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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the field. Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts, and cultural studies. Among... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
This invaluable student handbook is the first detailed guide to explain in detail the relationship between the drama text and the theory and practice of drama in performance. Beginning at the beginning, with accessible explanations of the meanings and methods of semiotics, Theatre as Sign System addresses key drama texts and offers new and detailed... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
In blending the demands of research with the aesthetic of theatre and other agendas like education or therapy, it is inevitably compromised: choices and trade-offs are constantly made. This book explores the paradoxes of the form - and its usefulness and appeal. It is suitable for qualitative researchers. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
As the media have increasingly become the lens through which we see the world, media styles have shaped even the fine arts, and contemporary theatre is particularly indebted to mass media's dramatic influence. In order to stay culturally and financially viable, theatre producers have associated theatrical productions and their promotion with film,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Following the ground-breaking Performance and the City , this new volume explores what it means to create and experience urban performance ? as both an aesthetic and a political practice ? in the burgeoning world cities built by globalization and neoliberal capital. more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 34.60
Medienanalysen lenken die Aufmerksamkeit auf technische und kulturelle Bedingungen, unter denen 'etwas' zur Erscheinung kommt - mit dem Ziel, Vermittlungsprozesse als konstitutive Akte zu offenbaren. Das führt jedoch oft zur Unterbelichtung der im Einzelnen dargestellten Phänomene. Die hier versammelten Studien behandeln daher exemplarische Aufführungen,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
How has the media since the First Gulf War altered political analysis and how has this alteration has in turn affected socially-critical art? Colleran examines more than forty plays, many written in direct response to the 1991 war in Iraq as well as to the 9/11 attacks and the retaliatory actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. more...