• The Japanese Adult Video Industry book cover

    The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Tragic Plots: A New Reading from Aeschylus to Lorca book cover

    Tragic Plots

    A New Reading from Aeschylus to Lorca, 1st Edition

    By Felicity Rosslyn

    This title was first published in 2000. This book offers a wide-ranging account of tragic drama from the Greeks to Arthur Miller. It puts forward a bold and vigorously developed argument about the recurrent concerns of tragedy, and proposes to uncover the archetypal tragic plot that emerges at…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Richard Foreman: An American (Partly) in Paris book cover

    Richard Foreman

    An American (Partly) in Paris, 1st Edition

    By Neal Swettenham

    Richard Foreman has been writing, directing and designing avant-garde theatre in New York since he first founded his Ontological-Hysteric company there in 1968. In all that time, few directors have taken up the challenge of staging his problematic, rewarding texts, and Foreman's work remains…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Dance and Dancers in the Victorian and Edwardian Music Hall Ballet book cover

    Dance and Dancers in the Victorian and Edwardian Music Hall Ballet

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Carter

    The Victorian and Edwardian music hall ballet has been a neglected facet of dance historiography, falling prey principally to the misguided assumption that any ballet not performed at the Opera House or 'legitimate' theatre necessarily meant it was of low cultural and artistic merit. Here Alexandra…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Culture of Paradox book cover

    Shakespeare and the Culture of Paradox

    1st Edition

    By Peter G. Platt

    Exploring Shakespeare's intellectual interest in placing both characters and audiences in a state of uncertainty, mystery, and doubt, this book interrogates the use of paradox in Shakespeare's plays and in performance. By adopting this discourse-one in which opposites can co-exist and perspectives…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • YoungGiftedandFat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege book cover

    YoungGiftedandFat

    An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Sharrell D. Luckett

    YoungGiftedandFat is a critical autoethnography of "performing thin"– on the stage and in life. Sharrell D. Luckett’s story of weight loss and gain and playing the (beautiful, desirable, thin) leading lady showcases an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to issues of weight and self-esteem,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre book cover

    Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Youker

    Practitioners and critics alike often attribute great authenticity to documentary theatre, casting it as a salutary alternative not only to corporate news outlets and official histories but also to the supposed "self-indulgence" and "elitism" of avant-garde theatre. Documentary Vanguards in Modern…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment: Essential Tools for Video Presentation book cover

    Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment

    Essential Tools for Video Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Davin Gaddy

    Media Design and Technology for Live Entertainment is a guide to understanding the concepts and equipment used in projection and video design for live performances. After an introduction in the principles of design elements as well as information on content, this book focuses on how content is used…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse book cover

    Music-Dance

    Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of choreomusical work, its complex authorship and its modes of reception as well as the cognitive processes involved in the reception of dance performance. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which a musical score changes its prescriptive status when it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems book cover

    Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World book cover

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diego Santos Sánchez

    Theatre and Dictatorship in the Luso-Hispanic World explores the discourses that have linked theatrical performance and prevailing dictatorial regimes across Spain, Portugal and their former colonies. These are divided into three different approaches to theatre itself - as cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Beggary and Theatre in Early Modern England book cover

    Beggary and Theatre in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Paola Pugliatti

    This title was first published in 2003. In this new socio-cultural study of the history of the theatre in early modern England, author Paola Pugliatti investigates the question of why, in the Tudor and early Stuart period, unregulated and unlicensed theatrical activities were equated by the English…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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