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  • Humour in Audiovisual Translation

    Theories and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Margherita Dore

    This book offers a comprehensive account of the audiovisual translation (AVT) of humour, bringing together insights from translation studies and humour studies to outline the key theories underpinning this growing area of study and their applications to case studies from television and film. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • 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 – 2019-06-19
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • New Music Theatre in Europe

    Transformations between 1955-1975, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Adlington

    Between 1955 and 1975 music theatre became a central preoccupation for European composers digesting the consequences of the revolutionary experiments in musical language that followed the end of the Second World War. The ‘new music theatre’ wrought multiple, significant transformations, serving as…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical

    1st Edition

    By John R. Severn

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical is the first book-length study of a growing performance phenomenon: musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in which characters sing existing popular songs as one of their modes of communication. John Severn shows how these highly allusive works give rise to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04

  • Community Custodians of Popular Music's Past

    A DIY Approach to Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than ‘unofficial’ versions of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Sites of Popular Music Heritage

    Memories, Histories, Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard, Les Roberts

    This volume examines the location of memories and histories of popular music and its multiple pasts, exploring the different ‘places’ in which popular music can be situated, including the local physical site, the museum storeroom and exhibition space, and the digitized archive and display space…

    Hardback – 2014-09-17
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2014-05-07
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Menander in Contexts

    1st Edition

    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 – 2013-12-13
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Tradition of the Actor-author in Italian Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Donatella Fischer

    This book brings together critical essays on the role of the actor-author, spanning the period from the Renaissance to the present. It surveys the works of Dario Fo, De Filippo, and Bene, and casts light on a tradition which continues into Neapolitan and Sicilian theatre today.…

    Hardback – 2013-09-01

  • Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Theories

    Anglo-Italian Transactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Marrapodi

    Throwing fresh light on a much discussed but still controversial field, this collection of essays places the presence of Italian literary theories against and alongside the background of English dramatic traditions, to assess this influence in the emergence of Elizabethan theatrical convention and…

    Hardback – 2011-03-18
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Shakespeare and Venice

    1st Edition

    By Graham Holderness

    Shakespeare and Venice is the first book length study to describe and chronicle the mythology of Venice that was formulated in the Middle Ages and has persisted in fiction and film to the present day. Graham Holderness focuses specifically on how that mythology was employed by Shakespeare to…

    Hardback – 2010-11-28
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

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