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  • British South Asian Theatreby Graham Ley; Sarah Dadswell

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book documents the presence of South Asians in theatre in Britain, a major aspect of British cultural life over the last thirty years. The work of many British Asian-led companies, including Tara Arts, Tamasha, Kali, Rasa and Rifco, is covered in detail. The book is a major contribution to the understanding of diasporic arts through one of the... more...

  • Grand Guignolby Richard J.Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    The first part of this book, ‘An Introduction to the Grand-Guignol’, reconsiders the importance and influence of the Grand-Guignol within its social, cultural and historical contexts in the first attempt at a major evaluation of the genre as performance. The authors give full consideration to practical applications and to the challenges presented... more...

  • London's Grand Guignolby Richard Hand; Michael Wilson

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    London’s Grand Guignol—a macabre theatre of naturalistic horror—was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. Eight series of plays were staged; in total forty-three plays were produced and many others written and refused a licence. London’s Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror considers the importance... more...

  • Reflexion von ethnischer Identität(szuweisung) im deutschen Gegenwartstheaterby Hanna Voss

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    In unserer Alltagswelt sind ethnische Stereotype allgegenwärtig. Dennoch - oder gerade deswegen - werden sie oft nicht als solche wahrgenommen und hinterfragt. Schenkt man der seit 2012 geführten ?Blackfacing-Debatte? Glauben, finden sich solche ethnischen Zuschreibungsmuster auch in deutschen Theaterproduktionen wieder. Ist das Theater also auf Grund... more...

  • Inszenierte Moderneby Tobias Becker

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00

    Modern popular culture came to the world from the stage. Even before film and radio had established themselves, popular theater had developed into a commercial and boundary-crossing entertainment industry that reached a mass audience. Tobias Becker compares the theater landscapes of London and Berlin and points out the cultural exchanges... more...

  • Weber, Woyzeck, Wunde Dresdenby Christian Engelbrecht

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Volker Lösch ist mit Theaterarbeiten bekannt geworden, die das seit den 1990er Jahren beliebte Mittel des Chorischen einsetzen, um Realitäten der zeitgenössischen Wirklichkeit in das Stadttheater zu integrieren - ein »Detektivunternehmen zur Erforschung der wirklichen Verhältnisse«. Christian Engelbrecht konzentriert sich auf drei kontrovers diskutierte... more...

  • Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatreby Richard C. Beacham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • This Is Meby Michelle Collins

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 10.99

    Michelle Collins has played iconic roles in the two most watched soap operas on British television. In the 1990s she played the backstabbing blonde, Cindy Beale, in EastEnders, and in 2011 she joined the cast of Coronation Street and now plays much-loved Rovers Return landlady, Stella Price.But what about the rest? Much of Michelle's remarkable story... more...

  • The London Stage 1920-1929by J. P. Wearing

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 184.99

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1920 to December 31, 1929. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...

  • The London Stage 1930-1939by J. P. Wearing

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 208.99

    This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1930 to December 31, 1939. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...