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- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 37.95
Dr Hartley who works internationally in applied theatre, presents the practice with passion and intellectual clarity, showing how it can be used by practitioners in and outside the world of theatre. She dispels the mystique around applied theatre and argues for it to develop with each project, so it never becomes stagnant. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95
Imperialism is a transnational and transhistorical phenomenon; it occurs neither in limited areas nor at one specific moment. In cultures from across the world theatrical performance has long been a site for both the representation and support of imperialism, and resistance and rebellion against it. Imperialism and Theatre is a groundbreaking collection... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00
Theatre of Good Intentions examines limitations of theatre in the creation of social and political change. This book looks at some of the reasons why achieving such goals is hard; examining what theatre can and can't do. It examines a range of applied and political theatre case studies, focusing on theatre's impact on participants and spectators.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 192.00
In this adventurous and wide-ranging book, Harris weaves an intriguing tale of Franciscan Missionary theatre in early colonial Mexico and Indigenous dramatizations of the theme of conquest in modern Mexico. He offers fresh readings of representations of the conquest of Mexico by Dryden and Artaud and engages in a lively dialogue with Bakhtin's insistence... more...
- Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00
Theatre practice and applied theatre are areas of growing international interest. Applied Theatre is the first study to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for planning and implementing their own theatrical projects.This reader-friendly text considers an international range of case studies in applied theatre through discussion... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 31.00
Performance Affects explores performance projects in disaster and war zones to argue that joy, beauty and celebration should be the inspiration for the politics of community-based or participatory performance practice, seeking to realign the field of Applied Theatre away from effects towards an affective role, connected to sensations of pleasure. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 106.40
Political Performances: Theory and Practice emerges from the work of the Political Performances Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtrale. The collection of essays strives to interrogate definitions and expand boundaries of political performance. Members... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
The relationship between the Catholic Church and theatre has a long and complicated history. This collection of fourteen critical essays seeks to demystify the ties--both practical and ideological--that have long bound Catholicism to theatrical production. This volume offers insights into medieval theatre, Jesuit drama, ballet and opera, modern stagings... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 57.00
Geweld in de stedelijke publieke ruimte roept veel onbehagen op. Verontruste stemmen zijn het erover eens dat het er in Europese steden tegenwoordig een stuk gewelddadiger aan toe gaat dan in het nabije verleden. Over de oorzaak van de verharding van het stedelijke bestaan lijkt eenstemmigheid te bestaan: de zwakkere sociale controle in de anonieme... more...