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- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 154.99
An exploration of the use of drama as an intertext in the work of the 2nd century Latin author Apuleius, who wrote the only complete extant Latin novel, the Metamorphoses, in which a young man is turned into a donkey by magic. All Latin and Greek is translated into English. - ;Regine May discusses the use of drama as an intertext in the work of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 49.95
Examining the development of avant garde theatre from its inception in the 1890s right up to the present day, Christopher Innes exposes a central paradox of modern theatre; that the motivating force of theatrical experimentation is primitivism. What links the work of Strindberg, Artaud, Brook and Mnouchkine is an idealisation of the elemental and a... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women?s suffrage. 1896. Girton College, Cambridge, the first college in Britain to admit women. The Girton girls study ferociously and match their male peers grade for grade. Yet, when the men graduate, the women... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A powerful, provocative play about international relations and the shifting balance of power between East and West. Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young American photojournalist – captures a piece of history. New York, 2012. Joe is covering a presidential election, marred by... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2008; US$ 22.97
Hauptbeschreibung Zweieinhalb Jahrtausende Theater in Europa. Die Chronik zeigt Schauspielkunst unter den verschiedensten politischen, historischen und ästhetischen Vorzeichen und enthält die wichtigsten Personen und Bühnenereignisse, kulturhistorische und politische Hintergründe sowie Daten zum Theaterwesen. Ein ideales Informationsmittel für alle,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 34.44
Hauptbeschreibung Zahlreiche Quellen des 12. und 13. Jahrhunderts, die die italienischen Stadtkommunen beschreiben, dokumentieren eine besonders ausgeprägte Wertschätzung der Eloquenz. Angesichts jüngerer Forschungen zum Einfluss der Rhetorik auf das Selbstverständnis der Aristokratie im antiken Rom liegt ein analoger Blick auf Funktionen der Eloquenz... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 21.99
Most philosophy makes little mention of the theater except to denounce it as a place of illusion and moral decay. The theater has tended to respond in kind by steering away from philosophy, driven by the notion that theater consists of actions, not ideas. The Drama of Ideas argues that despite this mutual evasion, the histories of philosophy and theater... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99
Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances. Detailed and analytical, these... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
the uprising was a common social form in the life of the lower classes in the Early Modern Age. According to theory, no independent political action was to be expected from the "ignorant rabble", although according to Freud the entire "Western European culture" could be described as a product of "fear of the uprising of the oppressed". However, the... more...