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  • Performance Studies

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Richard Schechner

    Richard Schechner's pioneering textbook is a lively, accessible overview of the full range of performance, with primary extracts, student activities, key biographies, and over 200 images of global performance. The publication of Performance Studies: An Introduction was a defining moment for the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Performing Home

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Andrews

    Performing Home is the first sustained study of the ways in which artists create artworks in, and in response to, domestic dwellings. In the context of growing interest in ideas and practices that cross between architecture, arts practice and performance, it is valuable to understand what happens…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation, and creativity. This…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Blue Sky Body

    Thresholds for Embodied Research, 1st Edition

    By Ben Spatz

    Blue Sky Body: Thresholds for Embodied Research is the follow-up to Ben Spatz's 2015 book What a Body Can Do, charting a course through more than twenty years of embodied, artistic, and scholarly research. Emerging from the confluence of theory and practice, this book combines full-length critical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Moving through Conflict

    Dance and Politcs in Israel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Roginsky, Henia Rottenberg

    Moving through Conflict: Dance and Politics in Israel proposes a framework for research and discussion of the changing nature of relations between Jews and Arabs as reflected in dance from the late 19th century Palestine until present-day Israel. Drawing on multiple disciplines, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Theatrical Professoriate

    Contemporary Higher Education and Its Academic Dramas, 1st Edition

    By Emily Roxworthy

    This book argues that today’s professoriate has become increasingly theatrical, largely as a result of neoliberal policies in higher education, but also in response to an anti-intellectual scrutiny that has become pervasive throughout the Western world. The Theatrical Professoriate: Contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Embodiment and Disembodiment in Live Art

    From Grotowski to Hologram, 1st Edition

    By Ke Shi

    Liveness is a pivotal issue for performance theorists and artists. As live art covers both embodiment and disembodiment, many scholars have emphasized the former and interpreted the latter as the opposite side of liveness. In this book, the author demonstrates that disembodiment is also an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Folk Theatres of North India

    Contestation, Amalgamation and Transference, 1st Edition

    By Karan Singh

    This book examines folk theatres of North India as a unique performative structure, a counter stream to the postulations of Sanskrit and Western realistic theatre. In focusing on their historical, social and cultural imprints, it explores how these theatres challenge the linearity of cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness

    Repurposing Theater through Dance, 1st Edition

    By Telory D. Arendell

    Pina Bausch’s Aggressive Tenderness: Repurposing Theater through Dance maps Bausch’s pieces alongside methodologies of key theater and film practitioners. This book includes discussion of a variety of Bausch pieces, including Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring 1975), Kontakthof (Meeting Place 1978…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge

  • A Concise Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For a concise edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz selects entries from the 2018 third edition. Typically he provides intelligence unavailable anywhere else, no less in print than online, about a wealth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • A Multimodal Perspective on Applied Storytelling Performances

    Narrativity in Context, 1st Edition

    By Soe Marlar Lwin

    In this volume, Soe Marlar Lwin proposes a contextualized multimodal framework that brings together storytelling practitioners’ and academic researchers’ conceptions of storytelling. It aims to highlight the ways in which various institutions in contemporary society have been using live…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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