BLACHE, AG: Alice Guy Blache: Cinema Pioneer: Exhibition Booklet

Book cover. Alice Guy Blache: Cinema Pioneer: Exhibition BookletSimon, Joan. Alice Guy Blache: Cinema Pioneer: Exhibition Booklet. Whitney Museum of American Art, 2010. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#30592) $12.00

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Booklet for November 6, 2009-January 24, 2010 exhibition. Black and white illustrations throughout. Lain in screen schedule handout.

Alice Guy or Alice Guy-Blache (1873–1968) was a French pioneer filmmaker, active from the late 19th century, and one of the very first to make a narrative fiction film. She was the first woman to direct a film. From 1896 to 1906, she was probably the only female filmmaker in the world.

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POWER, C: Presence in Play: A Critique of Theories of Presence in the Theatre (Consciousness Literature and the Arts)

Book cover. Presence in Play: A Critique of Theories of Presence in the Theatre (Consciousness Literature and the Arts)Power, Cormac. Presence in Play: A Critique of Theories of Presence in the Theatre (Consciousness Literature and the Arts). Rodopi Brill, 2019. ISBN: 9789004409538. Unmarked. Like New. Hardcover. (#30568) $105.00

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Offers new perspectives on contemporary theatre and performance debates. Re-examined themes include performativity, embodiment, emotion, affect and spectatorship. Introduces Stoicism as a performative philosophy that radicalises forms of thinking and experience. Index. 174p. Power is a Senior Lecturer in Drama at Northumbria University at Newcastle.

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MILLER, J: Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, Souvenir Programme (August 19-September 8, 1951)

Book cover. Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, Souvenir Programme (August 19-September 8, 1951)Miller, James. Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, Souvenir Programme (August 19-September 8, 1951). Festival Society of teh Scottish Tourist Board, 1951. Unmarked. Smudges on cover. Two signatures of black and white plates from the middle are loose. Acceptable. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30562) $24.00

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Black and white plates throughout. Maps. Period advertisements. Contents include “Pygmalion” by Sir Desmond MacCarthy, “The Art of Song” by Frank Howes, “The Glyndebourne Opera” by Dyneley Hussey, “El Greco to Goya” by Xavier de Salas, and more. 75p.