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Brion Gysin: Tuning in to the Multimedia Age

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Brion Gysin: Tuning in to the Multimedia Age

Guy Brett

Performance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: general; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Paperback

A biography of Brion Gysin, a multi-faceted artist whose work has influenced performers such as David Bowie and Mick Jagger.... [more]

$60.00

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Acting (Re)Considered: A Theoretical and Practical Guide

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Acting (Re)Considered: A Theoretical and Practical Guide

Phillip B. Zarrilli

Performance art; Acting techniques

Hardback

This is a wide-ranging collection of theories on acting, ideas about body and training, and statements about the actor in... [more]

$198.00

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Performance Research V6 Issu 3

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Performance Research V6 Issu 3

GOUGH R

Performance art; Dance

Paperback

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$44.99

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Shakespeare and Feminist Performance: Ideology on Stage

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Shakespeare and Feminist Performance: Ideology on Stage

Sarah Werner

Performance art; Theatre management; Shakespeare plays; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies, gender groups

Hardback

Argues that the text of a Shakespeare play is only one of the factors that give a performance its meaning. By focusing on... [more]

$187.00

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Performance Analysis: An Introductory Coursebook

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Performance Analysis: An Introductory Coursebook

Colin Counsell, Laurie Wolf

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Literary theory

Hardback

This introductory performance studies coursebook brings together classic texts in critical theory and shows how these texts... [more]

$198.00

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Site-Specific Art: Performance, Place and Documentation

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Site-Specific Art: Performance, Place and Documentation

Nick Kaye

Installation art; Performance art

Hardback

Site Specific Art is the first major study of site specific theatre and performance in North America and Europe since the... [more]

$198.00

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Performance Research V4 Issu 3

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Performance Research V4 Issu 3

GOUGH R

Performance art; Dance

Paperback

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$44.99

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Corpus Delecti: Performance Art of the Americas

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Corpus Delecti: Performance Art of the Americas

Coco Fusco

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Cultural studies

Paperback

A collection of historical and critical studies of contemporary Latin performance. Drawing on live art from the 1960s to the... [more]

$62.99

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The Radical in Performance: Between Brecht and Baudrillard

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The Radical in Performance: Between Brecht and Baudrillard

Baz Kershaw

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Cultural studies

Paperback

Interrogating the crisis in contemporary theatre, this text celebrates the subversive in performance. The study explores... [more]

$69.99

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Performing the Body/Performing the Text

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Performing the Body/Performing the Text

Amelia Jones, Andrew Stephenson

Performance art

Paperback

Exploring performativity in art theory and practice, this volume examines ways of rethinking processess in visual culture.... [more]

$60.99

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Gerhard Hauptmann and the Naturalist Drama

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Gerhard Hauptmann and the Naturalist Drama

John Osborne

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

Hardback

This revised edition preserves the structure and approach of the original, including its emphasis on the early dramas of Hauptmann,... [more]

$162.00

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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]

$198.00

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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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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

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Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics

Troy Dobosiewicz

Performance art; Acting techniques

Paperback

Teaching Acting with Practical Aesthetics uses constructivist pedagogy to teach acting via Practical Aesthetics, a system... [more]

$62.99

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Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows

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Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows...

Flaviana Xavier Antunes Sampaio

Performance art; Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance

Paperback

Lighting Dance pioneers the discussion of the ability of lighting design to foreground shadow in dance performances.<br /><br... [more]

$62.99

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Queer Communion - Ron Athey

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Queer Communion - Ron Athey

Amelia Jones, Andy Campbell

Performance art; Film, TV & Radio

Paperback

Ron Athey is one of the most important, prolific, and influential performance artists of the past four decades. A singular... [more]

$71.00

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Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

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Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

Maisha S. Akbar (Fort Valley State University, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; History of the Americas; Feminism & feminist theory

Hardback

Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women's... [more]

$94.99

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Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows

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Lighting Dance: A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows...

Flaviana Xavier Antunes Sampaio

Performance art; Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance

Hardback

Lighting Dance pioneers the discussion of the ability of lighting design to foreground shadow in dance performances.<br /><br... [more]

$231.00

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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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