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Paul Thomas Anderson

by George Toles

<div>Since his explosive debut with the indie sensation Hard Eight , Paul Thomas Anderson has established himself as one of contemporary cinema's most exciting artists. His 2002 feature Punch-Drunk Love radically reimagined the romantic comedy. ...

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Penelope and Ulysses

A Journey into the Deepest and Most Longing Love Between Man and Woman

by Zenovia

<p>The love of Penelope and Ulysses is undying.</p> <p>Penelope and Ulysses explores the historical and yet contemporary journey into the life and struggles of Penelope, a woman who refuses to be dispirited or defeated. Hers is a strange, ...

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Performance

by Diana Taylor

<p>&quot;Performance&quot; has multiple and often overlapping meanings that signify a wide variety of social behaviors. In this invitation to reflect on the power of performance, Diana Taylor explores many of its uses and iterations: artistic, ...

ISBN: 9780822375128

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Performance and Media

Taxonomies for a Changing Field

by Sarah Bay-Cheng, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck & David Z. Saltz

<p>This timely collaboration by three prominent scholars of media-based performance presents a new model for understanding and analyzing theater and performance created and experienced where time-based, live events, and mediated technologies ...

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Performance and Professional Wrestling

by Broderick Chow, Eero Laine & Claire Warden

<p><em>Performance and Professional Wrestling</em> is the first edited volume to consider professional wrestling explicitly from the vantage point of theatre and performance studies. Moving beyond simply noting its performative qualities or ...

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Performance art in Eastern Europe since 1960

by Amy Bryzgel

<p>This volume presents the first comprehensive academic study of the history and development of performance art in the former communist countries of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe since the 1960s. Covering 21 countries and more than ...

ISBN: 9781526115614

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Performance in the Twenty-First Century

Theatres of Engagement

by Andy Lavender

<p><em>Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement</em> addresses the reshaping of theatre and performance after postmodernism. Andy Lavender argues provocatively that after the ‘classic’ postmodern tropes of detachment, ...

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Performance Studies in Canada

by Laura Levin & Marlis Schweitzer

Since its inception as an institutionalized discipline in the United States during the 1980s, performance studies has focused on the interdisciplinary analysis of a broad spectrum of cultural behaviours including theatre, dance, folklore, ...

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Performing Arts Book: What You Need to Know About the World of Performing Arts

by William Huang

In this ebook, you'll find helpful tips on finding grants for performing arts, funding for performing arts, performing arts colleges and much more. GRAB A COPY TODAY! ...

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Performing Englishness

Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

by Trish Winter & Simon Keegan-Phipps

<p>Performing Englishness looks in detail at the growth in popularity and profile of the English folk arts in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Based on original research within English folk culture, it is the only ethnographic study

ISBN: 9781526103550

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Performing in Comedy

A Student's Guide

by Ian Wilkie

<p>Ian Wilkie contends that comic acting is a distinct art form, and as such demands a unique skillset. By exploring the ways in which performance choices and improvised moments can work in conjunction with texts themselves, <em>Performing in ...

ISBN: 9781317429289

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Performing the Intercultural City

by Ric Knowles

<p>In 1971, Canada became the first country to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism. <em>Performing the Intercultural City</em> explores how Toronto—a representative global city in this multicultural country—stages diversity through its ...

ISBN: 9780472123063

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Performing Unification

History and Nation in German Theater after 1989

by Matt Cornish

<p>Since the moment after the fall of the Berlin Wall, important German theater artists have created plays and productions about unification. Some have challenged how German history is written, while others opposed the very act of storytelling. ...

ISBN: 9780472123070

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Performing Whitely in the Postcolony

Afrikaners in South African Theatrical and Public Life

by Megan Lewis

<p>What does it mean to <em>perform</em> whiteness in the postcolonial era? To answer this question—crucial for understanding the changing meanings of race in the twenty-first century—Megan Lewis examines the ways that members of South Africa’s ...

ISBN: 9781609384487

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Person-Centered Arts Practices with Communities

A Pedagogical Guide

by Dr. Felicia Low

<p>Are you an artist who works with a variety of communities? Are you interested to deepen and expand on the meaning of your work? This book presents a pedagogical framework which aims to guide the practices of artists who work with communities.

ISBN: 9781490792545

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Peter Greenaway

Museums and Moving Images

by David Pascoe

<p>This extensively illustrated book examines Greenaway's vision from a number of perspectives and traces a shift of sensibility in his work. David Pascoe examines not only Greenaway's films, but also his paintings, exhibitions and ...

ISBN: 9781861895806

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Philippine Anecdotes and Activities

by Daniel Zimmermann

<p>This e-book discusses the bee farm in Bohol, a province in the Philippines. It highlights the peculiarities of a Philippine swimming party. The interesting island of Camiguin is described. Two Philippine recipes are presented. There is an ...

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Philosophy of the Performing Arts

by David Davies

<p>This book provides an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts.</p> <ul> <li>Presents the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts in an ...

ISBN: 9781444343441

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Physical Actor Training

What Shall I Do with the Body They Gave Me?

by Andrei Droznin

<p>If, as an actor, your body is your 'instrument' - and the only way you can express the internal impulses of the character you’re playing - what happens when the body-mind, ‘psychophysical’ connection is lost?</p> <p>Andrei Droznin, Russia's ...

ISBN: 9781317450436

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Pink-Slipped

What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries?

by Jane M Gaines

<p>Women held more positions of power in the silent film era than at any other time in American motion picture history. Marion Leonard broke from acting to cofound a feature film company. Gene Gauntier, the face of Kalem Films, also wrote the ...

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