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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
What role can provocation play in the process of renewal, both of individuals and of societies? Provocation in Popular Culture is an investigation into the practice of specific provocateurs and the wider nature of cultural provocation, examining, among others: Banksy Sacha Baron Cohen Leo Bassi Pussy Riot Philippe Petit Archaos.... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99
Rainbow Jews looks at the intersection of gay and Jewish identity in American and Israeli film and theater from the 1960s to the present. Through a close reading of the texts of numerous American and Israeli plays and films, Friedman evaluates some of the key conventions that have been employed to construct, critique, and reflect the connection between... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 105.00
The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies brings together, in a single volume, reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. It is the only comprehensive collection on the theories, methods, politics, and practices of performance relating to life and culture. Edited by D. Soyini Madison and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 36.76
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...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 23.80
Finalist for the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, American Jewish Studies For centuries, Jews were one of the few European cultures without any official public theatrical tradition. Yet in the modern era, Jews were among the most important creators of popular theater and film?especially in America. Why? In Theatrical Liberalism , Andrea... more...
- 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...