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Performing Arts : Theater - History & Criticism


The Cultural Politics Of Slam Poetry: Race, Identity, And The Performance Of Popular Verse In America - Susan B. A. Somers-willett

Finally, a clear, accurate, and thoroughly researched examination of slam poetry, a movement begun in 1984 by a mixed bag of nobody poets in Chicago. At conception, slam poetry espoused universal humanistic ideals and a broad spectrum of participa......

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Girls For Sale - Gurajada Apparao

A masterpiece of British Indian literature in a vibrant modern English translation Author: Apparao, Gurajada Publisher: Indiana University Press Illustration: N Language: ENG Title: Girls for Sale Pages: 00000 (Encrypted PDF) On Sale: 2007-07-01 ......

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A History Of The French New Wave Cinema - Richard Neupert

The French New Wave cinema is arguably the most fascinating of all film movements, famous for its exuberance, daring, and avant-garde techniques. A History of the French New Wave Cinema offers a fresh look at the social, economic, and aesthetic me......

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Before, Between, And Beyond: Three Decades Of Dance Writing - Sally Banes

Sally Banes has been a preeminent critic and scholar of American contemporary dance, and Before, Between, Beyond spans more than thirty years of her prolific work. Beginning with her first published review and including previously unpublished pape......

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Andrew Lloyd Webber - John Snelson

In this sustained examination of Lloyd Webber's creative career, music scholar Snelson explores the vast range of influences that have informed the acclaimed composer's work, from film, rock, and pop music to his own life story. Author: Snelson, ......

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Millennial Stages: Essays And Reviews 2001-2005 - Robert Brustein

A major figure in the world of theater as critic, playwright, scholar, teacher, director, actor, and producer, Robert Brustein offers a unique perspective on the American stage and its artists. In this wise, witty, and wide-ranging collection of r......

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The Stage Life Of Props - Andrew Sofer

In The Stage Life of Props, Andrew Sofer aims to restore to certain props the performance dimensions that literary critics are trained not to see, then to show that these props are not just accessories, but time machines of the theater. Using cas......

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Dramaturgy - Mary Luckhurst

Dramaturgy: A Revolution in Theatre is the first substantial history of the origins of dramaturgs and literary managers. It frames the recent explosion of professional appointments in England within a wider continental map reaching back to the Enl......

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Sacred Theatre

"The notion of sacred has long informed the work of British dramatists such as Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard, and Ralph Yarrow's Sacred Theatre is the first book to examine the role of the sacred in the practice, process and performance of drama.......

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Makers Of Modern Theatre - Robert Leach

Who were the giants of the twentieth-century stage, and exactly how did they influence modern theatre? The key theatre-makers who shaped the drama of the last century are Konstantin Stanislavsky, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Arta......

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The Future Of Ritual: Writings On Culture And Performance - Richard Schechner

A brilliant examination of cultural expression and communal action, The Future of Ritual asks pertinent questions about art, theatre and the changing meaning of 'culture' in today's intercultural world. Author: Schechner, Richard Publisher: Routl......

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The Architecture Of Drama: Plot, Character, Theme, Genre And Style - , Joe And Robin Stockdale

Many of the world's greatest dramas have sprung not only from the creative impulses of the authors but also from the time-honored principles of structure and design that have forged those impulses into coherent and powerful insights. An understand......

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The A To Z Of African American Theater - , Douglas Q. Barnett

The A to Z of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth i......

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Performing Remains: Art And War In Times Of Theatrical Reenactment - Rebecca Schneider

'At last, the past has arrived! Performing Remains is Rebecca Schneider's authoritative statement on a major topic of interest to the field of theatre and performance studies. It extends and consolidates her pioneering contributions to the field t......

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