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  • 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...

  • Playing Boalby Jan Cohen-Cruz; Mady Schutzman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Legislative Theatreby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    The latest stage in the Boal project, this is an attempt to use theatre within a political system to create a truer form of democracy. This text includes a full description of the principles of Legislative Theatre and a description of the process in Rio. more...

  • Theatre and Empowermentby Richard Boon; Jane Plastow

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    A collection of essays on the ability of drama and performance to empower communities. more...

  • The Aesthetics of the Oppressedby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95

    At last this major director, practitioner, and renowned author on community theatre speaks out about the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative possibilities for all of us. more...

  • Radical Initiatives in Interventionist and Community Dramaby Peter Billingham

    Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00

    This new series of cutting edge critical essays and articles in issues concerning Drama and Performance opens with Volume I, which will focus on issues of Interventionist Drama and related examples of Drama as Community. The list of contributors is impressive and quite consciously eclectic, ranging from established scholars such as Dr. Lionel Pilkington... more...

  • Ghostsby Alice Rayner

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 67.50

    Alice Rayner examines theatre as a memorial practice that is haunted by the presence of loss, looking at how aspects of stagecraft turn familiar elements into something uncanny. Citing examples from the works of Shakespeare, Beckett, and Suzan-Lori Parks as well as the films Vertigo, Gaslight, and The Sixth Sense, Rayner describes time as it is employed... more...

  • Faithful Performancesby Trevor A. Hart; Steven R. Guthrie

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95

    The contributors to Faithful Performances reflect on the nature of artistic performance and its relationship to the notions of tradition and identity and consider various aspects of the performance of Christian identity by examining at worship, the interpretation of the Bible, Christian response to elements in the contemporary media and the shape of... more...

  • Feeling Theatreby Martin Welton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Why is it that in going to see plays we are also touched or moved by them, and is there more than metaphor involved in such claims? Considering these and other questions, this book examines a range of contemporary performance works in which performers and their audiences occupy a shared realm of feelings, in which the play is not always the thing. more...

  • Performance in the Blockades of Neoliberalismby Maurya Wickstrom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book ranges from refugee camps in Palestine to halting sites of the Irish Travellers and elsewhere in search of a new politics practiced through performance. Written through the intersection of performance and philosophy, the book refutes neoliberalism's depoliticizing and strategic uses of humanitarianism, human rights, and development. more...