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  • So 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Magic of Bollywoodby Anjali Gera Roy

    SAGE India 2012; US$ 50.00

    Few would deny that the most significant weapon in India’s cultural and artistic armory is its avowedly commercial cinema, now known as Bollywood. This anthology aims to portray the “soft” power of Bollywood, which makes it a unique and powerful disseminator of Indian culture and values abroad. The essays in the book examine Bollywood’s... 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...

  • Neoliberalism and Global Theatresby Lara D. Nielsen; Patricia Ybarra

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Neoliberalism and theatre/performance a growing area of research – three books in the SIP series on this topic create an important first tranche of publications in this area Features well-known contributors (such as Catherine Cole and David Savran) as well as up-and-coming younger scholars (eg. Jisha Menon, Jon Rossini) Important new theorization of... more...

  • Marilyn Revealedby Ted Schwarz

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2008; US$ 25.99

    What made Norma Jean special was the quality she discovered when, bored with being a teenage bride with a husband in the Merchant Marine during World War II, she took her first and most enduring lover, the camera. At the age of 36, Marilyn Monroe died a Hollywood movie star and an American legend. Her rise to fame, however, had very little to do with... more...