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  • Anthropocosmic Theatreby Nichos Nunez

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Contemporary Theatres in Europeby Joe Kelleher; Nicholas Ridout

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    With specific examples and case studies by specialist writers, academics and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays is the perfect introduction to contemporary theatre practices in Europe. more...

  • Theatre and Celebrity in Britain 1660-2000by Professor Mary Luckhurst; Jane Moody

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    Theatre has always been a site for selling outrage and sensation, a place where public reputations are made and destroyed in spectacular ways. This is the first book to investigate the construction and production of celebrity in the British theatre. These exciting essays explore aspects of fame, notoriety and transgression in a wide range of performers... more...

  • The Routledge Guide to Broadwayby Ken Bloom

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 19.95

    The Routledge Guide to Broadway is the second title in our new student reference series. It will introduce the student to the Broadway theater, focusing on key performers, writers, directors, plays, and musicals, along with the theaters themselves, key awards, and the folklore of Broadway. Broadway is the center of American theater, where all the great... more...

  • Popular Theatre in Political Cultureby Tim Prentki; Jan Selman

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    The first comparative study on the history and practice of popular theatre in Britain and overseas. The fragmentation of social groups in the face of the global mass media has begun to threaten the survival of popular theatre companies. This study traces the development of various types of community theatre, from the '70s to the present day. Integrating... more...

  • Sacred Theatreby Ralph Yarrow

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    Identifies and explores the sacred as both an element in theatre and in consciousness in general. This book examines not only the structural understandings and functions of the sacred in theatre, but also experimental and personal experiences. more...

  • Broadway Northby Mel Atkey

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 14.99

    An historical chronicle of Canadian musicals and the composers, lyricists, actors, and producers who brought them to life across Canada. more...

  • A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatreby Christopher Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular: * Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler * Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard * George... more...

  • Theory/Theatre: An Introductionby Mark Fortier

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    Theory/Theatre: An Introduction provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Mark Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, to cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and feminist theory. Drawing upon examples from Shakespeare and Aphra... more...

  • The Parameters of Postmodernismby Nicholas Zurbrugg

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    This ground-breaking work draws upon the authors interviews with leading postmodern artists, including Baudrillard, Beckett, Cage and Glass. It offers a challenging and positive view of postmodern culture. more...