Directors and the New Musical Drama: British and American by M. Lundskaer-Nielsen

By M. Lundskaer-Nielsen

This is often one of many first books to supply a rigorous research of the large alterations within the musical theatre throughout the Nineteen Eighties and 90s.  furthermore, it makes a speciality of the contribution of recognized, critical theatre administrators to the mainstream Musical Theatre and it's the first publication to supply a twin Anglo-American viewpoint in this topic.

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German Headgear in World War II: SS NSDAP Police Civilian by Jon Maguire, Pat Moran

By Jon Maguire, Pat Moran

This quantity set by way of Pat Moran and Jon Maguire illustrates, in complete colour, over 240 visor hats and helmets of the German: military, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, SS, NSDAP, Police, Civilian, and miscellaneous formations. every one peaked hat is proven from 4 angles, together with inside, and insignia element. those volumes are a needs to for creditors of German headgear and militaria, in addition to modelers and scholars of army uniforms.

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Roman Military Clothing Ad 200-400 by Graham Sumner

By Graham Sumner

The armour and guns of the Roman military have lengthy been the topic of extreme learn and hypothesis. whereas a lot has been released on their fingers and armour, besides the fact that, the particular garments of Imperial squaddies has mostly been missed. during this moment a part of a rigorous learn of the literary, sculptural, pictorial and archaeological proof, the professional author-artist examines the clues which permit us to try reconstructions of things worn by means of officials and males all around the empire throughout the centuries among the reign of Septimius Severus and the twilight years of Stilicho.

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The Rough Guide to Shakespeare 2 (Rough Guide Reference) by Andrew Dickson

By Andrew Dickson

The tough consultant to Shakespeare is the last word advisor to the existence and paintings of the world’s maximum playwright; William Shakespeare. With complete assurance of the 38 Shakespearian performs, together with a synopsis, complete personality record, degree background and a serious essay for every, this entire advisor is either a short reference and in-depth heritage consultant for theatergoers, scholars, movie buffs and enthusiasts of literature alike. The tough consultant to Shakespeare additionally explores Shakespeare’s sonnets and Shakespeare’s much less recognized narrative poems, mixed with attention-grabbing debts of Shakespeare’s existence and theatre, exploring in vibrant aspect every one play’s unique performances. This totally up to date advisor features a new ‘My Shakespeare’ bankruptcy with administrators & actors together with Sir Ian McKellen, Christopher Plummer and Zo? Wanamaker, in addition to information for introducing your kids to Shakespeare with advised photo novels, variations and DVDs for all age teams. With up to date reports of the easiest motion pictures and audio recordings from Olivier to Luhrmann, and Kosintzev to Kurosawa, the tough advisor to Shakespeare is a party of all vintage and modern Shakespearian productions.

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United States Marine Corps (Men-at-Arms, Volume 32) by John Millin Selby

By John Millin Selby

This e-book examines the uniforms, apparatus, background and association of the U.S. Marine Corps, from 1775, via their carrier in global Wars I and II, via to Korea (1950-1953) and Vietnam (1955-1975). Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.

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The Canadian Army at War (Men-at-Arms, Volume 164) by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

Through the twentieth Century, Canadian armies participated within the world's significant conflicts, from the Boer struggle on the sunrise of the century (1899-1902), to the Korean conflict within the Fifties. As a part of the British empire, Canada supported Britain in South Africa, and got here to assistance from the Allies in either international Wars. This booklet chronicles the improvement of the Canadian military and the mythical achievements of a kingdom which would have justifiably stayed aloof from the quarrels of others. As either writer and illustrator, Mike Chappell paints an attractive photograph of the background, apparatus and uniforms of the Canadian Army.

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Portrayals of Americans on the World Stage: Critical Essays by Kevin J. Wetmore

By Kevin J. Wetmore

This choice of 14 essays explores drama from worldwide that depicts the U.S. and americans. From Eighteenth Century German dramas approximately local american citizens via post-Revolutionary conflict British performs, to the theaters of latest Japan, Mexico, Serbia, eire, Ghana and different international locations, the members think of conflicting representations of usa citizens. occasionally flattering, frequently severe, and infrequently insulting, those numerous foreign perspectives spotlight perceptions of the USA out of the country and the way they impact the world's phases.

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The Death and Life of Drama: Reflections on Writing and by Lance Lee

By Lance Lee

What makes a movie "work," in order that audiences come clear of the viewing adventure refreshed or even reworked within the means they comprehend themselves and the realm round them? In The demise and lifetime of Drama, veteran screenwriter and screenwriting instructor Lance Lee tackles this question in a chain of private essays that completely research drama's function in our society, in addition to the weather that constitution all drama, from the performs of historical Athens to contemporary most well liked movies.

Using examples from famous classical period and up to date motion pictures, Lee investigates how writers deal with dramatic components comparable to time, emotion, morality, and personality progress to illustrate why a few motion pictures paintings whereas others don't. He seeks to outline accurately what "action" is and the way the author and the viewer comprehend dramatic truth. He appears to be like at several types of time in drama, explores dramatic context from Athens to the current, and examines the concept that of comedy. Lee additionally proposes a singular "five act" constitution for drama that takes account of the characters' prior and destiny outdoors the "beginning, center, and finish" of the tale. Deftly balancing philosophical concerns and functional matters, The demise and lifetime of Drama bargains a wealthy realizing of the foundations of winning dramatic writing for screenwriters and certainly everybody who enjoys video clips and needs to understand why a few movies have such enduring charm for therefore many people.

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The British Army in North America 1775-83 (Men-at-Arms, by Robin May

By Robin May

For sheer guts, the Redcoats' habit at Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and different bloody encounters has hardly ever been handed. The american citizens received, yet purely simply, after which because of international intervention and a small variety of devoted and valiant patriots who have been always allow down by means of their very own humans. Robin May's best paintings appears to be like on the British military that fought within the American Revolution from 1775 to 1783. It info the warriors who confronted the problems of campaigning in North the US besides the gross inefficiency and corruption at domestic which, in addition to their generals' usually blundering behavior, have been as lethal enemies because the Americans.

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