• Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity book cover

    Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor Rycroft

    Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity is the first full-length critical study to analyse the importance of beards in terms of the theatrical performance of masculinity. According to medical, cultural and literary discourses of early modern era in England, facial hair marked…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Michael Chekhov Handbook: For the Actor book cover

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook

    For the Actor, 2nd Edition

    By Lenard Petit

    The Michael Chekhov Handbook is a practical guide to Chekhov’s supportive techniques for actors, fully updated with new exercises that examine the relationship between the sensations of the physical body and the imagination. Lenard Petit draws on twenty-five years of teaching experience to unlock…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch book cover

    Mitchell and Trask's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    1st Edition

    By Caridad Svich

    '… love creates something that was not there before.' John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch opened on Valentine’s Day,1998, in New York City, and ever since it and its genderqueer heroine have captivated audiences around the world. As the first musical to feature a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera book cover

    Performing Homer: The Voyage of Ulysses from Epic to Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Heller, Eleonora Stoppino

    The epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey, attributed to Homer, are among the oldest surviving works of literature derived from oral performance. Deeply embedded in these works is the notion that they were intended to be heard: there is something musical about Homer's use of language and a vivid…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Medieval English Drama: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism book cover

    Medieval English Drama

    An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Sidney E. Berger

    Originally published in 1990, Medieval English Drama is an exhaustive bibliography of scholarship on medieval English drama. Each item has been annotated in the bibliography with considerable care; these annotations are descriptive rather than critical and give a clear synopsis of the content of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy book cover

    Hypertheatre

    Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Olga Kekis

    Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy investigates the adaptation of classical drama for the contemporary stage and explores its role as an active, polemical form of theatre which addresses present-day issues. The book’s premise is that by breaking drama into constituent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Mummers' Plays Revisited book cover

    Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theatre-Fiction in Britain from Henry James to Doris Lessing: Writing in the Wings book cover

    Theatre-Fiction in Britain from Henry James to Doris Lessing

    Writing in the Wings, 1st Edition

    By Graham Wolfe

    This volume posits and explores an intermedial genre called theatre-fiction, understood in its broadest sense as referring to novels and stories that engage in concrete and sustained ways with theatre. Though theatre has made star appearances in dozens of literary fictions, including many by modern…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the 20th century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the Brazilian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Fiction's Truth: The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance book cover

    Fiction's Truth

    The Consequence of Representing Human Suffering, Distress, and Violence in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Szlawieniec-Haw

    Fiction’s Truth explores professional actors’ lived experiences of representing human suffering, distress, and violence. The book analyses the struggles, issues, and transformations professional actors face when dealing with these portrayals of human life; the personal and interpersonal…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria: A History of DÀDÀKÚÀDÁ book cover

    Yoruba Oral Tradition in Islamic Nigeria

    A History of DÀDÀKÚÀDÁ, 1st Edition

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'allah

    This book traces Dàdàkúàdá’s history and artistic vision and discusses its vibrancy as the most popular traditional Yoruba oral art form in Islamic Africa. Foregrounding the role of Dàdàkúàdá in Ilorin, and of Ilorin in Dàdàkúàdá the book covers the history, cultural identity, performance…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities book cover

    Identity and Diversity in New Music

    The New Complexities, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Nonken

    Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities aims to enrich the discussion of how musicians and educators can best engage with audiences, by addressing issues of diversity and identity which have played a vital role in the reception of new music, but have been little-considered to date…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    CMS Emerging Fields in Music

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