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  1. The Radical in Performance

    Between Brecht and Baudrillard

    By Baz Kershaw

    The Radical in Performance investigates the crisis in contemporary theatre, and celebrates the subversive in performance. It is the first full-length study to explore the link between a western theatre which, says Kershaw, is largely outdated and the blossoming of postmodern performance, much of...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  2. Hybridity

    By Bridger

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 20th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Radical Street Performance

    An International Anthology

    Edited by Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Radical Street Performance is the first volume to collect together the fascinating array of writings by activists, directors, performers, critics, scholars and journalists who have documented street theatre around the world. More than thirty essays explore the myriad forms this most public of...

    Published May 27th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Mourning Sex

    Performing Public Memories

    By Peggy Phelan

    This is a book about the exhilaration and the catastrophe of embodiment. Analyzing different instances of injured bodies, Peggy Phelan considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory. Advocating what she calls "performative writing", she creates...

    Published February 26th 1997 by Routledge

  5. A Sourcebook on Feminist Theatre and Performance

    On and Beyond the Stage

    Edited by Carol Martin

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    This work is a unique collection of key articles on feminist theatre and performance form The Drama Review (TDR). Carol Martin juxtaposes theory and practice to provide an exceptionally comprehensive overview of the development of feminist theatre. This outstanding collection includes key texts by...

    Published November 6th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Devising Theatre

    A Practical and Theoretical Handbook

    By Alison Oddey

    Devising Theatre is a practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch. It is the first book to propose a general theory of devised theatre. After...

    Published October 9th 1996 by Routledge

  7. The Intercultural Performance Reader

    Edited by Patrice Pavis

    What can performers in the West learn from the technical performance traditions of Africa and Asia?The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a new world of technique for performers. The first ever full-length, fully illustrated manual for practitioners, it provides:A guide to the physical,...

    Published July 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  8. Performance and Cultural Politics

    Edited by Elin Diamond

    Performance and Cultural Politics is a groundbreaking collection of essays which explore the historical and cultural territories of performance, written by the foremost scholars in the field. The essays, exploring performance art, theatre, music and dance, range from Oscar Wilde to Eric Clapton;...

    Published January 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  9. Performing Nostalgia

    Shifting Shakespeare and the Contemporary Past

    By Susan Bennett

    In this trenchant work, Susan Bennett examines the authority of the past in modern cultural experience and the parameters for the reproduction of the plays. She addresses these issues from both the viewpoints of literary theory and theatre studies, shifting Shakespeare out of straightforward...

    Published December 6th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Happenings and Other Acts

    Edited by Mariellen Sandford

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 22nd 1995 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Performance Studies Reader, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Henry Bial, Sara Brady
    To Be Published November 15th 2014
  2. African Accents: A workbook for actors
    By Beth McGuire
    To Be Published March 15th 2015
  3. Clowns: In conversation with modern masters
    Edited by Ezra Lebank, David Bridel
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  4. Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition
    By Simon Murray, John Keefe
    To Be Published August 1st 2015

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