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  • The Politics of Interweaving Performance Cultures: After Postcolonialismby Erika Fischer-Lichte; Torsten Jost; Saskya Iris Jain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, how they are interwoven, and how they are dependent upon each other. While... 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...

  • Only Entertainmentby Richard Dyer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    Only Entertainment explores entertainment as entertainment , asking how and whether an emphasis on the primacy of pleasure sets it apart from other forms of art. Dyer focuses on the genres most associated with entertainment, from musicals to action movies, disco to porn. He examines the nature of entertainment in movies such as The Sound of Music... more...

  • Feminist Theatre Practice: A Handbookby Elaine Aston

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    Feminist Theatre Practice: A Handbook is a helpful, practical guide to theatre-making which explores the different ways of representing gender. Best-selling author, Elaine Aston, takes the reader through the various stages of making feminist theatre- from warming up, through workshopped exploration, to performance - this volume is organised into... more...

  • Livenessby Philip Auslander

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture addresses what may be the single most important question facing all kinds of performance today. What is the status of live performance in a culture dominated by mass media? Since its first appearance, Philip Auslander's ground-breaking book has helped to reconfigure a new area of study. Looking at... more...

  • An Introduction to Feminism and Theatreby Elaine Aston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    At last an accessible and intelligent introduction to the energising and challenging relationship between feminism and theatre. In this clear and enlightening book, Aston discusses wide-ranging theoretical topics and provides case studies including: * Feminism and theatre history * `M/Othering the self': French feminist theory and theatre * Black... more...

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Womenby Virginie Magnat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for contemporary performance practice and research. Although... more...

  • Marketing for Cultural Organizationsby Bonita M. Kolb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Marketing for Cultural Organizations presents traditional marketing theory with a focus on the aspects most relevant to arts or cultural organizations. The book explains how to overcome the division between the concepts of high art and popular culture by targeting the new tech savvy cultural consumer. As arts patronage has declined, and given... more...

  • Unmaking Mimesisby Elin Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    In Unmaking Mimesis Elin Diamond interrogates the concept of mimesis in relation to feminism, theatre and performance. She combines psychoanalytic, semiotic and materialist strategies with readings of selected plays by writers as diverse as Ibsen, Brecht, Aphra Behn, Caryl Churchill and Peggy Shaw. Through a series of provocative readings of theatre,... more...

  • Judenrollenby Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer; Jens Malte Fischer; Frank Halbach

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Collected volume of studies on the stage representation of Jews in European theatre between 1830 and 1940. The way in which Jews are represented on the stage stretches between the poles of anti-Judaism and anti-Semitism on the one side and Jewish renaissance and Zionism on the other. The individual studies all consider the boundary conditions given... more...