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  • The Player's Passion

    The Player's Passion
    av Joseph Roach

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472082445

    The Player's Passion reinterprets theories of acting in light of the history of science, examining acting styles from the seventeenth to the twentieth century and measuring them against prevailing conceptions of the human body. The author explores h…

  • Dark Matter

    Dark Matter
    av Andrew Sofer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072040

    Physicists have discovered that the vast majority of the universe's mass is constituted by what remains transparent. So far, this mysterious "dark matter" can only be traced by its gravitational effects on visible matter. Taking up this analogy, the…

  • Dark Matter

    Dark Matter
    av Andrew Sofer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052042

    Physicists have discovered that the vast majority of the universe's mass is constituted by what remains transparent. So far, this mysterious "dark matter" can only be traced by its gravitational effects on visible matter. Taking up this analogy, the…

  • The Sarah Siddons Audio Files

    The Sarah Siddons Audio Files
    av Judith Pascoe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117666

    During her lifetime (1755-1831), English actress Sarah Siddons was an international celebrity acclaimed for her performances of tragic heroines. We know what she looked like-an endless number of artists asked her to sit for portraits and sculptures-…

  • Between National Socialism and Soviet Communism

    Between National Socialism and Soviet Communism
    av Anna Holian

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117802

    Examines the cultural and political worlds that four groups of displaced persons-Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, and Jewish-created in Germany during the late 1940s and early 1950s. The volume investigates the development of refugee communities and how…

  • Haunted City

    Haunted City
    av Christian DuComb

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073580

    Haunted City explores the history of racial impersonation in Philadelphia from the late eighteenth century through the present day. The book focuses on select historical moments, such as the advent of the minstrel show and the ban on blackface makeu…

  • Immersions in Cultural Difference

    Immersions in Cultural Difference
    av Natalie Alvarez

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053759

    In a time of intensifying xenophobia and anti-immigration measures, this book examines the impulse to acquire a deeper understanding of cultural others. Immersions in Cultural Difference takes readers into the heart of immersive simulations, includi…

  • Immersions in Cultural Difference

    Immersions in Cultural Difference
    av Natalie Alvarez

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073757

    In a time of intensifying xenophobia and anti-immigration measures, this book examines the impulse to acquire a deeper understanding of cultural others. Immersions in Cultural Difference takes readers into the heart of immersive simulations, includi…

  • Not the Other Avant-garde

    Not the Other Avant-garde

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472099313

    The essays in this collection offer a radical reappraisal of the avant-garde by placing it within a much broader global context. The book questions the very assumptions that underlie the generally accepted chronology and theory of the avant-garde, a…

  • Not the Other Avant-garde

    Not the Other Avant-garde

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472069316

    The essays in this collection offer a radical reappraisal of the avant-garde by placing it within a much broader global context. The book questions the very assumptions that underlie the generally accepted chronology and theory of the avant-garde, a…

  • Taking it to the Streets

    Taking it to the Streets
    av Harry J. Elam

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472107933

    The performances of Luis Valdez's El Teatro Campesino, the farmworkers' theater, and Amiri Baraka's (LeRoi Jones's) Black Revolutionary Theater (BRT) during the 1960s and 1970s, offer preeminent examples of social protest theater during a momentous…

  • Taking it to the Streets

    Taking it to the Streets
    av Harry J. Elam

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472087686

    The performances of Luis Valdez's El Teatro Campesino, the farmworkers' theater, and Amiri Baraka's (LeRoi Jones's) Black Revolutionary Theater (BRT) during the 1960s and 1970s, offer preeminent examples of social protest theater during a momentous…

  • Coloring Whiteness

    Coloring Whiteness
    av Faedra Chatard Carpenter

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072361

    Coloring Whiteness pays homage to the ways that African American artists and performers have interrogated tropes and mythologies of whiteness to reveal racial inequalities, focusing on comedy sketches, street theater, visual art, video, TV journalis…

  • Coloring Whiteness

    Coloring Whiteness
    av Faedra Chatard Carpenter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052363

