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"The Ballet Companion: A Dancer's Guide to the Technique, Traditions and Joy of Ballet "

by Eliza Gaynor Minden

ISBN: 9780743264075

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(Re)Constructing Maternal Performance in Twentieth-Century American Drama

by L. Bailey McDaniel

Looking at a century of American theatre, McDaniel investigates how race-based notions of maternal performance become sites of resistance to cultural and political hierarchies. This book considers how the construction of mothering as universally

ISBN: 9781137299574

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Žižek and Performance

by B. Chow & A. Mangold

The first edited volume to examine philosopher Slavoj Žižek's influence on, and his relevance for, theatre and performance studies. Featuring a brand new essay from Žižek himself, this is an indispensable contribution to the emerging field of ...

ISBN: 9781137403193

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A Book To Love: Favourite Guests of ABC TV's First Tuesday Book Club Share Their Most Loved Books

by Various

The first publication from FIRST TUESDAY BOOK CLUB, this book is a collection of specially commissioned writing from selected guests on a book they have loved and treasured. first tuesday book club has been blessed with entertaining, inspiring ...

ISBN: 9780730494546

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A Good Night Out for the Girls

Popular Feminisms in Contemporary Theatre and Performance

by E. Aston & G. Harris

Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book ...

ISBN: 9781137300140

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A Pathognomy of Performance

by S. Bayly

Exploring the themes of the event, ephemerality and democracy that mark the encounter between performance and philosophy, this original study elaborates fresh perspectives on the experiences of undoing, fiasco and disaster that shadow both the ...

ISBN: 9780230306936

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A Sustainable Theatre

Jasper Deeter at Hedgerow

by B. Witham

Begun as an audacious experiment, for thirty years the Hedgerow Theatre prospered as America's most successful repertory company. While known for its famous alumnae (Ann Harding and Richard Basehart), Hedgerow's legacy is a living library of ...

ISBN: 9781137121851

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AC/DC: Maximum Rock N Roll

by Arnaud Durieux

Who knew when the Young family emigrated from Glasgow to Sydney in the early sixties that the family's youngest lads would go on to lead one of the world's most loved and respected rock bands? Who knew that some of their biggest fans would end ...

ISBN: 9780732283834

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AC/DC: Maximum Rock N Roll - Revised Edition

by Arnaud Durieux

The definitive book on AC/DC, this edition is fully revised and updated, with two new chapters, just in time for the Australian leg of the AC/DC world tour in November. Two hundred million albums ago, AC/DC were delivering unforgettable ...

ISBN: 9781460751480

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Acoustic Interculturalism

Listening to Performance

by Marcus Cheng Chye Tan

Acoustic Interculturalism is a study of the soundscapes of intercultural performance through the examination of sound's performativity. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, the book examines an akoumenological reception of sound to postulate

ISBN: 9781137016959

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Acting and Being

Explorations in Embodied Performance

by Elizabeth Hess

<div>In this book, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess offers systematic and original explorations in performance technique. This hybrid approach is a fusion of physical theater modalities culled from Western practices ...

ISBN: 9781349951062

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Acts of Activism

Human Rights as Radical Performance

by D. Soyini Madison

This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day ...

ISBN: 9780511739545

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Acts of Manhood

The Performance of Masculinity on the American Stage, 1828–1865

by K. Kippola

Exploring the performance of masculinity on and off the nineteenth-century American stage, this book looks at the shift from the passionate muscularity to intellectual restraint as not a linear journey toward national refinement; but a multitude

ISBN: 9781137068774

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Adapting War Horse

Cognition, the Spectator, and a Sense of Play

by Toby Malone & Chris Jackman

<p>This book analyses the success and adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel <i>War Horse</i> to stage, radio, live events, and feature film, in different cultures, on tours, and in translation. </p><p><br></p><p>In under a decade, <i>War ...

ISBN: 9781137594754

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

The Drama of the Damaged Self in Bond, Rudkin, Barker and Kane

by K. Gritzner

Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's aesthetic ...

ISBN: 9781137534477

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Adorno and Performance

by W. Daddario & K. Gritzner

Adorno and Performance offers the first comprehensive examination of the vital role of performance within the philosophy of Theodor W. Adorno. Capacious in its ramifications for contemporary life, the term 'performance' here unlocks Adorno's ...

ISBN: 9781137429889

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Affirming the Absurd in Harold Pinter

by Jane Wong Yeang Chui

Using Martin Esslin's "invention" - the Theatre of the Absurd - to examine Pinter's works, Wong brings the complexities and intricacies of the plays to the forefront, provoking readers and audiences to reconsider and problematize more ...

ISBN: 9781137343079

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African Roots, Brazilian Rites

Cultural and National Identity in Brazil

by C. Sterling

This text explores how Afro-Brazilians define their Africanness through Candomblé and Quilombo models, and construct paradigms of blackness with influences from US-based perspectives, through the vectors of public rituals, carnival, drama, ...

ISBN: 9781137010001

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Ageing, Gender, Embodiment and Dance

Finding a Balance

by E. Schwaiger

This book explores the nexus between gender, ageing and culture in dancers practicing a variety of genres. It challenges existing cultural norms which equate ageing with bodily decline and draws on an interdisciplinary theoretical framework to ...

ISBN: 9780230359086

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Akram Khan

Dancing New Interculturalism

by Dr Royona Mitra

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism</SPAN> analyses the relationship between this seminal British-Asian choreographer's complex identity-positions and his art through the lens of 'new interculturalism'. ...

ISBN: 9781137393678

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