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  • Books Received

Listing does not preclude subsequent review. Interested reviewers should send a resume and a letter indicating areas of expertise directly to the Book Review Editor, Charlotte Canning at the Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, or via electronic mail: canningc@utxvms.cc.utexas.edu. (N.B. Those titles preceded by a “*” have been assigned to reviewers).

Acting And Directing

Andrews, Starra. The Pursuit of Acting: Working Actors Share Their Experience and Advice. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998; pp. 192. $49.95 cloth, $16.95 paper.
Daw, Kurt. Acting Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998; pp. 156. $17.00.
Daw, Kurt, and Julia Matthews. A Guide to Scenes and Monologues From Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998; pp. 157. $13.95.
Coye, Dale F. Pronouncing Shakespeare’s Words: A Guide from A to Zounds. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998; pp. 744. $99.50.
Oida, Yoshi, and Lorna Marshall. The Invisible Actor. London: Routledge, 1998; pp. 125. $17.99.
Rohd, Michael. Theatre for Community, Conflict, and Dialogue: The Hope is Vital Training Manual. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998; pp. 150. $15.95.

Theatre Design And Stagecraft

Apperson, Linda. Stage Managing & Theatre Etiquette: A Basic Guide. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1998; pp. 122. $24.95 cloth, $12.95.
Crabtree, Susan, and Beudert, Peter. Scenic Art for the Theatre: History, Tools, and Techniques. Boston: Focal Press, 1998; pp. 300. $34.95.
Ingham, Rosemary. From Page to Stage: How Theatre Designers Make Connections Between Scripts and Images. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998; pp. 171. $22.95.

Playwriting

Hall, Roger A. Writing Your First Play. Boston: Focal Press, 1998; pp. 159. $19.95.

Autobiography and Biography

Burnim, Kalman A., and Philip H. Highfill Jr. John Bell, Patron of British Theatrical Portraiture: A Catalog of the Theatrical Portraits in His Editions of Bell’s Shakespeare and Bell’s British Theatre. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998; pp. 285. $60.00.
Hoare, Philip. Noel Coward: A Biography. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998; pp. 605. $18.00.
Lee, Lawrence, and Barry Gifford. Saroyan: A Biography. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998; pp. 345. $17.95.
MacMurraugh-Kavanagh, Madeleine. Peter Shaffer: Theatre and Drama. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998; pp. 208. $55.00.
Sharrar, Jack F. Avery Hopwood: His Life and Plays. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998; pp. 291. $29.95.
Turk, Edward Baron. Hollywood Diva: A Biography of Jeanette MacDonald. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998; pp. 467. $35.00.

Bibliography and Reference

Williams, Dana A. Contemporary African American Female Playwrights: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998; pp. 152. $55.00.

Criticism, History, and Theory

*Abramson, Glenda. Drama and Ideology in Modern Israel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998; pp. 265. $64.95.
Andreach, Robert J. Creating the Self in Contemporary American Drama. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998; pp. 242.
Banes, Sally. Subversive Expectations: Performance Art and Paratheatre in New York 1976–85. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998; pp. 297. $47.50 cloth, $19.95 paper.
Barr, Richard L. Rooms with a View: The Stages of Community in Modern Theater. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998; pp. 230. $42.50.
*Basting, Anne Davis. The Stages of Age: Performing Age in Contemporary American Culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998; pp. 224. $39.50.
*Boireau, Nicole, editor. Drama On Drama: Dimensions of Theatricality on the Contemporary British Stage. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997; pp. 256. $49.95.
Bryden, Mary. Samuel Beckett and the Idea of God. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998; pp. 204. $55.00.
Bull, John. Vanbrugh and Farquhar. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998; pp. 158. $45.00.
Callens, Johan. From Middleton and Rowley’s “Changeling” to Sam Shepard’s “Bodyguard”: A Contemporary Appropriation of a Renaissance Drama. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1997; pp. 177.
Ciociola, Gail. Wendy Wasserstein: Dramatizing Women, Their Choices and Their Boundaries. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1998; pp. 168. $29.50.
*Colleran, Jeanne, and Jenny S. Spencer, editors. Staging Resistance: Essays on Political Theatre. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998; pp. 312. $49.50 cloth, $21.95 paper.
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Additional Information

ISSN
1086-332X
Print ISSN
0192-2882
Pages
pp. 100-103
Launched on MUSE
1999-03-01
Open Access
No
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