    Coloring Whiteness pays homage to the ways that African American artists and performers have interrogated tropes and mythologies of whiteness to reveal racial inequalities, focusing on comedy sketches, street theater, visual art, video, TV journalis…

  • Performance Constellations

    Performance Constellations
    av Marcela A. Fuentes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472074228

    Performance Constellations maps transnational protest movements and the dynamics of networked expressive behavior in the streets and online, as people struggle to be heard and effect long-term social justice. Its case studies explore collective poli…

  • Performance Constellations

    Performance Constellations
    av Marcela A. Fuentes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472054220

    Performance Constellations maps transnational protest movements and the dynamics of networked expressive behavior in the streets and online, as people struggle to be heard and effect long-term social justice. Its case studies explore collective poli…

  • Acts

    Acts
    av Tzachi Zamir

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072132

    Why do people act? Why are other people drawn to watch them? How is acting as a performing art related to role-playing outside the theatre? As the first philosophical study devoted to acting, Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self sheds…

  • Acts

    Acts
    av Tzachi Zamir

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052134

    Why do people act? Why are other people drawn to watch them? How is acting as a performing art related to role-playing outside the theatre? As the first philosophical study devoted to acting, Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self sheds…

  • The President Electric

    The President Electric
    av Timothy Raphael

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472050734

    This book tells how Reagan's immersion in an electronic media culture of performance shaped his political career. When Ronald Reagan first entered politics in 1965, his public profile as a performer in radio, film, television, and advertising and hi…

  • The President Electric

    The President Electric
    av Timothy Raphael

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472070732

    This book tells how Reagan's immersion in an electronic media culture of performance shaped his political career. When Ronald Reagan first entered politics in 1965, his public profile as a performer in radio, film, television, and advertising and hi…

  • Gaming the Stage

    Gaming the Stage
    av Gina Bloom

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053810

    Rich connections between gaming and theater stretch back to the 16th and 17th centuries, when England's first commercial theaters appeared right next door to gaming houses and blood-sport arenas. In the first book-length exploration of gaming in the…

  • Gaming the Stage

    Gaming the Stage
    av Gina Bloom

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073818

    Rich connections between gaming and theater stretch back to the 16th and 17th centuries, when England's first commercial theaters appeared right next door to gaming houses and blood-sport arenas. In the first book-length exploration of gaming in the…

  • Long Suffering

    Long Suffering
    av Karen Gonzalez Rice

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053247

    Long Suffering productively links avant-garde performance practiceswith religious histories in the United States, setting contemporaryperformances of endurance art within a broader context of propheticreligious discourse in the United States. Its fo…

  • Long Suffering

    Long Suffering
    av Karen Gonzalez Rice

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073245

    Long Suffering productively links avant-garde performance practiceswith religious histories in the United States, setting contemporaryperformances of endurance art within a broader context of propheticreligious discourse in the United States. Its fo…

  • Reflections on Beckett

    Reflections on Beckett

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472116645

    Renowned international scholars offer perspectives on one of the world's most challenging playwrights. The essays in this collection were originally delivered as part of the esteemed lecture series at Trinity College, Dublin, Samuel Beckett's alma m…

  • Agitated States

    Agitated States
    av Anthony Kubiak

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068111

    From the earliest Puritan displays of piety and rectitude to the present-day epidemic of staged school massacres, the history of America has been characterized by a dual impulse: to cast public event and character as high drama, and to dismiss theat…

  • Agitated States

    Agitated States
    av Anthony Kubiak

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472098118

    From the earliest Puritan displays of piety and rectitude to the present-day epidemic of staged school massacres, the history of America has been characterized by a dual impulse: to cast public event and character as high drama, and to dismiss theat…

  • Toward a Theater of the Oppressed

    Toward a Theater of the Oppressed
    av Javed Malick

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472105878

    Toward a Theater of the Oppressed is an engaging study of the dramaturgy of contemporary British playwright John Arden and the political implications of his work. Arden made his debut on the London stage in the wake of a powerful new wave of young,…

