• Jacques Lecoq book cover

    Jacques Lecoq

    1st Edition

    By Simon Murray

    This volume offers a concise guide to the teaching and philosophy of one of the most significant figures in twentieth century actor training. Jacques Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the twentieth century cannot be overestimated. Now reissued Jacques Lecoq is the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Joan Littlewood book cover

    Joan Littlewood

    1st Edition

    By Nadine Holdsworth

    This book uses original archival material to consider the theatrical and cultural innovations of Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop'. Littlewood had a huge impact on the way theatre was generated, rehearsed and presented during the twentieth century. Now…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Jacques Copeau book cover

    Jacques Copeau

    1st Edition

    By Mark Evans

    This book examines Jacques Copeau, a leading figure in the development of twentieth-century theatre practice, a pioneer in actor-training, physical theatre and ensemble acting, and a key innovator in the movement to de-centralize theatre and culture to the regions. Noe reissued, Jacques Copeau…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Mary Wigman book cover

    Mary Wigman

    1st Edition

    By Mary Anne Santos Newhall

    This book considers dancer, teacher, and choreographer Mary Wigman, a leading innovator in Expressionist dance whose radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art. Now reissued, this book combines: a full account of…

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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo book cover

    Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    1st Edition

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines: • an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh’s…

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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • New Theatre in Italy: 1963–2013 book cover

    New Theatre in Italy

    1963–2013, 1st Edition

    By Valentina Valentini

    New Theatre in Italy 1963-2013 makes the case for the centrality of late-millennium Italian avant-garde theatre in the development of the new forms of performance that have emerged in the 21st Century. Starting in the Sixties, young artists and militants in Italy reacted to the violence in their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Enser’s Filmed Books and Plays: A List of Books and Plays from which Films have been Made, 1928-2001 book cover

    Enser’s Filmed Books and Plays

    A List of Books and Plays from which Films have been Made, 1928-2001, 6th Edition

    Edited by Ellen Baskin

    This title was first published in 2003. The sixth edition of this compendium of film and television adaptations of books and plays includes several thousand new listings that cover the period from 1992 to December 2001. There are 8000 main entries, covering 70 years of film history, including some…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Joke-Performance in Africa: Mode, Media and Meaning book cover

    Joke-Performance in Africa

    Mode, Media and Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ignatius Chukwumah

    Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and media of jokes and their performance and shows how African…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
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    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Performance and Phenomenology: Traditions and Transformations book cover

    Performance and Phenomenology

    Traditions and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maaike Bleeker, Jon Foley Sherman, Eirini Nedelkopoulou

    This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    Originally published in 2003, Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself is an annotated collection of the memoirs of Charles Edward Horn. They include an account of Horn’s father, Charles Frederick Horn, who arrived penniless in London in 1782 and rose to become music master to Queen…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy book cover

    Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Goossen

    Jonson, Shakespeare, and Aristotle on Comedy relates new understandings of Aristotle’s dramatic theory to the comedy of Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare. Typically, scholars of Renaissance drama have treated Aristotle’s theory only as a possible historical influence on Jonson’s and Shakespeare’s…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
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    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage book cover

    Gender and Dance in Modern Iran

    Biopolitics on stage, 1st Edition

    By Ida Meftahi

     Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage investigates the ways dancing bodies have been providing evidence for competing representations of modernity, urbanism, and religiosity across the twentieth century. Focusing on the transformation of the staged dancing body, its space of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

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