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  • Staging the Peopleby Elizabeth A. Osborne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    The Federal Theatre Project, a New Deal plan to fund theatre and other live artistic performances during the Great Depression, had the primary goal of employing out-of-work artists, writers, and directors, with the secondary aim of entertaining poor families and creating relevant art. These case studies explore the ties between the Federal Theatre... more...

  • Early Modern Tragedy and the Cinema of Violenceby Dr Stevie Simkin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    This study considers parallel issues in revenge tragedies of the early seventeenth-century and violent cinema of the last thirty years. It offers a series of provocative explorations of death, revenge and justice, and gender and violence. What happens when we connect The White Devil with Basic Instinct ? The Changeling or Titus Andronicus with... more...

  • Queen Victoria and the Theatre of Her Ageby Dr Richard Schoch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 128.00

    A fresh and intimate portrait of Queen Victoria 'at the play'. Through Victoria's diary, artwork and correspondence we see her as enraptured spectator, bountiful patron and tyrannical director of private theatricals. At times she appears formidable. More frequently she is impudent, high-spirited and unruly; a woman who delights in gory melodramas and... more...

  • Romantic Organicismby Charles Armstrong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 145.00

    Romantic Organicism attempts to reassess the much maligned and misunderstood notion of organic unity. Following organicism from its crucial radicalisation in German Idealism, it shows how both Coleridge and Wordsworth developed some of their most profound ideas and poetry on its basis. Armstrong shows how the tenets and ideals of organicism - despite... more...

  • Wie aus Ideen Präsentationen werdenby Markus Graebig; Anja Jennerich-Wünsche; Ernst Engel

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 36.34

    Dieses Buch begleitet Sie entlang der gesamten Entstehungsgeschichte einer Präsentation, vom Entwurf des „roten Fadens“ (Storyline) über die Regeln des Schaubilddesigns und der wichtigsten Schaubildtypen (Zahlen, Konzepte, Texte) bis hin zur perfekten PowerPoint-Präsentation. Schritt für Schritt werden bewährte Gestaltungsprinzipien eingeführt, mit... more...

  • Vie Lombarde e Veneteby Helmut Meter; Furio Brugnolo

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 140.00

    Das bilaterale Kulturzentrum Villa Vigoni am Comer See widmet sich u.a. mit zahlreichen Fachtagungen der Vertiefung und Erforschung der deutsch-italienischen Beziehungen in Literatur, Wissenschaft, Kultur und Politik. In der Schriftenreihe der Villa Vigoni werden herausragende Ergebnisse dieser Tagungen der an den biliteralen Beziehungen... more...

  • Billie B Brown: The Big Sisterby Sally Rippin

    Hardie Grant Books 2011; US$ 3.99

    The Billie B Brown adventures are perfect for girls who are desperate to begin reading but are bored by daggy school readers! Billie can’t wait for the new baby to arrive. She’s even going to give it her favourite teddy! But what will happen when her parents go to hospital without her – and Billie’s teddy goes missing? more...

  • Man’yōshū (Book 5)by Alexander Vovin

    BRILL 2011; US$ 123.00

    This is the second volume to be published in the 20-volume set. It includes 114 poems (104 tanka, ten choka), traditionally considered to be the zoka genre, although some of them can be classified as benka, since they deal with death and sorrow. It also contains two poems in Chinese. more...

  • The Everything Public Speaking Bookby Scott S Smith

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95 US$ 13.46

    If you're afraid to speak in public, you're not alone. A well-known study showed that more people put fear of public speaking at the top of their list of fears, even above the fear of death! But armed with The Everything Public Speaking Book, you can conquer your fears and learn practical ways to: Reduce nervousness; Set up a room for effective presentations;... more...

  • Writing Between Culturesby Holly E. Martin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    Hybrid narrative forms are used frequently by authors exploring or living in multicultural societies as a method of reflecting multicultural lives. This timely book examines this rhetorical strategy, which permits an author to bridge cultures via literary technique. Strategies covered include multilingualism, magical realism, ironic humor, the use... more...