E-books: Arts

  • Robert Lepage book cover

    Robert Lepage

    2nd Edition

    By Aleksandar Saša Dundjerović

    Robert Lepage is one of Canada’s foremost theatre authors and directors. His company, Ex Machina, has toured to international acclaim and he has lent his talents to areas as diverse as opera, film, solo performance and installation art. His most celebrated work blends acute personal narratives with…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Gambling in Everyday Life: Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment book cover

    Gambling in Everyday Life

    Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Jean Nicoll

    The book adopts a critical cultural studies lens to explore the entanglement of government and gambling in everyday life. Its qualitative approach to gambling creates a new theoretical framework for understanding the most urgent questions raised by research and policy on gambling. In the past two…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Sewing Techniques for Theatre: An Essential Guide for Beginners book cover

    Sewing Techniques for Theatre

    An Essential Guide for Beginners, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Lyons

    Sewing Techniques for Theatre: An Essential Guide for Beginners distills the intimidating art of sewing down into simple, quick, and effective lessons to prepare readers for an entry-level position in a costume shop. The lessons follow an hour-by-hour structure, offering detailed instructions to…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students book cover

    How and Why We Teach Shakespeare

    College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Homan

    In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences and share their methods and the reasons why they teach Shakespeare. The collection is divided into four sections: studying the text as a script for performance; exploring…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Stage Makeup book cover

    Stage Makeup

    11th Edition

    By Richard Corson, James Glavan, Beverly Gore Norcross

    Widely referred to as the "bible of stage makeup," the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Portraits in Early Modern English Drama: Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances book cover

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

    Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Stelzer

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama studies the complex web of interconnections that grows out of the presentation of portraits as props in early modern English drama. Emanuel Stelzer considers this theory from the Elizabethan age up to the closing of the theatres. This book examines how the…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918 book cover

    Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918

    1st Edition

    By Anna Farkas

    The influence of the women’s movement has long been a scholarly priority in the study of British women’s drama of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but previous scholarship has largely clustered around two events: the New Woman in the 1890s and the suffrage campaign in the years…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media book cover

    Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media

    1st Edition

    By Aspasia Stephanou

    This book examines the manifestations of materiality across different gothic media to show the inhuman at the heart of literature, film and contemporary media, outlining a philosophy of horror that deals with the horror of the nonhuman, the machine and the nonorganic. The author explores how…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Focus: Music and Religion of Morocco book cover

    Focus: Music and Religion of Morocco

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Witulski

    Focus: Music and Religion of Morocco introduces the region and its history, highlighting how the pressures of religious life, post-colonial economic struggle, and global media come together within Moroccan musical life. Musical practices contextualize and clarify global historical and contemporary…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Paintings and the Past: Philosophy, History, Art book cover

    Paintings and the Past

    Philosophy, History, Art, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Gaskell

    This book is an exploration of how art—specifically paintings in the European manner—can be mobilized to make knowledge claims about the past. No type of human-made tangible thing makes more complex and bewildering demands in this respect than paintings. Ivan Gaskell argues that the search for…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art book cover

    Agamben’s Political Ontology of Nudity in Literature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Frances Restuccia

    This volume develops the central (though neglected) Agambenian concept of nudity along with its crucial political implications. The book discovers within The Use of Bodies a philosophical path to Agamben’s "ontology of nudity," as it is subtended by his notion of the messianic—a dual temporality of…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera: An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers book cover

    Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera

    An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers, 1st Edition

    By Joel Schlemowitz

    Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera is an introductory guide to experimental filmmaking, surveying the practical methods of experimental film production as well as the history, theory, and aesthetics of experimental approaches. Author Joel Schlemowitz explains the basic mechanism…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

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