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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
Explains the roles of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Maoist Marxism in politics. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 others?who... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2009; US$ 179.00
Investigates the long, complex and ambivalent shared history of drama (and theater) and education, formal and informal. This book describes key historical and contemporary figures and their influences on drama education practice, including the 'speech and drama' movement, drama- and theater-in-education, and drama therapy and psychodrama. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 32.00
This collection presents techniques for tapping a broad range of literary sources to inspire young writers. Drawing upon poetry, folk tales, story jokes, and more, Literary Ideas walks students in grades 3-8 through the process of creating new stories and developing them as scripts for choral readings, readers theatre, and classroom plays. The process... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 128.80
The early-fourteenth-century St Gall Passion Play comes from the Central Rhineland. Unfortunately its music (over one hundred Latin and German chants) is given in the manuscript only as brief incipits, without any musical notation. This interdisciplinary study reconstructs the musical stratum of the play. It is the first full-scale musical reconstruction... more...