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  • Enfant Terrible!by Murray Pomerance

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    A witty and provocative re-evaluation of the phenomenon known as Jerry Lewis, an accomplished yet controversial figure in American cinema. more...

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    Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 9.99

    A female professor, a super maximum security prisoner, and how Shakespeare saved them both Shakespeare professor and prison volunteer Laura Bates thought she had seen it all. That is, until she decided to teach Shakespeare in a place the bard had never been before - supermax solitary confinement. In this unwelcoming place, surrounded by... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.95

    This is an outstandingly useful edition of Prometheus Bound . The translation is both faithful and graceful, and the introduction to this difficult play is a model of clarity, intelligence, and a profound familiarity with the workings of Greek myth, Greek literature, and literature in general. --Rachel Hadas, Department of English, Rutgers University... more...

  • Verdi, Opera, Womenby Susan Rutherford

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 26.00

    Susan Rutherford explores Verdi's operas in the context of women's social, cultural and political history in nineteenth-century Italy. more...

  • The Boxing Filmographyby Frederick V. Romano

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 29.95

    The love affair between boxing and Hollywood began with the dawn of film. As early as the days of Chaplin, the "boxing film" had assumed its place as a subgenre, and over the decades it has taken the forms of biographies, dramas, romances, comedies, and even musicals and westerns. Such well known pictures as The Champ, Body and Soul, Don... more...

  • Shots in the Mirrorby Nicole Rafter

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 19.99

    Criminologist Nicole Rafter analyzes the source of the appeal of crime films, and their role in popular culture. She argues that crime films both reflect and shape our ideas about fundamental social, economic and political issues. more...

  • Filmmaking For Dummiesby Bryan Michael Stoller; Jerry Lewis

    Wiley 2008; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50

    Now updated--the step-by-step secrets to capturing great moments on film With all the recent advancements in filmmaking technology, more people than ever are trying their hand at filmmaking. Keeping up with the newest information in this booming field, this updated edition of Filmmaking For Dummies features up-to-the-minute coverage of the latest... more...

  • The Dancing Wordby Daniel Mroz

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 44.00

    The product of over eighteen years of embodied research by the author, The Dancing Word presents a systemic and phenomenological description of a contemporary intercultural theatre practice. This volume offers a blueprint for both training and collaborative performance creation that integrates the best of western laboratory theatre with the practice... more...

  • Starby Peter Biskind

    Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 7.67

    In this compulsively readable and constantly surprising book, Peter Biskind, the author of the film classics Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures, writes the most intimate, revealing, and balanced biography ever of Hollywood legend Warren Beatty. Famously a playboy, Beatty has also been one of the most ambitious and successful stars... more...

  • Postcolonial Playsby Helen Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with imperialism and its aftermath. It includes work from... more...