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  • Shilpaby Julie Aspinall

    John Blake 2007; US$ 7.99

    When beautiful, glamorous Shilpa Shetty entered the "Celebrity Big Brother" house, little did she know that her presence there would spark an unprecedented media frenzy. As the show unfolded, divisions grew between certain contestants and the hostilities that followed led the public to accuse programme bosses of allowing racist bullying against Shilpa... more...

  • Tom Hardy - Dark Star Risingby James Haydock

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    From playing a rogue agent in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, to taking on the role of villainous Bane in Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, Tom Hardy is well on the way to becoming the finest actor of his generation. His raw talent, edginess and ability to utterly inhabit the characters he plays have already prompted comparisons to screen legends such... more...

  • China’s Greatest Operatic Male Actor of Female Rolesby Min Tian

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 169.95

    This is the first English language book to systematically examine the life and art of Mei Lanfang (1894-1961). Mei, who specialized in female roles in classical Chinese theatre, especially jingju, is widely considered the greatest actor of twentieth-century China. This text includes analyses of his work from Chinese, Western, Russian,and intercultural... more...

  • Habib Tanvirby Anjum Katyal

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 39.95

    Anjum Katyal's work is the first comprehensive study on the life and contribution of Habib Tanvir to Indian theatre history. A playwright, director, actor, journalist and critic, Tanvir is perhaps best known for the play Charandas Chor. However, his real significance in the history of post-Independence Indian theatre is that he signposted an important... more...

  • The Way of Actingby Tadashi Suzuki; J. Thomas Rimer

    Theatre Communications Group 2013; US$ 14.95

    A useful, provocative introduction to the influential director's philosophical and practical approaches to the stage. more...

  • Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Artsby Hae-kyung Um

    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...

  • Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stageby David Mason

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Theatre and Religion on Krishna's Stage examines the history and form of India's rÔs 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 rÔs lila ... more...

  • Dancing with the Deadby Christopher T. Nelson; Rey Chow; Harry Harootunian; Masao Miyoshi

    Duke University Press 2008; US$ 22.95

    Ethnography that explores the interrelationship among wartime trauma, memory, and social life through forms of ritual and popular performance in postwar Okinawa. more...

  • Indonesian Postcolonial Theatreby Evan Darwin Winet

    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...

  • Theatre and the Worldby Rustom Bharucha

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    In this passionate and controversial work, Rustom Bharucha presents the first major critique of intercultural theatre from a `Third World' perspective. more...