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  • Anthropology of the Performing Artsby Anya Peterson Royce

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 29.99

    Anya Peterson Royce turns the anthropological gaze on the performing arts, attempting to find broad commonalities in performance, art, and artists across space, time, and culture. She asks general questions as to the nature of artistic interpretation, the differences between virtuosity and artistry, and how artists interplay with audience, aesthetics,... more...

  • Sarah Millicanby Tina Campanella

    John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99

    Cake baker, cat lover, agony aunt, she's one of the UK's brightest new comedy talents. But who is the real Sarah Millican? For the first time, journalist Tina Campanella gives you the full story of the British Comedy Award winner's astonishing rise to fame. After he husband unexpectedly left her in 2004, Sarah Millican moved back in with her parents... more...

  • Roman Dazeby Bronte Dee Jackson

    Melbourne Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    It took only three days to fall in love with Rome. Like all infatuations, I expected it to wear off. I decided that I would leave when I no longer noticed the Coliseum. I am still waiting.' Twenty years ago, Bronte Jackson won an airline ticket that thrust her into the heart of the Mediterranean. Recently separated, made redundant and evicted from... more...

  • Audience Engagement and the Role of Arts Talk in the Digital Eraby Lynne Conner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    This book offers readers an understanding of the theoretical framework for the concept of Arts Talk , provides historical background and a review of current thinking about the interpretive process, and, most importantly, provides ideas and insights into building audience-centered and audience-powered conversations about the arts. more...

  • Feminist Theatrical Revisions of Classic Worksby Sharon Friedman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00

    Re-visioning the classics, often in a subversive mode, has evolved into its own theatrical genre in recent years, and many of these productions have been informed by feminist theory and practice. This book examines recent adaptations of classic texts (produced since 1980) influenced by a range of feminisms, and illustrates the significance of historical... more...

  • Tragedy in the Contemporary American Theatreby Robert J. Andreach

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    This book examines plays by contemporary playwrights and compares them alongside the works of Eugene O?Neill, Arthur Miller, and Tennessee Williams. Andreach argues that tragedy is not only present in contemporary American theatre, but issues from an expectation fundamental to American culture: the pressure on characters to create themselves. more...

  • Theater der Nacktheitby Ulrike Traub

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.26

    Nach wie vor ein Tabuthema: Nackte Körper auf der Bühne. Dabei ist dieses Stilmittel keine Erfindung eines skandalheischenden Regietheaters, sondern ein Spiegel des vorherrschenden Körperverständnisses. Der nackte Körper wird zum Prüfstein für die Zivilisation der Gesellschaft und erhält ideologische Bedeutung: In der Freikörperkultur steht er für... more...

  • Das Bild zum Sprechen bringenby Kathrin Popp

    transcript 2014; US$ 25.92

    Das Bild schweigt still. Seine Visualität verweigert sich der Sprache, es ist nicht übersetzbar. Ungeachtet dessen werden Bilder in der Praxis immer wieder sprachlich erschlossen, verhandelt und tradiert: als Abbilder, epistemische Objekte - oder als Kunstwerke. Ausgehend von dieser theoretisch viel diskutierten Diskrepanz untersucht das Buch Audioguides... more...

  • Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural Historyby Reynold Humphries

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?' That question was to be repeated endlessly during the anti-Communist investigations carried out by the House Committee on un-American Activities (HUAC) in the early 1950s. The refusal of ten members of the film industry to answer the question in 1947 led to the decision by studio... more...

  • The Intercultural Performance Handbookby John Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a new world of technique for performers. The first ever full-length, fully illustrated manual for practitioners, it provides: *a guide to the physical, vocal and improvisational dynamics drawn from world performance styles *a new vocabulary with which to interpret plays from around the globe *games... more...