Master Class

Author: Terrence McNally

Publisher: Methuen Publishing

ISBN: 9780413718501

Category: American drama

Page: 52

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The 1996 Tony Award winner for Best Play "unforgettable, worth swimming to New York to catch" (Benedict Nightingale) Master Class presents the legendary opera diva, Maria Callas, as she puts aspiring young singers through their paces in a series of master classes. Both moving and entertaining, this theatrical tour de force dramatizes the Callas phenomenon and "is an unembarrassed, involving meditation on Callas's life and the nature of her art. Such subjects are not easily dramatized, certainly not with this brio." (New York Times)

Masterclass: Learning, Teaching

Author: Peter Knight

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 082644461X

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 7011

In the English-speaking world, master's degree programmes are booming. Not only are more programmes being provided, with more people studying for master's degrees, but the nature of the degree itself is changing: it has become essentially a professional degree. In respone to market forces, a variety of approaches to curriculum design, teaching, learning and assessment have evolved. This text considers evidence and experiences of academics in South Africa, the USA, Australia and Britain, creating an overall picture of developments, accompanied by a set of practical and conceptual problems.

Crochet Master Class

Author: Jean Leinhauser,Rita Weiss

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 030796552X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 9211

Crochet Master Class presents 18 crochet techniques taught by some of the world’s best crochet designers and instructors. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, inviting you to dip in, experiment, and then apply your newfound skills to create a custom piece designed by these crochet luminaries. You’ll learn Hairpin Lace from Stitch Diva Jennifer Hansen, discover the intricate color work of tapestry crochet from Carol Ventura, and explore free-form crochet with renowned fiber artist Prudence Mapstone. Filled with expert instruction, inspiring stories, and projects created exclusively for this book, Crochet Master Class is your guide to the incredible range of crochet possibilities. Techniques include: Filet Crochet • Hairpin Lace • Tapestry Crochet • Aran Crochet • Entrelac Crochet • Fashion Crochet • Tunisian Crochet • Woven Crochet • Double-Ended Crochet • Tassels • Bullion Stitch • Overlay Crochet • Bead Crochet • Bruges Crochet • Painted Crochet • Free-Form Crochet • Irish Crochet • Wire Crochet From the Trade Paperback edition.

Adobe Master Class

Illustrator Illuminated

Author: Ted Padova,Barbara Obermeier

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 9780201775730

Category: Computers

Page: 326

View: 9647

Presenting twelve real-world case studies of contemporary working artists using Illustrator to create logos, ads, corporate brochures, and more, this helpful handbook presents a collection of expert techniques and advice from artists and designers who use illustrator, covering such topics as illustration for print and Web, maps, annual reports, and advertising. Original. (Intermediate)

The Leadership Masterclass

Great Business Ideas Without the Hype

Author: Management Today,Emma De Vita

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755360397

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 100

View: 3163

THE LEADERSHIP MASTERCLASS is business advice at its very best. Insightful, intelligent, thought-provoking and counter-intuitive, it will force you to rethink all aspects of your approach to leading your team or your company.There are five sections to chew over, which cover how to develop your very own leadership style, what the expected behaviours of the finest leaders are, the all-important strategy and how to initiate turnaround, change and set a vision, managing the reputation of yourself and your company and finally some lessons from those that have been there and done it. THE LEADERSHIP MASTERCLASS provides practical, no-nonsense advice for the incumbent or aspiring leader, particularly if you are eager to use fresh ideas to stake your claim as one of the next generation of great leaders. If you want to inspire those around you, stand out from the crowd and make a positive contribution, you need to read THE LEADERSHIP MASTERCLASS.

Masterclass: Understanding Shunga

A Guide to Japanese Erotic Art

Author: Majella Munro

Publisher: ER Books

ISBN: 1904989543

Category: Art

Page: 159

View: 9563

This sumptous guide explains the cultural forces behind Shunga images and why the Japanese find them so erotic. It also reveals the influence of Shunga on great Western art movements such as Impressionism. Exquisitely and abundantly illustrated, this is the most comprehensively informative book ever to be written on the subject - truly a 'masterclass'.

