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  • Theatre and Performance Designby Jane Collins; Andrew Nisbet

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography is an essential resource for those interested in the visual composition of performance and related scenographic practices. Theatre and performance studies, cultural theory, fine art, philosophy and the social sciences are brought together in one volume to examine the principle forces that... more...

  • Summer of the Seventeenth Dollby Ray Lawler

    Currency Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Every summer Roo and Barney have come down from their work in the Queensland canefields to the Carlton house they share with Olive and Nancy for an annual celebration of love and laughter. But this year Nancy has deserted the house to get married, and Pearl has taken her place... Ray Lawler’s brawny canecutters, and their long-standing seasonal... more...

  • Stolenby Jane Harrison

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    Stolen tells of five young Aboriginal children forcibly removed from their parents, brought up in a repressive children’s home and trained for domestic service and other menial jobs. Segregated from society from their earliest years, not all of them successfully manage their lives when released into the outside world.The pain, poignancy and sheer... 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...

  • Poeticsby Aristotle; Richard Janko

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1987; US$ 14.95

    Richard Janko's acclaimed translation of Aristotle's Poetics is accompanied by the most comprehensive commentary available in English that does not presume knowledge of the original Greek. Two other unique features are Janko's translations with notes of both the Tractatus Coislinianus , which is argued to be a summary of the lost second... more...

  • Attributing Authorshipby Harold Love

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00

    The present book is the first comprehensive survey of attribution from a literary perspective to appear for forty years. more...

  • Becoming an authorby David Canter; Gavin Fairbairn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00

    Would you like to write for publication, but can't find the time or motivation to do so?. Do you already publish academically or professionally, and want to extend your portfolio of publications?. Would you like help in guiding your students as they set out on a career as published authors?. Becoming an Author provides an accessible and engaging toolkit... more...

  • Attack of the Copula Spidersby Douglas Glover

    Biblioasis 2012; US$ 17.99

    Vitriolic and incisive, Douglas Glover's newest essays defend literature against the assaults of a post-literate age. 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...