More Books:

The Player's Passion
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Joseph R. Roach
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Explores the historical and cultural evolution of the theoretical language of the stage
The Rest Is Noise Series: “Grimes! Grimes!”: The Passion of Benjamin Britten
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Alex Ross
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-12 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

This is a chapter from Alex Ross’s groundbreaking history of twentieth-century classical music, ‘The Rest is Noise’. Further extracts are available as digital shorts, accompanying the London Southbank festival programme.
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Wolf Larsen
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-23 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

What American dream? Each short story in I Have a Nightmare takes place in a different part of the United States: New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, a suburb, a university town, and a commercial fishing boat in Alaska's Bering Sea. Instead of experiencing the American dream the whites, blacks,
White Jade
Language: en
Pages: 584
Authors: Anna Podhaski
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-23 - Publisher: iUniverse

White Jade weaves a story of legend, truth, and betrayal, spanning two continents and hundreds of years. Driven from the shores of their beloved China in the 1880's, Meili's heirs travel to San Francisco, where they find themselves thrust into a strange, foreign world—a world of Nob Hill wealth, romance,
Queering Gothic in the Romantic Age
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: M. Fincher
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06-15 - Publisher: Springer

This book argues that Gothic writing of the Romantic period is queer. Using a variety of texts, it argues that contemporary queer theory can help us to read the obliqueness and invisibility of same-sex desire in a culture of vigilance. Fincher shows how the Gothic's ambivalent gender politics destabilize heteronormative