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  • Children's Theaterby Kelly Eggers; Walter Eggers

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    This book introduces readers to the world of children's theater by highlighting one specific model, The Oyster River Players, a small children's theater company in New Hampshire. By exploring the history and dynamics of their own theater company, authors Kelly and Walter Eggers apply broader implications, expanding their focus to include children's... more...

  • Playing across a Divideby Benjamin Brinner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 16.99

    In the last decade of the twentieth century and on into the twenty-first, Israelis and Palestinians saw the signing of the Oslo Peace Accords, the establishment of the Palestinian Authority, the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and the escalation of suicide bombings and retaliations in the region. During this tumultuous time,... more...

  • The Strawby Eugene O'Neill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Irish-American playwright Eugene O'Neill is credited with altering the trajectory of American drama in the early twentieth century by focusing on the lives of working-class people and using language that more closely echoed everyday vernacular. The Straw is an account of a man who falls in love while in quarantine, being treated for tuberculosis. more...

  • The Hairy Apeby Eugene O'Neill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    One of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape is still as startlingly fresh and innovative as it was when it was first published nearly a hundred years ago. Primal working man Yank feels at home in the harsh but familiar environment of a ship's engine room, but a chance encounter with a wealthy... more...

  • Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Irelandby Lionel Pilkington

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    This major new study presents a political and cultural history of some of Ireland's key national theatre projects from the 1890s to the 1990s. more...

  • The Life of a Textby Philip Lutgendorf

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 73.95

    The Life of a Text offers a vivid portrait of one community's interaction with its favorite text?the epic Ramcaritmanas ?and the way in which performances of the epic function as a flexible and evolving medium for cultural expression. Anthropologists, historians of religion, and readers interested in the culture of North India and the performance... more...

  • Inter-Actionsby Nelvin Vos

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 34.99

    The conversation between religion and culture, drama and Christianity, needs to be ongoing. This book is a contribution to the dialogue, asking questions, pointing towards possible answers, and encouraging others to join in the conversation. more...

  • Theatre at the Crossroads of Cultureby Patrice Pavis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    Pavis analyses the political and aesthetic consequences of cultures meeting at the crossroads of theatre, looking at productions including Brook's Mahabharata , Cixous/Mnouchkine's Indiande , and Barba's Faust. more...

  • Re-Dressing the Canonby Alisa Solomon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    Solomon examines the relationship between gender and performance in a series of essays which combine the critique of specific live performances with an astute theoretical analysis. more...

  • The Sense of an Interiorby Diana Fuss

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.00

    The Sense of an Interior is a fascinating exploration of domestic space and of the ways it determines how writers work. The book looks at four famous figures - Emily Dickinson, Sigmund Freud, Helen Keller, and Marcel Proust, and examines the relationship between their work and the spaces where they wrote. more...