Master Class

Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors

Author: The AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538100541

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

View: 1338

In Master Class: Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors, members of the AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching take readers behind the scenes to explain the teaching strategies, preparation tips, exercises, and project ideas that have, in many cases, earned them university and national teaching awards.

The Mind of the Master Class

History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders' Worldview

Author: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese,Eugene D. Genovese

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139446563

Category: History

Page: N.A

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The Mind of the Master Class tells of America's greatest historical tragedy. It presents the slaveholders as men and women, a great many of whom were intelligent, honorable, and pious. It asks how people who were admirable in so many ways could have presided over a social system that proved itself an enormity and inflicted horrors on their slaves. The South had formidable proslavery intellectuals who participated fully in transatlantic debates and boldly challenged an ascendant capitalist ('free-labor') society. Blending classical and Christian traditions, they forged a moral and political philosophy designed to sustain conservative principles in history, political economy, social theory, and theology, while translating them into political action. Even those who judge their way of life most harshly have much to learn from their probing moral and political reflections on their times - and ours - beginning with the virtues and failings of their own society and culture.

Adobe Master Class

Photoshop Inspiring artwork and tutorials by established and emerging artists

Author: Ibarionex Perello

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133256251

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 6181

This beautiful art showcase book from Adobe Press features 30 established and emerging Photoshop artists, their masterful work, and tutorials demonstrating their techniques for using Adobe Photoshop. Curated by renowned photographer and educator Ibarionex Perello, this book features an inspiring collection of innovative Photoshop artists and their amazing artwork. The images represent a mix of techniques and styles and are field-defining works that demonstrate technical excellence and awe-inspiring aesthetics. Readers will also appreciate the artists' commentary about their inspiration and philosophy about their art. In addition to the art showcase, this book includes several tutorial projects that teach techniques for working in Photoshop. The how-to content, comprising 25 to 30 percent of the book, is based on general Photoshop features, so this book can be useful for users of recent and future versions of the Photoshop software.

Master Class

Living Longer, Stronger, and Happier

Author: Peter Spiers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781455510443

Category: SELF-HELP

Page: 201

View: 5604

Inspirational stories from active seniors, supported by the latest research in the fields of psychology and neuro-science, shows how to build an enriching lifestyle on the foundation of favorite activities.

The Cauchy-Schwarz Master Class

An Introduction to the Art of Mathematical Inequalities

Author: J. Michael Steele

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521546775

Category: Mathematics

Page: 306

View: 7006

This lively, problem-oriented text, first published in 2004, is designed to coach readers toward mastery of the most fundamental mathematical inequalities. With the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality as the initial guide, the reader is led through a sequence of fascinating problems whose solutions are presented as they might have been discovered - either by one of history's famous mathematicians or by the reader. The problems emphasize beauty and surprise, but along the way readers will find systematic coverage of the geometry of squares, convexity, the ladder of power means, majorization, Schur convexity, exponential sums, and the inequalities of Hölder, Hilbert, and Hardy. The text is accessible to anyone who knows calculus and who cares about solving problems. It is well suited to self-study, directed study, or as a supplement to courses in analysis, probability, and combinatorics.

Master Class

Lessons from Leading Writers

Author: Nancy Bunge

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

ISBN: 9780877459651

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

View: 2945

Master Class: Lessons from Leading Writers gathers more than two decades of wisdom from twenty-nine accomplished authors. It offers previously unpublished interviews along with freshly edited versions of ten interviews from Nancy Bunge's well-received previous collection, Finding the Words. The first section, Theory, incorporates interviews which document the golden age of writing programs in which authors with a strong sense of social and cultural responsibility taught as seriously as they wrote. These conversations delve into the writers' philosophies and teaching methods. The second section, Practice, presents interviews with authors who discuss how they've approached the writing of particular works. Altogether the interviews introduce authors as inspirational models and provide insightful techniques for other writers to try. One piece of advice recurs with striking consistency: to produce fresh, interesting work, aspiring writers must develop a passionate self-trust. This rule has an essential corollary: improving as a writer means constantly stretching oneself with new information and skills. Sure to interest writing and literature teachers as well as writers at every stage of development, Master Class is highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate writing courses. Interviews with Marvin Bell, Ivan Doig, Sandra Gilbert, Allen Ginsberg, Donald Hall, Jim Harrison, Etheridge Knight, Margot Livesey, Larry McMurtry, James Alan McPherson, Clarence Major, Bobbie Ann Mason, Sue Miller, N. Scott Momaday, Kyoko Mori, Thylias Moss, W. S. Penn, Kit Reed, Alix Kates Shulman, William Stafford, Wallace Stegner, Ruth Stone, Scott Turow, Katherine Vaz, Diane Wakoski, Anne Waldman, Richard Wilbur, Richard Yates, and Helen Yglesias.

