E-books: Arts

  • Casting a Movement: The Welcome Table Initiative book cover

    Casting a Movement

    The Welcome Table Initiative, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Syler, Daniel Banks

    Casting a Movement brings together US-based actors, directors, educators, playwrights, and scholars to explore the cultural politics of casting. Drawing on the notion of a "welcome table"—a space where artists of all backgrounds can come together as equals to create theatre—the book’s contributors…

    eBook – 2019-07-17

  • David Hare: A Casebook book cover

    David Hare

    A Casebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hersh Zeifman

    Learning that David Hare has written sixteen stage plays, eight collaborations, and eleven screenplays for film and television, one might be surprised by the fact that this leading English artist is not yet fifty years old. He was only twenty-two when his first play was performed by the Portable…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

  • New Theatre Vistas: Modern Movements in International Literature book cover

    New Theatre Vistas

    Modern Movements in International Literature, 1st Edition

    By Judy L. Oliva

    First Published in 1996. Part of a series of ‘Studies in Modern Drama’, Volume 7 This volume Studies in Modern Drama collects essays on contemporary theatre which reveal the changing face of the world, as well as challenges to the boundaries of traditional stage production. Authors examine familiar…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Studies in Modern Drama

  • Acting for the Screen book cover

    Acting for the Screen

    1st Edition

    By Mary Lou Belli

    Acting for the Screen is a collection of essays written by and interviews with working actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and acting professors, exploring the business side of screen acting. In this book, over thirty show business professionals dispel myths about the industry and…

    eBook – 2019-07-11

  • The Learner-Centered Music Classroom: Models and Possibilities book cover

    The Learner-Centered Music Classroom

    Models and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by David A Williams, Jonathan R Kladder

    The Learner-Centered Music Classroom: Models and Possibilities is a resource for practicing music teachers, providing them with practical ideas and lesson plans for implementing learner-centered pedagogical concepts into their music classrooms. The purpose of this book is to propose a variety of…

    eBook – 2019-07-11

  • Walking Methods: Research on the Move book cover

    Walking Methods

    Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts

    This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods…

    eBook – 2019-07-09

  • Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes & Harmonies book cover

    Music in the Role-Playing Game

    Heroes & Harmonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Gibbons, Steven Reale

    Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes & Harmonies offers the first scholarly approach focusing on music in the broad class of video games known as role-playing games, or RPGs. Known for their narrative sophistication and long playtimes, RPGs have long been celebrated by players for the quality…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Contemporary Circus book cover

    Contemporary Circus

    1st Edition

    By Katie Lavers, Louis Patrick Leroux, Jon Burtt

    In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide between practice and theory. Lavers, Leroux, and Burtt offer conversations across four key themes: Apparatus, Politics, Performers, and New Work. Extensively illustrated with…

    eBook – 2019-07-08

  • The Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens: The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image book cover

    The Filmmaker's Eye: The Language of the Lens

    The Power of Lenses and the Expressive Cinematic Image, 1st Edition

    By Gustavo Mercado

    The Language of the Lens explores the expressive power of the camera lens and the storytelling contributions that this critical tool can make to a film project. This book offers a unique approach to learning how lenses can produce aesthetically and narratively compelling images in movies, through a…

    eBook – 2019-07-05

  • Pop Music Production: Manufactured Pop and BoyBands of the 1990s book cover

    Pop Music Production

    Manufactured Pop and BoyBands of the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Phil Harding

    Edited by Mike Collins

    Pop Music Production delves into academic depths around the culture, the business, the songwriting, and most importantly, the pop music production process. Phil Harding balances autobiographical discussion of events and relationships with academic analysis to offer poignant points on the value of…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Perspectives on Music Production

  • Innovation in Music: Performance, Production, Technology, and Business book cover

    Innovation in Music

    Performance, Production, Technology, and Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Russ Hepworth-Sawyer, Jay Hodgson, Justin Paterson, Rob Toulson

    Innovation in Music: Performance, Production, Technology and Business is an exciting collection comprising of cutting-edge articles on a range of topics, presented under the main themes of artistry, technology, production and industry. Each chapter is written by a leader in the field and contains…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    Perspectives on Music Production

  • Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch book cover

    Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    1st Edition

    By Caridad Svich

    '… love creates something that was not there before.' – Hedwig John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch opened on Valentine’s Day,1998, in New York City, and ever since, it and its genderqueer heroine have captivated audiences around the world. As the first musical to…

    eBook – 2019-06-25
    The Fourth Wall

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