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Performance art

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Marina Abramovic

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Marina Abramovic

Mary Richards

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Paperback

Marina Abramovic is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form's provocative origins. Her visceral... [more]

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Michael Y. Bennett

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Educational material

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Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? shocked audiences and critics alike with its assault on decorum. At base though,... [more]

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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

Marina Abramovic

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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A celebrated performance artist details her life, from her dark childhood in postwar Yugoslavia and her formative relationships... [more]

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

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In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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Histories and Practices of Live Art

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Histories and Practices of Live Art

Deirdre Heddon, Jennie Klein

Art & Architecture; Performance art; Theatre Studies

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In this dynamic collection a team of experts map the development of Live Art culturally, thematically and historically. Supported... [more]

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Jerzy Grotowski

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Jerzy Grotowski

James Slowiak, Jairo Cuesta

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Theatre direction & production

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Outlining Jerzy Grotowski's contributions to 20th century performance, this book demonstrates his significance and how his... [more]

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright's Works with Their Students

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How...

Sidney Homan

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Teaching skills & techniques

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In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences... [more]

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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work

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Sophie Whettnall (at) Work

Marina Abramovic, Carine Fol, Scott Samuelson, Sophie Whettnall

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

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This unconventional publication explores the process of making art through the work and studio practice of Sophie Whettnall... [more]

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What is Scenography?

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What is Scenography?

Pamela Howard

Performance art; Theatre Studies

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Expands on the author's holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, performers, directors and... [more]

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Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities

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Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities

Marilyn Nonken (New York University, USA)

Performance art; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities aims to enrich the discussion of how musicians and educators can... [more]

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Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Playmakers and their Strategies

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Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Playmakers and their Strategies...

Nadia Therese van Pelt (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Medieval history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates `medieval'... [more]

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

Richard Kostelanetz

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; Theatre Studies

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For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian... [more]

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright's Works with Their Students

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How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How...

Sidney Homan

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Teaching skills & techniques

Hardback

In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences... [more]

$231.00

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Georg Buchner's Woyzeck

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Georg Buchner's Woyzeck

Karoline Gritzner

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

Paperback

'Everyone's an abyss. You get dizzy if you look down.' -- Woyzeck Georg Buchner's Woyzeck was left unfinished at... [more]

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Time and Performer Training

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Time and Performer Training

Mark Evans, Konstantinos Thomaidis (Exeter University, UK), Libby Worth (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)

Performance art; Acting techniques; Cultural studies

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Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and... [more]

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The Secret Life of Theater: On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation

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The Secret Life of Theater: On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation...

Brian Kulick

Performance art; Theatre Studies

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What is the secret DNA of theater? What makes it unique from its sister arts? Why was it invented? Why does it persist? And... [more]

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Beyond Spain's Borders: Women Players in Early Modern National Theaters

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Beyond Spain's Borders: Women Players in Early Modern National Theaters...

Maria Cristina Quintero, Anne J. Cruz

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literature: history & criticism; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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The prolific theatrical activity that abounded on the stages of early modern Europe demonstrates that drama was a genre that... [more]

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What is Scenography?

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What is Scenography?

Pamela Howard

Performance art; Theatre Studies

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Expands on the author's holistic analysis of scenography as comprising space, text, research, art, performers, directors and... [more]

$231.00

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Political campaigning & advertising

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most... [more]

$368.00

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Choreographing Discourses: A Mark Franko Reader

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Choreographing Discourses: A Mark Franko Reader

Mark Franko

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

Choreographing Discourses brings together essays originally published by Mark Franko between 1996 and the contemporary moment.... [more]

$73.99

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

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A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

Richard Kostelanetz

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian... [more]

$315.00

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Sharon Hayes

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Sharon Hayes

Julia Bryan-Wilson, Jeannine Tang, Lanka Tattersall

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

The first comprehensive publication to capture Hayes's unique blend of performance and social engagement which has been at... [more]

$65.00

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A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theater and Death: Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self

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A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theater and Death: Tadeusz Kantor...

Konstantinos I. Arvanitakis

Performance art; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theater and Death shines a spotlight on what theater, and especially tragedy, tells... [more]

$94.99

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Beyond Failure: New Essays on the Cultural History of Failure in Theatre and Performance

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Beyond Failure: New Essays on the Cultural History of Failure in Theatre...

Tony Fisher, Eve Katsouraki

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Paperback

In setting foot on stage, every performer risks the possiblity of failure. Indeed, the very performance of any human action... [more]

$62.99

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The Secret Life of Theater: On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation

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The Secret Life of Theater: On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation...

Brian Kulick

Performance art; Theatre Studies

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What is the secret DNA of theater? What makes it unique from its sister arts? Why was it invented? Why does it persist? And... [more]

$231.00

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