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  • Philosophy and Theatre: An Introductionby Tom Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    The relationship between philosophy and theatre is a central theme in the writings of Plato and Aristotle and of dramatists from Aristophanes to Stoppard. Where Plato argued that playwrights and actors should be banished from the ideal city for their suspect imitations of reality, Aristotle argued that theatre, particularly tragedy, was vital for... more...

  • Theatre as Sign Systemby Elaine Aston; George Savona

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    This invaluable student handbook is the first detailed guide to explain in detail the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance. Beginning at the beginning, with accessible explanations of the meanings and methods of semiotics, Theatre as Sign System addresses key drama texts and offers new and detailed... more...

  • Observing Theatreby Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 63.00

    Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe and co-authors take the exploration of the subjective dimension of theatre, its spiritual context, its relation to consciousness and natural law, further than ever before, thanks to the context provided by the thinking of German geobiologist Hans Binder. We present relevant aspects of Binder?s approach as precisely as possible,... more...

  • Performing Researchby Judith Ackroyd; John O'Toole

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Ethnodrama is inevitably compromised by blending demands of research with the aesthetic of theatre and agendas like education or therapy. Here the paradoxes of the form - and its usefulnes - are explored by researcher/performers brave enough to have their projects critically examined and so produce innovative ways of presenting research. more...

  • Theatre Symposium, Vol. 15by M. Scott Phillips; John W. Frick; David Carlyon; James Fisher; Rachel Rusch; Leah Lowe; Roger Freeman; Steve Scott; Eileen Curley

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 29.95

    The essays gathered together in Volume 15 of the annual journal Theatre Symposium investigate how, historically, the theatre has been perceived both as a source of moral anxiety and as an instrument of moral and social reform.     Essays consider, among other subjects, ethnographic depictions of the savage “other”... more...

  • Acoustic Interculturalismby Marcus Cheng Chye Tan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Acoustic Interculturalism is a study of the soundscapes of intercultural performance through the examination of sound's performativity. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, the book examines an akoumenological reception of sound to postulate the need for an acoustic knowing ? an awareness of how sound shapes the intercultural experience. more...

  • Neues Landschaftstheaterby Martin Bieri

    transcript 2014; US$ 42.93

    Was ist eine Landschaft heute? Das Buch findet hierauf eine Antwort, indem es von zeitgenössischem Theater erzählt. Der Begriff »Landschaft« hat eine lange kunstgeschichtliche Tradition voller unaufgelöster Widersprüche. Unklar ist im Kern sogar, ob die Wahrnehmung von Landschaft der Kunst vorausgeht oder erst durch sie entsteht. Der Band leistet einen... more...

  • Performance Studiesby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the field. Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts, and cultural studies. Among... more...

  • The Paper Canoeby Eugenio Barba

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

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

  • Issues in Curating Contemporary Art and Performanceby Judith Rugg; Michèle Sedgwick

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    Explores developments in electronic art, art/science collaboration, nongallery spaces, and 'virtual' fields. This volume examines issues surrounding the curation of art and performance exhibitions. It covers original theories and expanded concepts of curating contemporary art. more...