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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 new and published books in the subject of Music & Drama — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sites of Popular Music Heritage

    Memories, Histories, Places

    Edited by Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard, Les Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This volume examines the location of memories and histories of popular music and its multiple pasts, exploring the different ‘places’ in which popular music can be situated, including the local physical site, the museum storeroom and exhibition space, and the digitized archive and display space...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust

    Kafka's kitsch

    By David A. Brenner

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    David A. Brenner examines how Jews in Central Europe developed one of the first "ethnic" or "minority" cultures in modernity. Not exclusively "German" or "Jewish," the experiences of German-speaking Jewry in the decades prior to the Third Reich and the Holocaust were also negotiated in encounters...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Menander in Contexts

    Edited by Alan H. Sommerstein

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    The comedies of the Athenian dramatist Menander (c. 342-291 BC) and his contemporaries were the ultimate source of a Western tradition of light drama that has continued to the present day. Yet for over a millennium, Menander’s own plays were thought to have been completely lost. Thanks to a long...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

    Edited by Bruce Henderson, Noam Ostrander

    This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Re-playing Shakespeare in Asia

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Minami Ryuta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book reviews the "playing" of Shakespeare in which there is a re-staging and a re-writing -- through adaptation, appropriation, or acculturation -- of the Western Shakespeare into the gestural, symbolic, stylized, or ritualized worlds of Asian theatre languages. It examines this interface in...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Music Education

    Edited by Keith Swanwick

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Music education is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study. It is also a complex and contested area in which there is a considerable variety of published work, ranging from the justificatory to the critical, and from advice on pedagogical practice to provocative alternative...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Musical Performance in the Diaspora

    Edited by Tina K Ramnarine

    This book illustrates how ethnographic investigation of musical performances might contribute to the analysis of diaspora. It embraces diverse examples such as 'mourning and cultures of survival' amongst Aboriginal and Jewish communities in Australia, remembering a Kazakh 'homeland' in Western...

    Published January 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. A Kabuki Reader: History and Performance

    History and Performance

    By Samuel L. Leiter

    Unique in any Western language, this is an invaluable resource for the study of one of the world's great theatrical forms. It includes essays by established experts on Kabuki as well as younger scholars now entering the field, and provides a comprehensive survey of the history of Kabuki; how it is...

    Published June 30th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Theatre and Society: Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama

    Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Drama

    By Haiping Yan

    Exploring one of the most dynamic and contested regions of the world, this series includes works on political, economic, cultural, and social changes in modern and contemporary Asia and the Pacific....

    Published July 31st 1998 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed and Performed
    By Georgina Guy
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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