• Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn book cover

    Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn

    1st Edition

    By James Frieze

    Contemporary theatre, like so much of contemporary life, is obsessed with the ways of which information is detected, packaged and circulated. Running through forms as diverse as neo-naturalistic playwriting, intimately immersive theatre, verbatim drama, intermedial performance, and musical theatre,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706 book cover

    English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Walkling

    English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706 is the first comprehensive examination of the distinctively English form known as "dramatick opera", which appeared on the London stage in the mid-1670s and lasted until its displacement by Italian through-composed opera in the first decade of the eighteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos book cover

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    1st Edition

    By Freddy Decreus

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos outlines the story of the Athenian-based Attis Theatre and the way its founder and director, Theodoros Terzopoulos, introduced bio-energetic presences of the body on the stage, in an attempt to redefine and reappraise what it means today not only to have…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12

  • Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    AFI Film Readers

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed book cover

    Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • George Orwell on the Radio: His Works in Sound Drama and Documentary book cover

    George Orwell on the Radio

    His Works in Sound Drama and Documentary, 1st Edition

    By Tim Crook

    Assessing the quality and representation of George Orwell on the radio - the radio dramas he wrote himself and the dramatizations and documentaries of his fiction and nonfiction by others - this book explores the interaction of Orwell’s fiction, journalism and documentary writing with the audio/…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28

  • Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present book cover

    Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Impressive Shakespeare: Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama book cover

    Impressive Shakespeare

    Identity, Authority and the Imprint in Shakespearean Drama, 1st Edition

    By Harry Newman

    Impressive Shakespeare reassesses Shakespeare’s relationship with "print culture" in light of his plays’ engagement with the language and material culture of three interrelated "impressing technologies": wax sealing, coining, and typographic printing. It analyses the material and rhetorical forms…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Shakespeare’s Props: Memory and Cognition book cover

    Shakespeare’s Props

    Memory and Cognition, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Duncan

    Cognitive approaches to drama have enriched our understanding of Early Modern playtexts, acting and spectatorship. This monograph is the first full-length study of Shakespeare’s props and their cognitive impact. Shakespeare’s most iconic props have become transhistorical, transnational metonyms for…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Joseph Conrad and the Performing Arts book cover

    Joseph Conrad and the Performing Arts

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Isobel Baxter

    Edited by Richard J. Hand

    Conrad's fiction is characterized by an enduring recourse to the performing arts for metaphor, allegory, symbol, and subject matter; however, this aspect of Conrad's non-dramatic works has only recently begun to come into its own among literary critics. In response to this seminal moment, Joseph…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • The Style of the State in French Theater, 1630–1660: Neoclassicism and Government book cover

    The Style of the State in French Theater, 1630–1660

    Neoclassicism and Government, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Ibbett

    Engaging with recent thinking about performance, political theory and canon formation, this study addresses the significance of the formal changes in seventeenth-century French theater. Each chapter takes up a particularity of seventeenth-century theatrical style and staging”for example, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03

  • The Incomparable Hester Santlow: A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage book cover

    The Incomparable Hester Santlow

    A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage, 1st Edition

    By Moira Goff

    In the first full-length study of the English dancer-actress Hester Santlow, Moira Goff focuses on her unusual career at Drury Lane between 1706 and 1733. Goff charts Santlow's repertoire and makes extensive use of archival resources to investigate both her dancing and acting skills. Santlow made a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

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