• Representing China on the Historical London Stage: From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance book cover

    Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance, 1st Edition

    By Dongshin Chang

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century—which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China’s last monarchy. The examples show that during this…

    Hardback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama: The Bard on the Stage book cover

    The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama

    The Bard on the Stage, 1st Edition

    By Arnab Bhattacharya, Mala Renganathan

    This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Eurasian Theatre: Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present book cover

    Eurasian Theatre

    Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Savarese

    The distances that separate East from West – the two extremes of the Eurasian continent – are enormous. Yet, since ancient times, the people of Europe and Asia have tried to overcome this remoteness through a network of trade routes known as the Silk Road. The great migrations, the continuous…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
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    Routledge Icarus

  • The Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance book cover

    The Theatre and the State in Singapore

    Orthodoxy and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chong

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the contemporary English-language theatre field in Singapore. It describes Singapore theatre as a politically dynamic field that is often a site for struggle and resistance against state orthodoxy, and how the cultural policies of the ruling People’…

    Hardback – 2010-11-16
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    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater: Upstaging Dictatorship book cover

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater

    Upstaging Dictatorship, 1st Edition

    By Ana Elena Puga

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater traces the shaping of a resistant identity in memory, its direct expression in testimony, and its indirect elaboration in two different kinds of allegory. Each chapter focuses on one contemporary playwright (or one collaborative…

    Hardback – 2008-04-28
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 book cover

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

    1st Edition

    By Haiping Yan

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist…

    Hardback – 2006-04-27
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    Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

  • Anton Chekhov at the Moscow Art Theatre: Illustrations of the Original Productions book cover

    Anton Chekhov at the Moscow Art Theatre

    Illustrations of the Original Productions, 1st Edition

    Edited by and translated by Vera Gottlieb

    The Moscow Art Theatre is still recognized as having more impact on modern theatre than any company in the world. This lavishly illustrated and beautifully produced facsimile edition of a Russian journal from 1914 documents, photographically, the premieres of all of Anton Chekhov's plays produced…

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
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  • Gigs: Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City book cover

    Gigs

    Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Chevigny

    Gigs provides a fascinating account of a unique victory for musicians against repressive entertainment licensing laws. It provides a much-needed study of the social, political, cultural and legal conditions surrounding a change in law and public attitudes toward vernacular music in New York City.…

    Hardback – 2004-12-14
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    Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

  • Theatre and Postcolonial Desires book cover

    Theatre and Postcolonial Desires

    1st Edition

    By Awam Amkpa

    This book explores the themes of colonial encounters and postcolonial contests over identity, power and culture through the prism of theatre. The struggles it describes unfolded in two cultural settings separated by geography, but bound by history in a common web of colonial relations spun by the…

    Hardback – 2003-10-16
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Aleksandr Blok's Trilogy of Lyric Dramas: A Puppet Show, The King on the Square and the Unknown Woman book cover

    Aleksandr Blok's Trilogy of Lyric Dramas

    A Puppet Show, The King on the Square and the Unknown Woman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy C. Westphalen

    Aleksandr Blok's Trilogy of Lyric Dramas gathers together for the first time in English translation the first three plays by Aleksandr Blok, the pre-eminent poet of Russian Symbolism and one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. The three plays that constitute the trilogy - A Puppet Show,…

    Hardback – 2002-11-21
    Routledge

  • Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib book cover

    Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib

    1st Edition

    By Margaret A Rees

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

    Hardback – 2002-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Volksbuhne Movement: A History book cover

    The Volksbuhne Movement

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Cecil Davies

    This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through…

    Hardback – 2000-08-08
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