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Understanding Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9780857426130, Seagull Books, June 2021
440 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Over the past three decades, theater studies has undergone a radical worldwide development and renewal. This happened through two different yet complementary paths: the first (North American in origin) led to the birth of the discipline of performanc...
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£40,50
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Performing Stories Narrative as Performance
ISBN: PB: 9780857428462, Seagull Books, May 2021
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Retelling performances, collecting things, reading traces, mapping memories, gaming autobiographies: in European and Anglo-American theater since the turn of the millennium, a range of new nonliterary narrative practices such as these have taken root...
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£34,99
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Ibsen's Kingdom The Man and His Works
ISBN: HB: 9780300228663, Yale University Press, March 2021
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen achieved unparalleled success in his lifetime and remains one of the most important figures in modern drama. The culmination of a lifetime of scholarship, Evert Sprinchorn's biography constructs Ibsen's life through...
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Radio Family
ISBN: PB: 9780857428172, ISBN: HB: 9780857421913, Seagull Books, March 2021
400 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of post-war German literature's most important novelists, poets, and playwrights. Influenced by Hans Weigel and the legendary literary circle Gruppe 47, Bachmann gained international renown for her p...
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£20,50
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Drumming Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas
ISBN: PB: 9780300253986, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2021
128 pp., 33x24.1 cm, 80 illus.
"Drumming" is a widely admired dance piece choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (b. 1960), set to music by the minimalist composer Steve Reich and featuring costumes by Dries Van Noten, that has been performed continuously around the world sin...
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£25,00
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Theater of the Bauhaus Bauhausbucher 4
ISBN: HB: 9783037786284, Lars Muller Publishers, November 2020
90 pp., 23x18 cm, illus.
Spatial dance, gestural dance, rod dance, "Triadic Ballet: Oskar Schlemmer" developed his costumed, masked dancer into an "art figure" synthesizing dance, masquerade, and music. The fourth volume of the Bauhausbucher presents the main characteristics...
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£30,00
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How to Defend Yourself
ISBN: PB: 9780300251593, Yale University Press, October 2020
160 pp., 22.9x14 cm
Seven college students gather for a DIY self-defense workshop after a sorority sister is raped. They practice using their bodies as weapons. They wrestle with their desires. They learn the limits of self-defense. This new play by writer, director,...
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£18,99
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On the Royal Road The Burgher King
ISBN: HB: 9780857427786, Seagull Books, August 2020
178 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
Nobel Prize winner Elfriede Jelinek is known as a writer who works in response to contemporary crises and cultural phenomena. Perhaps none of her works display that quality as clearly as "On the Royal Road". Three weeks after Donald Trump's election,...
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£16,99
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William Kentridge The Head & The Load
ISBN: HB: 9783791387185, Prestel Publishing, July 2020
348 pp., 31x23 cm, 240 colour illus.
For over thirty years, William Kentridge has been combining fine arts, performance, theatre, and opera to create dreamlike, political, and humanist works. His installation, films, and drawings often deal with the political situation in South Africa,...
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£49,99
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Stories under Occupation and Other Plays from Palestine
ISBN: PB: 9780857427472, Seagull Books, June 2020
288 pp., 19x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Palestinian theater today is drawing increasing interest throughout the Arab world and beyond, as theaters and universities in the English-speaking world are becoming familiar with companies like the Freedom Theatre, Al-Kasaba Theatre, Ashtar, Al-Row...
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£35,00
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