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  • Audience as Performerby Caroline Heim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    'Actors always talk about what the audience does. I don’t understand, we are just sitting here.' Audience as Performer proposes that in the theatre, there are two troupes of performers: the actors and the audience. Although academics have scrutinised how audiences respond, make meaning and co-create while watching a performance, little research... more...

  • Automatische Erkennung von Redewiedergabeby Annelen Brunner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Mit traditionellen Methoden der Narratologie ist es nur möglich, eine begrenzte Menge von (meist kanonischen) Texten zu untersuchen. Computer hingegen können große Textmengen bewältigen und über die breitere empirische Basis einen neuen Blick auf das literarischen Schaffen eröffnen. Dazu ist es jedoch notwendig, narratologische Konzepte... 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...

  • 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...

  • Masterclassby Jacq Burns

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 21.00

    There is no precise formula for writing a bestseller, but there are secrets, skills and techniques that will dramatically improve your odds of publishing a bestselling novel. Whatever your motivation - whether sick of rejections, getting ready to approach a publisher, or with an idea you think is unbeatable - you need to read this book before you do... more...

  • Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)by John Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the US, and asks whether the Cold War confrontation was not in part due to the cultural climate of Europe. Taking the McCarthy era as its starting... more...

  • Narratologyby Susana Onega; Jose Angel Garcia Landa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This text provides an excellent introduction and overview of Narratology, a rapidly growing field in the humanities. Literary narratologists have provided many key concepts and analytical tools which are widely used in the interdisciplinary analysis of such narrative features as plot, point of view, speech presentation, ideological perspective and... more...

  • Little Revolution (NHB Modern Drama)by Alecky Blythe

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    An important verbatim play about the 2011 London Riots, by the author of the award-winning London Road. In the summer of 2011, London was burning. Alecky Blythe took her dictaphone to the streets' From the helicopters circling overhead to the burnt out buildings on the street, this explosive play records the voices and stories of a community... more...