• Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere: Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe book cover

    Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere

    Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katalin Cseh-Varga, Adam Czirak

    Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere is the first interdisciplinary analysis of performance art in East, Central and Southeast Europe under socialist rule. By investigating the specifics of event-based art forms in these regions, each chapter explores the particular, critical roles that this…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Ivo van Hove Onstage book cover

    Ivo van Hove Onstage

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Willinger

    Since his emergence from the Flemish avant-garde movement of the 1980s, Ivo van Hove's directorial career has crossed international boundaries, challenging established notions of theatre-making. He has brought radical interpretations of the classics to America and organic acting technique to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge

  • Ariane Mnouchkine book cover

    Ariane Mnouchkine

    1st Edition

    By Judith Miller

    Over the last forty years, French director Ariane Mnouchkine and her theater collective, Le Théâtre du Soleil, have devised a form of research and creation that is both engaged with contemporary history and committed to reinvigorating theater by focusing on the actor. Now revised and reissued, this…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Dance Matters Too: Markets, Memories, Identities book cover

    Dance Matters Too

    Markets, Memories, Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pallabi Chakravorty, Nilanjana Gupta

    Dance Matters Too: Markets, Memories, Identities is a rich intellectual contribution to the growing field of dance studies in India. It forges new avenues of scholarly inquiry and critical engagement and opens the field in innovative ways. This volume builds on Dance Matters (2009), which mapped…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge India

  • Bertolt Brecht book cover

    Bertolt Brecht

    1st Edition

    By Meg Mumford

    Bertolt Brecht’s methods of collective experimentation, and his unique framing of the theatrical event as a forum for change, placed him among the most important contributors to the theory and practice of theatre. His work continues to have a significant impact on performance practitioners, critics…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • The Uses of Art in Public Space book cover

    The Uses of Art in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts book cover

    Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today’s digital…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect: Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability book cover

    Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect

    Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

    Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic: Haptic Allegories book cover

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology book cover

    The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness book cover

    Madness, Art, and Society

    Beyond Illness, 1st Edition

    By Anna Harpin

    How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around – and beyond – psychiatric definitions of illness and wellbeing? Madness, Art, and Society engages with artistic practices from theatre and live art to graphic fiction, charting a multiplicity of ways of thinking…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference: Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World book cover

    Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference

    Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Akhimie

    Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference reveals the relationship between racial discrimination and the struggle for upward social mobility in the early modern world. Reading Shakespeare’s plays alongside contemporaneous conduct literature - how-to books on self-improvement - this book…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

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