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  • Performing Cultureby John Tulloch

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 58.00

    Performing Culture presents a detailed and probing account of cultural studies' changing fixations with theory, method, policy, text, production, audience and the micro-politics of the everyday. John Tulloch encourages academics and students to take seriously the need to break down the separation between high and low cultural studies. Tulloch's... more...

  • Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Dramaby Kanika Batra

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95

    In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers the struggle for gender justice in both these movements by contesting the idea of the heterosexual, middle class, wage-earning male as the... more...

  • Staging Ageby Leni Marshall; Valerie Barnes Lipscomb

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    This text explores how performers offer conscious-and unconscious-portrayals of the spectrum of age to their audiences. It considers a variety of media, including theatre, film, dance, advertising, and television, and offers critical foundations for research and course design, sound pedagogical approaches, and analyses. more...

  • Jews on Broadwayby Stewart F. Lane

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    From Fanny Brice, Irving Berlin and Jerome Kern to Barbra Streisand, Alan Menken and Tony Kushner, Jewish performers, composers, lyricists, directors, choreographers and producers have made an indelible mark on Broadway for more than a century. This historical volume captures the story of the Jewish emergence from immigrants in ghettos staging Yiddish... more...

  • Disability Culture and Community Performanceby Petra Kuppers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 29.00

    Performances in hospices and on beaches; cross-cultural myth making in Wales, New Zealand and the US; communal poetry among mental health system survivors: this book presents a senior practitioner/critic's exploration of arts-based research processes sustained over more than a decade - a subtle engagement with disability culture. more...

  • World Film Locations: Los Angelesby Gabriel Solomons

    Intellect 2011; US$ 20.00

    World Film Locations: Los Angeles is an engaging and highly visual city-wide tour of both well known and slightly lesser known films shot on location in one of the birthplaces of cinema and the ‘screen spectacle’. Brief but concise reviews of 50 carefully chosen film scenes explore how motion pictures have shaped the role of Los Angeles in... more...

  • Theory of Performing Artsby André Helbo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 128.00

    n recent years, the post structuralist theories seem to have created a split in theatrological research. But, as André Helbo analyses in this book , a dialectic theory of the semiotic and the symbolic exchange bring to light a specific paradigm. From his wide experience as a semiotician and a theatrologist, the author has developed an analysis for... more...

  • Women’s Comedic Art as Social Revolutionby Domnica Radulescu

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    Though comic women have existed since the days of Baubo, the mythic figure who used sexual humor to lift the veil of mourning from the goddess Demeter's eyes, they have been neglected by scholars and critics. This pioneering volume tells the stories of five women who have created revolutionary forms of comic performance and discourse that defy... more...

  • Subscribe Now!by Danny Newman

    Theatre Communications Group 1981; US$ 18.95

    "Buy it, borrow it, steal it, but get your hands on it! If you follow Danny's advice on how to sell tickets, you won't have an unsold seat in the house all season long!"--Ralph Black, American Symphony League more...

  • Jennifer Saunders - The Biographyby Jacky Hyams

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    Jennifer Saunders is Britain?s best-loved comedienne, screenwriter and actress. For the first time, author Jacky Hyams reveals the story behind Jennifer?s rise to fame, her successful career as the Queen of Comedy and the highs and lows of her remarkable life. Born in 1958 in Sleaford, Jennifer?s mother was a biology teacher and her father was a pilot... more...