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LUCK OF FRIENDSHIP: THE LETTERS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND JAMES LAUGHLIN

Written by Williams, Tennessee
In December 1942, two guests at a Lincoln Kirstein mixer bonded over their shared love of Hart Crane's poetry. One of them was James Laughlin, the founder of a small publishing company called New Directions, which he had begun only seven years earlier as a sophomore at Harvard.
March 13, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 352 Pages |
$39.95
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COMEDIES

Written by Walser, Robert
Few writers have ever experienced such a steady rise in their reputation and public profile as Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) has seen in recent years. As more of his previously little known work has been translated into English, readers have discovered a unique writer whose off-kilter sensibility and innovations in form are perfectly suited to our fragmented, distracted, bewildered era.
January 15, 2018 | Paperback | Seagull Books | 224 Pages |
$24.50
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DRAMATIC WRITER'S COMPANION, SECOND EDITION: TOOLS TO DEVELOP CHARACTERS, CAUSE SCENES, AND BUILD STORIES

Written by Dunne, Will
In just eight years, The Dramatic Writer's Companion has become a classic among playwrights and screenwriters. Thousands have used its self-contained character, scene, and story exercises to spark creativity, hone their writing, and improve their scripts.
October 4, 2017 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press |
$20.00
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ELLEN STEWART PRESENTS: FIFTY YEARS OF LA MAMA EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE

Written by Rosenthal, Cindy
Ellen Stewart (1919-2011) was the single most important figure in the history of American avant-garde theater and performance art. Founder of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Stewart was responsible for a staggering array of productions and for fostering the early work of directors, playwrights, actors, composers, and performance artists.
October 16, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Michigan Press |
$45.00
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CLEOPATRA: I AM FIRE AND AIR

Written by Bloom, Harold
From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, comes an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Cleopatra--one of the Bard's most riveting and memorable female characters. Cleopatra is one of the most famous women in history--and thanks to Shakespeare, one of the most intriguing personalities in literature.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company |
$24.00
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BOOK OF BROADWAY: THE DEFINITIVE PLAYS AND MUSICALS

Written by Grode, Eric
The Book of Broadway is a celebratory, gorgeous tome dedicated to what is arguably the quintessential American art form: the Broadway show.
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Voyageur Press (MN) |
$50.00
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BALANCING ACTS: BEHIND THE SCENES AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE

Written by Hytner, Nicholas
From the Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning former director of London's National Theatre--this is a fascinating, candid, eloquent memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors. The list of Nicholas Hytner's accomplishments is long and distinguished: as Artistic Director of London's Nat
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$28.95

WALK THROUGH WALLS SIGNED AND NUMBERED COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Written by Abramovic, Marina
Limited to 1,970 copies in print, numbered and signed by the author and legendary artist Marina Abramović. - Lavish packaging: Encased in a bright red slipcase with die-cut holes, this deluxe edition makes for a chic and artistic literary presentation
November 15, 2016 | Hardcover | Crown Archetype | 384 Pages |
$125.00
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WHEN BROADWAY WENT TO HOLLYWOOD

Written by Mordden, Ethan
When films like The Jazz Singer started to integrate synchronized music, in the late 1920s many ambitious songwriting pioneers of the Great White Way - George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Lorenz Hart, among many others - were enticed westward by Hollywood studios' promises of national exposure and top dollar success.
December 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 272 Pages |
$29.95
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SHAKESPEARE ON PAGE AND STAGE: SELECTED ESSAYS

Written by Wells, Stanley
This volume presents a winning selection of the very best essays from the long and distinguished career of Stanley Wells, one of the most well-known and respected Shakespeare scholars in the world.
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 300 Pages |
$29.95

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