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  • Avant-Garde Performance and Material Exchangeby Mike Sell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 90.00

    Assembling a remarkable group of scholars, these essays explore how the circulation and exchange of 'vectors of the radical' shape the avant-garde. Mapping the movement of scripts, theatre activists, performances, and other material entities, they provide unprecedented perspectives on the transnational performance culture of the avant-garde. more...

  • Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failureby Sara Jane Bailes

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    What does it mean to "fail" in performance, or more accurately, to stage failure in performance? What do performances that are founded upon the collapse of their own invention illuminate that other modes of theatre usually conceal? This book examines these questions through theoretical and archival modes of investigation. more...

  • Ludics in Surrealist Theatre and Beyondby Vassiliki Rapti

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95

    This study reconsiders Surrealist theatre specifically from the perspective of ludics-a poetics of play and games-an ideal approach to the Surrealists, whose games blur the boundaries between the 'playful' and the 'serious.' Beginning with the Surrealists' 'one-into-another' game and its illustration of Breton's ludic... more...

  • The First Five Pagesby Noah Lukeman

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 14.99

    IF YOU'RE TIRED OF REJECTION, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU. Whether you are a novice writer or a veteran who has already had your work published, rejection is often a frustrating reality. Literary agents and editors receive and reject hundreds of manuscripts each month. While it's the job of these publishing professionals to be discriminating, it's... more...

  • How Ficta Follow Fictionby Alberto Voltolini

    Springer 2006; US$ 219.00

    Presents a theory of fictional entities which is syncretistic insofar as it integrates the work of previous authors. This work puts forward a metaphysical conception of the nature of these entities, according to which a fictional entity is a compound entity built up from both a make-believe theoretical element and a set theoretical element. more...

  • Man’s Changing Maskby Charles Child Walcutt

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 72.00

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  • Murder by Accidentby Jody Enders

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Over fifty years ago, it became unfashionable—even forbidden—for students of literature to talk about an author’s intentions for a given work. In Murder by Accident , Jody Enders boldly resurrects the long-disgraced concept of intentionality, especially as it relates to the theater. Drawing on four fascinating medieval events... more...

  • Festivalisingby Temple Hauptfleisch; Shulamith Lev-Aladgem; Jacqueline Martin

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 93.80

    Throughout the world festivals are growing – in numbers, in size, in significance – and serve as spaces where aesthetic encounters, religious and political celebrations, economic investments and public entertainment can take place. In this sense, festivals are theatrical events.This volume contains discussions of 14 diverse festival events... more...

  • Description in Literature and Other Mediaby Werner Wolf; Walter Bernhart

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 98.00

    In contrast to narrative, description is a much less researched phenomenon, and where it so far has found attention at all, scholars have almost always discussed it with fiction in mind. The all but exclusive concentration on literature has hitherto obscured the fact that description transcends literature and indeed the verbal media in general and... more...

  • Tweede levensby Annemarie van Heerikhuizen; Irene de Jong; Manet van Montfrans

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 52.90

    In Tweede levens belichten zeventien auteurs, voornamelijk historici en letterkundigen, verschillende aspecten van de veelvormige relatie tussen persoon en personage. Een gevarieerd gezelschap van personen uit alle eeuwen en windstreken komen aan bod: kunstenaars als Vergilius, Van Gogh en Ravel; politici als Roosevelt, Stalin en Sarkozy. Ook een enkele... more...