• The Live Art of Sociology book cover

    The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness book cover

    Madness, Art, and Society

    Beyond Illness, 1st Edition

    By Anna Harpin

    How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around – and beyond – psychiatric definitions of illness and wellbeing? Madness, Art, and Society engages with artistic practices from theatre and live art to graphic fiction, charting a multiplicity of ways of thinking…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference: Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World book cover

    Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference

    Race and Conduct in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Akhimie

    Shakespeare and the Cultivation of Difference reveals the relationship between racial discrimination and the struggle for upward social mobility in the early modern world. Reading Shakespeare’s plays alongside contemporaneous conduct literature - how-to books on self-improvement - this book…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance book cover

    Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Experience Bryon, J. Mark Bishop, Deirdre McLaughlin, Jess Kaufman

    In this collection of essays, the four branches of radical cognitive science—embodied, embedded, enactive and ecological—will dialogue with performance, with particular focus on post-cognitivist approaches to understanding the embodied mind-in-society; de-emphasising the computational and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

  • The Director's Toolkit book cover

    The Director's Toolkit

    1st Edition

    By Robin Schraft

    The Director’s Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to the role of the theatrical director. Following the chronology of the directing process, the book discusses each stage in precise detail, considering the selection and analysis of the script, the audition process, casting, character development,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    The Focal Press Toolkit Series

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals): Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance book cover

    The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Methuen Book of Shakespeare Anecdotes book cover

    The Methuen Book of Shakespeare Anecdotes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Berry

    Few playwrights have been more slandered, abused or honoured in performance than William Shakespeare. First published in 1992, this collection of 300 stories focuses on Shakespeare’s plays on stage. Organised chronologically, it offers the reader the opportunity to witness the changes in theatrical…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Dramatherapy book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Dramatherapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Holmwood, Sue Jennings

    Routledge International Handbook of Dramatherapy is the first book of its kind to bring together leading professionals and academics from around the world to discuss their practice from a truly international perspective. Dramatherapy has developed as a profession during the latter half of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism book cover

    Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600-1900: The Beggar's Gift book cover

    Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600-1900

    The Beggar's Gift, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Groemer

    This book presents a thoroughly researched and meticulously documented study of the emergence, development, and demise of music, theatre, recitation, and dance witnessed by the populace on thoroughfares, plazas, and makeshift outdoor performance spaces in Edo/Tokyo. For some three hundred years…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Character Costume Figure Drawing: Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers book cover

    Character Costume Figure Drawing

    Step-by-Step Drawing Methods for Theatre Costume Designers, 3rd Edition

    By Tan Huaixiang

    Character Costume Figure Drawing is an essential guide that will improve your drawing skills and costume renderings. Step-by-step visuals illustrate the how-tos of drawing body parts, costumes, accessories, faces, children, and different character archetypes, such as maternal, elderly, sassy,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

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