Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • 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

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to the jurisprudential, in order to elaborate a new practice of responsibility. The theatrical, which here forms the basis of a theatrical jurisprudence, draws upon the forms of theatre theory that took shape in the 20th century, as they constitute…

    Hardback – 2019-03-03 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Reframing Acting in the Digital Age: Nimbly Scaling Actor Training in the Academy book cover

    Reframing Acting in the Digital Age

    Nimbly Scaling Actor Training in the Academy, 1st Edition

    By Artemis Preeshl

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities in Theatre and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nic Leonhardt

    Digital Humanities has emerged in recent years as a new paradigm within theatre and performance studies. This is the first volume to compile scholarly and best practice knowledge from around the globe, and to address both the history and future of this new field. Contributors examine…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Maternal Structures in Art: Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Creative Work book cover

    Maternal Structures in Art

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Creative Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Screening Characters: Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical enquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give a robust and multifaceted account of characterization in moving image fictions. Areas of investigation include the importance of performer and stars, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theatre and Death: Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self book cover

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theatre and Death

    Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Konstantinos I. Arvanitakis

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theatre and Death shines a spotlight on what theatre, and especially tragedy, tells us about our ontological selves, by exploring both Euripides’ Bacchae and the work of Tadeusz Kantor.  Focusing on the theatrical tradition of the West, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities book cover

    Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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

  • Creativity in Later Life: Beyond Late Style book cover

    Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

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