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  • So Therefore...by Al Ruscio

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    ‘Every scene or action or speech has a so therefore . It is the goal, the ultimate statement of the character. You should know the so therefore as you begin your scene ... The climax and the payoff is the so therefore .’ – from Al Ruscio’s Preface ? When working through a scene with a student, renowned actor and acting teacher Al Ruscio will... more...

  • Film Studiesby Ed Sikov

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the... more...

  • Johnny Depp Starts Hereby Murray Pomerance

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 21.95

    From beloved bad-boy to cool and captivating maverick, Johnny Depp has inspired media intrigue and has been the source of international acclaim since the early 1990s. He has attracted attention for his eccentric image, his accidental acting career, his beguiling good looks, and his quirky charm. In Johnny Depp Starts Here, film scholar Murray... more...

  • Engaging Performanceby Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine "socially engaged performance." It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects. Author Jan Cohen-Cruz draws on a career of groundbreaking research... more...

  • Not for Gloryby Margaret Burns Miles

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 5.99

    Walk with the clansmen through the hills and glens, hear the clash of the claymore as you enter into battle, and enjoy victory with our Scottish Bravehearts of old.Margaret Burns Miles is a poet with a deep love of her homeland, and captures with great passion the battles and victories of days gone by.This book of Scottish verse will draw your imagination... more...

  • Art Models 7by Maureen Johnson; Douglas Johnson

    Live Model Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Artists in search of figures in intense action—flying through the air, punching, kicking, and crouching—will find more than 100 poses of male and female models in 28 categories of dynamic movement in the latest addition to the Art Models series. Informed by diverse sources such as baroque art, with its moody lighting and twisting figures, and comic... more...

  • Stan Without Ollieby Ted Okuda; James L. Neibaur

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 38.00

    Long before his momentous teaming with Oliver Hardy, comedian Stan Laurel (1890-1965) was a motion picture star in his own right. From his film debut in Nuts in May (1917) through his final solo starring effort Should Tall Men Marry? (1928), Laurel headlined dozens of short comedies for a variety of producers and production companies, often playing... more...

  • Rhetorical Argumentationby Christopher W. Tindale

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 56.00

    The study of argumentation has primarily focused on logical and dialectical approaches, with minimal attention given to the rhetorical facets of argument. Rhetorical Argumentation: Principles of Theory and Practice approaches argumentation from a rhetorical point of view and demonstrates how logical and dialectical considerations depend on the rhetorical... more...

  • Acoustic Interculturalismby Marcus Cheng Chye Tan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Acoustic Interculturalism is a study of the soundscapes of intercultural performance through the examination of sound's performativity. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, the book examines an akoumenological reception of sound to postulate the need for an acoustic knowing – an awareness of how sound shapes the intercultural experience. more...

  • Applying Performanceby Nicola Shaughnessy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This book draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community contexts. The writing is situated in the spaces between making and performance, exploring the processes of creating work defined variously as collaborative, participatory and socially engaged. more...