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51. Cover image for 'Performance and Media'
Taxonomies for a Changing Field
Sarah Bay-Cheng, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck, and David Saltz
An innovative approach for explicating and mapping work at the media and performance nexus
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performance and Media"
52. Cover image for 'After Live'
Possibility, Potentiality, and the Future of Performance
Daniel Sack
An exploration of how live events—theater, dance, and installation art—stage encounters between the present and a radically ambivalent future
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After Live"
53. Cover image for 'Playing God'
The Bible on the Broadway Stage
Henry Bial
A fascinating look at how the Bible has inspired Broadway plays and musicals, from Ben-Hur to Jesus Christ Superstar
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Playing God"
54. Cover image for 'The Media Players'
Shakespeare, Middleton, Jonson, and the Idea of News
Stephen Wittek
News culture in England grew—not coincidentally—as a spectacular era of theatrical production and innovation reigned
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Media Players"
55. Cover image for 'Latin Numbers'
Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance
Brian Eugenio Herrera
From the conga line to West Side Story to Ricky Martin, how popular performance prompted American audiences to view Latinos as a distinct (and distinctly non-white) ethnic group
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Latin Numbers"
56. Cover image for 'Coloring Whiteness'
Acts of Critique in Black Performance
Faedra Chatard Carpenter
Reading representations of whiteness by contemporary African American performers and artists
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Coloring Whiteness"
57. Cover image for 'Paula Vogel'
Joanna Mansbridge
The first book on one of America’s most eminent contemporary playwrights
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Paula Vogel"
58. Cover image for 'