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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Recurring to the governing idea of Shakespeare on the Edge, Hopkins expands the parameters of her investigation beyond England to include the Continent, and beyond Shakespeare to include a dramatists ranging from Christopher Marlowe to John Ford. Hopkins also expands her notion of liminality to explore not only geographical borders, but also the intersection... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The essays in this volume investigate English, Italian, Spanish, German, Czech, and Bengali early modern theater, placing Shakespeare and his contemporaries in the theatrical contexts of western and central Europe, as well as the Indian sub-continent. Contributors examine the movement of theatrical units, genres, performance practices and dramatic... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
When John Osborne died at Christmas 1994, his obituaries cited his autobiographical writings as perfect examples of undiluted talent and acerbic wit. Now, Osborne's superb autobiographies, A Better Class of Person: 1929-1956 and Almost a Gentleman: 1955-1966 (winner of the J. R. Ackerley Prize), are available for the first time in one volume,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Intermedial Shakespeares argues that intermediality has refashioned performances of Shakespeare's plays over the last two decades in Europe. It describes ways in which text and author, time and space, actor and audience have been redefined in Shakespearean productions that incorporate digital media, and it traces transformations in practice. more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11
In About Beckett Emeritus Professor John Fletcher has compiled a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so significant and enduring. Professor Fletcher first met Beckett in 1961 and his book is filled not only with insights into the work but also interviews with Beckett and first-hand stories and observations by those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
Dramaturgy, in its many forms, is a fundamental and indispensable element of contemporary theatre. In its earliest definition, the word itself means a comprehensive theory of "play making." Although it initially grew out of theatre, contemporary dramaturgy has made enormous advances in recent years, and it now permeates all kinds of narrative forms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The Art of Theatrical Design: Elements of Visual Composition, Methods, and Practice addresses the core principles that develop the student designer into a true artist, providing a foundation that ensures success with each production design. This text concentrates on the skills necessary to create effective, evocative, and engaging theatrical designs... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Performing Ground explores camouflage as a performance practice, arguing that the act of blending into one's environment is central to the ways we negotiate our identities through space. The book offers a critically rich investigation of how the performative practice of camouflage renders the politics of space, power, and gender (in)visible. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00
Dem Theater der Frühen Neuzeit ist ein spezifisch ökonomisches Wissen eingeschrieben - lange bevor dieses in den Volkswirtschaftslehren zur großen Erzählung gerinnt. Das gilt in besonderer Weise für Spanien, wo das Theater seine erste Blüte zur selben Zeit erlebt, in der die Frühphase der Globalisierung einsetzt und die Nation zur Weltmacht aufsteigt.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 62.00
Was wird hier eigentlich gespielt? Diese Frage können und müssen sich Zuschauer in Aufführungen der britischen Theatertruppe »Forced Entertainment« immer wieder stellen. Damit steht die Kompanie in der noch jungen Tradition post-dramatischen Theaters. Interdisziplinär zwischen der Theaterwissenschaft und der Soziologie angesiedelt, bietet Stefanie... more...