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  • Readings in Performance and Ecologyby Wendy Arons; Theresa J. May

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Identifies, illuminates, and complicates ecocritical concerns as they relate to theatre and performance. 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...

  • 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...

  • Nat Loveby Barbara Lee Bloom

    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...

  • Theatre of the Oppressedby Augusto Boal; Charles A. McBride

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ecology and Environment in European Dramaby Downing Cless

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Looking at European drama through an ecological lens, this book chronicles nature and the environment as primary topics in major plays from ancient to recent times. Cless focuses on the few, yet well-known plays in which nature is at stake in the action or the environment is a dramatic force. Though theater predominantly explores human and cultural... more...

  • African Drama and Performanceby John Conteh-Morgan; Tejumola Olaniyan

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 17.55

    African Drama and Performance is a collection of innovative and wide-ranging essays that bring conceptually fresh perspectives, from both renowned and emerging voices, to the study of drama, theatre, and performance in Africa. Topics range from studies of major dramatic authors and formal literary dramas... more...

  • An Introduction to Post-Colonial Theatreby Brian Crow; Chris Banfield

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 26.00

    This book provides an introduction to post-colonial theatre by concentrating on the work of major dramatists from the third world and subordinated cultures in the first world. 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...