• Global Insights on Theatre Censorship book cover

    Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Dramatic Spaces: Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions book cover

    Dramatic Spaces

    Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Low

    For literary scholars, plays are texts; for scenographers, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance. Dramatic Spaces examines period-specific stage spaces in order to assess how design shaped the thematic and experiential dimensions of plays. This book highlights the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
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  • World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World book cover

    World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World

    1st Edition

    By Don Rubin (Series Editor)

    Edited by Ghassan Maleh, Farouk Ohan, Samir Sarhan, Ahmed Zaki

    One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160,000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
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  • Bakhtin and Theatre: Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski book cover

    Bakhtin and Theatre

    Dialogues with Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Grotowski, 1st Edition

    By Dick Mccaw

    What did Bakhtin think about the theatre? That it was outdated? That is ‘stopped being a serious genre’ after Shakespeare? Could a thinker to whose work ideas of theatricality, visuality, and embodied activity were so central really have nothing to say about theatrical practice? Bakhtin and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18
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  • Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib book cover

    Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib

    1st Edition

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
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  • Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory book cover

    Etienne Decroux and his Theatre Laboratory

    1st Edition

    By Marco de Marinis

    Etienne Decroux and His Theatre Laboratory is based on the long-awaited translation of Marco De Marinis' monumental work on mime in the twentieth century: Mimo e teatro nel Novecento (1993). Now revised and updated, the volume focuses specifically on the seminal role played by French mime…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
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    Routledge Icarus

  • Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    1st Edition

    Reissuing works originally published between 1971 and 1981, this compact set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to 19th Century, Victorian, theatre. A small set of performance history and criticism, this set includes a biography of Henry Irving, a look at the rise of the status…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914 book cover

    English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914

    1st Edition

    By James Woodfield

    Originally published in 1984. The turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a time of considerable change in the English theatre. Victorian attitudes were shocked or shattered by the new drama of Ibsen; the major figure of George Bernard Shaw dominated the period; theatre censorship was…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre book cover

    Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Madeleine Bingham

    Originally published in 1978. Henry Irving achieved an astounding success in Britain and America as an actor; yet he lacked good looks, had spindly legs, and did not have a good voice. He said so himself. Today Irving is regarded as the archetype of the old-time actor, but in his own time he was…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Adapting Chekhov: The Text and its Mutations book cover

    Adapting Chekhov

    The Text and its Mutations, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Douglas Clayton, Yana Meerzon

    This book considers the hundred years of re-writes of Anton Chekhov’s work, presenting a wide geographical landscape of Chekhovian influences in drama. The volume examines the elusive quality of Chekhov’s dramatic universe as an intricate mechanism, an engine in which his enigmatic characters exist…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Greek Sense of Theatre: Tragedy and Comedy book cover

    The Greek Sense of Theatre

    Tragedy and Comedy, 3rd Edition

    By J Michael Walton

    In this updated and extended edition of The Greek Sense of Theatre, scholar and practitioner J.Michael Walton revises and expands his visual approach to the theatre of classical Athens. From the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides to the old and new comedies of Aristophanes and Menander…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29
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  • The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dassia N. Posner, Claudia Orenstein, John Bell

    The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance offers a wide-ranging perspective on how scholars and artists are currently re-evaluating the theoretical, historical, and theatrical significance of performance that embraces the agency of inanimate objects. This book proposes a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
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