• 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Physical Actor: Contact Improvisation from Studio to Stage book cover

    The Physical Actor

    Contact Improvisation from Studio to Stage, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Loui

    The Physical Actor is a comprehensive book of exercises for actors. It is carefully designed for the development of a strong and flexible physical body able to move with ease through space and interact instinctively on-stage. Annie Loui draws on her training with Etienne Decroux, Carolyn Carlson,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Managing Organisational Success in the Arts book cover

    Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Stevenson

    The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Marina Abramović book cover

    Marina Abramović

    2nd Edition

    By Mary Richards

    Marina Abramović is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form’s provocative origins. Her visceral and extreme performances have tested the limits of both body and mind, communicating with audiences worldwide on a personal and political level. Updated and revised throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • 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

  • Stagecraft Fundamentals: A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production book cover

    Stagecraft Fundamentals

    A Guide and Reference for Theatrical Production, 3rd Edition

    By Rita Kogler Carver

    Stagecraft Fundamentals tackles every aspect of basic theatre production with Rita Kogler Carver’s signature wit and engaging voice. The history of stagecraft, safety precautions, lighting, costumes, scenery, career planning tips, and more are discussed, illustrated by beautiful color examples that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage book cover

    Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage

    1st Edition

    By Peter Matthew McCluskey

    Immigrants from the Low Countries constituted the largest population of resident aliens in early modern England. Possessing superior technology in a number of fields and enjoying governmental protection, the Flemish were charged by many native artisans with unfair economic competition. With…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • On Screen Acting: An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen book cover

    On Screen Acting

    An Introduction to the Art of Acting for the Screen, 1st Edition

    By Edward Dmytryk, Jean Porter Dmytryk

    With On Screen Acting, director Edward Dmytryk and actress Jean Porter Dmytryk offer a lively dialogue between director and actress about the principles and practice of screen acting for film and television. Informal and anecdotal in style, the book spans auditioning, casting, rehearsal, and on-set…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick book cover

    The Birth of Modern Theatre

    Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick, 1st Edition

    By Norman S. Poser

    The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century London theatre scene—a time when the theatre took on many of the features of our modern stage. A natural and psychologically based acting style replaced the declamatory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Kemp, Bruce McConachie

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science integrates key findings from the cognitive sciences (cognitive psychology, neuroscience, evolutionary studies and relevant social sciences) with insights from theatre and performance studies. This rapidly expanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design book cover

    Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design

    1st Edition

    By Geraint D'Arcy

    The analysis of scenic design in film and television is often neglected, with visual design elements relegated to part of the mise-en-scène in cinema or simply as "wallpaper" in television. Critical Approaches to TV and Film Set Design positions itself from the audience perspective to explore how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

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