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  • War Storiesby Matthew A. Baum; Tim J. Groeling

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    How does the American public formulate its opinions about U.S. foreign policy and military engagement abroad? War Stories argues that the media systematically distort the information the public vitally needs to determine whether to support such initiatives, for reasons having more to do with journalists' professional interests than the merits of... more...

  • Do Ants Have Assholes?by Jon Butler; Bruno Vincent

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2009; US$ 9.99

    Do Ants Have Assholes? is a hilarious, over-the-top parody of bestsellers like Do Men Have Nipples? John Butler and Bruno Vincent have dreamed up a venerable, historic (and imaginary) newspaper. more...

  • Performance and Cosmopoliticsby Professor Helen Gilbert; Dr Jacqueline Lo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 37.00

    This ground-breaking study of cross-cultural theatre in the Australasian region focuses on theatrical events and practices in avant-garde and mainstream contexts. It explores the cultural and political dimensions of Australia's engagement with Asia and sheds light on international arts marketing and trends in cross-cultural performance training. more...

  • Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stageby David Mason

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stage examines the history and form of India's râs lila folk theatre, and discusses how this theatre functions as a mechanism of worship and spirituality among Krishna devotees in India. From analyses of performances and conversations with performers, audience, and local scholars, Mason argues that râs lila ... more...

  • Theatre, Intimacy and Engagementby Alan Read

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book, now available in paperback, unravels politics from theatre in order to propose a new means to politicize performance. Performance analyses ranging from child actors, animals and objects to reflections on the theatre work of Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Forced Entertainment and Goat Island combine to offer a critique of performance studies. more...

  • Screen Playsby David S. Cohen

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    In this fascinating survey of contemporary screen craft, David Cohen of Script and Variety magazines leads readers down the long and harrowing road every screenplay takes from idea to script to screen. In interviews with Hollywood screenwriters from across the board—Oscar winners and novices alike—Cohen explores what sets apart the blockbuster successes... more...

  • Vollkommenheitby Verena Lobsien; Claudia Olk; Katharina Münchberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00

    Die Frage nach der Vollkommenheit ist seit der Antike grundlegend für Kunst und Literatur. Als Ideal, das seine Unerreichbarkeit stets mitthematisiert, entfaltet Vollkommenheit eine produktive Dynamik und eröffnet den Künsten Möglichkeiten ästhetischer Reflexion sowie einen symbolischen Raum für die Aufnahme und Verwandlung philosophischer... more...

  • Reel Spirituality (Engaging Culture)by Robert K. Johnston

    Baker Publishing Group 2006; US$ 28.00

    Guides the serious Christian moviegoer into theological conversation with the movies. The second edition cites an additional 200 movies and includes new film photos . more...

  • Der phantastische Filmby Claudia Pinkas

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Während die Literaturwissenschaft auf eine mittlerweile vier Jahrzehnte andauernde intensive Auseinandersetzung mit dem Phänomen und Begriff des Phantastischen zurückblicken kann, hat die Filmwissenschaft bislang keine vergleichbaren Ansätze einer Engfassung und Theoretisierung des phantastischen Films entwickelt. Die Arbeit unternimmt... more...

  • Making Settler Cinemasby Peter Limbrick

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    Through a shrewd analysis of the historical experience of imperialism and settler colonialism, Limbrick draws new conclusions about their effect on cinematic production, distribution, reception and filmic discourse. more...