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  • World Theories of Theatre

    By Glenn A. Odom

    World Theories of Theatre expands the horizons of theatrical theory beyond the West, providing the tools essential for a truly global approach to theatre. Glenn Odom identifies major debates in theatrical theory from around the world, combining discussions of the key theoretical questions facing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Black British Drama

    A Transnational Story

    By Michael Pearce

    Black British Drama: A Transnational Story looks afresh at the ways black theatre in Britain is connected to and informed by the spaces of Africa, the Caribbean, and the USA. Offering an exciting new approach to reading modern and contemporary black British drama, Michael Pearce examines plays by a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Imagined Theatres

    Writing for a Theoretical Stage

    Edited by Daniel Sack

    Imagined Theatres collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre. Each scenario is…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Speech, and Audience Reception in Early Modern England

    By Kathleen Kalpin Smith

    This book makes a significant contribution to recent scholarship on the ways in which women responded to the regulation of their behavior by focusing on representations of women speakers and their audiences in moments Smith identifies as "scenes of speech." This new approach, examining speech…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Dance and Organization

    Integrating Dance Theory and Methods into the Study of Management

    By Brigitte Biehl

    Dance and Organisation is the first comprehensive work to integrate dance theory and methods into the study of management, which have developed an interest in the arts and the humanities. Dance represents dynamics and change and puts the moving body at the centre, which has been ignored and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Masculinity in Opera

    Edited by Philip Purvis

    This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Contemporary Plays by Women of Color 2e

    An Anthology, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Roberta Uno

    Paperback – 2017-01-15
    Routledge

  • Anti-Black Racism in Early Modern English Drama

    The Other “Other”

    By Matthieu Chapman

    This is the first book to deploy the methods and ensemble of questions from Afro-pessimism to engage and interrogate the methods of Early Modern English studies. Using contemporary Afro-pessimist theories to provide a foundation for structural analyses of race in the Early Modern Period, it engages…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Memos from a Theatre Lab

    Exploring what immersive theatre 'does'

    By Nandita Dinesh

    What does Immersive Theatre ‘do’? By contrasting two specific performances on the same theme – one an ‘immersive’ experience and the other a more conventional theatrical production – Nandita Dinesh explores the ways in which theatrical form impacts upon actors and audiences. An in-depth case study…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Acting, Spectating, and the Unconscious

    A psychoanalytic perspective on unconscious processes of identification in the theatre

    By Maria Turri

    From Aristotle’s theory of tragic katharsis onwards, theorists of the theatre have long engaged with the question of what spectatorship entails. This question has, directly or indirectly, often been extended to the investigation of acting. Acting, Spectating, and the Unconscious approaches the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn

    Naked Truth

    By James Frieze

    This book is the first substantial account of contemporary theatre’s fixation with the processing and detection of evidence. Since the mid-1990s, across diverse branches of theatrical performance, truth has increasingly been figured in terms of means rather than ends, with procedures for the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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