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Theater

  • Rewriting Narratives in Egyptian Theatreby Sirkku Aaltonen; Areeg Ibrahim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This study of Egyptian theatre and its narrative construction explores the ways representations of Egypt are created of and within theatrical means, from the 19 th century to the present day. Essays address the narratives that structure theatrical, textual, and performative representations and the ways the rewriting process has varied in different... more...

  • Against Theatreby A. Ackerman; M. Puchner

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 37.16

    Against Theatre shows that the most prominent writers of modern drama shared a radical rejection of the theatre as they knew it. Together with designers, composers and film makers, they plotted to destroy all existing theatres. But from their destruction emerged the most astonishing innovations of modernist theatre. more...

  • Reading Modern Dramaby Alan Ackerman

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    Taken together, these essays enter into an ongoing, fruitful debate about the terms 'modern' and 'drama' and build a much-needed bridge between literary studies and performance studies. more...

  • Reading Modern Dramaby Alan Ackerman

    University of Toronto Press 2012; US$ 47.95

    Taken together, these essays enter into an ongoing, fruitful debate about the terms 'modern' and 'drama' and build a much-needed bridge between literary studies and performance studies. more...

  • Performing Authorship in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Lecture Tourby Amanda Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Expanding our understanding of what it meant to be a nineteenth-century author, Amanda Adams takes up the concept of performative, embodied authorship in relationship to the transatlantic lecture tour. Adams argues that these tours were a central aspect of nineteenth-century authorship, at a time when authors were becoming celebrities and celebrities... more...

  • Seeing the American Woman, 1880–1920by Katherine H. Adams; Michael L. Keene; Jennifer C. Koella

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    From 1880 to 1920, the first truly national visual culture developed in the United States as a result of the completion of the Pacific Railroad. At that time, a new level of invention, reproduction, and distribution of all kinds of images was taking shape. Women, especially young and beautiful ones, found new lives shaped by their participation in... more...

  • How to Improvise a Full-Length Playby Kenn Adams

    Allworth Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Forget the script and get on the stage! In How to Improvise a Full-Length Play, actors, playwrights, directors, theater-group leaders, and teachers will find everything they need to know to create comedy, tragedy, melodrama, and farce, with no scripts, no scenarios, and no preconceived characters. Author Kenn Adams presents a step-by-step method for... more...

  • The Light Princessby Samuel Adamson; Tori Amos

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57

    I'm done, Father, Keep your crown, I swear you'll never bring me down! I am not queen material! Once, in opposing kingdoms lived a princess and a prince who had lost their mothers. Althea, unable to cry, became light with grief and floated, and so was locked away. Digby, so heavy-hearted that he could never smile, one day declares war. Althea, forced... more...

  • Running Wildby Samuel Adamson; Michael Morpurgo

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 14.57

    For Lilly and her mother, going to Indonesia isn't just another holiday. It's an escape and a new start. But when Will takes a gentle ride along the beach on an elephant called Oona, calamity strikes. As a tsunami comes crashing towards them, Oona charges deep into the jungle, her young rider desperately clinging on. Miles from civilisation, there's... more...

  • Twenty-First Century Dramaby Siân Adiseshiah; Louise LePage

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 84.95

    Within this landmark collection, originalvoices from the field of drama provide rich analysis of a selection of the mostexciting and remarkable plays and productions of the twenty-first century. But what makes the drama of the new millenium so distinctive? Which events, themes, shifts, and paradigms are marking its stages? Kaleidoscopic... more...