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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre through analysis of performances as diverse as:... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 94.95
Dionysus Resurrected analyzes the global resurgence since the late 1960s of Euripides’ The Bacchae . By analyzing and contextualizing these modern day performances, the author reveals striking parallels between transformational events taking place during the era of the play’s revival and events within the play itself. Puts forward... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This collection asks what?s at stake when a theatrical space is created and when a performance takes place: under what circumstances the topology of theatre becomes political. It visits a politics of inclusion and exclusion, of distributions and placements, and of spatial appropriation and utopian concepts in theatre history and contemporary performance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This book analyses the different ways in which Ibsen?s plays were and are performed in different cultures on five continents and examines the impact of such performances on the theatre, social life, and politics of these cultures. It shows that performing Ibsen means performing multiple modernities. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
This volume focuses on religion from a trans-cultural perspective. Its aim is to suggest new ways of seeing how religions might coexist peacefully within different societies of the 21st century. Can secular culture be the path to convince different religions to endorse a shared ideal of peaceful co-existence? The chapters take into consideration the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, are interwoven, and are dependent upon each other. While the term ?intercultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Erika Fischer-Lichte's introduction to the discipline of Theatre and Performance Studies is a strikingly authoritative and wide ranging guide to the study of theatre in all of its forms. Its three-part structure moves from the first steps in starting to think about performance, through to the diverse and interrelated concerns required of higher-level... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 89.11
Hauptbeschreibung Theater und Fest in Europa stellt in Fallstudien zu Antike, Mittelalter, Früher Neuzeit, Moderne und Gegenwart neueste Forschungsergebnisse zum gemeinschaftsbildenden Zusammenwirken von Theater und Fest vor: Ein breites und vielschichtiges Spektrum festlich-theatraler Inszenierungen werden auf ihre ästhetischen und politischen Potenziale... more...