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  • Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Gregory

    Actresses and Mental Illness investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades scholars have made great advances in our understanding…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Rethinking Religion in the Theatre of Grotowski

    1st Edition

    By Catharine Christof

    This book opens a new interdisciplinary frontier between religion and theatre studies to illuminate what has been seen as the religious, or spiritual, nature of Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski’s work. It corrects the lacunae in both theatre studies and religious studies by examining the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • SHAKESPEARE�S HAMLET IN AN ERA OF TEXTUAL EXHAUSTION

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonya Freeman Loftis, Allison Kellar, Lisa Ulevich

    "Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion" examines how postmodern audiences continue to reengage with Hamlet in spite of our culture’s oversaturation with this most canonical of texts. Combining adaptation theory and performance theory with examinations of avant-garde performances…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Performing Ethnicity, Performing Gender

    Transcultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Hofmann, Monika Mueller

    Performance and performativity are important terms for a theorization of gender and race/ethnicity as constitutive of identity. This collection reflects the ubiquity, diversity, and (historical) locatedness of ethnicity and gender by presenting contributions by an array of international scholars…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Evans, Rick Kemp

    The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq presents a thorough overview and analysis of Jacques Lecoq's life, work and philosophy of theatre. Through an exemplary collection of specially commissioned chapters from leading writers, specialists and practitioners, it draws together writings and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Andrew White

    Stanislavsky’s system of actor-training has revolutionised modern theatre practice, and he is widely recognised to be one of the great cultural innovators of the twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to Stanislavsky is an essential book for students and scholars alike, providing the first…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
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  • Political Aesthetics

    Culture, Critique and the Everyday, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Grammar of Politics and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shirin M Rai, Janelle Reinelt

    This volume brings together important work at the intersection of politics and performance studies. While the languages of theatre and performance have long been deployed by other disciplines, these are seldom deployed seriously and pursued systematically to discover the actual nature of the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
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    Interventions

  • The Taming of the Shrew (Routledge Revivals)

    A Comparative Study of Oral and Literary Versions, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Modern Stage and Other Worlds (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Austin E. Quigley

    Modern plays are strikingly diverse and, as a result, any attempt to locate an underlying unity between them encounters difficulties: to focus on what they have in common is often to overlook what is of primary importance in particular plays; to focus on their differences is to note the novelty of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Beth Osnes

    Though development researchers have proven that the participation of women is necessary for effective sustainable development, development practitioners still largely lack culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive tools for including women, especially women living in poverty.  Current tools used in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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