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  1. Re: Direction

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide

    Edited by Gabrielle Cody, Rebecca Schneider

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    Re: Direction is an extraordinary resource for practitioners and students on directing. It provides a collection of ground-breaking interviews, primary sources and essays on 20th century directing theories and practices around the world. Helpfully organized into four key areas of the subject, the...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland

    Cultivating the People

    By Lionel Pilkington

    This major new study presents a political and cultural history of some of Ireland's key national theatre projects from the 1890s to the 1990s. Impressively wide-ranging in coverage, Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland: Cultivating the People includes discussions on: *the politics of...

    Published September 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Perspectives on Environment and Society

    By Beate Littig

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    For courses in Environmental studies, Environmental Sociology, Environmental geography and Development studies; Women's studies and Women's issues options on a wide variety of degree courses. Combining theory with practice, this concise, accessible text provides a comprehensive introduction to the...

    Published April 8th 2001 by Routledge

  4. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 1: Europe

    Edited by Peter Nagy, Phillippe Rouyer, Don Rubin

    This new paperback edition of the The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: Europe covers theatre since World War II in forty-seven European nations, including the nations which re-emerged following the break-up of the former USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. Each national article is...

    Published March 28th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Alan Bennett

    A Critical Introduction

    By Joseph O'Mealy

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    Alan Bennett is perhaps best known in the UK for the BBC production of his Talking Heads TV plays, while the rest of the world may recognize him for the film adaptation of his play, The Madness of King George. O'Mealy points out that Bennett is a social critic strongly influenced by Beckett and...

    Published March 12th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Theatrical Costume, Masks, Make-Up and Wigs

    A Bibliography and Iconography

    By Sidney Jackson Jowers

    This is the first bibliography in its field, based on first-hand collations of the actual articles. International in scope, it includes publications found in public theatre libraries and archives of Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Florence, London, Milan, New York and Paris amongst...

    Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge

  7. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    The Americas

    Edited by Don Rubin, Carlos Solorzano

    This new in paperback edition of World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America,...

    Published September 20th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Volksbuhne Movement

    A History

    By Cecil Davies

    This publication is the first comprehensive account in English of the history of the Freie Volksb^D"hne, founded in Berlin in 1890 through the interaction of Social Democracy and Theatrical Naturalism. Cecil Davies details the nationwide growth of the Volksb^D"hne Movement during the 1920s through...

    Published August 7th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Women's Intercultural Performance

    By Julie Holledge, Joanne Tompkins

    This is the first in-depth examination of contemporary intercultural performance by women around the world. Contemporary feminist performance is explored in the contexts of current intercultural practices, theories and debates. Holledge and Tompkins provide ways of thinking about and analysing...

    Published June 28th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance

    Edited by Jane de Gay, Lizbeth Goodman

    The Routledge Reader in Politics and Performance brings together for the first time a comprehensive collection of extracts from key writings on politics, ideology, and performance. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, and including new writings from leading scholars, the book...

    Published March 8th 2000 by Routledge