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  • The Illuminated Theatreby Joe Kelleher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Women and Dramatic Production 1550 - 1700by Alison Findlay; Stephanie Hodgson-Wright; Gweno Williams

    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...

  • Feminism and Theatreby Sue-Ellen Case

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Tiger Womanby Betty May

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2014; US$ 6.99

    The incredible life story that inspired the forthcoming new musical, Tiger Woman Versus The Beast Dancer, singer, gang member, cocaine addict and sometime confectionist, Betty May?s autobiography Tiger Woman thrilled and appalled the public when her story first appeared at the end of the roaring twenties. ‘I have often lived only for pleasure... more...

  • Tragedy in the Contemporary American Theatreby Robert J. Andreach

    UPA 2014; US$ 32.99

    Robert J. Andreach is a former university professor. He is the author of several books, most recently John Guare?s Theatre , Len Jenkin?s Theatre , and The Contemporary American Dramatic Trilogy . more...

  • Das Bild zum Sprechen bringenby Kathrin Popp

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.03

    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...

  • Theater der Nacktheitby Ulrike Traub

    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...

  • The Politics of Interweaving Performance Culturesby 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...

  • Myth Performance in the African Diasporasby Benita Brown; Dannabang Kuwabong; Christopher Olsen

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    This book examines the concept and practice of myth performance in African Diaspora dramas and dances. These six essays chart a new path that enriches and enhances the understanding of African diaspora myth performance in literary and diaspora studies. 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...