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  1. Suzan-Lori Parks

    A Casebook

    Edited by Kevin J. Wetmore Jr, Alycia Smith-Howard

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    Suzan-Lori Parks confirmed herself as one of the most exciting and successful playwrights of her generation when her work Topdog/Underdog was awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize, making her the only African American woman to win the award. Despite the cultural weight of this achievement, Parks...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater

    Upstaging Dictatorship

    By Ana Elena Puga

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater traces the shaping of a resistant identity in memory, its direct expression in testimony, and its indirect elaboration in two different kinds of allegory. Each chapter focuses on one contemporary playwright (or one collaborative...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Theatre of the Bauhaus

    The Modern and Postmodern Stage of Oskar Schlemmer

    By Melissa Trimingham

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Focusing on the work of painter, choreographer and scenic designer Oskar Schlemmer, the "Master Magician" and leader of the Theatre Workshop, this book explains this "theatre of high modernism" and its historical role in design and performance studies; further, it connects the Bauhaus exploration...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. African Theatres and Performances

    By Osita Okagbue

    Series: Theatres of the World

    African Theatres & Performances looks at four specific performance forms in Africa and uses this to question the tendency to employ western frames of reference to analyze and appreciate theatrical performance. The book examines: masquerade theatre in Eastern Nigeria the trance and...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Dancing in the Vortex

    The Story of Ida Rubinstein

    By Vicki Woolf

    Series: Choreography and Dance Studies Series

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Adolphe Appia

    Texts on Theatre

    By Richard C. Beacham

    Adolphe Appia swept away the foundations of traditional theatre and set the agenda for the development of theatrical practice this century. In Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre, Richard Beacham brings together for the first time selections from all his major writings. The publication of these essays,...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Popular Theatres of Nineteenth Century France

    By John McCormick

    This is the only book to provide an account of how popular theatre developed from the fairground booths of the eighteenth century to become a vehicle of mass entertainment in the following century. Whereas other studies offer a traditional approach to the theatres of high culture, John McCormick...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Eighteenth-Century Authorship and the Play of Fiction

    Novels and the Theater, Haywood to Austen

    By Emily Hodgson Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

    This study looks at developments in eighteenth-century drama that influenced the rise of the novel; it begins by asking why women writers of this period experimented so frequently with both novels and plays. Here, Eliza Haywood, Frances Burney, Elizabeth Inchbald, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre

    By Stephen Di Benedetto

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Di Benedetto considers theatrical practice through the lens of contemporary neuroscientific discoveries in this provoking study, which lays the foundation for considering the physiological basis of the power of theatre practice to affect human behavior. He presents a basic summary of the ways that...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge