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- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 122.00
Born in the final years of the seventeenth century, and dying a decade before the beginning of the French Revolution, Voltaire was a quintessential figure of the eighteenth century, so much so that this era is sometimes called the Age of Voltaire. At a time when French culture dominated Europe, Voltaire dominated French culture. His influence was... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95
In almost every area of production, German theatre of the past forty years has achieved a level of distinction unique in the international community. This flourishing theatrical culture has encouraged a large number of outstanding actors, directors, and designers as well as video and film artists. The dominant figure throughout these years, however,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This comprehensively revised, illustrated edition discusses recent performance work and takes into consideration changes that have taken place since the book's original publication in 1996. Marvin Carlson guides the reader through the contested definition of performance as a theatrical activity and the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Theatre is one of the longest-standing art forms of modern civilization. Taking a global look at how various forms of theatre - including puppetry, dance, and mime - have been interpreted and enjoyed, this Very Short Introduction explores all aspects of the theatre, including its relationship with religion, literature, and its value worldwide. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Modern international studies of world theatre and drama have begun to acknowledge the Arab world only after the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Within the Arab world, the contributions of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco to modern drama and to post-colonial expression remain especially neglected, a problem that this book addresses. more...
Grief Enchained. The Top Hat. Two Plays by Eduardo De Filippo; One Can Die of Love by Giuseppe Patroni GriffiThe Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95
Jane House translated the De Filippo one acts; Jack D. Street, with Jane House, the Patroni Griffi play. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. more...
Home Alone. The Windows. The Prompters. Three Plays by Dino Buzzati; Wild Boars at the Forests Edge by Giuliano ScabiaThe Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95
Jane House translated Home Alone; Jack D. Street, the other two Buzzati plays; Ritva Poom, the Scabia one act. This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95
D.D. Carnicelli translated Ferdinando (from Neapolitan); Jane House, Beautiful Maria.This book is part of the multivolume Mellen collection of contemporary Italian drama, which comprises fourteen plays, of which thirteen are first translations. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95
At a time when so many options exist for access to theatrical entertainments, it is no surprise that theatre practitioners and scholars are often preoccupied with the role of the audience. While space undoubtedly impacts the rehearsal and production processes, its greater significance seems to rest in the impact a specific location has on the audience.... more...