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  • Writing Your First Playby Roger Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Writing Your First Play provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based in a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the books helps the reader to understand the basic elements of drama, conflict, and action. The exercises help the reader to become increasingly sophisticated... more...

  • Tonight The Moon is Redby Virginia McKenna

    Muswell Press 2014; US$ 10.94

    A highly personal collection of poems written by Virginia McKenna, the star of Born Free, recollecting the people, places and animals that have inspired her. more...

  • Power and Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Theaterby Cora Dietl; Christoph Schanze; Glenn Ehrstine

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.72

    Biographische Informationen Cora Dietl is a professor of medieval and early modern German literature at the University of Giessen. Glenn Ehrstine is Associate Professor of German and International Studies at the University of Iowa. Christoph Schanze is Research Assistant at the University of Giessen?s chair of medieval and early modern German literature. more...

  • Today I Willby Jerry Spinelli; Eileen Spinelli

    Random House Children's Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    Reassuring advice for every day of the year From an esteemed husband-and-wife team comes a book of daily advice and insight. In dated entries meant to be read one per day, the Spinellis open with a brief quote from children?s literature, write a paragraph of lively advice inspired by that quote, and end with a ?Today I will . . .? promise. The... more...

  • Drei Sensationen und zwei Katastrophenby Joseph Roth; Helmut Peschina; Rainer-Joachim Siegel; Helmut Peschina; Rainer-Joachim Siegel

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 25.51

    Eine Vermessung der Welt des Kinos mit den Mitteln des Feuilletons. Joseph Roth zhlte in der Weimarer Republik zu den angesehensten Feuilletonisten im deutschen Sprachraum. Neben seinen Reportagen, Reiseberichten, Buchrezensionen und Theaterkritiken, die er fr die wichtigsten deutschsprachigen Bltter schrieb, etablierte er sich auch als Filmkritiker.... more...

  • Laughterby Henri Bergson; Cloudesley Brereton; Fred Rothwell

    The Floating Press 1914; US$ 5.95

    What does laughter mean? What is the basal element in the laughable? What common ground can we find between the grimace of a merry- andrew, a play upon words, an equivocal situation in a burlesque and a scene of high comedy? What method of distillation will yield us invariably the same essence from which so many different products borrow either their... more...

  • Expressive Voice Cultureby Jessie Eldridge Southwick

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 6.95

    The Emerson System treats the voice as a natural reporter of the individual, constantly emphasizing the tendency of the voice to express appropriately any mental concept or state of feeling. This treatise is a setting forth of methods and principles based upon this idea with a fuller elaboration of the relation of technique to expression. By concentration... more...

  • The Americanization of Edward Bokby Edward William Bok

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.95

    The Americanization of Edward Bok is an autobiography, told in the third person, that shares the life of a little Dutch boy unceremoniously set down in America unable to make himself understood or even to know what persons were saying; his education extremely limited, practically negligible; and yet, by some curious decree of fate, he was destined... more...

  • The Philosophy of Styleby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher and prominent social theorist of the Victorian era. In his work The Philosophy of Style he argues that written language should be as easy to understand as possible, allowing for the most effective and efficient possible communication. His suggestions for sentence structure supported ideas on formalist rhetoric. more...

  • How to Write a Playby Various

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 6.99

    An education is likely to take the dramatist a great deal of time - unless he is so fortunate as to be a genius. Perhaps the main difference between the play-writing genius and the rest of us is that he can associate but briefly with audiences and know it all, whereas we must spend our lives at it and know but little. I have never happened to hear... more...