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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
This collection argues that religion is an explicitly public force that stimulates and complicates public actions. In short, it is a crucial aspect of much performance. This collection is both a means of, and urgent argument for, expanding the attention paid to religion as a critical point of concern within theatre and performance studies. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 149.95
This study explores the process of mythmaking in plays written by women. By writing the lives of female writers and rewriting the literary characters, which have been created by male writers, women playwrights assume the role of a mythmaker. This study evaluates the constantly developing process of womens mythmaking/mythbreaking in Liz Lochheads... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
Author and journalist Gene Fowler put it best: ?Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead.? Anyone who has ever wanted or been required to create something more complicated than a shopping list or a Tweet knows there?s more truth than poetry in the observation. The process... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 61.00
The study of consciousness has developed considerably over the past ten years, with an emphasis on seeking to explain subjective experience. Our understanding of key questions relating to the performing arts, in theory and practice, benefits from the insights of consciousness studies. Theatre, Opera and Consciousness discusses selected concerns of... more...
- Theatre Communications Group 2013; US$ 15.95
The innovative Brazilian playwright, director and international lecturer explicates Aristotle's poetics and the philosophies of Machiavelli, Hegel and Brecht to determine the extent to which their chief components--imitation, catharsis and, ultimately, audience control--serve up to support the status quo of a society rather than facilitate change.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Religious life and public life are both passionately performed, but often understood to exclude one another. This book's array of voices investigates the publics hailed by religious performances and the challenges they offer to theories of the democratic public sphere. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
This collection of 14 essays explores drama from around the world that depicts the United States and Americans. From eighteenth century German dramas about Native Americans through post-Revolutionary War British plays, to the theaters of contemporary Japan, Mexico, Serbia, Ireland, Ghana and other nations, the contributors consider conflicting representations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
The first collection on this important topic, Captive Audience examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural problems of incarceration as explored in contemporary theatre. Beginning with an essay by Harold Pinter, the original contributions discuss work including Harold Pinter's screenplays for The Handmaid's Tale and The Trial, Theatrical Prison... more...
- Souvenir Press 2013; US$ 21.88
Britain is the most haunted country in the world with a wealth of places that feed the imagination, from Cape Head in the north of Scotland to Beachy Head in the south of England it is a land of ghosts and phantoms. Whether it is Napoleon searching for somewhere to land his invasion at Lulworth Cove, the unknown Grey Lady who is seen along the... more...