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  • 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...

  • Das Theater im Literaturstaatby Ruedi Graf

    De Gruyter 1992; US$ 154.00

    Das Theater im Literaturstaat : Literarisches Theater auf dem Weg zur Bildungsmacht more...

  • Headaches Among the Overtonesby Catherine Laws

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 139.00

    Samuel Beckett produced some of the most powerful writing – some of the funniest but most devastating – of the twentieth century. He described his plays, prose and poetry as ‘an unnecessary stain on the silence’, but the extraordinary combination of concision and richness in his writing stems from his peculiar sensitivity to the sounds and rhythms... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of German Theaterby William Grange

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of German Theaterby William Grange

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 126.00

    The Historical Dictionary of German Theater covers the field of theater performance in the German language, concentrating on German-speaking Europe, through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant playwrights, directors, producers,... more...

  • Inszenierte Moderneby Tobias Becker

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00

    Die moderne Populärkultur kam auf der Bühne zur Welt. Noch bevor Film und Radio sich etablierten, entwickelte sich das Unterhaltungstheater zu einer kommerziellen und grenzüberschreitenden Vergnügungsindustrie, die ein Massenpublikum erreichte. Tobias Becker vergleicht die Theaterlandschaften von Berlin und London und zeichnet den kulturellen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Postdramatikby Hanna Klessinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Die Studie unternimmt eine Historisierung der literarischen Postdramatik zwischen 1966 und 1995. Sie zeichnet nach, wie postdramatische Schreibweisen produktiv an die internationale Theatermoderne anknüpfen, sich dynamisch weiterentwickeln und eine eigene Traditionslinie ausbilden. Extensive Überblicke über postdramatische Tendenzen und... more...