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Performing Arts in Prison Creative Perspectives
ISBN: HB: 9781783209972, Intellect, July 2019
250 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 8 halftones
This book explores prison arts in Australia, USA, UK, and Chile, and creates a new framework for understanding its practices. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests music, theatre, poetry, and dance can contribute to prisoner wellbeing, ma...
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£79,00
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mPalermu, Dancers, and Other Plays
ISBN: PB: 9780997228755, Swan Isle Press, June 2019
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones
Emma Dante's passionate and brutal plays stem from a need to confront important familial and societal realities in contemporary southern Italy. Her twenty-first century tales challenge stereotypes of the country and stage acts of resistance against t...
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£19,00
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Moiseyev Dance Company Dancing Diplomats
ISBN: PB: 9781783209996, Intellect, May 2019
235 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 10 colour plates
In this book, Anthony Shay examines the history of the Moiseyev Dance Company and the life and works of its renowned choreographer and founder, Igor Moiseyev. Founded in Moscow in 1937 amid a mass Soviet Union campaign of political repression, Moisey...
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£25,00
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Sentence to Hope A Sa'dallah Wannous Reader
ISBN: HB: 9780300221343, Yale University Press, May 2019
464 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Sa'dallah Wannous is acknowledged to be one of the Arab world's most significant playwrights, writers, and intellectuals of the twentieth century. This first English-language collection brings together his major plays and essays. Selections include t...
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£25,00
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Disability, Arts, and Culture Methods and Approaches
ISBN: HB: 9781789380002, Intellect, April 2019
280 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 19 halftones
What does it mean to approach disability-focused cultural production and consumption as generative sites of meaning-making? "Disability Arts and Culture: Methods and Approaches" seeks the answer to this question and more in an exploration of disabili...
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£75,00
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Film's Ghosts Tatsumi Hijikata's Butoh and the Transmutation of 1960s Japan
ISBN: PB: 9783035801477, Diaphanes, April 2019
264 pp., 24.1x15.2 cm, 30 halftones
Tokyo during the 1960s was in a state of uproar, full of protests, riots, and insurrection. Tatsumi Hijikata – the initiator of the "Butoh" performance art and the seminal figure in Japan's experimental arts culture of the 1960s – created his most fa...
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£30,00
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Assassination Who Killed Indira G?
ISBN: PB: 9780857426383, ISBN: HB: 9781905422852, Seagull Books, March 2019
152 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Who killed Mrs Gandhi? We know the name of the assassins, but did they act alone? In this fictional filmscript, Tariq Ali suggests that larger forces were at work, exploiting genuine Sikh grievances to settle their own score with a Prime Minister who...
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£12,99
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£16,50
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Subversive Stages Reflections on Czech Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9788024639536, Karolinum Press, March 2019
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! The motto "Narod sobe" – "From the Nation to Itself" – inscribed over the proscenium arch of Prague's National Theatre symbolizes the great importance theater holds for the Czechs. It also...
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£20,00
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Banker for All Seasons Bank of Crooks and Cheats Inc.
ISBN: PB: 9780857426406, ISBN: HB: 9781905422654, Seagull Books, March 2019
264 pp., 20x14.4 cm
During the late Seventies and Eighties a new logo began to jostle for space with the more traditional landmarks on high streets throughout Britain. It was the badge of a remarkable Third World Bank... the BCCI (Bank of Credit and Commerce Internation...
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£12,99
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£19,00
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Citizens of Tokyo Six Plays
ISBN: PB: 9780857425515, Seagull Books, March 2019
360 pp., 19x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
"Citizens of Tokyo" is the first collection in English of plays by one of Japan's most important contemporary playwrights, Oriza Hirata, whose works have been performed all over the world. The first part of Citizens of Tokyo, "At Home and Abroad," pr...
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£30,00
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