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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
"Pamela Howard?s ground-breaking What is Scenography? was the first book to set out the bold new approaches to designing and directing for theatre which had dazzled audiences in Europe during the previous decades. It did us all a service by enriching the scope of how we understand the aesthetics of the stage. The lavish new materials (drawings,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
Born in a log cabin in Tennessee in June 1854, Nat Love was the slave of Robert Love. He was about six when the Civil War began, and after the slaves were freed following the war, Love was ready to start living a new life out West, where he could find work as a cowhand. It wasn't long before he started showing his talents as a cowboy, roping and... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2005; US$ 55.00
"The evil that men do" has been chronicled for thousands of years on the European stage, and perhaps nowhere else is human fear of our own evil more detailed than in its personifications in theater. In Stages of Evil, Robert Lima explores the sociohistorical implications of Christian and pagan representations of evil and the theatrical creativity... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00
In a rapidly changing world, the ways in which economic forces affect both personal and global change can be difficult to track, particularly in the arts. This collection of twenty new essays explores both obscure and famous plays dealing with economic issues. Beginning with the Industrial Revolution, the text moves from Marx's theories to Wall... more...
- Shell Education 2011; US$ 8.99
Daniel Boone loved to be outdoors. He lived in the wilderness. He trapped and hunted for money. Later, he explored new land in the United States. He even created the "Wilderness Road" for others to travel. Read this book about the man who helped build a road to the American West. 32 pages more...
- Universitštsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 32.52
Hauptbeschreibung "Science Plays" form a flourishing dramatic sub-genre. The present study provides an informative overview shedding light on the diversity of ways in which the natural sciences and/or scientists are put on stage. Detailed text-based analyses of eighteen plays, many of them previously unexamined elsewhere, exemplify the genre's remarkable... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Using examples of refugee arts and theatrical activity since the 1990s, this book examines how the 'refugee crisis' has conditioned all arts and cultural activity with refugees in a world where globalization and migration go hand in hand. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Plunka argues that drama is the ideal art form to revitalize the collective memory of Holocaust resistance. This comparative drama study examines a variety of international plays - some quite well-known, others more obscure - that focus on collective or individual defiance of the Nazis. more...