  • Passionate Amateurs

    Passionate Amateurs
    av Nicholas Ridout

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472119073

    Passionate Amateurs tells a new story about modern theatre: the story of a romantic attachment to theatre's potential to produce surprising experiences of human community. It begins with one of the first great plays of modern European theatre-Chekho…

  • Passionate Amateurs

    Passionate Amateurs
    av Nicholas Ridout

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472036332

    Passionate Amateurs tells a new story about modern theatre: the story of a romantic attachment to theatre's potential to produce surprising experiences of human community. It begins with one of the first great plays of modern European theatre - Chek…

  • The Problem of the Color(blind)

    The Problem of the Color(blind)
    av Brandi Wilkins Catanese

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051267

    The Problem of the Color[blind] focuses on black performance in theater, film, and television to examine and theorize questions of multiculturalism versus colorblindness in American culture. The book explores aspects of nontraditional casting, a pra…

  • The Problem of the Color(blind)

    The Problem of the Color(blind)
    av Brandi Wilkins Catanese

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071265

    The Problem of the Color[blind] focuses on black performance in theater, film, and television to examine and theorize questions of multiculturalism versus colorblindness in American culture. The book explores aspects of nontraditional casting, a pra…

  • Performing Democracy

    Performing Democracy

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472067602

    Performing Democracy explores aspects of a developing form of performance that works to change social conditions for marginalized groups or to preserve the traditions and cohesion of the community. The book combines critical analysis with field repo…

  • Performing Democracy

    Performing Democracy

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472097609

    Performing Democracy explores aspects of a developing form of performance that works to change social conditions for marginalized groups or to preserve the traditions and cohesion of the community. The book combines critical analysis with field repo…

  • Microdramas

    Microdramas
    av John H. Muse

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053636

    In Microdramas, John H. Muse argues that tiny plays (i.e., shorter than twenty minutes) deserve sustained attention, and that brevity should be considered a distinct mode of theatrical practice. Focusing on artists for whom brevity became both a str…

  • Microdramas

    Microdramas
    av John H. Muse

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073634

    In Microdramas, John H. Muse argues that tiny plays (i.e., shorter than twenty minutes) deserve sustained attention, and that brevity should be considered a distinct mode of theatrical practice. Focusing on artists for whom brevity became both a str…

  • Brian Friel in Conversation

    Brian Friel in Conversation

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472097104

    In Brian Friel in Conversation, the writer makes available interviews that were formally virtually inaccessible as well as more recent interviews with journals such as the New York Times, Vanity Fair and Vogue.'

  • Hearing Voices

    Hearing Voices
    av John H. Lutterbie

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472108084

  • Dueling Students

    Dueling Students
    av Lisa Fetheringill Zwicker

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117574

    Standard narratives hold that the German students of the late 1800s and early 1900s were conservative, anti-Semitic, radically nationalist, and aggressively militaristic. According to such accounts, these students-who became the doctors, lawyers, ci…

  • The Captive Stage

    The Captive Stage
    av Douglas A. Jones Jr

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472072262

    The Captive Stage offers the first cultural history of proslavery ideology in the antebellum United States. While previous studies of performance and literary culture in the period have overwhelmingly focused on an antislavery theme, in fact the maj…

  • The Captive Stage

    The Captive Stage
    av Douglas A. Jones Jr

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052264

    The Captive Stage offers the first cultural history of proslavery ideology in the antebellum United States. While previous studies of performance and literary culture in the period have overwhelmingly focused on an antislavery theme, in fact the maj…

  • Playing Underground

    Playing Underground
    av Stephen J. Bottoms

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472114009

    "Scrupulously researched, critically acute, and written with care, Playing Underground will become a classic account of an era of hard-won free expression." -William Coco "At last---a book documenting the beginnings of Off-Off Broadway theater. Play…

