• The Consolations of History in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung book cover

    The Consolations of History in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung

    1st Edition

    By Alexander H. Shapiro

    In this book on Richard Wagner’s compelling but enigmatic masterpiece Götterdämmerung, the final opera of his monumental Ring tetralogy, Alexander H. Shapiro advances an ambitious new interpretation which uncovers intriguing new facets to the work’s profound insights into the human condition. By…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism: Children of a Restless Time book cover

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism

    Children of a Restless Time, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Modreanu

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism analyses the last three decades of Romanian theatre and connects it to the international stage. Cristina Modreanu questions the relationship between artists and power, both before 1989, behind the Iron Curtain, and in the current global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Dance, Modernism, and Modernity book cover

    Dance, Modernism, and Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Ramsay Burt, Michael Huxley

    This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity, by examining the way in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period beginning just before the First World War and extending to the mid-1950s,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The Bible and Modern British Drama: From 1930 to the Present-Day book cover

    The Bible and Modern British Drama

    From 1930 to the Present-Day, 1st Edition

    By Mary F. Brewer

    The Bible and Modern British Drama: 1930 to the Present-Day is the first full-length study to explore how playwrights in the modern period have adapted popular biblical stories such as Abraham and Isaac, Moses and the Exodus from Egypt, and the life and death of Jesus, for the stage. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Arts Management book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Arts Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. Byrnes, Aleksandar Brkić

    The Routledge Companion to Arts management contains perspectives from international scholars, educators, consultants, and practitioners sharing opinions, exploring important questions, and raising concerns about the field. The book will stimulate conversations, foster curiosity, and open pathways…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present book cover

    Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wilkie

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie’s selections present an…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Performativity, Cultural Construction, and the Graphic Novel book cover

    Performativity, Cultural Construction, and the Graphic Novel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Anne Howard, Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw

    Performance, Social Construction and the Graphic Narrative draws on performance studies scholarship to understand the social impact of graphic novels and their sociopolitical function. Addressing issues of race, gender, ethnicity, race, war, mental illness, and the environment, the volume…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Cultures of Participation: Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions book cover

    Cultures of Participation

    Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Eriksson, Carsten Stage, Bjarki Valtysson

    This book examines cultural participation from three different, but interrelated perspectives: participatory art and aesthetics; participatory digital media, and participatory cultural policies and institutions. Focusing on how ideals and practices relating to cultural participation express and (…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Real Animals on the Stage book cover

    Real Animals on the Stage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Grant, Ignacio Ramos-Gay, Claudia Alonso Recarte

    Through a series of case studies, this book explores the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time. The contributors deal with visual and textual representations of performing animals; typologies of animals in the theatre; the hybridization of the drama with…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge

  • In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays book cover

    In the Long Run

    A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays, 1st Edition

    By Jordan Schildcrout

    In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays presents in-depth analysis of 15 plays that ran over 1,000 performances, examining what made each so popular in its time—and then, in many cases, fall into obscurity. Covering one hundred years of theatre history, it traces the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Documentary, Performance and Risk book cover

    Documentary, Performance and Risk

    1st Edition

    By James Lyons

    Documentary, Performance and Risk explores how some of the most significant recent American feature documentaries use performance to dramatically animate major categories of risk. The fact that these documentaries do rely on such performance is revealing both in terms of trends in American…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge

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