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  • Theatre and Consciousnessby Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00

    For the last ten to fifteen years, many disciplines of scholarship have been involved in the study of consciousness, often on an interdisciplinary basis. They include philosophy, neurosciences, psychology, physics and biology, and approaches focusing on human experience. The Centre for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson spearheaded... more...

  • Radical Initiatives in Interventionist and Community Dramaby Peter Billingham

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00

    This new series of cutting edge critical essays and articles in issues concerning Drama and Performance opens with Volume I, which will focus on issues of Interventionist Drama and related examples of Drama as Community. The list of contributors is impressive and quite consciously eclectic, ranging from established scholars such as Dr. Lionel Pilkington... more...

  • Wagner's The Rhinegold (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series) by Burton D. Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive guide to Wagner's THE RHINEGOLD (Das Rheingold), featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...

  • Theatre and Performance in Digital Cultureby Matthew Causey

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Theatre and Performance in Digital Culture examines the recent history of advanced technologies, including new media, virtual environments, weapons systems and medical innovation, and considers how theatre, performance and culture at large have evolved within those systems. The book examines the two Iraq wars, 9/11 and the War on Terror through... more...

  • Community Performance: An Introductionby Petra Kuppers

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where teaching is orientated around practice. Offering a toolkit... more...

  • The Transformative Power of Performanceby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95

    In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'an art event' in its own right. In setting performance art on an equal footing with the traditional art object, she heralds a new aesthetics. The peculiar mode of experience that a performance provokes – blurring distinctions between artist and audience, body and mind, art... more...

  • The Director's Craftby Katie Mitchell

    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...

  • Making a Performanceby Emma Govan; Helen Nicholson; Katie Normington

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Making a Performance traces innovations in devised performance from early theatrical experiments in the twentieth-century to the radical performances of the twenty-first century. This introduction to the theory, history and practice of devised performance explores how performance-makers have built on the experimental aesthetic traditions of the... more...

  • Performance and Cognitionby Bruce McConachie; F. Elizabeth Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This anthology is the first of its kind. In addition to opening up fresh perspectives on theatre studies – with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas – the book sets the agenda for future work, helping to map the emergence of this new approach. Following... more...

  • Visuality in the Theatreby Maaike Bleeker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 33.00

    This book presents an exploration of the under-explored terrain of visuality, demonstrating the use of new theoretical insights into vision for the analysis of theatre and performance and simultaneously shows theatre and performance to be an excellent 'theoretical object' for exploring the cultural, historical and embodied character of visuality. more...