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  • How Fast Can You Fart? And Other Weird, Gross and Disgusting Factsby Noel Botham; Chris Mitchell

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 5.99

    DID YOU KNOW THAT. . .There are TWICE AS MANY CHICKENS in the world as humans, or that ONE IN THREE MEN PICKS HIS NOSE while driving?DO YOU WANT TO KNOW . . .The average WEIGHT of a human EYEBALL, or how many HEARTS a WORM has?AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS . . .By telling them about PURPLE ANIMALS, the HEAVIEST SUMO WRESTLER, and the LONGEST BOUT of HICCUPS!How... more...

  • Rhetoricby Jennifer Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 26.95

    Rhetoric has shaped our understanding of the nature of language and the purpose of literature for over two millennia. It is of crucial importance in understanding the development of literary history as well as elements of philosophy, politics and culture. The nature and practise of rhetoric was central to Classical, Renaissance and Enlightenment cultures... more...

  • Patricia Nealby Stephen Michael Shearer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2006; US$ 24.95

    With her commanding presence, legendary actress Patricia Neal (1926-2010) anchored such classic movies as The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), A Face in the Crowd (1957), and Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). She is perhaps most well known for her crowning acting achievement: her performance as Alma in Hud (1963), which earned her the Academy... more...

  • Projectionsby Jared Gardner

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    A history of the modern sequential comic form from the late nineteenth century through today, focusing on the unique ways in which it tells stories and interacts with readers. more...

  • Fart in a Colanderby Roy Hudd

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    Born in Croydon in 1936, Roy Hudd's early life was turbulent. His father left home and his mother committed suicide during the war. His big television break came with "Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life". His radio career includes the hugely popular "The News Huddlines". This book presents stories from his life. more...

  • Theatre Studies: The Basicsby Robert Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 21.22

    Now in a second edition, Theatre Studies: The Basics is a fully updated guide to the wonderful world of theatre. The practical and theoretical dimensions of theatre – from acting to audience – are woven together throughout to provide an integrated introduction to the study of drama, theatre and performance. Topics covered include: dramatic... more...

  • The Director's Craftby Katie Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 33.16

    The Director’s Craft is a unique and completely indispensable step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. Written by one of the most adventurous and respected directors working today, this book will be an essential item in every student and practitioner’s kitbag. It provides detailed assistance with each aspect of the varied challenges... more...

  • A Companion to Tragedyby Rebecca Bushnell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 233.95 US$ 210.56

    A Companion to Tragedy is an essential resource for anyone interested in exploring the role of tragedy in Western history and culture. Tells the story of the historical development of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity Features 28 essays by renowned scholars from multiple disciplines, including classics, English, drama, anthropology... more...

  • Reflective Practices in Arts Educationby Pamela Burnard; Sarah Hennessy

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 69.57

    "This book, aimed at people working in the arts as teachers, practitioners or researchers, invites deeper thought about reflective practice and its role within the current context of accountability in education." --British Journal of Music more...

  • The Art of Theaterby James R. Hamilton

    Wiley 2008; US$ 50.95 US$ 45.86

    The Art of Theater argues for the recognition of theatrical performance as an art form independent of dramatic writing. Identifies the elements that make a performance a work of art Looks at the competing views of the text-performance relationships An important and original contribution to the aesthetics and philosophy of theater... more...