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  • Comedyby Andrew Stott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    This new edition of Andrew Stott’s Comedy builds on themes presented in the first edition such as focusing on the significance of comic 'events' through study of various theoretical methodologies, including deconstruction, psychoanalysis and gender theory, and provides case studies of a number of themes, ranging from the drag act to the simplicity... more...

  • Cultura y cine: Hispanoamérica hoyby Mary McVey Gill; Teresa Méndez-Faith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95

    Cultura y cine is a Spanish-language, Hispanic-American culture textbook using contemporary Spanish-language feature films and authentic cultural texts. Includes vocabulary, historical and cultural notes, and discussion questions. more...

  • Chinese National Cinemaby Yingjin Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    This introduction to Chinese national cinema covers three 'Chinas': mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Historical and comparative perspectives bring out the parallel developments in these three Chinas, while critical analysis explores thematic and stylistic changes over time. As well as exploring artistic achievements and ideological debates,... more...

  • Amphitryonby Plautus; David Christenson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 6.95

    The play Amphitryon provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Plautus. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...

  • The Women Who Knew Too Muchby Tania Modleski

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 38.95

    Originally published in 1988, The Women Who Knew Too Much remains a classic work in film theory and feminist criticism. The book consists of a theoretical introduction and analyses of seven important films by Alfred Hitchcock, each of which provides a basis for an analysis of the female spectator as well as of the male spectator. Modleski considers... more...

  • Bird by Birdby Anne Lamott

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    "A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps." -- Los Angeles Times Advice on writing and on life from an acclaimed bestselling author: "Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due... more...

  • The Making of American Audiencesby Richard Butsch

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    This is a comprehensive survey of American entertainment audiences from the colonial period to the modern day. more...

  • Performing Historyby Freddie Rokem

    University of Iowa Press 2002; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.21

    In his examination of the ways in which theatre participates in the ongoing representations of and debates about the past, Freddie Rokem concentrates on the ways in which theatre after World War II has presented different aspects of the French Revolution and the Holocaust, showing us that by “performing history” actors bring the historical past and... more...

  • The Practice of Poetryby Robin Behn

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.76

    A distinctive collection of more than 90 effective poetry-writing exercises combined with corresponding essays to inspire writers of all levels. more...

  • Derrida, Heidegger, Blanchotby Timothy Clark

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 37.00

    This book considers Derrida's reading of literature as a form of philosophical thinking. more...