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- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 18.19
Sometimes it seems like there are as many definitions of poetry as there are poems. Coleridge defined poetry as “the best words in the best order.” St. Augustine called it “the Devil’s wine.” For Shelley, poetry was “the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.” But no matter... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95
The Director?s Craft is a unique and completely indispensable step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. Written by one of the most adventurous and respected directors working today, this book will be an essential item in every student and practitioner?s kitbag. It provides detailed assistance with each aspect of the varied challenges... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Born in Croydon in 1936, Roy Hudd's early life was turbulent. His father left home and his mother committed suicide during the war. His big television break came with "Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life". His radio career includes the hugely popular "The News Huddlines". This book presents stories from his life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
Now in a second edition, Theatre Studies: The Basics is a fully updated guide to the wonderful world of theatre. The practical and theoretical dimensions of theatre ? from acting to audience ? are woven together throughout to provide an integrated introduction to the study of drama, theatre and performance. Topics covered include: dramatic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95
Community theatre is an important device for communities to collectively share stories, to participate in political dialogue, and to break down the increasing exclusion of marginalised groups of citizens. It is practised all over the world by growing numbers of people. Published at the same time as a video of the same name, this is a unique record... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95
This book presents a wide range of contemporary theories borrowed from Cultural Studies augmented with practical implications that support dramatic artists in their struggle to create possible multiple realities for a postmodern future. Teachers, directors, writers, students, and many others involved in the dramatic arts will benefit from the discussions... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 58.95 US$ 51.09
A Companion to Tragedy is an essential resource for anyone interested in exploring the role of tragedy in Western history and culture. Tells the story of the historical development of tragedy from classical Greece to modernity Features 28 essays by renowned scholars from multiple disciplines, including classics, English, drama, anthropology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95
Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone†? actors and non-actors alike! This thoroughly updated and substantially revised... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 42.49
"This book, aimed at people working in the arts as teachers, practitioners or researchers, invites deeper thought about reflective practice and its role within the current context of accountability in education." --British Journal of Music more...