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  • Burgtheater/ Schauspielkunst/ Notizen zur neueren spanischen Literaturby Hermann Bahr; Claus Pias

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2012; US$ 17.18

    "Der Abonnent hört auf, die bürgerliche Theaterkultur hört auf, ein von zuverlässigen Gewohnheiten gelenktes, durch einen festen Geschmack, der nicht einmal erst gut sein muß, um Halt zu bieten, gesichertes Publikum hört auf, damit hört auch die Notwendigkeit wie die Möglichkeit eines wechselnden Repertoires auf, das auch die Werke der Vergangenheit... more...

  • Conrad Veidt on Screenby John T. Soister

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    Conrad Veidt, a native of Berlin, began acting in small parts as an extra until called into service during World War I. After his discharge he began a theater career that subsequently led to films and more than one turn as a director. This work thoroughly details Veidt's film career. It lists all movies that he was involved in and provides a synopsis,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of German Theaterby William Grange

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 119.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers German theater?s history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. 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...

  • Jews and the Making of Modern German Theatreby Jeanette R. Malkin; Freddie Rokem

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    While it is common knowledge that Jews were prominent in literature, music, cinema, and science in pre-1933 Germany, the fascinating story of Jewish co-creation of modern German theatre is less often discussed. Yet for a brief time, during the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic, Jewish artists and intellectuals moved away from a segregated Jewish... more...

  • Mutterschaft und Familie: Inszenierungen in Theater und Performanceby Miriam Dreysse

    transcript 2015; US$ 36.36

    Obwohl sich Geschlechterrollen und Familienstrukturen in den letzten Jahrzehnten radikal gewandelt haben, sind Mutter- und Familienbilder in der Alltagskultur oft noch vom Modell der bürgerlichen Kleinfamilie und christlichen Traditionen geprägt. Miriam Dreysse legt diese Darstellungstraditionen offen und untersucht zeitgenössisches Theater und Performance,... more...

  • The Piscator Notebookby Judith Malina

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    'Theater legend Malina has written one of the most interesting studies of the avant-garde theatrical movement published in the last several years.' ? CHOICE Judith Malina and The Living Theatre have been icons of political theatre for over six decades. What few realise is that she originally studied under one of the giants of twentieth century... more...

  • Playing Cultureby Vicki Ann Cremona; Rikard Hoogland; Gay Morris; Willmar Sauter

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 78.40

    Playing Culture represents one of the corner stones in the model of the Theatrical Event, as developed by the Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR). In this volume, thirteen scholars contribute to illuminate the significance and possibilities of playing within the framework of theatrical events. Playing is understood... more...

  • Politisch Theater machenby Jan Deck; Angelika Sieburg

    transcript 2014; US$ 23.78

    Die Entstehung der freien Theaterszene ist untrennbar mit den politischen Bewegungen der sechziger Jahre verbunden. Die Auseinandersetzung mit dem politischen Theater der siebziger Jahre hat dann neue Formen der Beschäftigung mit dem Politischen entstehen lassen. Auch in den zeitgenössischen, postdramatischen Tanz- und Theaterformen ist das Politische... more...

  • Postdramatikby Hanna Klessinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study investigates the history of post-dramatic literature between 1966 and 1995. It reveals the ways that post-dramatic writing styles lent themselves productively to international modern theater, continued to develop dynamically, and came to form a tradition of its own. Extensive reviews of post-dramatic trends and forms are interspersed... more...