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  • Teachers in Early Modern English Drama:: Pedagogy and Authority book cover

    Teachers in Early Modern English Drama:

    Pedagogy and Authority, 1st Edition

    By Jean Lambert

    Starting from the early modern presumption of the incorporation of role with authority, Jean Lambert explores male teachers as representing and engaging with types of authority in English plays and dramatic entertainments by Shakespeare and his contemporaries from the late sixteenth to the early…

    Hardback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Food Photography: Creating Appetizing Images book cover

    Food Photography

    Creating Appetizing Images, 1st Edition

    By Joe Glyda

    As a food photographer for 40 years, food photographer Joe Glyda has shot everything from mac and cheese to jello. In Food Photography: A strategic look at creating appetizing images, Glyda brings his unique perspective and teachingexperience as a teacher and professional to the page, instructing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • 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

    Understanding the language of the lens is key for today’s filmmakers and cinematographers. Lenses and the different images they produce have the power to propel story, evoke dramatic/emotional responses from the audience, as well as give a film a certain aesthetic. Today, interchangeable lens…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Film Developing Cookbook book cover

    The Film Developing Cookbook

    2nd Edition

    By Bill Troop, Steve Anchell, Bill Troop, Steve Anchell

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Moving Relation: Touch in Contemporary Dance book cover

    Moving Relation

    Touch in Contemporary Dance, 1st Edition

    By Gerko Egert

    Moving Relation explores the notion of touch in the realm of contemporary dance. By closely analyzing eight performances by well-known European and American choreographers such as William Forsythe and Meg Stuart. Building on the proposition that touch is more than the moment of bodily contact, the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone book cover

    August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone

    1st Edition

    By Ladrica Menson-Furr

    August Wilson’s considered Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (1984) to be his favourite play of the ten in his award-winning Pittsburgh Cycle. It is a drama that truly examines the roots, crossroads and intersections of African, American, and African American culture. Its characters and choral griots…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • New Dramaturgy book cover

    New Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    By Mark Bly

    This book offers a series of dramaturgical writing strategies to help playwrights generate new work and give them unique tools for confronting and overcoming obstacles that playwrights face. Nine different exercises are accompanied by detailed descriptions, play examples from well known writers,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Foundations of Sound Design for Linear Media: An Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Foundations of Sound Design for Linear Media

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Michael Filimowicz

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most important questions faced by today’s writers, critics, audiences, theatre and performance makers. Featuring texts written by scholars and artists who are diversely situated (…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Scriptwriting for Film, Television and New Media book cover

    Scriptwriting for Film, Television and New Media

    1st Edition

    By Alan C. Hueth

    What are the foundations of scriptwriting? Why do some scripts gain more prestige than others? How do you write a script and get it noticed? Scriptwriting for Film, Television and New Media answers these questions and more, offering a comprehensive introduction to writing scripts for film,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

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