  • Playing Underground

    Playing Underground
    av Stephen J. Bottoms

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472031948

    "Scrupulously researched, critically acute, and written with care, Playing Underground will become a classic account of an era of hard-won free expression." -William Coco "At last---a book documenting the beginnings of Off-Off Broadway theater. Play…

  • Space in Performance

    Space in Performance
    av Gay McAuley

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472087693

    Theatre, as distinct from other dramatic media, is essentially a relationship between performer, spectator, and the space in which both come together. Space in Performance examines the way theatre buildings function to frame the performance event, t…

  • After Live

    After Live
    av Daniel Sace

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472052868

    In the dark of the blackout before the curtain rises, the theater holds its many worlds suspended on the verge of appearance. How can a performance sustain this sense of potentiality that grounds all live production? Or if a stage-world does begin,…

  • Contours of the Theatrical Avant-Garde

    Contours of the Theatrical Avant-Garde

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472097272

    This collection of essays explores the development of avant-garde theater and its relation to questions of textuality, authority, and the academy. Although the canon of modern and contemporary drama would be difficult to imagine without the influent…

  • Sails of the Herring Fleet

    Sails of the Herring Fleet

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472111497

    'Sails of the Herring Fleet' traces director and theorist Herbert Blau's encounters with Samuel Beckett. Blau directed Beckett's plays when they were virtually unknown and has remained a leading interpreter of Becket's work over four decades.

  • Susan Glaspell

    Susan Glaspell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472084388

    The career of Susan Glaspell (1876-1948), the American playwright and novelist, follows closely the trajectory of other reclaimed American women writers of the century such as Kate Chopin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Zora Neale Hurston. She was we…

  • In Conversation

    In Conversation
    av Brian Friel

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472067107

    In Brian Friel in Conversation, the writer makes available interviews that were formally virtually inaccessible as well as more recent interviews with journals such as the New York Times, Vanity Fair and Vogue.'

  • Embodying Black Experience

    Embodying Black Experience

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071111

    Embodying Black Experience places a spotlight on spectacular acts of racial violence--from police stops (racial profiling) to lynching campaigns--and shows how African American men and women have employed performance to respond to the intrusion of s…

  • Embodying Black Experience

    Embodying Black Experience

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051113

    Embodying Black Experience places a spotlight on spectacular acts of racial violence--from police stops (racial profiling) to lynching campaigns--and shows how African American men and women have employed performance to respond to the intrusion of s…

  • Memory

    Memory
    av Jeanette Malkin

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472110377

    This book examines the theme of memory in a range of plays by contemporary American and European playwrights, including Samuel Beckett, Heiner Muller, Sam Shepard, Adrienne Kennedy, Suzan-Lori Parks, Thomas Bernhard, and Elfriede Jelinek. Jeanette R…

  • Cutting Performances

    Cutting Performances
    av James M. Harding

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472035205

    >Cutting Performances challenges four decades' worth of scholarship on the American avant-garde by offering a provocative reconceptualization of the history of avant-garde performance along feminist lines. Focusing on five women artists (Elsa von Fr…

  • Cutting Performances

    Cutting Performances
    av James M. Harding

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117185

    This book sheds light on the critical role that women artists have played in the evolution of the American avant-garde. ""Cutting Performances"" boldly challenges four decades of scholarship to revise the history of American avant-garde performance.…

  • Rooms with a View

    Rooms with a View
    av Richard L. Barr

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472108732

    In Sam Shepard's play Action a character asks, What's a community? only to find that no one really knows. Rooms with a View attempts to chart the development of communal concepts through the discourse of dramatic modernism, defining a coherent patte…

  • On Drama

    On Drama
    av Maurice Goldman

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472110117

    The latest book by noted critic and scholar Michael Goldman provides fresh and unexpected insights into the role played by genre in the experience of drama. Challenging the view that genre is by definition exclusion, and that its policing of boundar…

  • No Safe Spaces

    No Safe Spaces
    av Angela C. Pao

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472051212

    No Safe Spaces looks at one of the most radical and enduring changes introduced during the Civil Rights era---multiracial and cross-racial casting practices in American theater. The move to cast Latino/a, African American, and Asian American actors…

