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- transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 49.00
Performer faszinieren, irritieren und machen sprachlos. Sie konfrontieren ihr Publikum mit Erfahrungen des Unbegreifbaren - einer der intensivsten Wirkungen im zeitgenössischen Theater und der Gegenwartskunst. Wie aber kann Sprachlosigkeit versprachlicht werden? Mit dieser Frage erschließt Denis Leifeld ein zentrales Problem der Kunst- und Theaterwissenschaft... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Discussion concerning the musicality of Samuel Becketts writing now constitutes a familiar critical trope in Beckett Studies, one that continues to be informed by the still-emerging evidence of Becketts engagement with music throughout his personal and literary life, and by the ongoing interest of musicians in Becketts... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
This book investigates the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries in the European Renaissance, in the context of Italian cultural, dramatic and literary traditions. Contributors perceive the Italian presence in early modern England not as a traditional treasure trove of influence and imitation, but as a potential cultural force, consonant with... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 64.99
This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays? fourteenth-century editions. Almost all previous translations of Yuan-dynasty zaju are based on late-Ming regularized editions that were heavily adapted for performance at the Ming... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 18.99
The profession of directing is barely a century old. On Directing considers the position of the director in theater and performance today. What is a director? How do they begin work on a play or performance? What methods are used in rehearsal? Is the director an enabler, a collaborator or dictator? As we enter the new millennium, is the very concept... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore?s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore?s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia?s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore?s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian theatrescape. Tagore experimented with dance, music,... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99
Food for the Soul tells the stories of influential Catholic figures through short biographical plays and explores important issues facing the Church and our society today. Author Alex LaPerchia also explores his personal history as a Catholic and shares how God reveals Himself though all faiths. more...