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  1. Bauhaus Dream-house

    Modernity and Globalization

    By Katerina Rüedi Ray

    Series: Architext

    A highly original and innovative study that brings critical social theory to bear on the ideas of architectural and design education at the Bauhaus – tracing the spread and influence of these ideas worldwide. Developed in post WW1 Germany, the principles of Bauhaus architecture and...

    Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Performance and Cognition

    Theatre Studies and the Cognitive Turn

    Edited by Bruce McConachie, F. Elizabeth Hart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This anthology is the first of its kind. In addition to opening up fresh perspectives on theatre studies – with applications for dramatic criticism, performance analysis, acting practice, audience response, theatre history, and other important areas – the book sets the agenda for future work,...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Theatre Histories

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip B. Zarrilli, Bruce McConachie, Gary Jay Williams, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei

    This new edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods and interpretive approaches used by today's theatre...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. An Actor's Work on a Role

    By Konstantin Stanislavski

    An Actor’s Work on a Role is Konstantin Stanislavsky’s classic exploration of the rehearsal process, applying the techniques of his seminal actor training system to the task of bringing life and truth to one’s role. Originally published over half a century ago as Creating a Role, this book...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Stanislavsky in America

    An Actor's Workbook

    By Mel Gordon

    Stanislavsky in America explores the extraordinary legacy that Constantin Stanislavski’s system of actor-training has left on acting in the US. Mel Gordon outlines the journey of Stanislavski’s theories through twentieth century American history, from the early US tours of the Moscow Art Theatre to...

    Published October 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. City/Stage/Globe

    Performance and Space in Shakespeare's London

    By D.J. Hopkins

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study theorizes the interaction of individual performance and social space. Examining three categories of space – the urban, the theatrical, and the cartographic – this volume considers the role of performance in the production and operation of these...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Elite Theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644

    By Grant Guangren Shen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    Theatre occupied a particularly important place in the life of the elite, for whom owning a theatre troupe was highly fashionable and for whom theatre performances were an integral part of formal gatherings, various rituals and ceremonies. Based on an exploration of original historical records,...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Bertolt Brecht

    By Meg Mumford

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Bertolt Brecht is amongst the...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style and Other Writings

    By Michel Saint-Denis

    Edited by Jane Baldwin

    Michel Saint-Denis was one of twentieth century theatre’s most influential directors and theorists. This book combines his seminal Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style with material from Training for the Theatre, newly edited to create a work which moves seamlessly from theory to practice....

    Published September 7th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Theatre Arts on Acting

    Edited by Laurence Senelick

    Series: Routledge Theatre Classics

    During its fifty year run, Theatre Arts Magazine was a bustling forum for the foremost names in the performing arts, including Stanislavski, Laurence Olivier, Lee Strasberg, John Gielgud and Shelley Winters. Renowned theatre historian Laurence Senelick has plundered its stunning ...

    Published August 21st 2008 by Routledge