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  • The Language of Balinese Shadow Theaterby Mary Sabine Zurbuchen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    Bali's shadow puppet theater, like others in Southeast Asia, is a complex tradition with many conventions that puzzle Western observers. Mary Zurbuchen demonstrates how the linguistic codes of this rich art form mediate between social groups, cultural influences, historical periods, and conceptual schemes. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton... more...

  • Der deutsche Buchhandel und der Siegeszug der Kinematographie 1895-1933by Jasmin Lange

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 51.10

    Die Kinematographie entwickelte sich innerhalb weniger Jahre von einem technischen Kuriosum zu einer florierenden Freizeitindustrie. Bereits um 1905 öffneten in Berlin die ersten Kinotheater ihre Pforten. Eine rasante Entwicklung folgte, die in den zwanziger Jahren in einer Blüte des deutschen Films gipfelte. Der Buchhandel hingegen kämpfte nach Ende... more...

  • Performed Imaginariesby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this collection of essays, performance studies scholar and artist Richard Schechner brings his unique perspective to bear upon some of the key themes of society in the 21 st century. Schechner connects the avantgarde and terror, the counter-cultural movement of the 1960s/70s and the Occupy movement; self-wounding art, popular culture, and ritual;... more...

  • The Art of the Cinematographerby Leonard Maltin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    Survey and anecdotal interviews with 5 masters ? Arthur Miller, Hal Mohr, Hal Rosson, Lucien Ballard, and Conrad Hall. 105 photographs. Filmographies. more...

  • Swedish Film Classicsby A. Kwiatkowski

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 7.99

    Memorable stills from great cinematic tradition ? Ingeborg Holm (1913) to Wild Strawberries (1957). Complete credits, synopsis, commentary for each film. Introduction, critical biographies of directors. more...

  • The Art of Light on Stageby Yaron Abulafia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Art of Light on Stage is the first history of theatre lighting design to bring the story right up to date. In this extraordinary volume, award-winning designer Yaron Abulafia explores the poetics of light, charting the evolution of lighting design against the background of contemporary performance. The book looks at the material and the conceptual;... more...

  • Coaching for Performance Excellenceby Simone Niles

    Fast Print Publishing 2012; US$ 10.08

    Coaching for Performance Excellence is an introduction to some new and innovative ways of approaching your art. It is for all performers wanting to achieve performance excellence. Whether you are a beginner, an amateur or professional, this book will give you ways to enhance your performance. Topics include: * Setting goals - explore your ideal... more...

  • Carte Blancheby Odysseas Elytes; David Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 40.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Tactical Performanceby Larry Bogad

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    Tactical Performance tells fun, mischievous stories of underdogs speaking mirth to power - through creative, targeted activist performance in the streets of cities around the world. This compelling, inspiring book also provides the first ever full-length practical and theoretical guide to this work. L.M.Bogad, one of the most prolific practitioners and... more...

  • Die Oper Schwarzschwanenreich von Siegfried Wagnerby Isolde Braune

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch geht davon aus, daß sämtliche Opern Siegfried Wagners (1868-1930) vom Gedanken der Läuterung getragen sind. Dieser ist in seinem siebenten Werk ? sagenhaft eingekleidet ? ausgeführt als Befreiung vom Bann des Schwarzschwanenreichs. Kompositorisch bewegt sich Siegfried Wagner auf der Grenze zwischen Spätromantik und Moderne. Die vorliegende... more...