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Applied Theatre: Economies

by Michael Balfour & Sheila Preston

<p>The APPLIED THEATRE series is a major innovation in applied theatre scholarship: each book presents new ways of seeing and critically reflecting on this dynamic and vibrant field. Volumes offer a theoretical framework and introductory survey ...

ISBN: 9781350001718

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Aristophanes: Frogs and Other Plays

A new verse translation, with introduction and notes

by Stephen Halliwell

<p>Aristophanes is the only surviving representative of Greek Old Comedy, an exuberant form of festival drama which flourished in Athens during the fifth century BC. One of the most original playwrights in the entire Western tradition, his ...

ISBN: 9780191066245

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Art and Politics under Modern Dictatorships

A Comparison of Chile and Romania

by Caterina Preda

<p>This book analyzes the relationship between art and politics in two contrasting modern dictatorships. Through a detailed look at the Chilean and Romanian dictatorships, it compares the different ways in which political regimes convey their ...

ISBN: 9783319572703

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Audrey and Givenchy

A Fashion Love Affair

by Cindy De La Hoz

ISBN: 9780762460175

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Austerity and the Public Role of Drama

Performing Lives-in-Common

by Victor Merriman

<p>This book asks what, if any, public role drama might play under Project Austerity – an intensification phase of contemporary liberal political economy. It investigates the erosion of public life in liberal democracies, and critiques the ...

ISBN: 9783030032609

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Authenticity in Contemporary Theatre and Performance

Make it Real

by Daniel Schulze, Mark Taylor-Batty & Prof. Enoch Brater

<p>Authenticity is one of the major values of our time. It is visible everywhere, from clothing to food to self-help books. While it is such a prevalent phenomenon, it is also very evasive. This study analyses the 'culture of authenticity' as it

ISBN: 9781350000971

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Balanchine & the Lost Muse

Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer

by Elizabeth Kendall

<p>Here is the first dual biography of the early lives of two key figures in Russian ballet: famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend and extraordinary ballerina Liidia (Lidochka) Ivanova. Tracing the lives and ...

ISBN: 9780199989515

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Balanchine and Kirstein's American Enterprise

by James Steichen

<p>In 1933 choreographer George Balanchine and impresario Lincoln Kirstein embarked on an elusive quest to found a ballet company and school in the United States. Though their efforts would eventually result in the creation of the New York City ...

ISBN: 9780190607432

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Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story

by DK

Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballet dances, from <i>The Nutcracker</i> and <i>Swan Lake</i> to <i>The Rite of Spring</i>. Learn the stories behind renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet. Explore the lives ...

ISBN: 9780241302316

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Ballroom Dance and Glamour

by Jonathan S. Marion

<p>As the continued success of <em>Dancing with the Stars</em> and <em>Strictly Come Dancing</em> reveals, the appetite for ballroom remains insatiable around the world. <em>Ballroom Dance and Glamour</em> offers a fascinating window into the ...

ISBN: 9781472583383

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Ballroom Dancing Techniques - The One Step

by Various Authors

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original

ISBN: 9781473352476

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Bauhaus Ballet

by Barnes Lesley

ISBN: 9781786274885

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Bea at Ballet

by Rachel Isadora

Bea loves everything about ballet class, from putting on her leotard and ballet slippers to bowing good-bye at the end of class. Bright, cheerful illustrations show Bea and her class of adorable toddlers learning the basic positions and ...

ISBN: 9780399168444

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Beckett, Deleuze and Performance

A Thousand Failures and A Thousand Inventions

by Daniel Koczy

<p>This book draws on the theatrical thinking of Samuel Beckett and the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze to propose a method for research undertaken at the borders of performance and philosophy. Exploring how Beckett fabricates encounters with the ...

ISBN: 9783319956183

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Becoming Barbra

The Young Streisand from New York to Paris

by Bill Eppridge

<DIV>From the humble beginnings of Barbra Streisand&rsquo;s career in 1963 to full-fledged stardom in 1966, renowned <I>Life</I> magazine photographer Bill Eppridge had full access to the young singer. He photographed Streisand shopping in a ...

ISBN: 9780847861545

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Becoming Centaur

Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship

by Monica Mattfeld

<p>In this study of the relationship between men and their horses in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England, Monica Mattfeld explores the experience of horsemanship and how it defined one’s gendered and political positions within ...

ISBN: 9780271079721

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by Tim Crouch

<p>Beginners / plural noun</p> <ol> <li>a person who has just started to do or learn something.</li> <li>a call given to prepare to start a play.</li> </ol> <p><em>Beginners</em> tells the story of three families trapped in a waterlogged ...

ISBN: 9781786823526

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Behavioural and Network Impacts of Driver Information Systems

by Richard Emmerink & Peter Nijkamp

<p>Originally published in 1999, this volume contains a systematic collection of both theoretical and applied studies on user information systems for road users. It is generally expected that reliable information offered to road users will ...

ISBN: 9781351119726

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Behind the Scenes at the Ballets Russes

Stories from a Silver Age

by Michael Meylac & John Neumeier

<p>The Ballets Russes was perhaps the most iconic, yet at the same time mysterious, ballet company of the twentieth century. Inspired by the unique vision of their founder Sergei Diaghilev, the company gained a large international following. In ...

ISBN: 9781786722058

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Bernard Shaw, W. T. Stead, and the New Journalism

Whitechapel, Parnell, Titanic, and the Great War

by Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

<p>This book explores Bernard Shaw’s journalism from the mid-1880s through the Great War—a period in which Shaw contributed some of the most powerful and socially relevant journalism the western world has experienced. In approaching Shaw’s ...

ISBN: 9783319490076

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