• Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire: Purging Satire book cover

    Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire

    Purging Satire, 1st Edition

    By Jay Simons

    Does satire have the ability to effect social reform? If so, what satiric style is most effective in bringing about reform? This book explores how Renaissance poet and playwright Ben Jonson negotiated contemporary pressures to forge a satiric persona and style uniquely his own. These pressures were…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Public Women in British India: Icons and the Urban Stage book cover

    Public Women in British India

    Icons and the Urban Stage, 1st Edition

    By Rimli Bhattacharya

    This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological construct at critical phases of performance practice in British…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge India

  • Fukushima and the Arts: Negotiating Nuclear Disaster book cover

    Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11 March 2011 disaster, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about the social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing: From One-Point to Six-Point book cover

    The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing

    From One-Point to Six-Point, 1st Edition

    By Craig Attebery

    Computers can calculate perspective angles and create a drawing for us, but the spontaneity of mark making, the tactile quality of a writing surface, the weight of a drawing instrument, and the immediacy of the human touch are sensations that keep traditional drawing skills perpetually relevant.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today: Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism book cover

    Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today

    Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ward

    Shakespeare is revered as the greatest writer in the English language, yet education reform in the English-speaking world is informed primarily by the ‘market order’, rather than the kind of humanism we might associate with Shakespeare. By considering Shakespeare’s dramatisation of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Arts Leadership: Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations book cover

    Arts Leadership

    Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Foster

    The contemporary world faces unprecedented upheaval and change forcing institutions of all types to rethink how they are designed and how they must now function if they are to survive into an uncertain future. The performing arts are no exception; in an era of constant change and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Mastering Management in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do? book cover

    Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Lavery

    In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong anthropocentric heritage, have been relatively slow in responding to such things as climate change, species extinction, or pollution and toxicity etc. However, in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gaskin

    This book offers a unique interpretation of tragic literature in the Western tradition, deploying the method and style of Analytic philosophy. Richard Gaskin argues that tragic literature seeks to offer moral and linguistic redress (compensation) for suffering. Moral redress involves the balancing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Horror Film and Affect: Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership book cover

    Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century) book cover

    Cuckoldry, Impotence and Adultery in Europe (15th-17th century)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara F. Matthews-Grieco

    In Renaissance and early modern Europe, various constellations of phenomena-ranging from sex scandals to legal debates to flurries of satirical prints-collectively demonstrate, at different times and places, an increased concern with cuckoldry, impotence and adultery. This concern emerges in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Creative Critic: Writing as/about Practice book cover

    The Creative Critic

    Writing as/about Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katja Hilevaara, Emily Orley

    As practitioner-researchers, how do we discuss and analyse our work without losing the creative drive that inspired us in the first place? Built around a diverse selection of writings from leading researcher-practitioners and emerging artists in a variety of fields, The Creative Critic:…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

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