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Bowerbird: The Art of Making Theatre Drawn From Life

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Bowerbird: The Art of Making Theatre Drawn From Life

Alana Valentine

Theatre Studies; Creative writing & creative writing guides

Paperback

`Mostly it feels like you don't know-like you're reaching for something that you can't quite grab. Some writers talk about... [more]

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The Coffee Break Screenwriter...Breaks the Rules: A Guide for the Rebel Writer

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The Coffee Break Screenwriter...Breaks the Rules: A Guide for the Rebel...

Pilar Alessandra

Film, TV & Radio; Screenwriting techniques

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Pilar Alessandra's popular book, The Coffee Break Screenwriter, taught writers how to outline quickly, write efficiently,... [more]

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Making a Meal of It: Writing About Film

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Making a Meal of It: Writing About Film

Brian McFarlane

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism

Paperback

For more than forty years, readers of Melbourne newspapers and journals - and radio listeners - have learned about the latest... [more]

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High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic

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High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic...

Glenn Frankel

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; History

Paperback

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Searchers, the revelatory story behind the classic movie High Noon and the... [more]

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Fast Times and Excellent Adventures: The Surprising History of the '80s Teen Movie

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Fast Times and Excellent Adventures: The Surprising History of the '80s...

James King

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Popular culture

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Fast Times and Excellent Adventures is an inside look at the surprising history of the Eighties teen movie - how the movie... [more]

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The Serenity Handbook: The Official Crew Member's Guide to the Firefly-Class Series 3 Ship

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The Serenity Handbook: The Official Crew Member's Guide to the Firefly-Class...

Marc Sumerak

Films, movies & cinema; Television; Fiction-related items

Hardback

If you've ever wondered what it's like to soar through space like a leaf on the wind in a Firefly spaceship, this is the manual... [more]

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Hitchcock's Heroines

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Hitchcock's Heroines

Caroline Young

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Individual film directors, film-makers; Popular culture

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music

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Lament from Epirus: An Odyssey into Europe's Oldest Surviving Folk Music...

Christopher C. King

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social & cultural anthropology

Hardback

In the tradition of Patrick Leigh Fermor and Geoff Dyer, a Grammy-winning producer discovers a powerful and ancient folk music... [more]

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Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life

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Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life

Kathryn Cramer Brownell

Films, movies & cinema; History; History of the Americas; Popular culture; Political science & theory

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Takes readers behind the camera to explore the negotiations and relationships that developed between key Hollywood insiders... [more]

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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

Molly Haskell

Film, TV & Radio; Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture... [more]

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All Gates Open: The Story of Can

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All Gates Open: The Story of Can

Irmin Schmidt, Rob Young

Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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All Gates Open presents the definitive story of arguably the most influential and revered avant-garde band of the late twentieth... [more]

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

Christopher Lawrence

Music; Western "classical" music; Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830); 20th century & contemporary classical music; Popular culture

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Love-crazed geniuses, a killer soundtrack and a garnish of imagined pillow talk - here are the real love stories of the great... [more]

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Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg

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Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg

Eli Maor

Music; Mathematics; History of mathematics; History of science

Hardback

How music has influenced mathematics, physics, and astronomy from ancient... [more]

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Daniel R. Melamed (Professor of Musicology, Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music)

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Western "classical" music; Sacred & religious music; Christianity; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

Hardback

This book encourages eighteenth-century ways of listening to J. S. Bach's Mass in B Minor and Christmas Oratorio. It explores... [more]

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Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will

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Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will

Simon Callow

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: general

Paperback

The perfect introduction to the Master. [more]

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Platform Papers 54: Young People and the Arts: An agenda for change

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Platform Papers 54: Young People and the Arts: An agenda for change

Sue Giles

Theatre Studies; Drama & performing (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Expectations around theatre for young people are too prescribed today. Adults have long-held views on what works are appropriate... [more]

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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England

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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England...

Jenifer Roberts

Ballet; Biography: arts & entertainment; History; Social & cultural history

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The story of a French ballerina who became richer than the Queen. Jenifer Roberts unearths this fascinating story of sex,... [more]

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

Scottee

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

The first collection of its kind, The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues chronicles over one hundred years of queer and trans... [more]

$26.99

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Who-Ology: The Official Miscellany (Doctor Who)

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Who-Ology: The Official Miscellany (Doctor Who)

Cavan Scott, Mark Wright

Television; Science fiction; Trivia & quiz question books; TV tie-in humour

Paperback

Test your knowledge of the last Time Lord and the worlds he's visited in Who-ology, an unforgettable journey through over... [more]

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd S. Purdum

Theatre Studies

Hardback

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American... [more]

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Martin McDonagh

Film movie scripts & screenplays; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

After months pass without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes pays for three signs challenging the authority... [more]

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Star Wars: The Rebel Files

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Star Wars: The Rebel Files

Daniel Wallace

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction

Hardback

A repository of Alliance intelligence, The Rebel Files weaves together classified documents, intercepted transmissions, and... [more]

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Wonderland: Alice on Screen

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Wonderland: Alice on Screen

Emma Mcrae, Alexandra He

Film, TV & Radio; Film movie guides & reviews

Hardback

Wonderland follows Alice's journey through her many cinematic appearances from 1930's silent Alice in Wonderland to the recent... [more]

$65.00

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Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

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Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

Robert Gordon

Music; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

Blues, being the wellspring of all American music for over a century, is always worth studying. Robert does it right. - Keith... [more]

$32.99

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

Drawing & drawings; Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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A beautifully produced collection of illustrations by Reinhard Kleist, capturing Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' thirty-year career... [more]

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