E-books: Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donelle Ruwe, James Leve

    Bringing together scholars from musicology, literature, childhood studies, and theater, this volume examines the ways in which children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors take up a wide range of…

    eBook – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations: Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture book cover

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations

    Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Ziółkowski

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations investigates contemporary protest self-burnings and their echoes across culture. The book provides a conceptual frame for the phenomenon and an annotated, comprehensive timeline of suicide protests by fire, supplemented with notes on artworks inspired by or…

    eBook – 2020-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Shakespeare in Singapore: Performance, Education, and Culture book cover

    Shakespeare in Singapore

    Performance, Education, and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Philip Smith

    Shakespeare in Singapore provides the first detailed and sustained study of the role of Shakespeare in Singaporean theatre, education, and culture. This book tracks the role and development of Shakespeare in education from the founding of modern Singapore to the present day, drawing on sources…

    eBook – 2020-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London book cover

    Civic Performance

    Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Caitlin Finlayson, Amrita Sen

    Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth-century London. This collection…

    eBook – 2020-01-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language: Politics, Translations, Embodiments book cover

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language

    Politics, Translations, Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Torsten Jost, Saskya Iris Jain

    Theatrical Speech Acts: Performing Language explores the significance and impact of words in performance, probing how language functions in theatrical scenarios, what it can achieve under particular conditions, and what kinds of problems may arise as a result. Presenting case studies from around…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators book cover

    Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace

    Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Pickard, Doug Risner

    Originally published as a special issue of Research in Dance Education, now with an added chapter, this text acknowledges and celebrates the increasingly diverse careers and employment networks in which dance professionals and dance educators are engaged. Addressing issues and developments…

    eBook – 2020-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Maternal in Creative Work: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art book cover

    The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation and creativity. This…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Performing Home book cover

    Performing Home

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Andrews

    Performing Home is the first sustained study of the ways in which artists create artworks in, and in response to, domestic dwellings. In the context of growing interest in ideas and practices that cross between architecture, arts practice and performance, it is valuable to understand what happens…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan: Staging the Resistance book cover

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Scottish Dance Beyond 1805: Reaction and Regulation book cover

    Scottish Dance Beyond 1805

    Reaction and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Patricia H Ballantyne

    Scottish Dance Beyond 1805 presents a history of Scottish music and dance over the last 200 years, with a focus on sources originating in Aberdeenshire, when steps could be adapted in any way the dancer pleased. The book explains the major changes in the way that dance was taught and performed by…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • The Performative Power of Vocality book cover

    The Performative Power of Vocality

    1st Edition

    By Virginie Magnat

    The Performative Power of Vocality offers a fresh perspective on voice as a subject of critical inquiry by employing an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approach. Conventional treatment of voice in theatre and performance studies too often regards it as a subcategory of actor training,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Voice Studies

  • The Theatrical Professoriate: Contemporary Higher Education and Its Academic Dramas book cover

    The Theatrical Professoriate

    Contemporary Higher Education and Its Academic Dramas, 1st Edition

    By Emily Roxworthy

    This book argues that today’s professoriate has become increasingly theatrical, largely as a result of neoliberal policies in higher education, but also in response to an anti-intellectual scrutiny that has become pervasive throughout the Western world. The Theatrical Professoriate: Contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

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