Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions
May 2014 - June 2014
These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.
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By Swaan, Wim
Publishing Date:  c1977
Call Number: 709.023 SWA
Traces the growth and characteristics of medieval art and architecture, focusing attention on the individual Gothic styles that evolved throughout Europe.
By Bechdel, Alison
Publishing Date: 2012
Call Number: 741.5 BEC
Writer and cartoonist Alison Bechdel writes about her relationship with her mother.
By Millar, Oliver
Publishing Date: 1977
Call Number: 750.7402 MIL
Publishing Date: 2000
Call Number: 759.13
This collection contains examples of the work of Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, and four other exceptional painters from the Brandywine school of illustration, which opened in 1900. The 45-plus color illustrations, selected from magazines and books published throughout the 20th century, are accompanied by commentary discussing each work and illustrator. Five sections present chivalry, pirates, the American Indian, the frontier, and the art of illustration a personal journey. Edited by art collector Dell in association with Walt Reed, who has chronicled the history of American illustration in several books and articles. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) - (Book News)
By Croall, Jonathan
Publishing Date: 2001
Call Number: 792.028 CRO
Chronicles the nearly 80 year career of John Gielgud in film, radio, television, and theater. In researching Gielgud's life, Croall interviewed more than 100 of the actor's friends and colleagues, including actors Alec Guinness and Peter Ustinov, playwrights Edward Albee and Christopher Fry, director Peter Brook, and designer Jocelyn Herbert. Coverage includes Gielgud's childhood, his Shakespearean acting, his achievements as a director and manager, and his influences. Croall is editor of the National Theater's magazine, StageWrite . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) - (Book News)
Publishing Date: 2008
Call Number: 792.95
"From 1997 Shakespeare's Globe flourished once more on London's South Bank after an absence of four hundred years. The playhouse is now a major attraction for theater goers, scholars, tourists, teachers and students of all ages, who come to experience Shakespeare'seare's plays and those of his contemporaries performed in their original conditions. The team of artists and education specialists who made this happen come together here to reflect on their ten-year experiment. Principal actors, designers, musicians and Globe education staff engage with international scholars in a lively debate about the impact of this extraordinary building. Featuring an in-depth interview with former Artistic Director Mark Rylance and a contribution from Patrick Spottiswoode, Founder and Director of Globe Education, the book highlights the complex relationship between designer, composer, actor and audience that give energy to this thrShakespearianperian centre." - p. i.
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