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  • Humor in the Classroom

    A Guide for Language Teachers and Educational Researchers

    By Nancy Bell, Anne Pomerantz

    Humor in the Classroom provides practical, research-based answers to questions that educational researchers and language teachers might have about the social and cognitive benefits that humor and language play afford in classroom discourse and additional language learning. The book considers the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

  • Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Hardback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust

    Kafka's kitsch

    By David A. Brenner

    David A. Brenner examines how Jews in Central Europe developed one of the first "ethnic" or "minority" cultures in modernity. Not exclusively "German" or "Jewish," the experiences of German-speaking Jewry in the decades prior to the Third Reich and the Holocaust were also negotiated in encounters…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Menander in Contexts

    Edited by Alan H. Sommerstein

    The comedies of the Athenian dramatist Menander (c. 342-291 BC) and his contemporaries were the ultimate source of a Western tradition of light drama that has continued to the present day. Yet for over a millennium, Menander’s own plays were thought to have been completely lost. Thanks to a long…

    Hardback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

    Edited by Bruce Henderson, Noam Ostrander

    This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance…

    Paperback – 2012-07-25
    Routledge

  • Re-playing Shakespeare in Asia

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Minami Ryuta

    This book reviews the "playing" of Shakespeare in which there is a re-staging and a re-writing -- through adaptation, appropriation, or acculturation -- of the Western Shakespeare into the gestural, symbolic, stylized, or ritualized worlds of Asian theatre languages. It examines this interface in…

    Paperback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Modern Russian Theater: A Literary and Cultural History

    A Literary and Cultural History

    By Nicholas Rzhevsky

    This comprehensive and original survey of Russian theater in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first encompasses the major productions of directors such as Meyerhold, Stanislavsky, Tovostonogov, Dodin, and Liubimov that drew from Russian and world literature. It is based on a close analysis…

    Hardback – 2009-02-14
    Routledge

  • A Kabuki Reader: History and Performance

    History and Performance

    By Samuel L. Leiter

    Unique in any Western language, this is an invaluable resource for the study of one of the world's great theatrical forms. It includes essays by established experts on Kabuki as well as younger scholars now entering the field, and provides a comprehensive survey of the history of Kabuki; how it is…

    Paperback – 2001-06-29
    Routledge

  • Theatre and Society: Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama

    Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama

    By Haiping Yan

    Exploring one of the most dynamic and contested regions of the world, this series includes works on political, economic, cultural, and social changes in modern and contemporary Asia and the Pacific.…

    Paperback – 1998-07-30
    Routledge

  • Czech Drama since World War2

    By Trensky P

    Hardback – 1977-12-31
    Routledge

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