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  • Learning Through Theatreby Anthony Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 36.95

    Charts the development of theatre in education, identifying its strengths and providing vivid and illuminating accounts of its practice around the world. more...

  • Religion and Politics in the International System Todayby Eric O. Hanson

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    Explains the roles of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Maoist Marxism in politics. more...

  • Reminiscence Theatreby Pam Schweitzer; Faith Gibson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale. more...

  • Theatre as a Medium for Children and Young Peopleby Shifra Schonmann

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Presents a journey into the dual territory of educational and theatrical settings. This book advances the knowledge in these settings by touching upon questions, by dealing with the limitations and challenging the possibilities of theatre for young people. It fills the gap in the literature on theatre for young audiences. more...

  • Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual: Exploring Forms of Political Theatreby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In this fascinating volume, acclaimed theatre historian Erika Fischer-Lichte reflects on the role and meaning accorded to the theme of sacrifice in Western cultures as mirrored in particular fusions of theatre and ritual. Theatre, Sacrifice, Ritual presents a radical re-definition of ritual theatre through analysis of performances as diverse as:... more...

  • Supporting Drama and Imaginative Play in the Early Yearsby Lesley Hendy; Lucy Toon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 38.00

    Suitable for a range of practitioners working with young children, this book gives guidance on both the theory and the practical management of drama in the Early Years. The relationship between 'pretend play' and the cognitive and affective development of young children is emphasised, having much to inform us about the children in our care. more...

  • Contemporary Theatre in Educationby Roger Wooster

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    Theatre in Education emerged in the mid-sixties as a unique hybrid of performance and child-centred learning. Contemporary Theatre in Education charts the creation and adaptation of this 'hybrid' through the changing political, economic and educational environment. It also takes a 'snapshot' of the TIE being created today, considering... more...

  • Young People, New Theatreby NoŽl Greig

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 37.95

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Messiahs of 1933by Joel Schechter

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 49.50

    Joel Schechter has rediscovered the funny and often politically-charged plays of the American Yiddish theatre of the 1930s. In Messiahs of 1933 he celebrates their satire, their radical imagination, and their commitment to social change. He introduces readers to the once-famous writers and actors—Moishe Nadir, David Pinski, Yosl Cutler, and... more...

  • Stardust Lostby Stefan Kanfer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    In Stardust Lost , Stefan Kanfer brings the colorful Yiddish stage roaring back to life. Born of ancient traditions stretching back to the drama of the Old Testament, the Yiddish theater was a vibrant part of the immigrant experience. Kanfer invokes the energy, belief, and pure chutzpah it took to establish and run the thriving, influential theaters.... more...