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The Dylan Companion
The Dylan Companion
Paperback      ISBN: 0306809680
Thoroughly revised in honor of Dylan's sixtieth birthday, this anthology collects the writings of Allen Ginsburg, Joan Baez, Frank Kermode, and others on the enigmatic and revolutionary Bob Dylan, offering insights into his life and his career in music. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Bowie: Loving the Alien
Bowie
Loving the Alien
Paperback      ISBN: 0306808544
"Based on interviews with family members, colleagues, lovers, and the previously silent William Burroughs, this unsparing yet evenhanded biography guides the reader through the many personas, crises, a"
Motel Chronicles
Motel Chronicles
Paperback      ISBN: 0872861430
Motel Chronicles reveals the fast-moving and sometimes surprising world of the man behind the plays that have made Sam Shepard a live legend in the theater. Shepard chronicles his own life birth in Illinois, childhood memories of Guam, Pasadena and rural Southern California, adventures as ranch hand, waiter, rock musician, dramatist, and film actor. Scenes from this book form the basis of his play Superstitions, and of the film (directed by Wim Wenders) Paris, Texas, winner of the Golden Palm Award at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.
The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues
The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues
Paperback      ISBN: 0140096493
Monologues by dramatists such as Lanford Wilson, Christopher Durang, Sam Shepard, and Charles Fuller are suitable for use in auditions and classwork
Rat Pack Confidential: Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey, & the Last Great Showbiz Party
Rat Pack Confidential
Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey, & the Last Great Showbiz Party
Paperback      ISBN: 0385495765
Describes the personal and professional highs and lows of the performers known as the "Rat Pack" during the peak of their popularity in the 1960s
Conversations With Stoppard
Conversations With Stoppard
Paperback      ISBN: 0802134688
Quentin Tarantino: The Cinema of Cool
Quentin Tarantino
The Cinema of Cool
Paperback      ISBN: 1557832277
Examines the personal life and the professional work and success of the director of "Pulp Fiction"
Full of Secrets: Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks
Full of Secrets
Critical Approaches to Twin Peaks
Paperback      ISBN: 0814325068
Essential reading for "Peakies," fans of director David Lynch's cult TV series "Twin Peaks." Contains critical essays, plus lists of cast members, directors, and writers for each episode, a calendar of red-letter dates in the show's convoluted plot, and a scene breakdown of every episode. Essays discuss topics such as the art and politics of the show, its use of music, a feminist reading of "Twin Peaks," and postmodernism and television. No pictures. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
No Exit and Three Other Plays
No Exit and Three Other Plays
Paperback      ISBN: 0679725164
English translations of four plays which dramatize the theme of man's responsibility for his own actions, by the leader of French existentialism
Childsplay: A Collection of Scenes and Monologues for Children
Childsplay
A Collection of Scenes and Monologues for Children
Paperback      ISBN: 0879101881
A selection from over fifty sources including published and unpublished plays, blockbuster movie hits, independent films, foreign films, teleplays, poetry, and diaries.