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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Changing Directionby Lenore DeKoven

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 24.95

    This approach, honed after years of on-set experience and from teaching at UCLA, NYU, and Columbia, and endorsed by many in the industry, including director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and producer/actor Edward Asner, aims to provide a helpful reference and resource for directors and actors alike. It combines underlying... 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...

  • Captive Audienceby Thomas Fahy; Kimball King

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 120.00

    Beginning with an essay by Harold Pinter, this text examines social, gendered, ethnic and cultural problems of incarceration explored through contemporary theatre. The essays discuss a range of topics related to the intersection of theatre and prison including theatrical prison projects, Marat/Sade and themes of imprisonment in US Latino drama. 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...

  • Judenrollenby Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer; Jens Malte Fischer; Frank Halbach

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    Collected volume of studies on the stage representation of Jews in European theatre between 1830 and 1940. The way in which Jews are represented on the stage stretches between the poles of anti-Judaism and anti-Semitism on the one side and Jewish renaissance and Zionism on the other. The individual studies all consider the boundary conditions given... more...