• Constructing the Viennese Modern Body: Art, Hysteria, and the Puppet book cover

    Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

    Art, Hysteria, and the Puppet, 1st Edition

    By Nathan J. Timpano

    This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, one informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in expressionist artworks. It centers on the following…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Unwritten Grotowski: Theory and Practice of the Encounter book cover

    The Unwritten Grotowski

    Theory and Practice of the Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Kris Salata

    This book gives a new view on the legacy of Jerzy Grotowski (1933-1999), one of the central, and yet misunderstood, figures who shaped 20th-century theatre, focusing on his least known last phase of work on ancient songs and the craft of the performer. Salata posits Grotowski’s work as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Black British Drama: A Transnational Story book cover

    Black British Drama

    A Transnational Story, 1st Edition

    By Michael Pearce

    Black British Drama: A Transnational Story looks afresh at the ways black theatre in Britain is connected to and informed by the spaces of Africa, the Caribbean and the USA. Michael Pearce offers an exciting new approach to reading modern and contemporary black British drama, examining plays…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Straub, Misty G Anderson, Daniel O'Quinn

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama brings together the work of key playwrights from 1660 to 1800, divided into three main sections: Restoring the Theatre: 1660–1700 Managing Entertainment: 1700–1760 Entertainment in an Age of Revolutions: 1760–1800 Each of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Elizabethan Player: Contemporary Stage Representation book cover

    The Elizabethan Player

    Contemporary Stage Representation, 1st Edition

    By David Albert Mann

    In this book, first published in 1991, David Mann argues for more attention to the performer in the study of Elizabethan plays and less concern for their supposed meanings and morals. He concentrates on a collection of extracts from plays which show the Elizabethan actor as a character onstage. He…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing 15 works originally published between 1934 and 1991, this diverse set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to Renaissance Drama. Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama provides an extensive study of performance history and criticism of Elizabethan and Jacobean…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Shakespeare and the Awareness of Audience book cover

    Shakespeare and the Awareness of Audience

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Berry

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the consciousness and the experience of Shakespeare’s audience. First describing the stage’s physical impact, Ralph Berry then goes on to explore the social or tribal consciousness of the audience in certain plays. The title finishes by examining the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • Unearthing Shakespeare: Embodied Performance and the Globe book cover

    Unearthing Shakespeare

    Embodied Performance and the Globe, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Clayman Pye

    What can the Globe Theatre tell us about performing Shakespeare? Unearthing Shakespeare is the first book to consider what the Globe, today’s replica of Shakespeare’s theatre, can contribute to a practical understanding of Shakespeare’s plays. Valerie Clayman Pye reconsiders the material evidence…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction book cover

    Medieval Theatre in Context: An Introduction

    1st Edition

    By John Harris

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • The Dance Theatre of Kurt Jooss book cover

    The Dance Theatre of Kurt Jooss

    1st Edition

    By Suzanne Walther

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

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge

  • Staging the Artist: Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism book cover

    Staging the Artist

    Performance and the Self-Portrait from Realism to Expressionism, 1st Edition

    By Claire Moran

    Restoring the role of theatrical performance as both subject and trope in the aesthetics of self-representation, Staging the Artist questions how nineteenth-century French and Belgian artists self-consciously fashioned their identities through their art and writings. This emphasis on performance…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

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