Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Performance Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Performance Studies

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Richard Schechner, Richard Schechner

    The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the field. Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook provides a lively and accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels and beginning graduate students in performance studies,…

    Paperback – 2013-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Protest and US Foreign Policy: Performative Construction of the War on Terror book cover

    The Politics of Protest and US Foreign Policy

    Performative Construction of the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Cami Rowe

    This book offers a study of post-9/11 anti-war organizations in the United States and their role in domestic foreign policy debates. The moment of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been much cited in political and cultural scholarship and much attention has been paid to the promotion of "War on…

    Hardback – 2013-02-11
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • Stanislavski: The Basics book cover

    Stanislavski: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Rose Whyman

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski's: life and the context of his writings major works in English translation…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Archaeologies of Presence book cover

    Archaeologies of Presence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriella Giannachi, Nick Kaye, Michael Shanks

    Archaeologies of Presence is a brilliant exploration of how the performance of presence can be understood through the relationships between performance theory and archaeological thinking. Drawing together carefully commissioned contributions by leading international scholars and artists, this…

    Paperback – 2012-04-12
    Routledge

  • African Theatres and Performances book cover

    African Theatres and Performances

    1st Edition

    By Osita Okagbue

    African Theatres & Performances looks at four specific performance forms in Africa and uses this to question the tendency to employ western frames of reference to analyze and appreciate theatrical performance. The book examines: masquerade theatre in Eastern Nigeria the trance and…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
    Routledge
    Theatres of the World

  • 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

  • Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media book cover

    Mobile Interface Theory

    Embodied Space and Locative Media, 1st Edition

    By Jason Farman

    Mobile media – from mobile phones to smartphones to netbooks – are transforming our daily lives. We communicate, we locate, we network, we play, and much more using our mobile devices. In Mobile Interface Theory, Jason Farman demonstrates how the worldwide adoption of mobile technologies is…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge

  • Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre book cover

    Adolphe Appia

    Texts on Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Richard C. Beacham

    Adolphe Appia swept away the foundations of traditional theatre and set the agenda for the development of theatrical practice this century. In Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre, Richard Beacham brings together for the first time selections from all his major writings. The publication of these essays,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    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

  • Handbook on Sexual Violence book cover

    Handbook on Sexual Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown, Sandra L. Walklate

    This book contextualizes the complexity of sexual violence within its broader context – from war to the resolution of interpersonal disputes – and covers a wide span including sexual harassment, bullying, rape and murder as well as domestic violence. Written by leading academics from a variety…

    Paperback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre book cover

    The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Di Benedetto

    Di Benedetto considers theatrical practice through the lens of contemporary neuroscientific discoveries in this provoking study, which lays the foundation for considering the physiological basis of the power of theatre practice to affect human behavior. He presents a basic summary of the ways that…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Theatre of Richard Maxwell and the New York City Players book cover

    The Theatre of Richard Maxwell and the New York City Players

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Gorman

    The theatre of Richard Maxwell and the New York City Players has received significant international recognition over the past ten years. The company has received three OBIEs, for House (1999), Drummer Wanted (2002) and Good Samaritans (2005). Maxwell received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2010 and has…

    Hardback – 2011-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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