Theatre & Performance Studies: Gender & Sexuality

  • Beyond Spain's Borders: Women Players in Early Modern National Theaters book cover

    Beyond Spain's Borders

    Women Players in Early Modern National Theaters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne J. Cruz, Maria Cristina Quintero

    The prolific theatrical activity that abounded on the stages of early modern Europe demonstrates that drama was a genre that transcended national borders. The transnational character of early modern theater reflects the rich admixture of various dramatic traditions, such as Spain’s comedia and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Dance and Organization: Integrating Dance Theory and Methods into the Study of Management book cover

    Dance and Organization

    Integrating Dance Theory and Methods into the Study of Management, 1st Edition

    By Brigitte Biehl

    Dance and Organisation is the first comprehensive work to integrate dance theory and methods into the study of management, which have developed an interest in the arts and the humanities. Dance represents dynamics and change and puts the moving body at the centre, which has been ignored and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity: Critical Issues in Dance Education book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Masculinity in Opera book cover

    Masculinity in Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Purvis

    This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Augustine (Big Hysteria) book cover

    Augustine (Big Hysteria)

    1st Edition

    By Anna Furse

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge

  • My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity book cover

    My New Gender Workbook

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • An Actress Prepares: Women and

    An Actress Prepares

    Women and "the Method", 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Malague

    'Every day, thousands of women enter acting classes where most of them will receive some variation on the Stanislavsky-based training that has now been taught in the U.S. for nearly ninety years. Yet relatively little feminist consideration has been given to the experience of the student actress:…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Poetics of Camp book cover

    The Politics and Poetics of Camp

    1st Edition

    Edited by Morris Meyer

    The Politics and Poetics of Camp is a radical reappraisal of the meaning and discourse of camp. The contributors look at both the meaning and the uses of camp performance, and ask: is camp a style, or a witty but nonetheless powerful cultural critique? The essays investigate camp from its early…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Routledge

  • A Queer History of the Ballet book cover

    A Queer History of the Ballet

    1st Edition

    By Peter Stoneley

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends of ballet. Presenting a series of historical…

    Paperback – 2006-10-06
    Routledge

  • Striptease Culture: Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire book cover

    Striptease Culture

    Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire, 1st Edition

    By Brian McNair

    From advertising to health education campaigns, sex and sexual imagery now permeate every aspect of culture. Striptease Culture explores the 'sexualization' of contemporary life, relating it to wider changes in post-war society. Striptease Culture is divided in to three sections: * Part one –…

    Paperback – 2002-02-21
    Routledge

  • Strip Show: Performances of Gender and Desire book cover

    Strip Show

    Performances of Gender and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Liepe-Levinson

    This book offers an account of an unprecedented North American study of contemporary female and male strip shows. It particularly focuses on the contradictory sex roles, cultural positions, and performance practices of 'straight' strip shows during their second heyday in the early 1990s.Katherine…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15
    Routledge
    Gender in Performance

  • Enter The Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage book cover

    Enter The Body

    Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage, 1st Edition

    By Carol Chillington Rutter

    Enter the Body offers a series of provocative case studies of the work women's bodies do on Shakespeare's intensely body-conscious stage. Rutter's topics are sex, death, race, gender, culture, politics, and the excessive performative body that exceeds the playtext it inhabits. As well as drawing…

    Paperback – 2000-11-23
    Routledge

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