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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
A wide range of performing arts and practices of the Asian diasporas across the world are examined by scholars of Asian studies, theatre studies, anthropology, cultural studies, dance ethnology and ethnomusicology. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stage examines the history and form of India's râs lila folk theatre, and discusses how this theatre functions as a mechanism of worship and spirituality among Krishna devotees in India. From analyses of performances and conversations with performers, audience, and local scholars, Mason argues that râs lila ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
Indonesian Postcolonial Theatre explores modern theatrical practices in Indonesia from a performance of Hamlet in the warehouses of Dutch Batavia to Ratna Sarumpaet's feminist Muslim Antigones. The book reveals patterns linking the colonial to the postcolonial eras that often conflict with the historical narratives of Indonesian nationalism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Based on an exploration of original historical records, including comparisons with other forms of ancient theatre, Shen provides an overview of elite theatre in Ming China and examines the details of theatrical performance. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95
The studies in this book examine traditional performance genres in the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali. They cover puppet and human theatre, dance, sung narrative, narrative temple reliefs, and vocal and instrumental music, span a period of more than a thousand years, and range over four cultural complexes: Sundanese in western Java, Javanese... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 53.95
This work brings together the Jewish-Israeli and Palestinian approaches in theatre by relating to the Palestinian theme as it appears in the Jewish-Israeli theatre and by attempting to characterize the Palestinian theatre in general. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Based on twelve years of research, this book provides detailed descriptions of the culture of folk theatre and outlines its importance for practitioners, audiences and the worldwide theatre industry, presenting a unique angle on selected performances. more...