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  • Flashlight On Drama and Filmby Ekpe Inyang

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 12.00

    Flashlight on Drama and Film succinctly describes how to use drama to afford target audiences opportunities to analyse environmental situations, presented through drama, with a view to enabling them to make informed decisions and take responsible actions in similar situations in the real world. This constitutes the guiding principle of Drama for Situation... more...

  • The Rise of the Victorian Actorby Michael Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1978. Between 1830 and 1890 the English theatre became recognisably modern. Standards of acting and presentation improved immeasurably, new playwrights emerged, theatres became more comfortable and more intimate and playgoing became a national pastime with all classes. The actor?s status rose accordingly. In 1830 he had been... more...

  • Imperialism and Theatreby J. Ellen Gainor

    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...

  • Theatre of the Realby Carol Martin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book proposes a new way to consider theatre and performance that claims a special relationship to reality, truth and authenticity. It documents innovations in devising and staging theatre and performance that takes reality as its subject, cultural shifts that have generated theatre of the real, some of its problems and some possibilities. more...

  • Theatre of Good Intentionsby Dani Snyder-Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • The Dialogical Theatreby Max Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 202.00

    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...

  • Church and Stageby Claudia Durst Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Throughout nineteenth century America, religious officials often condemned the theatre as an inversion of the house of God, similar to the church in architectural structure and organization but wholly different in purpose and values. This book explores the many ways in which religious institutions supported by capitalism profoundly affected the early... more...

  • Applied Theatreby Connolly Maeve; Monica Prendergast

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 32.00

    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...

  • Performance Affectsby James Thompson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    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...

  • Political Performancesby Susan C. Haedicke; Deirdre Heddon; Oz Avraham

    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...