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  • Dramatic Monologue (Routledge Revivals)by Alan Sinfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    First published in 1977, this book looks at the versatile literary form of dramatic monologue. Although it is often associated with Browning and other poets writing between 1830 and 1930, the concept has been employed by diverse poets of multiple periods such as Ovid, Chaucer, Donne, Blake, Wordsworth, Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes. In this study,... more...

  • Language: Impossibleby Kristof van Baarle

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.67

    "Spreken is zilver, zwijgen is goud." Het spreekwoord krijgt in dit onderzoek een geheel nieuwe betekenis. In het postdramatische theater is een verzet tegen het logocentrisch paradigma zichtbaar; het verkiest presentatie boven representatie. Vanuit theaterwetenschappelijk en filosofisch oogpunt wordt het getuigenschap als nieuw model voor... more...

  • Schwimmschneeby Iris Muhl

    Jung Verlag 2014; US$ 11.99

    Graubünden 1951. Margrith ist die Rebellion in Person. Ständig schreibt sie suspekte Texte und vernachlässigt ihre Pflichten als Mutter und Hausfrau. Nicht einmal ihr Ehemann Paul, ein Staubsaugervertreter, vermag sie an ein anständiges Leben im Dorf zu gewöhnen. Als sie sich das Leben nehmen will und in die psychiatrische Klinik Burghölzli gebracht... more...

  • On Training and Performanceby Roberta Carreri; Frank Camilleri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Outstanding ? a technical manual (for actors and directors), an historical document of importance, and a volume that is a delight to read." Ian Watson, Rutgers "An extremely valuable personal account of Roberta Carreri?s process as an actor." Alison Hodge, Artistic Director, The Quick and the Dead "An excellent book with a unique voice." Ben... more...

  • Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performanceby Victoria Pettersen Lantz; Angela Sweigart-Gallagher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance explores how children and young people fit into national political theatre and, moreover, how youth enact interrogative, patriotic, and/or antagonistic performances as they develop their own relationship with nationhood. Children are often seen as excluded from public discourse or political action.... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performanceby Dassia N. Posner; Claudia Orenstein; John Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance?offers a wide ranging perspective on how scholars and artists are currently reevaluating the theoretical, historical, and theatrical significance of performance that embraces the agency of inanimate objects. This?book proposes a collaborative, responsive model for broader artistic engagement... more...

  • Technical Design Solutions for Theatreby Ben Sammler; Don Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The Technical Brief is a collection of single-focus articles on technical production solutions, published three times a year by the prestigious Yale School of Drama. The primary objective of the publication is to share creative solutions to technical problems so that fellow theatre technicians can avoid having to reinvent the wheel with each new challenge.... more...

  • Jeanne d'Arcby Margaret Oliphant

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...

  • The Object Paradeby Dinah Lenney

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00

    This new collection of interconnected essays marches to a provocative premise: what if one way to understand your life was to examine the objects within it? Which objects would you choose? What memories do they hold? And lined up in a row, what stories do they have to tell? In recalling her experience, Dinah?s essays each begin with one thing — real... more...

  • Reading Styleby Jenny Davidson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing style. At once playful and serious, immersive and analytic, her memoir/critique shows how style elicits particular kinds of moral judgments... more...