  • No Safe Spaces

    No Safe Spaces
    av Angela C. Pao

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071210

    No Safe Spaces looks at one of the most radical and enduring changes introduced during the Civil Rights era---multiracial and cross-racial casting practices in American theater. The move to cast Latino/a, African American, and Asian American actors…

  • A Beckett Canon

    A Beckett Canon

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472111909

    A guide to the oeuvre of Samuel Beckett, commenting on his work in its original language. Beginning in 1929 with Beckett's earliest work, this book examines the variety of genres in which he worked: poems, short stories, novels, plays, radio pieces,…

  • Edges of Loss

    Edges of Loss
    av Mark Pizzato

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472109142

    One of the curious characteristics of much postmodern theory is the attention it has paid to theater, an art form seemingly more in danger of extinction today than perhaps ever in its history. Mark Pizzato interrogates this curiosity, revealing it a…

  • Performing the Intercultural City

    Performing the Intercultural City
    av Ric Knowles

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472073603

    In 1971, Canada became the first country to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism. Performing the Intercultural City explores how Toronto-a representative global city in this multicultural country-stages diversity through its many intercultur…

  • Performing the Intercultural City

    Performing the Intercultural City
    av Ric Knowles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472053605

    In 1971, Canada became the first country to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism. ,em>Performing the Intercultural City explores how Toronto - a representative global city in this multicultural country - stages diversity through its many int…

  • To Act, to Do, to Perform

    To Act, to Do, to Perform
    av Alice Rayner

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472105373

    A philosophical inquiry into how action is constituted by language, materiality, and performance

  • Paul Robeson and the Cold War Performance Complex

    Paul Robeson and the Cold War Performance Complex
    av Tony Perucci

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472071685

    Actor and singer Paul Robeson's performances in Othello, Show Boat, and The Emperor Jones made him famous, but his midcentury appearances in support of causes ranging from labor and civil rights to anti-lynching and American warmongering made him no…

  • David Mamet in Conversation

    David Mamet in Conversation

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472067640

    Contemporary playwright David Mamet's thought-provoking plays and screenplays such as Wag the Dog, Glengarry Glen Ross (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize), and Oleanna have enjoyed popular and critical success in the past two decades. Among the mo…

  • Illusive Utopia

    Illusive Utopia
    av Suk-Young Kim

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117086

    This is a rare glimpse into North Korean propaganda - in parades, posters, murals, theater, and films. No nation stages massive parades and collective performances better than North Korea. Amid a series of intense political/economic crises and inter…

  • Staging Consciousness

    Staging Consciousness
    av William W. Demastes

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472112029

    Staging Consciousness argues that theater is a living invalidation of the Western dualism of mind and body, activating human consciousness through its embodiment of thought in performance. While consciousness theory has begun to find ways to bridge…

  • Interchangeable Parts

    Interchangeable Parts
    av Victor Holtcamp

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472131464

    While Hollywood has long been called 'The Dream Factory,' and theatrical entertainment more broadly has been called 'The Industry,' the significance of these names has rarely been explored. There are in fact striking overlaps between industrial rhet…

  • Artaud and His Doubles

    Artaud and His Doubles
    av Kimberly Jannarone

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472117369

    The work of director, playwright, essayist, and poet Antonin Artaud has had a lasting influence, particularly among theater scholars, who consider his 1938 book Le Theatre et son double (The Theater and Its Double) a classic text of the avant-garde.…

  • Critical Theory and Performance

    Critical Theory and Performance

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472098866

    Critical Theory and Performance presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres - from stage plays, dance-dramas, performance art, cabaret, stand-up comedy, and jazz to c…

  • The Painted Word

    The Painted Word
    av Lois Oppenheim

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472111176

    The Painted Word examines Samuel Beckett's relationship with the visual arts, in an effort to shed new light on the author's work and on his thinking on aesthetics. Lois Oppenheim argues that Beckett was a profoundly visual artist whose work reflect…