Theatre & Performance Studies: History of Performance

  • The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Lopez

    The Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama is the first new collection of the drama of Shakespeare’s contemporaries in over a century. This volume comprises seventeen accessible, thoroughly glossed, modernized play-texts, intermingling a wide range of unfamiliar works—including the anonymous…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary European Theatre Directors book cover

    Contemporary European Theatre Directors

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Maria M. Delgado, Dan Rebellato

    This expanded second edition of Contemporary European Theatre Directors is an ambitious and unprecedented overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past thirty years. This book is a vivid account of the vast range of work undertaken in European theatre during the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music book cover

    Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music

    1st Edition

    By Julian Woolford

    'Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow, Bloom and grow forever'   Often dismissed as kitsch sentimentalism, Rodger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music has proven an enduringly popular and surprisingly influential cultural icon, both within the field of musical theatre and the wider world. The…

    Paperback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations: Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture book cover

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations

    Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Ziółkowski

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-immolations investigates contemporary protest self-burnings and their echoes across culture. The book provides a conceptual frame for the phenomenon and an annotated, comprehensive timeline of suicide protests by fire, supplemented with notes on artworks inspired by or…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    Originally published in 2003, Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself is an annotated collection of the memoirs of Charles Edward Horn. They include an account of Horn’s father, Charles Frederick Horn, who arrived penniless in London in 1782 and rose to become music master to Queen…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

    Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together a group of essays from across multiple fields of study that examine the socio-cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic dimensions of pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth-century London. This collection…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Blue Sky Body: Thresholds for Embodied Research book cover

    Blue Sky Body

    Thresholds for Embodied Research, 1st Edition

    By Ben Spatz

    Blue Sky Body: Thresholds for Embodied Research is the follow-up to Ben Spatz's 2015 book What a Body Can Do, charting a course through more than twenty years of embodied, artistic, and scholarly research. Emerging from the confluence of theory and practice, this book combines full-length critical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Moving through Conflict: Dance and Politcs in Israel book cover

    Moving through Conflict

    Dance and Politcs in Israel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Roginsky, Henia Rottenberg

    Moving through Conflict: Dance and Politics in Israel proposes a framework for research and discussion of the changing nature of relations between Jews and Arabs as reflected in dance from the late 19th century Palestine until present-day Israel. Drawing on multiple disciplines, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan: Staging the Resistance book cover

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan, sheds new light on the adoption of concepts which motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-39: Citizenship, surveillance and the body book cover

    A Social History of British Performance Cultures 1900-39

    Citizenship, surveillance and the body, 1st Edition

    By Maggie B. Gale

    This book provides a new social history of British performance cultures in the early decades of the twentieth century, where performance across stage and screen was generated by dynamic and transformational industries. Exploring an era book-ended by wars and troubled by social unrest and political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Puppetry Arts book cover

    Introduction to Puppetry Arts

    1st Edition

    By Cheralyn Lambeth

    Introduction to Puppetry Arts shares the history, cultures, and traditions surrounding the ancient performance art of puppetry, along with an overview of puppet construction and performance techniques used around the world. From its earliest beginnings in the ancient Middle East and Asia, through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness: Repurposing Theater through Dance book cover

    Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness

    Repurposing Theater through Dance, 1st Edition

    By Telory D. Arendell

    Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness: Repurposing Theater through Dance maps Bausch’s pieces alongside methodologies of key theater and film practitioners. This book includes discussion of a variety of Bausch pieces, including Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring 1975), Kontakthof (Meeting Place 1978…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

2Series in History of Performance

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