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Theater

  • Unearthing Shakespeareby Valerie Clayman Pye

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 33.95

    What can the Globe Theatre tell us about performing Shakespeare? Unearthing Shakespeare is the first book to consider what the Globe, today?s replica of Shakespeare?s theatre, can contribute to a practical understanding of Shakespeare?s plays. Valerie Clayman Pye reconsiders the material evidence of Early Modern theatre-making, presenting clear,... more...

  • Oscar Wilde's Last Standby Philip Hoare

    Arcade Publishing 2017; US$ 15.99

    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called a shocking tale of heroes and villainsilluminating and upsetting in equal measure.? The first production of Oscar Wilde?s Salomé in 1918, with American exotic dancer Maud Allan dancing lead, ignited a firestorm in London spearheaded by Noel Pemberton Billing, a member of... more...

  • W.C. Fields from the Ziegfeld Follies and Broadway Stage to the Screenby Arthur Frank Wertheim

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 86.00

    This book reveals how Fields became a character comedian while performing in Broadway?s most illustrious revue, the Ziegfeld Follies. As the first biography to use the recently opened Fields Papers at the Motion Picture Academy, the book explores how Fields years as a Follies entertainer portraying a beleaguered husband and a captivating conman... more...

  • Jeu d'Adam (anonyme)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Composé au milieu du XIIe siècle, sans doute en milieu anglo-normand, le Jeu d'Adam (intitulé dans le manuscrit unique Ordo representationis Ade) est le premier exemple européen de texte dramatique presque entièrement écrit en français. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour... more...

  • Stage Managerby Larry Fazio

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Stage Manager: the Professional Experience?Refreshed takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books and technology to relationships and people management. Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals... more...

  • The Performance of Religionby Cia Sautter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The performing arts are uniquely capable of translating a vision of an ideal or sacred reality into lived practice, allowing an audience to confront deeply held values and beliefs as they observe a performance. However, there is often a reluctance to approach distinctly religious topics from a performance studies perspective. This book addresses this... more...

  • Attic Oratory and Performanceby Andreas Serafim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be separated from the notion of performance. Attic Oratory... more...

  • Performing Koreaby Patrice Pavis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 72.50

    This new book from one of the world's leading theatre scholars focuses on the way that Korean culture and society 'presents' itself in the performing arts and through cultural performance. Patrice Pavis explores a wide range of Korean cultural productions across theatre, film, performance and music to re-evaluate the current state of theories of globalization... more...

  • The Self in Performanceby Susana Pendzik; Renée Emunah; David Read Johnson

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 72.50

    This book is the first to examine the performance of autobiographical material as a theatrical form, a research subject, and a therapeutic method. Contextualizing personal performance within psychological and theatrical paradigms, the book identifies and explores core concepts, such as the function of the director/therapist throughout the creative... more...

  • The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinemaby Murray Leeder

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.00

    This study sees the nineteenth century supernatural as a significant context for cinema?s first years. The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a ?ghostly,? ?spectral? or ?haunted? medium and asks what made such association possible. Examining the history of the projected image and supernatural displays, psychical research and telepathy,... more...