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  • Rain Petitioning and Step Childby Munyaradzi Mawere

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95

    In Nzarayaperaís village, famine and hunger strike as rain could not fall. The sky remains blue with scorching heat that leaves no creature desiring to move on with life. Chief Nzarayapera and his councillors believe this scourge is a curse from the ancestors. They think of holding a ceremony to mollify the ancestors and petition rain. The ceremony... more...

  • Blue Stockings (NHB Modern Plays)by Jessica Swale

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women?s suffrage. 1896. Girton College, Cambridge, the first college in Britain to admit women. The Girton girls study ferociously and match their male peers grade for grade. Yet, when the men graduate, the women... more...

  • Fault Lines (NHB Modern Plays)by Ali Taylor

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    A razor-sharp new comedy that exposes the dilemmas of working in charity today and asks whether doing good is always the same as being good. 7.32am. Christmas Eve. Disasters Relief?s staff parties are legendary but their aftermath cataclysmic. Nick and Abi wake amidst the carnage to breaking news: a massive earthquake has struck Pakistan. ... more...

  • The Tragic Paradoxby Leonard Moss

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    How do an author?s techniques establish the recurring paradox raised by the tragic genre? I have called upon the valuable arguments offered by Plato, Aristotle, Hegel, and Nietzsche to help the student and lay reader understand the operation of basic literary languages. But fiction is not philosophy. My study focuses on the narrative sequence, im-ages,... more...

  • Tragedyby John Drakakis; Naomi Conn Liebler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This wide-ranging and unique collection of documents on one of the most enduring of literary genres, Tragedy, offers a radical revaluation of its significance in the light of the critical attention that it has received during the past one-hundred and fifty years. The foundations of much contemporary thinking about Tragedy are to be found in the writings... more...

  • Verhltnisseby Rolf Breuer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 5.70

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine junge Frau fat den Entschlu, Kreatives Schreiben zu erlernen. An dieser Stelle setzen diese fnf Erzhlungen ein - und ziehen ihren Leser unmittelbar in ein kunstvoll verwobenes Ganzes aus inner- und intertextuellen Bezgen. Wir tauchen ein in unterhaltsame und hintergrndige Reflexionen ber das Wesen der Dinge, die Flchtigkeit... more...

  • Let the Right One In (stage version) (NHB Modern Plays)by Jack Thorne; John Ajvide Lindqvist

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    A dark and visceral coming-of-age vampire love story, based on the acclaimed novel and film. Oskar is a bullied, lonely, teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town, when a spate of sinister killings rocks the neighbourhood. Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn?t go to school and never... more...

  • Reading Visual Poetryby Willard Bohn

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2010; US$ 34.99

    Reading Visual Poetry examines works created in Spain, Latin America, France, Italy, Brazil, and the United States. Besides explicating individual works, it investigates the dynamics involved in reading (and viewing) visual poetry. more...

  • Alles, was in mir steckt: Kreatives Schreiben im systemischen Kontextby Renate Haumann; Petra Rechenberg-Winter

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 22.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Kreatives Schreiben ist mehr als nur ein Freizeitvergnügen: Es verhilft zu mehr Selbstwirksamkeit, zu mehr Selbstachtsamkeit und ist eine unerschöpfliche Kraftquelle. Dieses Instrument kann nicht nur der Einzelne gewinnbringend für sich einsetzen, sondern es ist auch in der systemischen Therapie, Beratung sowie in... more...

  • Franz von Heufeld: Lustspieleby Franz von Heufeld; Johann Sonnleitner

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 17.00

    Franz von Heufeld (1731-1795), in Mainau am Bodensee (damals "Vordersterreich") geboren, studierte ab 1748 an der Wiener Universitt, wo er juristische und philosophische Studien absolvierte. Danach schlug er die Beamtenlaufbahn ein, steuerte Beitrge zu den ersten Wiener moralischen Wochenschriften Die Welt und Der sterreichische Patriot... more...