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The Age of Shakespeare
The Age of Shakespeare
Written by Frank Kermode
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588363480
Our Price: $2.99
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The Age of Shakespeare

Written by Frank Kermode


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 3, 2004
Price: $2.99

In The Age of Shakespeare, Frank Kermode uses the history and culture of the Elizabethan era to enlighten us about William Shakespeare and his poetry and plays. Opening with the big picture of the religious and dynastic events that defined England in the age of the Tudors, Kermode takes the reader... Read more >
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Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov
Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787934
Our Price: $13.99
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Stella Adler on Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov

Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller and Odets, Inge and O'Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him"), August Strindberg ("He understood... Read more >
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The Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
Written by James Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149686
Our Price: $11.99
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The Devil Finds Work

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant.

Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin...  and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies.

Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such... Read more >
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The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco, Afterword by David Mamet, Introduction by Patricia Heaton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345805690
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The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Afterword by David Mamet
Introduction by Patricia Heaton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $11.99

William Esper, one of the most celebrated acting teachers of our time, takes us through his step-by-step approach to the central challenge of advanced acting work: creating and playing a character.

Esper’s first book, The Actor’s Art and Craft, earned praise for describing the basics taught in his famous first-year acting class. The Actor’s... Read more >
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The Actor's Secret
Techniques for Transforming Habitual Patterns and Improving Performance
Written by Betsy Polatin


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $22.95

Offering revolutionary new training for the actor, The Actor's Secret teaches actors and performers how to incorporate the fundamentals of the Alexander Technique, Somatic Experiencing®, and Breathing Coordination in order to reduce performance anxiety and stress; improve stage presence, breathing, and vocal production; and restore well-being and healthy functioning. These three... Read more >
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Radio Shangri-La
Radio Shangri-La
Written by Lisa Napoli
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453044
Our Price: $13.99
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Radio Shangri-La
What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Written by Lisa Napoli


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the... Read more >
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Kazan on Directing
Kazan on Directing
Written by Elia Kazan, Preface by Martin Scorsese, Foreword by John Lahr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307271419
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Kazan on Directing

Written by Elia Kazan
Preface by Martin Scorsese
Foreword by John Lahr


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $15.99

Elia Kazan was the twentieth century’s most celebrated director of both stage and screen, and this monumental, revelatory book shows us the master at work.  Kazan’s list of Broadway and Hollywood successes—A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman, On the Waterfront, to name a few—is a testament to his profound... Read more >
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Written by David Thomson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101874707
Our Price: $22.99
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Sixth Edition
Written by David Thomson


Format: eBook, 1168 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $22.99

For almost thirty years, David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely “the finest reference book ever written about movies” (Graham Fuller, Interview), not merely the “desert island book” of art critic David Sylvester, not merely “a great, crazy masterpiece” (Geoff Dyer, The Guardian), but also “fiendishly seductive” (Greil... Read more >
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Ball of Fire
Ball of Fire
Written by Stefan Kanfer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307424914
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Ball of Fire
The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, “queen of the B-pluses.” But on the small screen she was a superstar–arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the roots of Lucy’s genius and places it in the... Read more >
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The Star Machine
The Star Machine
Written by Jeanine Basinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491282
Our Price: $14.99
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The Star Machine

Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

From one of our most distinguished film scholars, comes a rich, penetrating, amusing book about the golden age of movies and how the studios worked to manufacture stars.

With revelatory insights and delightful asides, Jeanine Basinger shows us how the studio “star machine” worked when it worked, how it failed when it... Read more >
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