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The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick

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The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick...

Norman S. Poser (Brooklyn Law School, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Paperback

The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century... [more]

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Rock Graphic Originals: Revolutions in Sonic Art from Plate to Print '55-'88

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Rock Graphic Originals: Revolutions in Sonic Art from Plate to Print '55-'88...

Peter Golding, Barry Miles

Performance art

Paperback

A unique insight into, and record of, the 20th century's most exciting and productive period of rock poster art and graphic... [more]

$49.99

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An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

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An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

Robert Leach

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

Hardback

An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Performing Arts in Transition: Moving between Media

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Performing Arts in Transition: Moving between Media

Susanne Foellmer, Maria Katharina Schmidt, Cornelia Schmitz

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

Artists especially from dance and performance art as well as opera are involved to an increasing degree in the transfer between... [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance

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The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance

Kathy A. Perkins, Sandra L. Richards, Renee Alexander Craft, Thomas F. DeFrantz

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance is an outstanding collection of specially written essays... [more]

$368.00

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Tadeusz Kantor

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Tadeusz Kantor

Noel Witts

Performance art; Theatre direction & production

Paperback

First edition reissued in 2019; first published by Routledge in 2009. [more]

$62.99

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A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

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A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

Richard Kostelanetz

History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Music

Hardback

This text introduces the concept of avant-garde art to readers as it has been practised over the 20th century. Covering figures... [more]

$368.00

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Rudolf Laban

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Rudolf Laban

Karen K. Bradley

Performance art; Dance

Paperback

Rudolf Laban was one of the leading dance theorists of the twentieth century. His work on dance analysis and notation raised... [more]

$41.99

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The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

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The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

David V. Mason (Rhodes College, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Religion: general

Hardback

Religious practitioners and theatregoers have much in common. So much, in fact, that we can say that religion is often a theatrical... [more]

$221.00

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Eugenio Barba

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Eugenio Barba

Jane Turner

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Paperback

First pubished 2004, reissued 2018 --Title page verso. [more]

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Marina Abramovic

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Marina Abramovic

Mary Richards

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

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

$231.00

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science

Rick Kemp, Bruce McConachie

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurosciences

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Theatre, Performance and Cognitive Science integrates key findings from the cognitive sciences... [more]

$368.00

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Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes

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Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes

Sam Kinchin-Smith

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Opera

Hardback

`Who can turn skies back and begin again?' -Peter This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as... [more]

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Anna Halprin

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Anna Halprin

Libby Worth (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK), Helen Poynor

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer... [more]

$41.99

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Pina Bausch

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Pina Bausch

Royd Climenhaga (The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

Presents an overview of theatre-maker Pina Bausch's work and methods. This title presents an historical and artistic context... [more]

$41.99

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The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick

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The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick...

Norman S. Poser (Brooklyn Law School, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century... [more]

$231.00

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Alimentary Performances: Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine

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Alimentary Performances: Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine

Kristin Hunt (Arizona State University, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Anthropology

Paperback

A pea soda. An apple balloon. A cotton candy picnic. A magical mole. These are just a handful of examples of mimetic cuisine,... [more]

$62.99

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: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America

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: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain...

Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

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

Paperback

First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist - perceiving... [more]

$58.99

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: David Rabe (1988): A Stage History and a Primary and Secondary Bibliography

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: David Rabe (1988): A Stage History and a Primary and Secondary Bibliography...

Philip C. Kolin

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies

Paperback

In the twenty years that preceded the publication of this book in 1988, David Rabe was in the vanguard of playwrights who... [more]

$58.99

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Tadeusz Kantor

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Tadeusz Kantor

Noel Witts

Performance art; Theatre direction & production

Hardback

First edition reissued in 2019; first published by Routledge in 2009. [more]

$231.00

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The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance

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The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance

Bruce Baird (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA), Rosemary Candelario (Texas Women's University, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Hardback

The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the global art form... [more]

$368.00

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The Circus: A Visual History

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The Circus: A Visual History

Pascal Jacob (Lecturer, Sorbonne, France)

History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; Social & cultural history; Popular culture

Hardback

First published in France under the title Une Histoire du Cirque by Pascal Jacob, 2016 aEditions du Seuil. [more]

$60.00

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Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture

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Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture...

Norman K. Denzin (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagin, USA)

Performance art; Research methods: general; Communication studies; Cultural studies; Anthropology

Paperback

This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative... [more]

$81.99

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