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Performance art

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Renaissance Drama in Action

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Renaissance Drama in Action

Martin White

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

Hardback

An exploration of Renaissance theatre practice and staging, which relates the characteristics of Renaissance theatre to the... [more]

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Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology

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Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology

Jan Cohen-Cruz

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Street theatre; Cultural studies

Hardback

This collection of texts maps out the terrain of street performance, examining its multitude of purposes, forms and audiences.... [more]

$198.00

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Mona Hatoum

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Mona Hatoum

Michael Archer, Guy Brett, Catherine de Zegher, Edward W. Said, Piero Manzoni

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Feminism & feminist theory

Paperback

An exploration of the artist's powerful evocations of statelessness, otherness and denial. [more]

$55.00

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The Grotowski Sourcebook

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The Grotowski Sourcebook

Richard Schechner, Lisa Wolford Wylam

Performance art; Theatre: technical & background skills; Biography: arts & entertainment; Writing & editing guides

Hardback

The first comprehensive overview of the phases of Jerzy Grotowski's long and multi-faceted career. Featured is a unique collection... [more]

$210.00

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Drama Trauma: Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video and Art

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Drama Trauma: Specters of Race and Sexuality in Performance, Video and Art...

Timothy Murray

Performance art; Man-made objects depicted in art (cityscapes & machines); Theatre Studies; Films, movies & cinema; Literary theory; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

Hardback

In this interdisciplinary study, Tim Murray examines the artistic struggle over traumatic fantasies of race, gender, sexuality... [more]

$210.00

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The Explicit Body in Performance

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The Explicit Body in Performance

Rebecca Schneider

Theory of art; Performance art; Erotic art; Gender studies: women

Hardback

An in-depth and accessible study of the controversial and often shocking issues which surround the use of the female body... [more]

$210.00

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Devising Theatre: A Practical and Theoretical Handbook

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Devising Theatre: A Practical and Theoretical Handbook

Alison Oddey

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Reference works

Paperback

A practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected... [more]

$67.99

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Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre

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Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre

Richard C. Beacham

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Literary essays

Hardback

Selections from the major works of Adolphe Appia who set the agenda for the development of theatrical practice this century.... [more]

$210.00

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Disappearing - California c.1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein

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Disappearing - California c.1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein...

Philipp Kaiser

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

Paperback

This insightful book explores the theme of disappearance in the 1970s performance art of Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, and Jack... [more]

$79.99

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Mummers' Plays Revisited

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Mummers' Plays Revisited

Peter Harrop

Performance art; Theatre Studies; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers' plays, which have long been regarded as a form of `folk' or `traditional' drama,... [more]

$242.00

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Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music: A Transdisciplinary Approach

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Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music: A Transdisciplinary...

Guro Gravem Johansen, Kari Holdhus, Christina Larsson, Una MacGlone

Performance art; Music; Teaching of a specific subject

Hardback

Expanding the Space for Improvisation Pedagogy in Music is a critical, research-based anthology exploring improvisation in... [more]

$242.00

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European Performative Theatre: The issues, problems and techniques of crucial masterpieces

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European Performative Theatre: The issues, problems and techniques of crucial...

Annamaria Cascetta

Performance art; Acting techniques; Theatre direction & production

Hardback

Performative theatre is one of the most important trends of our time. It is emblematic of the work of many European theatrical... [more]

$242.00

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Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself!

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Staging Spectators in Immersive Performances: Commit Yourself!

Doris Kolesch, Theresa Schutz, Sophie Nikoleit

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Psychology: emotions

Hardback

At present, we are witnessing a significant transformation of established forms of spectatorship in theatre, performance art... [more]

$242.00

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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

Hardback

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

$189.00

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New Music Theatre in Europe: Transformations between 1955-1975

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New Music Theatre in Europe: Transformations between 1955-1975

Robert Adlington

Performance art; 20th century & contemporary classical music

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Between 1955 and 1975 music theatre became a central preoccupation for European composers digesting the consequences of the... [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed

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The Routledge Companion to Theatre of the Oppressed

Kelly Howe, Julian Boal, Jose Soeiro

Performance art; Theatre Studies

Hardback

This dynamic book offers a comprehensive companion to the theory and practice of Theatre of the Oppressed. Developed by Brazilian... [more]

$368.00

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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

Hardback

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

$231.00

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Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

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Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Amber Jamilla Musser

Theory of art; Installation art; Performance art; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations

Paperback

Reimagines black and brown sensuality to develop new modes of knowledge production In Sensual Excess, Amber Jamilla Musser... [more]

$54.99

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Theatre and Performance Theory: Real Theatre: Essays in Experience

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Theatre and Performance Theory: Real Theatre: Essays in Experience

Paul Rae (University of Melbourne)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Film theory & criticism; Musicals; Literary theory

Hardback

From forgetting lines to watching Phantom of the Opera, this book uses a range of musicals, plays and experimental performances... [more]

$136.95

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Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities

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Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving...

Tony McCaffrey

Performance art; Acting techniques; Theatre direction & production; Disability: social aspects; Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)

Hardback

Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors... [more]

$242.00

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The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

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The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

Jens Richard Giersdorf, Yutian Wong

Performance art; Dance

Hardback

Second edition published by Routledge 2010 --T.p. verso. [more]

$231.00

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Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal

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Radical Doubt: The Joker System, after Boal

Mady Schutzman

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Cultural studies

Paperback

Radical Doubt investigates ethical play across a spectrum of performances, on and off the stage. In witty, recursive, personal,... [more]

$69.99

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Performing Endurance: Art and Politics since 1960

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Performing Endurance: Art and Politics since 1960

Lara Shalson (King's College London)

Theory of art; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Gender studies, gender groups; Political ideologies

Hardback

Offers a formal account and theory of endurance as a practice in performance art and protest. Discusses influential performances... [more]

$136.95

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Getting Off: Lee Breuer on Performance

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Getting Off: Lee Breuer on Performance

Lee Breuer

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

A revelatory new examination from one of theatre's most revered avant-garde artists. [more]

$34.99

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The Cambridge History of Music: The Cambridge History of Medieval Music 2 Volume Hardback Set

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The Cambridge History...

Mark Everist (University of Southampton), Thomas Forrest Kelly (Harvard University, Massachusetts)

Performance art; Theory of music & musicology; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); European history

Hardback

The only authoritative exploration of music in Western Europe during the medieval period for over a quarter-century, this... [more]

$327.00

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