• Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915): Taken from 'The Light of Asia' book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915)

    Taken from 'The Light of Asia', 1st Edition

    By Edwin Arnold

    First published in 1915, this book presents a dramatization of part ofthe author's The Light of Asia. The original text represents one of the first successful attempts to popularise Buddhism and its founder Gautama Buddha — presenting his life, teachings and philosophy in verse poetry. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form book cover

    Closet Drama

    History, Theory, Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Burroughs

    Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Michael Chekhov book cover

    Michael Chekhov

    2nd Edition

    By Franc Chamberlain

    Following in the footsteps of his renowned teacher Konstantin Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov’s work as an actor, author and theatre practitioner gave great insight into how to access the creative self. This revised and updated edition of Michael Chekhov includes: • A biographical introduction to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13
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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre: Foreword by Ang Lee book cover

    Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

    Foreword by Ang Lee, 2nd Edition

    By Lenore DeKoven

    The second edition of this elegant and accessible primer offers a helpful reference and resource for directing actors in film, television, and theatre, useful to directors, actors, and writers. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore DeKoven…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
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  • Directions for Directing: Theatre and Method book cover

    Directions for Directing

    Theatre and Method, 1st Edition

    By Avra Sidiropoulou

    Directions for Directing: Theatre and Method lays out contemporary concepts of directing practice and examines specific techniques of approaching scripts, actors, and the stage. Addressed to both young and experienced directors but also to the broader community of theatre practitioners, scholars,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
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  • Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical book cover

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical

    1st Edition

    By John R. Severn

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical is the first book-length study of a growing performance phenomenon: musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in which characters sing existing popular songs as one of their modes of communication. John Severn shows how these highly allusive works give rise to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
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  • Making Video Dance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen (2nd ed) book cover

    Making Video Dance

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen (2nd ed), 2nd Edition

    By Katrina McPherson

    Making Video Dance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen is the first workbook to follow the entire process of video dance production: from having an idea, through to choreographing for the screen, filming and editing, and distribution. In doing so, it explores and analyses the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03
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  • The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Brisbin, Myra Thiessen

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and criticality in theory and practice across the disciplines of art, architecture, and design. Professional criticism is a vital part of understanding the cultural significance of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
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  • The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Baird, Rosemary Candelario

    The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the global art form butoh. Originating in Japan in the 1960s, butoh was a major innovation in twentieth century dance and performance, and it continues to shape-shift around the world. Taking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
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    Routledge Companions

  • Stays and Corsets Volume 2: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body book cover

    Stays and Corsets Volume 2

    Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body, 1st Edition

    By Mandy Barrington

    In this second volume of Stays and Corsets, Mandy Barrington continues to create historical patterns for a modern body shape. This book contains all new corset patterns with a range of silhouettes that span over 300 years, from the late 16th century to the early 20th century. The corset patterns…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24
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  • Oral Interpretation book cover

    Oral Interpretation

    13th Edition

    By Timothy Gura, Benjamin Powell

    In its 13th Edition, the iconic Oral Interpretation continues to prepare students to analyze and perform literature through an accessible, step-by-step process. New selections join classic favorites, and chapters devoted to specific genres—narrative, poetry, group performance, and more—explore the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24
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  • Tadeusz Kantor book cover

    Tadeusz Kantor

    1st Edition

    By Noel Witts

    Tadeusz Kantor – a theoretician, director, innovator and painter famed for his very visual theatre style – was a key figure in European avant-garde theatre. He was also known for his challenging theatrical innovations, such as extending stages and the combination of mannequins with living actors.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24
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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

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