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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Theatres of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisiaby Khalid Amine; Marvin Carlson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Modern international studies of world theatre and drama have begun to acknowledge the Arab world only after the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Within the Arab world, the contributions of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco to modern drama and to post-colonial expression remain especially neglected, a problem that this book addresses. more...

  • Theatre in Passingby Elena Siemens

    Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 32.00

    Theatre in Passing explores spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow. Inspired by French philosopher Michel de Certeau?s model of a 'second, poetic geography' in which the walker - the everyday practitioner - invents the space observed by the voyeur, this book takes the reader on a tour of spaces of performance in contemporary Moscow. Through text... 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...

  • 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...

  • Stanislavsky and female actorsby Maria Ignatieva

    UPA 2008; US$ 34.99

    Stanislavsky and Female Actors is the exploration of Stanislavsky's artistic and personal relationship with the leading actresses of the Moscow Art Theatre. It seeks to portray their life-long artistic dialogue and offers a new biographical study of the previously unknown spheres of Stanislavsky's life, as well as the lives of the Moscow Art Theatre's... more...