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Performance art

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BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse

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BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse

Chris McDonnell

Performance art; Animated movies & films; Television production: technical & background skills

Hardback

The official behind-the-scenes guide to what The New Yorker calls one of the most emotionally ambitious and goofiest series... [more]

$50.00

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Eugenio Barba

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Eugenio Barba

Jane Turner

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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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

Hardback

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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music

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Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound,...

Richard K. Thomas

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Music

Paperback

Music as a Chariot offers a multidisciplinary perspective whose primary proposition is that theatre is a type of music. Understanding... [more]

$71.99

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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

Paperback

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

$14.99

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Ivo van Hove Onstage

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Ivo van Hove Onstage

David Willinger

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Theatre direction & production

Paperback

Since his emergence from the Flemish avant-garde movement of the 1980s, Ivo van Hove's directorial career has crossed international... [more]

$79.99

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Ariane Mnouchkine

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Ariane Mnouchkine

Judith Miller

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Theatre direction & production

Paperback

Ariane Mnouchkine is one of the most important directors of her generation and one of the only women ever to have attained... [more]

$44.99

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Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness

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Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness

Anna Harpin

Performance art

Paperback

How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around - and beyond - psychiatric definitions of... [more]

$65.99

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Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

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Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

Carl Lavery (University of Glasgow, UK)

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong... [more]

$242.00

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Performance Now: Live Art for the 21st Century

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Performance Now: Live Art for the 21st Century

RoseLee Goldberg

Performance art

Hardback

A landmark publication documenting the development of performance by visual artists since the turn of the twenty-first century... [more]

$60.00

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Truth: 24 Frames Per Second

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Truth: 24 Frames Per Second

Anna Katherine Brodbeck, Gavin Delahunty

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art

Paperback

The catalogue has been published in conjunction with the exhibition Truth: 24 frames per second, on view at the Dallas Museum... [more]

$44.99

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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

Hardback

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

$221.00

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Mary Wigman

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Mary Wigman

Mary Anne Santos Newhall (University of New Mexico, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

This book considers dancer, teacher, and choreographer Mary Wigman, a leading innovator in Expressionist dance whose radical... [more]

$44.99

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Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre

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Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre...

Jerri Daboo (Exeter University)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance; Society & culture: general; Popular culture

Paperback

Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and... [more]

$65.99

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Bertolt Brecht

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Bertolt Brecht

Meg Mumford

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

Hardback

Bertolt Brecht is amongst the world's most profound contributors to the theory and practice of theatre. This book offers an... [more]

$242.00

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Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music

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Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound,...

Richard K. Thomas

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Music

Hardback

Music as a Chariot offers a multidisciplinary perspective whose primary proposition is that theatre is a type of music. Understanding... [more]

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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Ivo van Hove Onstage

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Ivo van Hove Onstage

David Willinger

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Theatre direction & production

Hardback

Since his emergence from the Flemish avant-garde movement of the 1980s, Ivo van Hove's directorial career has crossed international... [more]

$242.00

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Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere: Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe

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Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere: Event-based Art in Late Socialist...

Katalin Cseh-Varga, Adam Czirak

History of Art & Design Styles; Performance art; European history

Hardback

Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere is the first interdisciplinary analysis of performance art in East, Central and... [more]

$252.00

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Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness

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Madness, Art, and Society: Beyond Illness

Anna Harpin

Performance art

Hardback

How is madness experienced, treated, and represented? How might art think around - and beyond - psychiatric definitions of... [more]

$242.00

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Phantom of the Opera: A Social History of the World's Most Popular Musical

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Phantom of the Opera: A Social History of the World's Most Popular Musical...

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Phd

Performance art

Paperback

Phantom of the Opera is the longest-running, largest-grossing musical of all time. This book is the story of the stage show,... [more]

$39.99

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Ariane Mnouchkine

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Ariane Mnouchkine

Judith Miller

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Theatre direction & production

Hardback

Ariane Mnouchkine is one of the most important directors of her generation and one of the only women ever to have attained... [more]

$242.00

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Village Song & Culture: A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire

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Village Song & Culture: A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from...

Michael Pickering (Loughborough University, UK)

Performance art; Folk & traditional music; Popular culture

Paperback

Originally published in 1982. The songs on which this study is based were once vibrant in the throats and ears and minds of... [more]

$54.99

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