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Bringing History to Life through Film

Morey, Kathryn Anne

This collection of essays addresses important questions about the relationship between fact and fiction: When does history become myth, and when does myth become legend? Does a romanticized view of history distort the reality it is trying to convey, or...

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FilmCraft: Screenwriting

Grierson, Tim

Screenwriting looks at the foundation on which every great film is builtthe script. Whether an original concept or an adaptation, the screenplay is the key to the success of a moviegood dialogue, story pacing, and character development are the framework...

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Cinema at the Margins

Dixon, Wheeler Winston

"Cinema at the Margins" is a collection that aims to highlight some of the lesser-known films and filmmakers of the past that are being marginalized and forgotten in today’s reductive popular memory of movie history.

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Gertrud Bodenwieser and Vienna's Contribution to Ausdruckstanz

Warren, Charles; Vernon-Warren, Bettina

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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South Asian Dance

Iyer, Alessandra

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The Second Wave (Routledge Revivals)

Taylor, John Russell

In the 1970s the revolution that had swept the British theatre in the 1950s had already become accepted as the new establishment. Areas that had been previously regarded as remote ideals - including permanent repertory companies, a lively provincial theatre...

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Plautus in Performance

Slater, Niall W.

Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces...

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Who Keeps the Score on the London Stages?

Stefanova, Kalina

How does one become a theater critic in London? What do the theater critics think of their profession? How are they judged by those they critique? What do both critics and theatre-makers think of their mutual object of desire - the British Theatre?...

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Your Murderer

Gerould, Daniel; Aksyonov, Vassily; Kosicka, Jadwiga

From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional...

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The Judaic Nature of Israeli Theatre

Urian, Dan

Theatre has, since the time of the Jewish Enlightenment, served the secular community in its conflict with the religious. This book surveys the secular-religious rift and then describes the enhanced concern of the secular community in Israel for its own...

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