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  • 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...

  • 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$ 36.85

    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$ 27.09

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...