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Oral Literature in Africa

by Ruth Finnegan

Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces...


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies of William Shakespeare A Midsummer Night's Dream...


Tellings and Texts

by Francesca Orsini (editor) & Katherine Butler Schofield (editor)

Examining materials from early modern and contemporary North India and Pakistan, Tellings and Texts brings together seventeen first-rate papers on the relations between written and oral texts, their performance,...


Si-cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle

by Si Robertson & Mark Schlabach

You know him from the hit A&E® show Duck Dynasty®now you can enjoy Uncle Si’s tall tales, crazy exploits, and quirky one-liners in one raucous collection!

“These hands are so fast, I can get your wallet...


The Only Writing Series You'll Ever Need   Screenwriting

by Madeline Dimaggio

The Only Writing Series You'll Ever Need: Screenwriting is your go-to resource for mastering the complete screenwriting process. Taking you step-by-step from idea to deal, you'll learn how to: Write a sellable...


GoPro: Professional Guide to Filmmaking [covers the HERO4 and all GoPro cameras]

by Bradford Schmidt & Brandon Thompson

WHERE INSPIRATION MEETS TECHNICAL CRAFT, this guide to professional filmmaking with a GoPro is packed with hundreds of beautiful photos and interactive links to videos created by professional athletes, filmmakers,...


Palm Reading

by Wallace Easton

Have you ever had your palm read? Were you amazed at how accurate your reading was? Wallace Easton is a professional palm reader who has prepared this guide for beginners. He has shared his knowledge and expertise...


The Comedy Bible: From Stand-up to Sitcom--The Comedy Writer's Ultimate "How To" Guide

by Judy Carter

Judy Carter, guru to aspiring comedy writers and stand-up comics, tells all about the biz of being funny and writing funny in this bright, entertaining, and totally practical guide on how to draw humor from...


Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel

by Sherill Tippins

The history of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, where artists of all stripes, legends themselves, have lived and loved and worked for more than a century.


Crash and Burn

by Artie Lange & Anthony Bozza

Veteran comedian Artie Lange turns an unflinching eye and his signature wit on his perilous descent into drug addiction, life-threatening depression, and ultimately, his recovery, in the follow-up to his hilariously...


The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise

by Dante Alighieri

The story of Dante's journey through the three realms of the dead, lasting from the night before Good Friday to the Wednesday after Easter in the spring of 1300. The Roman poet Virgil guides him through Hell...


An Education

by Nick Hornby

From the New York Times bestselling author—the shooting script to his award-winning film, with an original Introduction and vivid stills from the movie.

Jenny is a 16-year-old girl stifled by the tedium...


Lincoln: The Screenplay

by Tony Kushner & Doris Kearns Goodwin

A revealing drama about a great American president.


Two Brothers

by Hannie Rayson

From the award-winning author of Inheritance, Two Brothers is a riveting contemporary play that explores the minds of the men that lead us - and the secrets they hide.


A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York

by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, the new edition of this guide includes never-before-seen archival photographs to illustrate Dorothy...


Looking at Contemporary Dance: A Guide for the Internet Age

by Marc Raymond Strauss & Myron Howard Nadel

With a focus on dance innovation from the late 19th century to the present, this history provides dance students with accessible information on the major contributors to the art. Organized chronologically by...


Love You to Death: The Unofficial Companion to the Vampire Diaries

by Crissy Calhoun

Taking devoted fans deep into the heart of Mystic Falls, the fictional setting of the CW hit series The Vampire Diaries, this guide will satisfy the curiosity of the series’ many loyal viewers. Garnering huge...


Stand-Up Comedy: The Book

by Judy Carter

All the world loves a clown and whether you want to clown around at parties or make a living as a standup comic, comedian Judy Carter can show you how to "do" comedy.


The Complete Professional Audition: A Commonsense Guide to Auditioning for Plays and Musicals

by Daren Cohen, Michael Perilstein & Jason Robert Brown

In the United States, there are 300,000 actors; 100,000 hold union cards. There are 184 college theater programs and 108 performing-arts high schools. There are 578 acting schools and coaches in New York City...


The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

by John Seabrook

There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure—they're designed that way.

Over the last two decades a new type of hit song has emerged, one that is almost inescapably catchy. Pop songs have always had a...