A companion to UEP’s Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). London’s Grand Guignol was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. It was a high-profile venture that enjoyed popular success as much as critical controversy.
Grégoire Le Roy Edited by
Professor Richard Bales
Grégoire Le Roy was at school with Maeterlinck and Van Leberghe, and grew up in the same atmosphere of intellectual ferment. His first published collection pre-dates Maeterlinck’s Serres chaudes. This is the first edition since their original publication of the three collections of poems by a significant member of the Belgian Symbolist school.
Peter J. Hill, Roger E. Meiners Contributions by
Terry L. Anderson, Donald J. Boudreaux, Elizabeth Brubaker, William J. Carney, Louis De Allessi, Richard A. Epstein, Donald R. Leal, Seth W. Norton, Vernon L. Smith, Richard E. Wagner, Bruce Yandle
David C. Steffens MD MHS, Dan G. Blazer MD PhD, Mugdha E. Thakur MD
The book is the definitive text on diagnosing and treating mental disorders among the elderly. It is a single authoritative volume that includes both the basic scientific knowledge and the practical clinical skills necessary for working with this growing population.
Laurent Mannoni Edited by
Dr Richard Crangle Translated by
Dr Richard Crangle
Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth.
Steven E. Schier Contributions by
John J. Coleman, James L. Guth, John F. Harris, James Hohmann, Bertram Johnson, Richard E. Matland, Nancy Maveety, James M. McCormick, John J. Pitney Jr., Nicol C. Rae, Raymond Tatalovich, Andrea L. Walker, John K. White
Richard Abel, Charles R. Acland, Professor Robert C. Allen, Charles Ambler, Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Butsch, Thomas Doherty, Jane M. Gaines, Mark Glancy, Ahmet Gürata, Mark Jancovich, Barbara Kilinger, Jeffery Klenotic, Annette Kuhn, Terry Lindvall, Richard Maltby, Christopher J. McKenna, Anne Morey, Dr John Sedgwick, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Judith Thissen, Gregory A. Waller, Haidee Wasson Edited by
Richard Maltby, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Professor Robert C. Allen
This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.
Since The Théâtre du Grand-Guignol closed its doors forty years ago, the genre has been overlooked by critics and theatre historians. This book reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts, and is the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance.
<p><p><BR>From the authors of the successful <em>Grand-Guignol </em>and <em>London’s Grand Guignol</em> - also published by UEP – this book includes translations of a further eleven plays, adding significantly to the repertoire of Grand-Guignol plays available in the English language.</p><BR><P></p>