Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Moliere Today 2 book cover

    Moliere Today 2

    1st Edition

    By Michael Spingler

    The refusal on the part of academic critics to recognize the primacy of farce in Moliere's theatre is contradicted by wide spread theatrical pracitce. These essays develop the argument that Moliere needs to be rescued from the pantheon of classical literature and put back on the Pont-Neuf with the…

    Paperback – 1998-04-29
    Routledge

  • Black Theatre in Britain book cover

    Black Theatre in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Tompsett

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1998-04-07
    Routledge

  • David Rudkin: Sacred Disobedience: An Expository Study of his Drama 1959-1994 book cover

    David Rudkin: Sacred Disobedience

    An Expository Study of his Drama 1959-1994, 1st Edition

    By David Ian Rabey, David I. Rabey

    Dr. Rabey's profound critical study of David Rudkin's drama constitutes an in-depth evaluation of this unique dramatist, re-assessed in the light of his bi-sexuality and Anglo-Irish origins. This key study includes insights from noted performers of Rudkin's work, including Ian Hogg, Peter McEnery,…

    Paperback – 1998-01-29
    Routledge

  • Dancing Women: Female Bodies Onstage book cover

    Dancing Women

    Female Bodies Onstage, 1st Edition

    By Sally Banes

    Dancing Women: Female Bodies Onstage is a spectacular and timely contribution to dance history, recasting canonical dance since the early nineteenth century in terms of a feminist perspective. Setting the creation of specific dances in socio-political and cultural contexts, Sally Banes shows that…

    Paperback – 1998-01-29
    Routledge

  • Ladies Laughing: Wit as Control in Contemporary American Women Writers book cover

    Ladies Laughing

    Wit as Control in Contemporary American Women Writers, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Levy

    This engaging and accessible book examines the world of seven contemporary, popular American women writers and their individual use of wit as a subtle and effective strategy to engage, or "control", the reader. A chapter is devoted to each of the seven writers - Lisa Alther, Rita Mae Brown, Nora…

    Paperback – 1997-11-13
    Routledge

  • Re-Dressing the Canon: Essays on Theatre and Gender book cover

    Re-Dressing the Canon

    Essays on Theatre and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Solomon

    Re-Dressing the Canon examines the relationship between gender and performance in a series of essays which combine the critique of specific live performances with an astute theoretical analysis. Alisa Solomon discusses both canonical texts and contemporary productions in a lively jargon-free style.…

    Paperback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge

  • Howard Barker's Theatre of Seduction book cover

    Howard Barker's Theatre of Seduction

    1st Edition

    By Charles Lamb

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

    Hardback – 1997-10-29
    Routledge

  • Howard Barker's Theatre book cover

    Howard Barker's Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Charles Lamb

    Paperback – 1997-10-29
    Routledge

  • Drama Trauma: Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video and Art book cover

    Drama Trauma

    Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video and Art, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Murray

    In this engaging cross-disciplinary study, Timothy Murray examines the artistic struggle over traumatic fantasies of race, gender, sexuality, and power. Establishing a retrospective dialogue between past and present, stage and video, Drama Trauma links the impact of trauma on recent political…

    Paperback – 1997-09-18
    Routledge

  • Theatre Audiences book cover

    Theatre Audiences

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Bennett

    Susan Bennett's highly successful Theatre Audiences is a unique full-length study of the audience as cultural phenomenon, which looks at both theories of spectatorship and the practice of different theatres and their audiences. Published here in a brand new updated edition, Theatre Audiences now…

    Paperback – 1997-09-18
    Routledge

  • Presence & Pre-Expressivity 1 book cover

    Presence & Pre-Expressivity 1

    1st Edition

    By Yarrow

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

    Paperback – 1997-09-08
    Routledge

  • Presence & Pre-Express 2 book cover

    Presence & Pre-Express 2

    1st Edition

    By Yarrow

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

    Paperback – 1997-09-08
    Routledge

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