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  • European Theatre 1960-1990 (Routledge Revivals)by Ralph Yarrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    European theatre has been the site of enormous change and struggle since 1960. There have been radical shifts in the nature and understanding of performance, fuelled by increasing cross-cultural and international influence. Theatre has had to fight for its very existence, adapting its methods of operation to survive. European Theatre 1960-1990 ,... more...

  • Ottoman Empire and European Theatre Vol. IIby Michael Hüttler; Hans Ernst Weidinger

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 47.84

    The Time of Joseph Haydn: From Sultan Mahmud I to Sultan Mahmud II (r.1730-1839), the second volume of Ottoman Empire and European Theatre, explores the relationship between Western playwrights, composers and visual artists of the eighteenth-century and Turkish-Ottoman culture, as well as the interest of Ottoman artists in European culture. Twenty-seven... more...

  • Theatre and Eventby Adrian Kear

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    In the beginning of the 21st century, European theatre-makers have sought to consider the disastrous events of the 20th century as the unfinished business of the contemporary. In this book, Kear argues that by thinking through the logic of the event, contemporary performance offers an affective interrogation of 'the event' of the European century.... more...

  • Getting Directionsby Russ Hope; Dominic Cooke

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 18.94

    The theatre rehearsal room is a sacred place. What goes on there is mysterious, alchemical and closely guarded. So how are aspiring theatre directors supposed to learn their craft? In Getting Directions , Russ Hope gives us the benefit of unprecedented, fly-on-the-wall access to eight rehearsal rooms. He has shadowed some of the UK's most exciting... more...

  • Performing European Memoriesby Milija Gluhovic

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Asking whether a genuinely shared European memory is possible while addressing the dangers of a single, homogenized European memory, Gluhovic examines the contradictions, specificities, continuities and discontinuities in the European shared and unshared pasts as represented in the works of Pinter, Tadeusz Kantor, Heiner Müller and Artur ?mijewski. more...

  • Comedy and the Public Sphereby Arpad Szakolczai

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    The book aims at reframing the discussion on the "public sphere," usually understood as the place where the public opinion is formed, through rational discussion. The aim of this book is to give an account of this rationality, and its serious shortcomings, examining the role of the media and the confusing of public roles and personal identity. It... more...

  • Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic Eastby Sabine Schülting; Sabine Lucia Müller; Ralf Hertel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    An exploration of early modern encounters between Christian Europe and the (Islamic) East from the perspective of performance studies and performativity theories, this collection offers new perspectives on how these cultural contacts were acted out on the real and metaphorical stages of theatre, literature, music, diplomacy and travel. more...

  • Performing Othernessby Matthew Isaac Cohen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    A far-reaching examination of exoticism, cultural internationalism and modernism's encounters with Indonesian tradition, Performing Otherness  examines how Indonesia entered world stages through imperialism as an antimodern phantasm and through nationalism became a means of intercultural communication and cultural diplomacy. more...

  • Contemporary European Theatre Directorsby Maria M. Delgado; Dan Rebellato

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95

    Contemporary European Theatre Directors discusses key European directors from the last fifty years. The directors supply contributions and interviews creating a coherent guide to a period of theatre forged in the changing Europe of the 1980s and 90s. more...

  • Global Changes - Local Stagesby Hans van Maanen; Andreas Kotte; Anneli Saro

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 148.40

    Global Changes - Local Stages investigates the relationships between what happened the last twenty years on the ‘world stage’ and how theatre life developed on the local level. The subject has been approached from three different angles, each covered by one part of the book: “The Effects of Social Changes on Theatre Fields”, “Values... more...