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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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£35,00
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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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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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Houdini The Elusive American
ISBN: HB: 9780300230796, Yale University Press, May 2020
232 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1916, the war in Europe having prevented a tour abroad, Harry Houdini wrote a film treatment for a rollicking motion picture. Though the movie was never made, its title, "The Marvelous Adventures of Houdini: The Justly Celebrated Elusive American"...
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£16,99
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Choreographer's Score Fase, Rosas danst Rosas, Elena's Aria, Bartok
ISBN: PB: 9780300251296, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2020
248 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 150 black&white illus.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is one of the most prominent choreographers in contemporary dance. Her 1982 debut with Fase immediately attracted the attention of the international dance scene; since then, De Keersmaeker and her company, Rosas, have creat...
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£22,00
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God Said This
ISBN: PB: 9780300243635, Yale University Press, October 2019
112 pp., 22.9x14 cm
This is the first Yale Drama Series winner chosen by Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, who describes the play as conveying a deeply felt sense of the universal – of the perfection of our parents' flawed love for each other and for us; fo...
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£14,99
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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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Bottle Fly
ISBN: PB: 9780300235012, Yale University Press, November 2018
88 pp., 22.9x14 cm
Set in a bar in the Florida Everglades, this biting, brutally funny multigenerational family drama concerns a Gulf Coast couple, their disabled young ward, two lesbian tenants, and the bonds that bind them all together. It is a powerful story born ou...
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£13,99
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Jerome Robbins A Life in Dance
ISBN: HB: 9780300197594, Yale University Press, October 2018
216 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents owned the Comfort Corset Company. Robbins, who was drawn to dance at a young age, resisted the idea of joini...
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£16,99
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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Rosas 2007-2017
ISBN: HB: 9780300236873, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, October 2018
256 pp., 33.5x24.1 cm, 200 colour illus.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (b. 1960) is a renowned Belgian choreographer who over nearly four decades has created a legendary and internationally lauded oeuvre, a continuous exploration of the relationship between dance and music that borrows formal...
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£45,00
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