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  • Re-Enacting the Past

    Heritage, Materiality and Performance

    Edited by Mads Daugbjerg, Rivka Syd Eisner, Britta Timm Knudsen

    What is re-enactment and how does it relate to heritage? Re-enactments are a ubiquitous part of popular and memory culture and are of growing importance to heritage studies. As concept and practice, re-enactments encompass a wide range of forms: from the annual ‘Viking Moot’ festival in Denmark…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading Contemporary Performance

    Theatricality Across Genres

    Edited by Gabrielle Cody, Meiling Cheng

    As the nature of contemporary performance continues to expand into new forms, genres and media, it requires an increasingly diverse vocabulary. Reading Contemporary Performance provides students, critics and creators with a rich understanding of the key terms and ideas that are central to any…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Theatres of Engagement

    By Andrew Lavender

    This timely work addresses the reshaping of theatre and performance after postmodernism. It provocatively argues that subsequent to (and in some instances renouncing) the ‘classic’ postmodern tropes of detachment, irony and contingency, theatre and performance events in the 21st Century engage…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    Edited by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms…

    Hardback – 2015-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Political Aesthetics

    Culture, Critique and the Everyday

    Edited by Arundhati Virmani

    Political Aesthetics highlights the complex and ambiguous connections of aesthetics with social, cultural and political experiences in contemporary societies. If today aesthetics seems a rather overused term, mixing a variety of historical realities and complex personal states of being, its…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Performance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Henry Bial, Sara Brady

    Since its first publication in 2002, The Performance Studies Reader has become the leading anthology of key writings on performance studies. Now in its third edition, it continues to offer an unparalleled selection of work by the foremost in this continually evolving field. These critical and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Race and Racism

    Essays in Social Geography

    Edited by Peter Jackson

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Performance and the Politics of Space

    Theatre and Topology

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Benjamin Wihstutz

    From its very beginnings, theatre has been both an art and a public space, shared by actors and spectators. As a result, its entity and history is intimately tied to politics: a politics of inclusion and exclusion, of distributions and placements, of spatial appropriation and utopian concepts. This…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Food and Theatre on the World Stage

    Edited by Dorothy Chansky, Ann Folino White

    Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and performance critiques, contributors examine theatrical…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women

    By Virginie Magnat

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Taming of the Shrew (Routledge Revivals)

    A Comparative Study of Oral and Literary Versions

    By Jan Harold Brunvand

    William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew has succeeded in surviving in contemporary culture, and has even managed to penetrate to the most modern media of mass communications. This book, first published in 1991, examines some of the different literary and oral versions of The Taming of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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