Theatre & Performance Studies: Performance Theory

  • Vsevolod Meyerhold book cover

    Vsevolod Meyerhold

    1st Edition

    By Prof Jonathan Pitches

    Vsevolod Meyerhold considers the life and work of the extraordinary twentieth-century director and theatre-maker. This compact, well-illustrated volume includes: a biographical introduction to Meyerhold’s life a clear explanation of his theoretical writings an analysis of his masterpiece…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect: Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability book cover

    Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect

    Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

    Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic: Haptic Allegories book cover

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals): Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance book cover

    The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Performing Interdisciplinarity: Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic book cover

    Performing Interdisciplinarity

    Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Experience Bryon

    Performing Interdisciplinarity proposes new ways of engaging with performance as it crosses, collides with, integrates and/or disturbs other disciplinary concerns. From Activism and Political Philosophy to Cognitive Science and Forensics, each chapter explores the relationships between performance…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Performance as Research: Knowledge, methods, impact book cover

    Performance as Research

    Knowledge, methods, impact, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Arlander, Bruce Barton, Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Ben Spatz

    Performance as Research (PAR) is characterised by an extraordinary elasticity and interdisciplinary drive. Performance as Research: Knowledge, Methods, Impact celebrates this energy, bringing together chapters from a wide range of disciplines and eight different countries. This volume focuses…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry book cover

    The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems book cover

    Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Essays on Theatre and Change: Towards a Poetics Of book cover

    Essays on Theatre and Change

    Towards a Poetics Of, 1st Edition

    By Kélina Gotman

    If theatre is a way of seeing, an event onstage but also a fleeting series of moments; not a copy or double but more vitally metamorphosis, transformation, and change, how might we speak to – and of – it? How do we envision and frame a fluid reality that moves faster than we can write? Arranged&…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge

  • Political Aesthetics: Culture, Critique and the Everyday book cover

    Political Aesthetics

    Culture, Critique and the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arundhati Virmani

    Political Aesthetics highlights the complex and ambiguous connections of aesthetics with social, cultural and political experiences in contemporary societies. If today aesthetics seems a rather overused term, mixing a variety of historical realities and complex personal states of being, its…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Performance: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Performance: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    By Marvin Carlson

    Since its original publication in 1996, Marvin Carlson's Performance: A Critical Introduction has remained the definitive guide to understanding performance as a theatrical activity. It is an unparalleled exploration of the myriad ways in which performance has been interpreted, its importance to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

2Series in Performance Theory

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