• Drama & the Dramatic book cover

    Drama & the Dramatic

    By S. W. Dawson

    First published in 1970, this book explores drama as literature and provides critical overviews of different aspects of drama and the dramatic. It first asks what a play is, before going on to examine dramatic language, action and tension, dramatic irony, characters and drama’s relationship with…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling

    Edited by Anna-Mari Almila, David Inglis

    Veils and veiling are controversial topics in social and political life, generating debates across the world. The veil is enmeshed within a complex web of relations encompassing politics, religion and gender, and conflicts over the nature of power, legitimacy, belief, freedom, agency and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Rethinking Dance History

    Issues and Methodologies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Larraine Nicholas, Geraldine Morris

    The need to ‘rethink’ and question dance history has not diminished since the first edition of Rethinking Dance History. This revised second edition addresses the needs of an ever-evolving field, with new contributions considering the role of digital media in dance practice; the expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • British Methodist Hymnody

    Theology, Heritage, and Experience

    By Martin V. Clarke

    Hymnody is widely recognised as a central tenet of Methodism’s theological, doctrinal, spiritual and liturgical identity. Theologically and doctrinally, the content of the hymns have traditionally been a primary vehicle for expressing Methodism’s emphasis on salvation for all, social holiness and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Theatrocracy

    Greek Drama, Cognition, and the Imperative for Theatre

    By Peter Meineck

    Theatrocracy is a book about the power of the theatre, how it can affect the people who experience it, and the societies within which it is embedded. It takes as its model the earliest theatrical form we possess complete plays from, the classical Greek theatre of the fifth century BCE, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy: William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy book cover

    Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Sound Curriculum: Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Sound Curriculum

    Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, and Practice

    By Walter S. Gershon

    Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of sound and education. Gershon theoretically advances the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Adapting Translation for the Stage

    By Geraldine Brodie, Emma Cole

    Translating for performance is a difficult – and hotly contested – activity. Adapting Translation for the Stage presents a sustained dialogue between scholars, actors, directors, writers, and those working across these boundaries, exploring common themes and issues encountered when writing,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Analytic Philosophy and the World of the Play

    By Michael Y. Bennett

    Theatrical characters’ dual existence on stage and in text presents a unique, challenging case for the analytical philosopher. Analytic Philosophy and the World of the Play re-examines the ontological status of theatre and its fictional objects through the 'possible worlds' thesis, arguing that…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook book cover

    National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

    11th Edition

    Edited by Garrison C. Cavell

    The NAB Engineering Handbook is the definitive resource for broadcast engineers. It provides in-depth information about each aspect of the broadcast chain from audio and video contribution through an entire broadcast facility all the way to the antenna. New topics include Ultra High Definition…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Focal Press

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Web Interaction Design: With HTML and CSS book cover

    Introduction to Web Interaction Design

    With HTML and CSS

    By Michael Macaulay

    Interaction is the mainstay of the web and applications. Exploration of how best to create effective websites should include a discussion on the properties and possible roles of interaction. The creation of websites is more recently often classified into two parts: web design and web development.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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