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  • The Recurrence of Fateby Spencer Jay Golub

    University of Iowa Press 1994; US$ 29.95

    How, why, and according to whose definitions and requirements does a culture self-consciously create memory and project its fate? In this remarkable book?the first in English to treat Russian history as theatre and cultural performance?Spencer Golub reveals the performative nature of Russian history in the twentieth century and the romantic imprisonment/self-imprisonment... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Stanislavskyby Andrew White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    Stanislavsky?s system of actor-training has revolutionised modern theatre practice, and he is widely recognised to be one of the great cultural innovators of the twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky is an essential book for students and scholars alike, providing the first overview of the field for the 21 st century. An... more...

  • My Life in Artby Constantin Stanislavski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Off Nevsky Prospektby Elena Markova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Off Nevsky Prospekt is the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and '90s. Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to the repressive atmosphere of the Soviet period and... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhovby MARIE CHRISTINE AUTANT MATHIEU; Yana Meerzon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Companion to Michael Chekhov brings together Chekhov specialists from around the world - theatre practitioners, theorists, historians and archivists ? to provide an astonishingly comprehensive assessment of his life, work and legacy. This volume aims to connect East and West; theatre theory and practice. It reconsiders the history... more...

  • Theatre and Identity in Imperial Russiaby Catherine A. Schuler

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    What role did the theatre-both institutionally and literally-play in Russia?s modernization? How did the comparatively harmonious relationship that developed among the state, the nobility, and the theatre in the eighteenth century transform into ideological warfare between the state and the intelligentsia in the nineteenth? How were the identities... more...

  • Stanislavski: The Basicsby Rose Whyman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski's: life and the context of his writings major works in English translation ideas in practical contexts impact on modern... more...

  • Performing Violenceby Birgit Beumers; Mark Lipovetsky

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00

    New Russian Drama began its rise at the end of the twentieth century, following a decline in dramatic writing in Russia that stemmed back to the 1980s. Authors Beumers and Lipovetsky examine the representation of violence in these new dramatic works penned by young Russian playwrights. Performing Violence is the first English-language study of the... more...

  • Michael Chekhovby Franc Chamberlain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses. Michael Chekhov's... more...

  • Vsevolod Meyerholdby Jonathan Pitches

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses. This is the first... more...