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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 88 new and published books in the subject of World Theatre — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Jana Sanskriti

    Forum Theatre and Democracy in India

    By Sanjoy Ganguly

    Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. It was considered by Augusto Boal to be the chief exponent of his methodology outside of its native Brazil. This book is a unique...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Robert Lepage

    By Aleksandar Saša Dundjerovic

    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. Robert Lepage is one of Canada’s foremost...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

    By Haiping Yan

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge

  5. Performance in Bali

    By Leon Rubin, I. Nyoman Sedana

    Series: Theatres of the World

    Leon Rubin and I Nyoman Sedana, both international theatre professionals as well as scholars, collaborate to give an understanding of performance culture in Bali from inside and out. The book describes four specific forms of contemporary performance that are unique to Bali: Wayang ...

    Published August 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Community Performance: An Introduction

    By Petra Kuppers

    Community Performance: An Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible practice-based primer for students and practitioners of community arts, dance and theatre. It is both a classroom-friendly textbook and a handbook for the practitioner, perfectly answering the needs of a field where...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Theatre and Postcolonial Desires

    By Awam Amkpa

    This book explores the themes of colonial encounters and postcolonial contests over identity, power and culture through the prism of theatre. The author examines the work of prominent Nigerian and British playwrights who came of age after the passing of the British Empire....

    Published January 8th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Contemporary Theatres in Europe

    A Critical Companion

    Edited by Joe Kelleher, Nicholas Ridout

    Through specific examples, case studies and essays by specialist writers, academics, and a new generation of theatre researchers, this collection of specially commissioned essays looks at current theatre practices across Europe. From Théatre du Soleil to Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, the authors...

    Published June 7th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Diasporas and Interculturalism in Asian Performing Arts

    Translating Traditions

    Edited by Hae-kyung Um

    In an age of globalization, performance is increasingly drawn from intercultural creativity and located in multicultural settings. This volume is the first to focus on the performing arts of Asian diasporas in the context of modernity and multiculturalism. The essays locate the contemporary...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Theatre Histories

    An Introduction

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

    'A work that more than any other currently available suggests the range and richness of theatre and performance history study today.' – Marvin Carlson, City University of New York, USA 'This book will significantly change theatre education.' – Janelle Reinelt, University of California,...

    Published March 28th 2006 by Routledge