• Shakespeare and Asia book cover

    Shakespeare and Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Locke Hart

    Shakespeare and Asia brings together innovative scholars from Asia or with Asian connections to explore these matters of East-West and global contexts then and now. The collection ranges from interpretations of Shakespeare’s plays and his relations with other authors like Marlowe and Dickens…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Actor and the Character: Explorations in the Psychology of Transformative Acting book cover

    The Actor and the Character

    Explorations in the Psychology of Transformative Acting, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Mirodan

    Transformative acting remains the aspiration of many an emerging actor, and constitutes the achievement of some of the most acclaimed performances of our age: Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln, Meryl Streep as Mrs Thatcher, Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter – the list is extensive, and we all have our…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • History Dances: Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance book cover

    History Dances

    Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance, 1st Edition

    By Ofosuwa M. Abiola

    The field of history is founded on the interrogation of written documents from the past. However, culture is the center of life in Africa. As a result, in the past – and to a degree in the present – the process for documenting events in Africa was not written, it was performed. History Dances:…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Twenty-five years after the publication of A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject for a third edition. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, Kostelanetz provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Stage Lighting Second Edition: The Fundamentals book cover

    Stage Lighting Second Edition

    The Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

    By Richard E. Dunham

    Stage Lighting: The Fundamentals is written specifically for introductory stage lighting courses. The book begins with an examination of the nature of light, perception, and color, then leads into a conversation of stage lighting equipment and technicians. Lamps, luminaries, controls/dimming, and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • A History of the Theatre Laboratory book cover

    A History of the Theatre Laboratory

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Brown

    The term ‘theatre laboratory’ has entered the regular lexicon of theatre artists, producers, scholars and critics alike, yet use of the term is far from unified, often operating as an catch-all for a web of intertwining practices, territories, pedagogies and ideologies. Russian theatre,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan book cover

    J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

    1st Edition

    By Lucie Sutherland

    ‘Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe!’ – Peter Pan Peter Pan is a narrative many of us believe we know well, and yet the J.M. Barrie play that premiered on a West End stage in December 1904 is not the depiction of Peter, Wendy, Hook, and Never Land that most people have…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Hamburg Dramaturgy by G.E. Lessing: A New and Complete Annotated English Translation book cover

    The Hamburg Dramaturgy by G.E. Lessing

    A New and Complete Annotated English Translation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalya Baldyga

    While eighteenth-century playwright and critic Gotthold Ephraim Lessing made numerous contributions in his lifetime to the theater, the text that best documents his dynamic and shifting views on dramatic theory is also that which continues to resonate with later generations – the Hamburg Dramaturgy…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Bourne, Emily Caddick Bourne

    Iago’s ‘I am not what I am’ epitomises how Shakespeare’s work is rich in philosophy, from issues of deception and moral deviance to those concerning the complex nature of the self, the notions of being and identity, and the possibility or impossibility of self-knowledge and knowledge of others.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre book cover

    The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

    1st Edition

    By David V. Mason

    Religious practitioners and theatregoers have much in common. So much, in fact, that we can say that religion is often a theatrical phenomenon, and that theatre can be a religious experience. By examining the phenomenology of religion, we can in turn develop a better understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Robert Wilson book cover

    Robert Wilson

    2nd Edition

    By Maria Shevtsova

    Robert Wilson is an American–European director who is also a performer, installation artist, writer, designer of light and much more besides – a crossover polymath who dissolves both generic and geographical boundaries and is a precursor of globalisation in the arts. This second edition of Robert…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Beyond Failure: New Essays on the Cultural History of Failure in Theatre and Performance book cover

    Beyond Failure

    New Essays on the Cultural History of Failure in Theatre and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fisher, Eve Katsouraki

    In setting foot on stage, every performer risks the possiblity of failure. Indeed, the very performance of any human action is inextricable from its potential not to succeed. This inherent potential has become a key critical trope in contemporary theatre, performance studies, and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

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