... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2005; US$ 55.00
"The evil that men do" has been chronicled for thousands of years on the European stage, and perhaps nowhere else is human fear of our own evil more detailed than in its personifications in theater. In Stages of Evil, Robert Lima explores the sociohistorical implications of Christian and pagan representations of evil and the theatrical creativity... more...
- Shell Education 2011; US$ 8.99
Daniel Boone loved to be outdoors. He lived in the wilderness. He trapped and hunted for money. Later, he explored new land in the United States. He even created the "Wilderness Road" for others to travel. Read this book about the man who helped build a road to the American West. 32 pages more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 31.07
Hauptbeschreibung "Science Plays" form a flourishing dramatic sub-genre. The present study provides an informative overview shedding light on the diversity of ways in which the natural sciences and/or scientists are put on stage. Detailed text-based analyses of eighteen plays, many of them previously unexamined elsewhere, exemplify the genre's remarkable... more...