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  • Performance and the Global Cityby D.J. Hopkins; Kim Solga

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Following the ground-breaking Performance and the City , this new volume explores what it means to create and experience urban performance ? as both an aesthetic and a political practice ? in the burgeoning world cities built by globalization and neoliberal capital. more...

  • Theatre and Warby Jeanne Colleran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    How has the media since the First Gulf War altered political analysis and how has this alteration has in turn affected socially-critical art? Colleran examines more than forty plays, many written in direct response to the 1991 war in Iraq as well as to the 9/11 attacks and the retaliatory actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. more...

  • Theatre/Ecology/Cognitionby Teemu Paavolainen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    How is performer-object interaction enacted and perceived in the theatre? How thereby are varieties of 'meaning' also enacted and perceived? Using cognitive theory and ecological ontology, Paavolainen investigates how the interplay of actors and objects affords a degree of enjoyment and understanding, whether or not the viewer speaks the language.... more...

  • Narrative in Cultureby Cristopher Nash

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    Discourse has broken through the barriers of literature and linguistics and dominates the way we relate to each other and to the world. This is the view shared by the uniquely cross-disciplinary group of contributors to Narrative in Culture . more...

  • Philosophers and Thespiansby Freddie Rokem

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    This book investigates the discursive practices of philosophy and theater/performance on the basis of actual encounters between representatives of these two fields. more...

  • The Future of Ritualby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    A brilliant examination of cultural expression and communal action, The Future of Ritual asks pertinent questions about art, theatre and the changing meaning of 'culture' in today's intercultural world. more...

  • Theatre and Everyday Lifeby Alan Read

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    Read examines the relationship between an ethics of performance, a politics of place and a poetics of the urban environment. more...

  • Performance Theoryby Richard Schechner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95

    This cogent and provocative compilation of essays is now a classic text for students of the emergent discipline of performance studies. more...

  • Dubious Spectacleby Herbert Blau

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 72.00

    Spanning a quarter of a century, the essays in this book rehearse, in the movement of memory and cross-reflection, an extensive career in theater. The work of Herbert Blau?his directing, writing, and criticism?has been a determining force during this period as theater encounters theory. more...

  • House and Philosophyby William Irwin; Henry Jacoby

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95

    An unauthorized look at the philosophical issues raised by one of today's most popular television shows: House House is one of the top three television dramas on the air, pulling in more than 19 million viewers for each episode. This latest book in the popular Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series takes a deeper look at the characters and issues... more...