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  • The Theatre of Revoltby Robert Brustein

    Ivan R. Dee 1991; US$ 18.99

    The best single collection of essays I know on modern drama...remarkably fine and sensitive pieces of criticism. more...

  • Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failureby Sara Jane Bailes

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    What does it mean to "fail" in performance? How might staging failure reveal theatre?s potential to expand our understanding of social, political and everyday reality? What can we learn from performances that expose and then celebrate their ability to fail? In Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure , Sara Jane Bailes begins with Samuel... more...

  • Ludics in Surrealist Theatre and Beyondby Vassiliki Rapti

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95

    This study reconsiders Surrealist theatre specifically from the perspective of ludics-a poetics of play and games-an ideal approach to the Surrealists, whose games blur the boundaries between the 'playful' and the 'serious.' Beginning with the Surrealists' 'one-into-another' game and its illustration of Breton's ludic... more...

  • Kriegsbühnenby Eva Krivanec

    transcript 2014; US$ 33.95

    Was bedeutete der Eintritt des Ersten Weltkriegs für die Theater der europäischen Metropolen? In welchem Maße wurden die Theaterbühnen für Kriegspropaganda instrumentalisiert? Wie veränderten sich die Spielpläne der literarischen, kommerziellen und alternativen Bühnen im Laufe der Kriegsjahre? Eva Krivanec erforscht erstmals systematisch die Theatergeschichte... more...

  • Narrative in Cultureby Cristopher Nash

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The First Five Pagesby Noah Lukeman

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 14.99

    Introduction Most people are against books on writing on principle. So am I. It's ridiculous to set down rules when it comes to art. Most of the truly great artists have broken all the rules, and this is precisely what has made them great. What would have become of Beethoven's music if he'd chased rules instead of inspiration? Of van Gogh's paintings?... more...

  • Stimme(n) im Textby Andreas Blödorn; Daniela Langer; Michael Scheffel

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    The volume sounds out the methodological potential of the central narratological category of ?voice? in its relation to ?person? and specifies this category principally against the background of Genette and Bachtin. In addition to papers with a theoretical orientation, there are also case studies,which are always linked with more general... more...

  • How Ficta Follow Fictionby Alberto Voltolini

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Presents a theory of fictional entities which is syncretistic insofar as it integrates the work of previous authors. This work puts forward a metaphysical conception of the nature of these entities, according to which a fictional entity is a compound entity built up from both a make-believe theoretical element and a set theoretical element. more...

  • Man’s Changing Maskby Charles Child Walcutt

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 72.00

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  • Ornamenten van het vergetenby Lucia van Heteren; Chiel Kattenbelt; Christel Stalpaert

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    Ornamenten van het vergeten, zo typeert Walter Benjamin in Zum Bilde Prousts de typische vertelstructuur van diens grote werk A la recherche du temps perdu. Op zoek naar de verloren tijd orchestreert Proust het vergeten. Dit vergeten is "de zwarte muur waartegen zich enkele motieven vertonen, en het is dankzij deze zwarte muur dat de schimmen... more...