Theatre & Performance Studies: History of Performance

  • 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 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

  • Performing the Audience: Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama book cover

    Performing the Audience

    Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama, 1st Edition

    By Eric Dunnum

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Georg Büchner's Woyzeck book cover

    Georg Büchner's Woyzeck

    1st Edition

    By Karoline Gritzner

    'Everyone's an abyss. You get dizzy if you look down.' -- Woyzeck   Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck was left unfinished at the time of its author’s death in 1837, but the play is now widely recognised as the first ‘modern’ drama in the history of European theatre. Its fragmentary form and critical…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • The Secret Life of Theatre: On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation book cover

    The Secret Life of Theatre

    On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation, 1st Edition

    By Brian Kulick

    What is the secret DNA of theatre? What makes it unique from its sister arts? Why was it invented? Why does it persist? And now, in such an advanced technological age, why do we still feel compelled to return to a mode of expression that was invented over two thousand years ago? These are some of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Performing Arts in Transition: Moving between Media book cover

    Performing Arts in Transition

    Moving between Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Maria Katharina Schmidt, Cornelia Schmitz

    Performing artists – especially from dance and performance art, as well as opera – are involved to an increasing degree in the transfer between different media, not only in their productions but also the events, materials, and documents that surround them. At the same time, the focus on that which…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • A Dictionary of the Avant Gardes: Concise edition book cover

    A Dictionary of the Avant Gardes

    Concise edition, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance book cover

    The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy A. Perkins, Sandra L. Richards, Renée Alexander Craft, Thomas F. DeFrantz

    The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance is an outstanding collection of specially written essays that charts the emergence, development, and diversity of African American Theatre and Performance—from 19th century African Grove Theatre to Afrofuturism. Alongside chapters…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume II book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II, 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume III book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III, 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume I book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume I, 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

    Pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth century London played a major role in civic life not merely as spectacle but as a means of formulating, articulating, and often transforming civic identity. Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

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