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  • Theatre's Strangest Actsby Sheridan Morley

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    This enthralling collection of weird and wonderful tales from the world of theatre includes such unusual stories as the legendary ghost of Drury Lane, how an actor can exorcise the curse of Macbeth, and the well-known theatre manager who fried bacon and eggs in the Royal Box to feed her starving cast at the interval. If you have ever wondered whether... more...

  • History, Memory, Performanceby David Dean; Yana Meerzon; Kathryn Prince

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts. At its core are contributions from theatre scholars and public historians discussing how historical meaning is shaped through performance. more...

  • Automatische Erkennung von Redewiedergabeby Annelen Brunner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The Narratologiaseries publishes state-of-the-art monographs and collective volumes devoted to modern narrative theory and its historical reconstruction in all the philological disciplines. It is the first narratological forum of its kind in Germany. In addition to literary texts, the series focuses on narration in everyday contexts, in... more...

  • Elemente der Narratologieby Wolf Schmid

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00

    Der Autor entwirft in diesem Standardwerk eine wegweisende Theorie des Erzählens und analysiert zentrale narratologische Kategorien wie Fiktion, Mimesis, Autor, Leser, Erzähler, Erzählperspektive, Text, Geschichte, Erzählzeit usw. Er bestimmt alle für narrative Texte konstitutiven Merkmale, ergänzt um eine ausführliche Bibliographie und... more...

  • Author and Narratorby Dorothee Birke; Tilmann Köppe

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The linguae& litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Languageand Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • Unreliable Narration and Trustworthinessby Vera Nünning

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 114.99

    Though the phenomenon known as “unreliable narration” or “narrative unreliability” has received a lot of attention during the last two decades, narratological research has mainly focused on its manifestations in narrative fiction, particularly in homodiegetic or first-person narration. Except for film, forms and functions of unreliable... more...

  • Virtual Theatresby Gabriella Giannachi

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    The first full-length book of its kind to offer an investigation of the interface between theatre, performance and digital arts, Virtual Theatres presents the theatre of the twenty-first century in which everything - even the viewer - can be simulated. In this fascinating volume, Gabriella Giannachi analyzes the aesthetic concerns of current computer-arts... more...

  • Narrative, Perception, Language, and Faithby Dr Edmond Wright

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    There have been many voices in disciplines as various as philosophy, history, psychology, hermeneutics, literary theory, and theology that have claimed that narrative is fundamental to all that is human. Here is a book that, in an engaging and amusing way, presents a coherent thesis to that effect, connecting the Joke and the Story (with all that comedy... more...

  • Narrative Bodiesby Daniel Punday

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 125.00

    Although the body has recently emerged throughout the humanities and social sciences as an object revealing the power and limits of representation, the study of narrative has almost entirely ignored human corporeality. As this book shows, attention to the body raises uncomfortable questions about the historicity of basic narrative concepts like character,... more...

  • What Is Narratology?by Tom Kindt; Hans-Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 224.00

    The Narratologiaseries publishes state-of-the-art monographs and collective volumes devoted to modern narrative theory and its historical reconstruction in all the philological disciplines. It is the first narratological forum of its kind in Germany. In addition to literary texts, the series focuses on narration in everyday contexts, in... more...