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  • 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...

  • Actingby Beth Osnes

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00

    This volume covers acting techniques from all over the world. It looks at: the performances of indigenous peoples; contributions of women worldwide to acting; and Greek, Ancient Roman, Aztec, and many other cultures' theatre. more...

  • Contemporary Theatres in Europeby Joe Kelleher; Nicholas Ridout

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Through specific examples, case studies and essays by specialist writers, academics, and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays looks at current theatre practices across Europe. From Théatre du Soleil to Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio , the authors reconsider the possibilities of theatre practice,... more...

  • Theatre and Celebrity in Britain 1660-2000by Professor Mary Luckhurst; Jane Moody

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    Theatre has always been a site for selling outrage and sensation, a place where public reputations are made and destroyed in spectacular ways. This is the first book to investigate the construction and production of celebrity in the British theatre. These exciting essays explore aspects of fame, notoriety and transgression in a wide range of performers... more...

  • American Theatreby Gerald Bordman

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 124.99

    This book concludes Gerald Bordman's acclaimed survey of American non-musical theatre. It deals with the years 1930 to 1969, a period when the number of yearly new plays was shrinking, but a period during which American drama as a whole entered the world stage and became a dominant force. With works like Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night... more...

  • Postdramatic Theatreby Hans-Thies Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95

    Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that have developed since the late 1960s, which has become a key reference point in international discussions of contemporary theatre. In looking at the developments since the late 1960s, Lehmann considers... more...

  • Ariane Mnouchkineby Judith G. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. One of the most important directors of her generation, and one of the only women ever to have... more...

  • Mimesis - Repräsentation - Imaginationby Jörg Schönert; Ulrike Zeuch

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Untersucht werden literaturtheoretische Positionen von der Antike bis 1800. Vergessene historische Dimensionen werden freigelegt und Antworten auf die Frage nach der Tragfähigkeit der Kategorie 'literarischer Text' (der Literatur im engeren Sinn) gesucht. Der interdisziplinäre Zugang erlaubt es, ideengeschichtliche Kontexte in ihrer für die... more...

  • The Performing Centuryby Tracy C. Davis; Professor Peter Holland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00

    This book looks at modes of performance and forms of theatre in Nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland. On subjects as varied as the vogue for fairy plays to the representation of economics to the work of a parliamentary committee in regulating theatres, the authors redefine what theatre and performance in the Nineteenth century might be. more...

  • Cinematherapy for the Soulby Nancy Peske; Beverly West

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    Has your karma run over your dogma? Are you feeling anxious about the future, or wondering who turned down the dimmer switch on your inner light? The illumination you need is right at your fingertips. Settle into the lotus position, pick up your remote control, and let movies be your spiritual guide on your journey toward personal nirvana. From the... more...