• 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
    Routledge
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities book cover

    Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Masculinity, Corporality and the English Stage 1580–1635 book cover

    Masculinity, Corporality and the English Stage 1580–1635

    1st Edition

    By Christian M. Billing

    The significance of human anatomy to the most physical of art forms, the theatre, has hitherto been an under-explored topic. Filling this gap, Christian Billing questions conventional wisdom regarding the one-sex anatomical model and uses a range of medical treatises to delineate an emergent…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Occasions of State: Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power book cover

    Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge, R.L.M. Morris, Pieter Martens

    This sixth volume in the European Festival Studies series stems from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society for European Festivals Research and the European Science Foundation’s PALATIUM project. Drawing on up-to-date scholarship, a Europe-wide group of early-career and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Performing Arts in Transition: Moving between Media book cover

    Performing Arts in Transition

    Moving between Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Maria Katharina Schmidt, Cornelia Schmitz

    Artists especially from dance and performance art as well as opera are involved to an increasing degree in the transfer between different media, not only in their productions but also the events, materials, and documents that surround them. At the same time, the focus on that which remains has…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Creativity in Later Life: Beyond Late Style book cover

    Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Asia book cover

    Shakespeare and Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Locke Hart

    Shakespeare and Asia brings together innovative scholars from Asia or with Asian connections to explore these matters of East-West and global contexts then and now. The collection ranges from interpretations of Shakespeare’s plays and his relations with other authors like Marlowe and Dickens…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • History Dances: Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance book cover

    History Dances

    Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance, 1st Edition

    By Ofosuwa M. Abiola

    The field of history is founded on the interrogation of written documents from the past. However, culture is the center of life in Africa. As a result, in the past – and to a degree in the present – the process for documenting events in Africa was not written, it was performed. History Dances:…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre book cover

    The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

    1st Edition

    By David V. Mason

    Religious practitioners and theatregoers have much in common. So much, in fact, that we can say that religion is often a theatrical phenomenon, and that theatre can be a religious experience. By examining the phenomenology of religion, we can in turn develop a better understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
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  • The Tragic Histories of Mary Queen of Scots, 1560-1690: Rhetoric, Passions and Political Literature book cover

    The Tragic Histories of Mary Queen of Scots, 1560-1690

    Rhetoric, Passions and Political Literature, 1st Edition

    By John D. Staines

    Author John Staines here argues that sixteenth- and seventeenth-century writers in England, Scotland, and France wrote tragedies of the Queen of Scots - royal heroine or tyrant, martyr or whore - in order to move their audiences towards political action by shaping and directing the passions…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education: Teaching, Practice and Research book cover

    Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education

    Teaching, Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    "Embodiment" is a concept that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. However, it is a contested term, and the literature is fragmented, particularly within Higher Education. This has resulted in silos of work that are not easily able to draw on previous or related knowledge in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
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    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Actresses and Mental Illness: Histrionic Heroines book cover

    Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Gregory

    Actresses and Mental Illness investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades scholars have made great advances in our understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

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