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New and Published Books

  1. Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. My New Gender Workbook

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Bornstein

    "This updated edition of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender, sexuality, and power. The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and, alongside Bornstein's other work, has influenced an...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. An Actress Prepares

    Women and "the Method"

    By Rosemary Malague

    'Every day, thousands of women enter acting classes where most of them will receive some variation on the Stanislavsky-based training that has now been taught in the U.S. for nearly ninety years. Yet relatively little feminist consideration has been given to the experience of the student actress:...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Politics and Poetics of Camp

    Edited by Morris Meyer

    The Politics and Poetics of Camp is a radical reappraisal of the meaning and discourse of camp. The contributors look at both the meaning and the uses of camp performance, and ask: is camp a style, or a witty but nonetheless powerful cultural critique? The essays investigate camp from its early...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Handbook on Sexual Violence

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown, Sandra L. Walklate

    This book contextualizes the complexity of sexual violence within its broader context – from war to the resolution of interpersonal disputes – and covers a wide span including sexual harassment, bullying, rape and murder as well as domestic violence. Written by leading academics from a variety...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. A Queer History of the Ballet

    By Peter Stoneley

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends of ballet. Presenting a series of historical...

    Published October 6th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Striptease Culture

    Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire

    By Brian McNair

    From advertising to health education campaigns, sex and sexual imagery now permeate every aspect of culture. Striptease Culture explores the 'sexualization' of contemporary life, relating it to wider changes in post-war society. Striptease Culture is divided in to three sections: * Part one –...

    Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge

  8. Strip Show

    Performances of Gender and Desire

    By Katherine Liepe-Levinson

    Series: Gender in Performance

    This book offers an account of an unprecedented North American study of contemporary female and male strip shows. It particularly focuses on the contradictory sex roles, cultural positions, and performance practices of 'straight' strip shows during their second heyday in the early 1990s.Katherine...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Enter The Body

    Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage

    By Carol Chillington Rutter

    Enter the Body offers a series of provocative case studies of the work women's bodies do on Shakespeare's intensely body-conscious stage. Rutter's topics are sex, death, race, gender, culture, politics, and the excessive performative body that exceeds the playtext it inhabits. As well as drawing...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2000 by Routledge