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  • Performance and Cosmopoliticsby Professor Helen Gilbert; Dr Jacqueline Lo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 35.00

    This ground-breaking study of cross-cultural theatre in the Australasian region focuses on theatrical events and practices in avant-garde and mainstream contexts. It explores the cultural and political dimensions of Australia's engagement with Asia and sheds light on international arts marketing and trends in cross-cultural performance training. more...

  • Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stageby David Mason

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stage examines the history and form of India's râs lila folk theatre, and discusses how this theatre functions as a mechanism of worship and spirituality among Krishna devotees in India. From analyses of performances and conversations with performers, audience, and local scholars, Mason argues that râs lila ... more...

  • Theatre, Intimacy and Engagementby Alan Read

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 38.00

    This book, now available in paperback, unravels politics from theatre in order to propose a new means to politicize performance. Performance analyses ranging from child actors, animals and objects to reflections on the theatre work of Societas Raffaello Sanzio, Forced Entertainment and Goat Island combine to offer a critique of performance studies. more...

  • Vollkommenheitby Claudia Olk; Verena Lobsien; Katharina Münchberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    This volume is an inquiry into the philosophical, theological and aesthetic relevance of perfection. The main focus is on medieval and early modern arts. Contributions from English, German and Romance language and literature, as well as from theology, look at works from the Church fathers to Gottfried of Strasbourg, Dante, Petrarca and Shakespeare,... more...

  • Carmeby Christopher Perriam; Ann Davies

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 77.00

    Since Prosper Mérimée and Georges Bizet (with his librettists Meilhac and Halévy) brought the figure of the Spanish Carmen to prominence in the nineteenth century an astonishing eighty or so film versions of the story have been made. This collection of essays gathers together a unique body of scholarly critique focused on that Carmen... more...

  • Der phantastische Filmby Claudia Pinkas

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    This book investigates the narrated worlds of fantastic film and the methods of their narrative mediation. This includes instable and ambiguous perspectives of perception, abandonment and disintegration of spatial-temporal continuity, instances of destabilized narrators, blending of the narrative levels as well as categories of figure, space and the... more...

  • Visions of Struggle in Women's Filmmaking in the Mediterraneanby Flavia Laviosa; Laura Mulvey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    In this survey, contributors examine issues of women's rights violations in Mediterranean countries as represented in politically engaged films of the region. more...

  • A Poetics of Forgivenessby Jill Scott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This study argues that the work of forgiveness can facilitate productive mourning and that creative communication plays a critical role in negotiating forgiveness. more...

  • Theatre, Communication, Critical Realismby Tobin Nellhaus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    The first book to take a critical realist approach to any area of culture, this study examines theatre and its history through the interaction of society's structures, agents and discourses. more...

  • Offstage Space, Narrative, and the Theatre of the Imaginationby William Gruber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book is a uniquely situated study of the various ways that playwrights have conceived of extrascenic space and how they have caused spectators to picture it. more...