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  1. Brecht and Critical Theory

    Dialectics and Contemporary Aesthetics

    By Sean Carney

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Arguing that Brecht’s aesthetic theories are still highly relevant today, and that an appreciation of his theory and theatre is essential to an understanding of modern critical theory, this book examines the influence of Brecht’s aesthetic on the pre-eminent materialist critics of the twentieth...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Performing Embodiment in Samuel Beckett's Drama

    By Anna McMullan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    The representation and experience of embodiment is a central preoccupation of Samuel Beckett’s drama, one that he explored through diverse media. McMullan investigates the full range of Beckett’s dramatic canon for stage, radio, television and film, including early drama, mimes and unpublished...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary African American Women Playwrights

    A Casebook

    Edited by Philip C. Kolin

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    'The impressive array of scholars gathered in this collection, all experts in the field, read the plays with nuance and situate them deftly within their cultural and historical contexts. Scholars of contemporary theater and drama and of African American literature will find value in this engaging...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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