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  • My Lucky Starsby Shirley Maclaine

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99

    An Academy Award-winning actress and the internationally bestselling author of Out on a Limb delivers her touching, warm, and headline-making memoir. In My Lucky Stars Shirley MacLaine talks candidly and personally about her four decades in Hollywood, especially about the men and women--her "lucky stars"--who touched and challenged her life. ... more...

  • Contemporary American Monologues for Womenby Todd London

    Theatre Communications Group 2012; US$ 13.99

    Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights. 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

    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...

  • Kindred Spectersby Christopher Peterson

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Probing Derrida's notion of spectrality as well as Orlando Patterson's concept of Òsocial death,Ó Christopher Peterson examines how death, mourning, and violence condition all kinship relations.Tracing the connections between kinship and mourning in American literature and culture, Peterson argues that socially dead ÒothersÓ... more...