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  • Afromodernismsby Fionnghuala Sweeney; Kate Marsh

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 104.00

    Persuasively argues for a black Atlantic literary renaissance and its impact on modernist studies. These 9 new chapters stretch current canonical configurations of modernism in two key ways: by considering the centrality of black artists, writers and intellectuals as key actors and core presences in the development of a modernist avant-garde; and by... more...

  • Foucault's 'History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge'by Mark G. E. Kelly

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 112.00

    A step-by-step guide to Foucault's History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to KnowledgeIn the first volume of his History of Sexuality, The Will to Knowledge, Foucault weaves together the most influential theoretical account of sexuality since Freud. Mark Kelly systematically unpacks the intricacies of Foucault's dense and sometimes confusing... more...

  • Oper - Spiel ohne Regelby Michael Hampe; Mauro Pagano

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2013; US$ 8.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Von allen dramatischen Künsten hat einzig die Oper keinen handwerklichen Kanon entwickelt, den man beherrschen muss, um die Kunst überhaupt ausüben zu können. In der Oper gilt: jeder darf mal. Anything goes . Der bekannte Regisseur Michael Hampe ist mit seinen Schülern in aller Welt der Frage nachgegangen, ob es einen solchen... more...

  • Movement, Manifesto, Meleeby Milton A. Cohen

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 39.99

    Providing a historical taxonomy of the early modernist art groups in Europe and America, Milton Cohen demonstrates how these groups were largely responsible for the artistic innovation and nearly all the avant-garde agitation and major events of these years. With concluding appendices intended for scholars and specialists, this engagingly written book... more...

  • Art Into Theatreby Nick Kaye

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Art Into Theatre investigates the processes of hybrid forms of performance developed between 1952 and 1994 through a series of interviews with key practitioners and over 80 pieces of documentation, many previously unpublished. more...

  • Aus dem Schattenby Susanne Claire Bertenrath

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.82

    Sie sind zurzeit die erfolgreichsten Regisseurinnen Spaniens und doch in Deutschland noch weitgehend unbekannt: Die Katalanin Isabel Coixet und die Madrilenin Icíar Bollaín. Beide gehören zu einer neuen Regiegeneration, die sich zu Beginn der 1990er Jahre in Spanien formiert und in der letzten Dekade zunehmend etabliert hat. Gesellschaftskritisch und... more...

  • Modernismby Peter Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 22.95

    A succinct but authoritative analysis of one of the most important literary innovations of the last hundred years. This guide explains the pan-European origins of the radical literary changes which occurred in the novel, poetry and drama. more...

  • Site-Specific Artby Nick Kaye

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Site-Specific Art is the first major study of site-specific theatre and performance in North America and Europe since the 1950s. This volume is an astonishing addition to the debates around experimental performance and its documentation. more...

  • From Acting to Performanceby Philip Auslander

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    This first collection of essays by performance theorist and critic Philip Auslander surveys the changes in acting and performance during the crucial transition from the ecstatic theatre of the 1960s to the ironic postmodernism of the 1980s. more...

  • Surrealism and the Exoticby Louise Tythacott

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 165.00

    Surrealism and the Exotic is the story of the obsessive relationship between surrealist and non-western culture. It combines an insight into the mentality of early 20th century collectors with an overview of the artistic heritage concerned. more...