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  • A Practical Handbook for the Actorby Melissa Bruder

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    This simple and essential book about the craft of acting describes a technique developed and refined by the authors, all of them young actors, in their work with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, actor W. H. Macy, and director Gregory Mosher. A Practical Handbook for the Actor is written for any actor who has ever experienced the frustrations... 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...

  • Quiz Kidsby Martin A. Gardner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    "Quiz Kids" was a network radio program aired from 1940 to 1953 featuring smart children answering difficult questions submitted by listeners throughout America. Part of radio history during its "golden age," and set within the backdrop of dramatic changes in America--social, cultural and political--"Quiz Kids" thrived... more...

  • The Story of Filmby Mark Cousins

    Pavilion Books 2012; US$ 24.99

    An updated edition of the most accessible and compelling history of the cinema yet published, now also a fascinating 15-hour film documentary 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey'. Film critic, producer and presenter, Mark Cousins shows how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. He demonstrates, for example,... more...

  • Routledge Creative Writing Coursebookby Paul Mills

    Routledge 2005; US$ 37.95

    A practical guide to creative writing. Covers life writing, novels, short stories, poetry, screenwriting. Discusses literary theory, example texts, style, sentence structure, punctuation, vocabulary, courses, resources, getting published. more...

  • Writing Alone and with Othersby Pat Schneider; Peter Elbow

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    In Writing Alone and with Others , Schneider's acclaimed methods are available in a single, well-organized, and highly readable volume. The first part of the book guides the reader through the perils of the solitary writing life: fear, writer's block, and the bad habits of the internal critic. In the second section, Schneider describes the Amherst... more...

  • Tours et détoursby Catherine Khordoc

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2012; Not Available

    Cette étude examine l’inscription du mythe de Babel dans des romans contemporains de langue française. more...

  • A Companion to Narrative Theoryby James Phelan; Peter J. Rabinowitz

    Wiley 2008; US$ 234.00 US$ 210.60

    The 35 original essays in A Companion to Narrative Theory constitute the best available introduction to this vital and contested field of humanistic enquiry. Comprises 35 original essays written by leading figures in the field Includes contributions from pioneers in the field such as Wayne C. Booth, Seymour Chatman, J. Hillis Miller and Gerald... more...

  • Noise From The Writing Centerby Elizabeth Boquet

    Utah State University Press 2003; US$ 16.95

    In Noise from the Writing Center, Boquet develops a theory of "noise" and excess as an important element of difference between the pedagogy of writing centers and the academy in general. Addressing administrative issues, Boquet strains against the bean-counting anxiety that seems to drive so much of writing center administration. Pedagogically, she... more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnestby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde, a comedy of manners on the seriousness of society in either three or four acts (depending on edition) inspired by W. S. Gilbert''s Engaged. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James''s Theatre in London. Set in England during the late Victorian... more...