MasterClass in Drama Education

Transforming Teaching and Learning

Author: Michael Anderson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441167005

Category: Education

Page: 165

View: 9534

A comprehensive guide to drama education, ensuring a solid foundation for supporting effective learning and teaching.

Oliver Edwards' Flytyer's Masterclass

Author: Oliver Edwards


ISBN: 9781904784210


Page: N.A

View: 4512

First published in 1994, Flytyer's Masterclass showcases the talents of British fly-tyer Oliver Edwards. Using his excellent knowledge of entomology and recognising specific characteristics of each species of fly he is creating, Edwards has developed his trademark of ultra realistic flies which are highly regarded for their near perfect imitation to the natural. Featuring patterns for the baetis nymph, ephemerella nymph, rhyacophila larva, and Klinkhamer special. For this new edition the publisher has commissioned new photographs by Terry Griffiths which depict each fly in stunning detail. It has been produced in a hardback spiral-bound format so that the book may be opened flat for use at the vice. A fine de luxe leather-bound edition, limited to only 120 copies, was produced simultaneously by The Flyfisher's Classic Library. Each de luxe copy carries a real fly tied by the author and set inside a bespoke mount within the front board. "It is a really seminal book by probably the greatest fly-tyer of our generation." (Magnus Angus).

Sonia Blandford's Masterclass

Author: Sonia Blandford

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412918633

Category: Education

Page: 109

View: 1269

Sonia Blandford's 'Masterclass' columns proved a hit with readers when they appeared in the Guardian newspaper. Now, for the first time, readers can enjoy a selection of Sonia's column in one book.

Exploring Black and White Photography

A Masterclass

Author: Paul Gallagher

Publisher: RHE Media Limited

ISBN: 1910226378

Category: Photography

Page: 86

View: 9279

Renowned photographer Paul Gallagher offers us the benefit of over 30 years’ experience in this practical and inspiring guide to the world of black and white photography. In 'Exploring Black and White Photography: A Masterclass', Paul explores all aspects of the subject in an approachable way, providing keen amateur photographers with the tools and techniques to achieve success with monochrome images. Beginning with a discussion on the reasons why black and white photography is still so popular today, this PhotoWise title also includes sections on: - what works in black and white; - exposure and filters; - using forms, lines and textures; - contrast and tones; - converting colour images into black and white. As an experienced author, Paul Gallagher is able to produce a book that provides us with the essence of black and white photography in an engaging style, which makes learning a pleasure. With a gallery of Paul’s own photographs to provide inspiration for aspiring black and white photographers, 'Exploring Black and White Photography' is also an enjoyable read for those who appreciate monochrome photography at its very best.

A Master Class in Brand Planning

The Timeless Works of Stephen King

Author: Judie Lannon,Merry Baskin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119994909

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 396

View: 6578

In 1988, on Stephen King’s retirement JWT published ‘The King Papers’ a small collection of Stephen King’s published writings spanning 1967-1985. They remain timelessly potentially valuable but are an almost unexploited gold mine. This book is comprised of a selection of 20-25 of Stephen King’s most important articles, each one introduced by a known and respected practitioner who, in turn, describes the relevance of the particular original idea to the communications environment of today. The worth of this material is that, although the context in which the original papers were written is different, the principles themselves are appropriate to marketing communications in today’s more complex media environment. The book will serve as a valuable reference book for today’s practitioners, as well as a unique source of sophisticated, contemporary thinking.