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- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99
BISHOPS AND ARCHBISHOPS, TOP FOOTBALLERS, POLITICIANS AND ACTORS? THEY ALL COUNT HIM AS THEIR FRIEND. PRIME MINISTERS AND SENIOR ROYALS STOP AND LISTEN TO HIS OPINIONS. HE?S GOT AN HONORARY DEGREE AND HIS VERY OWN FOOTBALL CLUB. HE HAS EVEN BEEN ON TV BUT WHO IS NEIL BALDWIN? As a boy in a working-class part of the Potteries in the fifties and sixties,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Presenting an alternative perspective, this book proposes that performing arts forge an emotional bond between the performer and the audience, making the act of performance a therapeutic and restorative experience, and not merely recreational. Studying the life-experiences of six artists, and their unique engagement with three art forms ? music,... 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...
- Portable Press 2015; US$ 2.99
Oops, they did it again. Whether it?s Tom Cruise going berserk on Oprah?s couch, Taylor Swift ending a relationship just so she can write a song, or Jennifer Lawrence falling at the Oscars?twice, when celebrities get involved, goofs are bound to happen. And those goofs take center stage in Showbiz Blunders , which includes several BRI classics along... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
What sort of thing is a theatre image? How is it produced and consumed? Who is responsible for the images? Why do the images stay with us when the performance is over? How do we learn to speak of what we see and imagine? And how do we relate what we experience in the theatre to what we share with each other of the world? The Illuminated Theatre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
In? What a Body Can Do , Ben Spatz develops, for the first time, a rigorous theory of embodied technique as knowledge. He argues that viewing technique as both?training and research has much to offer current debates over the role of practice in the?university, including the debates around "practice as research."? Drawing on critical perspectives... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Performance, Transport and Mobility is an investigation into how performance moves, how it engages with ideas about movement, and how it potentially shapes our experiences of movement. Using a critical framework drawn from the 'mobility turn' in the social sciences, it analyses a range of performances that explore what it means to be in transit.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This edited collection interprets and assesses the transformation of Brazil under the Workers' Party. It addresses the extent of the changes the Workers' Party has brought about and examines how successful these have been, as well as how continuity and social change in Brazil have affected key domains of economy, society, and politics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
There is a traditional view that women were absent from the field of dramatic production in the early modern period because of their exclusion from professional theatre. Women and Dramatic Production 1550-1700 challenges this view and breaks new ground in arguing that, far from writing in closeted retreat, a select number of women took an active... more...