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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Looking at a century of American theatre, McDaniel investigates how race-based notions of maternal performance become sites of resistance to cultural and political hierarchies. This book considers how the construction of mothering as universally women's work obscures additional, equally constructed subdivisions based in race and class. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 31.00
A timely book that identifies the practice of '(syn)aesthetics' in artistic style and audience response, which helps to articulate the power of experiential practice in the arts. This exciting new approach includes interviews with leading practitioners in of theatre, dance, site-specific work, live art and technological performance practice. more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 23.99
Sarah Ruhl is a mother of three and one of America?s best-known playwrights. She has written a stunningly original book of essays whose concerns range from the most minimal and personal subjects to the most encompassing matters of art and culture. The titles themselves speak to the volume?s uniqueness: ?On lice,? ?On sleeping in the theater,? ?On... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 16.03
Lucy Kerbel's 100 Great Plays for Women is an inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that ‘there aren?t any good plays for women?. With a foreword by Kate Mosse. Women buy the majority of theatre tickets, make up half the acting profession and are often the largest cohort of any youth theatre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and 'Binkie' Beaumont as repressed and closeted as it seems?... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
Keynesian Economics, Free Market Capitalism, Monetarism, Game Theory and the Invisible Hand. Sure, you know what they mean. That is, you?ve certainly heard of them. But do you know enough about these economic theories to join a dinner party debate or dazzle the bar with your financial knowledge? 30 Second Economics takes the top 50 economic theories,... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
I Think Therefore I Am, Existentialism, Dialectical Materialism? The Socratic Method and Deconstruction? Sure, you know what they all mean. That is, you?ve certainly heard of them. But do you know enough about them to join a dinner party debate or dazzle the bar with your knowledge? 30-second Philosophies takes a revolutionary approach to getting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
'A series of accidents has brought you this book. You may think of it not as a book, but as a library, an elevator, an amateur performance in a nearby theatre. Open it to the table of contents. Turn to the page that sounds the most interesting to you. Read a sentence or two. Repeat the process. Read this book as a creative act,... more...