Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell by Constance Classen,David Howes,Anthony Synnott

By Constance Classen,David Howes,Anthony Synnott

scent is a social phenomenon, given specific meanings and values by means of diverse cultures. Odours shape the construction blocks of cosmologies, category hierarchies, and political odours. they could implement social buildings or transgress them, unite humans or divide them, empower or disempower. The authors argue that the sociology of scent is repressed in the fashionable West, and its social historical past missed. This booklet breaks the "olfactory silence" of modernity. It bargains the 1st finished exploration of the cultural position of odours in Western background - from antiquity to the current. It additionally covers a large variey of non-Western societies. Its subject matters diversity from the medieval proposal of the "odour of sanctity", to the aromatherapies of South the US, and from olfactory stereotypes of gender and ethnicity within the smooth West to the function of scent in postmodernity. Its subject material will fascinate someone who loves to nostril round within the internal workings of culture.

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What you Wish for in Youth: Three Short Plays (Oberon Modern by Barney Norris

By Barney Norris

At First Sight

Two kids meet and spend a brand new yr jointly in Salzburg. Holly is there on vacation along with her mom and dad; Jack performs piano within the lodge bar. Their tale is instructed via a university of trade and recollection.

At First Sight was once awarded by means of Up In palms on travel and at range competition in 2011. Winner of the Drama organization of Wales One-Act Play Competition.

Fear Of Music

Luke is the 1st in his kin to visit college, and he’s made up our minds to prevent his frustrating fireball of a brother from following of their father’s footsteps by
joining the military. brilliant, precise and infrequently hilarious, Fear Of Music timebends among 1987 and 1993, piecing jointly the prelude and aftermath
of a tragedy that sees background repeating itself.

Fear Of Music was once offered by means of Up In palms in organization without of Joint on a countrywide journey in 2013.

Every you each Me

A play approximately coping, Kurt Cobain, uprising, revolution, beginning your a degree effects, identifying your existence and the strain of platforms on kids.

Every you each Me, initially commissioned through Wiltshire Council to discover psychological overall healthiness in Wiltshire, used to be provided via Salisbury Playhouse in 2015.

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War and Peace (NHB Modern Plays) (Shared Experience) by Leo Tolstoy

By Leo Tolstoy

A outstanding two-play epic, tailored from Tolstoy's novel and primary staged by means of Shared Experience.

One of the longest novels in Western literature, Tolstoy's War and Peace intertwines its epic account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia with the story of 3 aristocratic families.

Painted on an enormous canvas of destinations, characters and reviews, Helen Edmundson's stirring version is an tricky saga of households, love and friendship opposed to a backdrop of war.

Helen Edmundson's previous, one-part model of War and Peace used to be staged via Shared adventure on the nationwide Theatre in 1996.

'triumphant... what a impressive, unmissable fulfillment this is... Shared Experience's procedure is so fluid and clean it could possibly in simple terms reinvigorate your appreciation of the publication' - Telegraph

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Universal Beauty: The MISS UNIVERSE Guide to Beauty by Cara Birnbaum

By Cara Birnbaum

The omit UNIVERSE® festival represents the overseas perfect of attractiveness, and this special attractiveness advisor has the interior guidance from around the globe that in basic terms contributors of this very specific membership can inform. good looks author Cara Birnbaum and previous leave out Universe winners collect the varied information, insights, and secrets and techniques that experience set those girls aside and taken them to the top of good looks. Former name holders will percentage their good looks regimens as will the pros who paintings with contestants to accomplish the omit Universe glance. Readers with busy schedules will take advantage of assistance that would take them from sunlight hours appears to ultraglamour in a question of minutes.

Because omit Universe is overseas, all races, pores and skin tones, hair forms, and physique kinds can be integrated. Former name holders of alternative a while will tackle how own care and sweetness regimens switch through the years to proceed to accomplish a gorgeous visual appeal.

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Memphis Dirty: Tales From The Dirty South by Jeff Klitzner,Joseph Tate,JT Davenport,Stephen Clements

By Jeff Klitzner,Joseph Tate,JT Davenport,Stephen Clements

Welcome to Memphis, Tennessee, the house of car-jackings, useless kings, and a few of the dirtiest humans at the face of the Earth! Crack those covers to witness crack-heads run amok, corrupt politicians doing their thang, and gangs ruling the suggest streets within the urban of Blues and Bar-B-Que. during this number of brief tales written via a few proud and not-so-proud sons of town outfitted on a bluff, you are going to event stories of maximum violence and concrete conflict, actual and incredible genuine existence tales from the traumatized authors, stories of the unusual, and the heartache that includes dwelling during this urban that modified the area. that includes 9 tales through Stephen Clements, Joseph Tate, JT Davenport, and Jeff Klitzner.

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Murder, Margaret and Me by Philip Meeks

By Philip Meeks

In the early sixties nationwide treasures have been the inventive strength in the back of considered one of British cinema's such a lot profitable franchises. however the leave out Marple video clips have been nearly by no means made... Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie didn't wish Margaret Rutherford to carry her fabled spinster to lifestyles. And Margaret Rutherford used to be mortified on the customers of sullying her attractiveness with anything as sordid as murder... this is often the tale of the genuine this is why the performing legend and "the funniest lady alive" didn't wish to tackle the function that made her celebrated internationally. Margaret and Agatha shape an not likely friendship full of afternoon tea and gossip. in the meantime Agatha turns detective herself and she's on a venture. She's made up our minds to unearth Rutherford's tragic and surprising secret.

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Contemporary Black and Asian Women Playwrights in Britain by Gabriele Griffin

By Gabriele Griffin

This 2003 textual content was once the 1st monograph to rfile and examine the performs written by way of Black and Asian girls in Britain. the amount explores how Black and Asian ladies playwrights theatricalize their stories of migration, displacement, id, racism and sexism in Britain. performs via writers comparable to Tanika Gupta, Winsome Pinnock, Maya Chowdhry and Amrit Wilson, between others - a lot of whom have had their paintings produced at key British theatre websites - are mentioned in a few element. different playwrights' paintings can be in brief explored to signify the diversity and scope of up to date performs. the amount analyses issues corresponding to geographies of un/belonging, opposite migration (in the shape of tourism), sexploitation, prepared marriages, the racialization of sexuality, and asylum looking as they emerge within the performs, and argues that Black and Asian ladies playwrights became constitutive topics of British theatre.

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Theatrical Makeup: Basic Application Techniques by Sharon Sobel

By Sharon Sobel

In many theatrical productions, it falls to the performers to use their very own make-up, with minimum or no guide. Theatrical Makeup truly and concisely explains the fundamentals of theatrical make-up suggestions to permit level actors to place their top face ahead! you'll achieve knowing of the body structure of the human face and, utilizing cream dependent make-up, in addition to advertisement cosmetics, the right way to contour it to fit your personality with using spotlight and shadow. 1000s of complete colour photos and step by step directions illustrate find out how to visually manage bone constitution and obvious age, practice basic facial hair and wounds, and create glamorous and usual level make-up. additionally lined are the instruments it is important to follow your personal make-up, besides serious health and wellbeing and hygiene tips.

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