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Understanding Kubrick's 2001, a space odyssey
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Scholars have been studying the films of Stanley Kubrick for decades. This book, however, breaks new ground by bringing together recent empirical appr...
The weir
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The spellbinding, beautifully observed hit from the master of suspenseful realism. A bar in a remote part of Ireland. The local lads are swapping spo...

My boy Jack
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The tragic story of how Rudyard Kipling sent his son to his death in the First World War. The year is 1913 and war with Germany is imminent. Rudyard ...
Twentieth Century Fox
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Here it is: the first-time look at the remarkable American multinational mass media empire and its century of entertainment-the story of Twentieth Cen...

Extreme metal
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Extreme metal--one step beyond heavy metal--can appear bizarre or terrifying to the uninitiated. Extreme metal musicia...
Laban for actors and dancers
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A handbook, complete with graded exercises, for teachers and students wanting a practical introduction to Laban's famous system of movement. Rudolf L...

Madness, art, and society
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How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around - and beyond - psychiatric definitions of illness and wellbeing? Mad...
East of Croydon
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Follow Sue Perkins' extraordinary adventures across southern Asia in this hilarious travelling tale. 'Very funny. . . reading her memoir is very lik...

Film/Genre
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This book revises our notions of film genre and connects the roles played by industry critics and audiences in making and re-making genre. Altman reve...
Film parody
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Film Parody is the first major book on one of the most prolific and profitable - though under-discussed - modes of contemporary filmmaking. This book ...

East of Croydon
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Follow Sue Perkins' extraordinary adventures across southern Asia in this fabulously funny travelling tale. 'Vivid, laugh-out-loud, moving' Sunday Exp...
The intercultural performance reader
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What can performers in the West learn from the technical performance traditions of Africa and Asia?The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a n...

Plays
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The first eight astonishing plays by Enda Walsh, 'one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre' (Guardian). Bursting onto the theatre ...
Postdramatic theatre
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Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann's groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that h...

Many moons
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Juniper is looking for love, Robert is trying to avoid it, Ollie doesn't know what it is and Meg has resigned herself to never having it. As these fou...
Social works
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'a game-changer, a must-read for scholars, students and artists alike' - Tom Finkelpearl At a time when art world critics and curators heavily debate ...

The technical director's toolkit
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In the world of theatre, the technical director is responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient realization and implementation of scenery for the...
One minute plays
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Can you really write a play that lasts a minute? The one minute play offers a unique challenge to actors, directors and writers: how do you create a ...

Unbuttoned
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Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design documents the creative journey of costume creation from concept to performance. Each cha...
Shakespeare's heartbeat
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Children on the autistic spectrum experience varying degrees of difficulties; all of which can be understood as a disassociation of mind and body. Exp...

Jerusalem
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Jez Butterworth's hugely acclaimed, prize-winning play - a comic, contemporary vision of life in England's green and pleasant land. On St George's Da...
Exhausting dance
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The only scholarly book in English dedicated to recent European contemporary dance, Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement examine...

The art of Aardman
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This book celebrates 40 years of the Aardman studio by taking the reader on a tour through its archives. The studio responsible for creating Academy A...
A number
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A fascinating meditation on human cloning, personal identity and the conflicting claims of nature and nurture. Bernard thought he was an only child. ...

Film and female consciousness
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Film and Female Consciousness analyses three contemporary films that offer complex and original representations of women's thoughtfulness and individu...
Bruce Lee
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Bruce Lee was instrumental in the global popularity of martial arts, and he is still the most famous martial artist in the world, some 40 years after ...

Too much horror business
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For as long as he can remember, Kirk Hammett has found fascination, escape and even love within the world of horror movies. From nervous yet enthralle...
Stelarc
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A user's guide to Stelarc, the international performance artist whose extreme performances explore the borderland between bodies and machines.Stelarc ...

Studies in terror
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Acclaimed critic and broadcaster Jonathan Rigby brings his trademark wit and insight to bear on 130 of the key moments in screen horror. His scope is ...
Eight
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Eight compelling monologues offering a state-of-the-nation group portrait for the stage. Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2008 Carol Tambor 'Best of Edin...

A history of experimental film and video
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Avant-garde film is almost indefinable. It is in a constant state of change and redefinition. In his highly-acclaimed history of experimental film, A....
Mogadishu
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A gripping and urgent play about a well-meaning teacher who intervenes on behalf of a troublesome student, with terrifying consequences. When white s...

Applying performance
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This book draws upon cognitive and affect theory to examine applications of contemporary performance practices in educational, social and community co...
Theatre and phenomenology
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This core textbook provides a clear and accessible introduction to the key concepts of phenomenology in relation to theatre, showing how they shed lig...

George Orwell's Animal farm
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A powerful and straightforward dramatisation of Orwell's enduring parable on the perils of totalitarianism. Ian Wooldridge's dramatisation of Animal ...
Saudade in Brazilian cinema
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The Brazilian Portuguese idea of saudade is often translated as a powerful relative of nostalgia, which brings together love and grief, a melancholia ...

100 essential Indian films
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Although the motion picture industry in India is one of the oldest and largest in the world-with literally thousands of productions released each year...
Through the body
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A step-by-step guide to Physical Theatre in both theory and practice - full of detailed exercises and inspiring ideas. In Through the Body, based o...

Laban for all
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A comprehensive 'how to' book on the Laban system of movement - from the author of Laban for Actors and Dancers. Laban for All offers a simplified ...
Classical monologues for women
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THE GOOD AUDITION GUIDES: Helping you select and perform the audition piece that is best suited to your performing skills Each Good Audition Guide co...

4 saints in 3 acts
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Four Saints in Three Acts by Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson was a major avant-garde phenomenon of the 1930s, an experimental opera that nonetheless...
Ladies' day
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An exuberant comedy about four likely lasses from the Hull fish docks on a day trip to the races, from the author of Be My Baby. Work, love and life ...

The storyteller's way
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Practical ways to develop your storytelling technique
F is for phony
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Fake documentaries mimic documentary genre expectations, unraveling the documentary's authority and dismantling understandings of identity, history, a...

The jungle book
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Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle tales, in an acclaimed stage adaptation by Stuart Paterson, 'a master of children's theatre' (Scotsman). Saved from ...
Practice as research in the arts
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At the performance turn, this book takes a fresh 'how to' approach to Practice as Research, arguing that old prejudices should be abandoned and a PaR ...

Theatre in practice
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Theatre in Practice provides students with all of the 'must have' Drama skills required for A-Level, International Baccalaureate, BTEC and beyond. Pra...
Painting the stage
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The evolution of the close bond between the visual arts and opera starting from the nineteenth century up to the early twenty-first century. The inte...

Voice acting for dummies
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With step-by-step explanations and an abundance of examples, 'Voice Acting for Dummies' is the ultimate reference for budding actors on auditioning, recording, producing voice-overs, and promoting themselves as a voice actor.
Pina Bausch
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This newly-updated second edition explores Pina Bausch's work and methods by combining interviews, first-hand accounts, and practical exercises from h...