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  • Lena Ashwellby Margaret Leask

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    Skillfully written and complemented with photos, this biography is the first to honor British actress-manager Lena Ashwell. In a rapidly changing world, Ashwell was crucial to the advancement of women in English theater and in the formation of the National Theater. The book highlights the inspiring woman’s other valuable accomplishments as well, including... more...

  • A History of the Jana Natya Manchby Arjun Ghosh

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 44.00

    A History of the Jana Natya Manch chronicles the birth and growth of the Jana Natya Manch (Janam), a Delhi-based radical theater group which has been active since 1973. Beginning in the early 1970s, when a group of young students in Delhi sought to continue the legacy of the Indian Peoples' Theatre Association, the book takes a close but critical... more...

  • The Films of Jean Sebergby Michael Coates-Smith; Garry McGee

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Here is the first comprehensive examination of the international film career of Iowa-born actress Jean Seberg (1938-1979). Bursting onto the scene as star of Otto Preminger's controversial Saint Joan (1957), the 19-year-old Seberg encountered great difficulty recovering from the devastating criticism of her performance. The turnaround came in 1959... more...

  • The Dynamics of Narrative Formby John Pier

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00

    By redefining established topics of narratology, research has become highly diversified. The contributions to this volume neither synthesize developments nor work from shared postulates, but represent a fresh look at ongoing issues. Some scrutinize focalisation in a linguistic framework or in a poststructuralist vein; others take on reliable... more...

  • Anna May Wongby Graham Russell Gao Hodges

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 25.00

    Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses during Hollywood’s golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong... more...

  • New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysisby Günter Berghaus

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 154.00

    Die Buchreihe Theatron bietet besonders qualifizierten Abhandlungen aus den Bereichen Theaterwissenschaft und Dramenforschung ein interdisziplinäres Forum. Studien zu allen Sparten des Theaters– vom Bühnenbild bis zur Schauspielkunst, vom Regietheater bis zum Puppenspiel– finden ebenso Platz wie solche zur Dramentheorie und zu den dramatischen... more...

  • Vom Drama zum Theatertext?by Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer; Malgorzata Leyko; Evelyn Deutsch-Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 154.00

    Die im Laufe des 20. Jahrhunderts wachsende Diskrepanz zwischen literarischer Dramatik und moderner Bühne brachte gravierende Verschiebungen mit sich. Die Vielfalt heutiger Theatertexte lässt sich nicht mehr nach Gesichtspunkten der Poetologie des Dramas, einschließlich seiner epischen Erweiterungen, beschreiben noch aus den Veränderungen... more...

  • Das Breslauer Schultheater im 17. und 18. Jahrhundertby Konrad Gajek

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 280.00

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  • Emma Watsonby David Nolan

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    Now, as the most successful film franchise of all time comes to an end, author David Nolan takes an in-depth look at Emma's fascinating life and asks what's next for the GBP20 million a year actress...a young woman who admits she's not even sure she wants to act anymore.She's Hollywood's highest-paid female star with millions of fans all over the world... more...

  • Caroline Munro, First Lady of Fantasyby Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This filmography (including television and music video appearances) chronicles the career of Caroline Munro, a woman of humble beginnings whose chance entry in a "Face of the Year" photo competition propelled her to international fame as a model and actress, and whose work in genre cinema has won her the well-earned title of "First Lady... more...