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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...

  • Through the Bodyby Dymphna Callery

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 20.99

    A step-by-step guide to Physical Theatre in both theory and practice - full of detailed exercises and inspiring ideas. In Through the Body , based on twelve years of teaching physical theatre, Dymphna Callery introduces the reader to the principles behind the work of certain key 20th-century theatre practitioners (Artaud, Grotowski, Meyerhold,... more...

  • Theatre Is More Beautiful Than Warby Marvin Carlson

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    In almost every area of production, German theatre of the past forty years has achieved a level of distinction unique in the international community. This flourishing theatrical culture has encouraged a large number of outstanding actors, directors, and designers as well as video and film artists. The dominant figure throughout these years, however,... more...

  • Certain Fragmentsby Tim Etchells

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    What is the relationship between performance and play? Between performance and technology? Between performance and death? Certain Fragments is an extraordinary exploration of what lies at the heart of contemporary theatre. Written by the artistic director of Forced Entertainment, acknowledged to be Britains most brilliant experimental theatre... more...

  • Censorship of the American Theatre in the Twentieth Centuryby John H. Houchin

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    This book explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. more...

  • The Mind and its Storiesby Patrick Colm Hogan

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 41.00

    Stories people admire follow a limited number of patterns determined by ideas about emotion. more...

  • Narrative, Religion and Scienceby Stephen Prickett

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00

    Stephen Prickett explores the 'narrative' in ways of thinking about the world over 300 years. 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...

  • The Anthology in Jewish Literatureby David Stern

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 99.99

    The anthology is a ubiquitous presence in Jewish literature--arguably its oldest literary genre, going back to the Bible itself, and including nearly all the canonical texts of Judaism: the Mishnah, the Talmud, classical midrash, and the prayerbook. In the Middle Ages, the anthology became the primary medium in Jewish culture for recording stories,... more...

  • Covert Gesturesby Vincent Barletta

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    Covert Gestures reveals how the traditional Islamic narratives of the moriscos both shaped and encoded a wide range of covert social activity characterized by a profound and persistent concern with time and temporality. Using a unique blend of literary analysis, linguistic anthropology, and phenomenological philosophy, Vincent Barletta explores the... more...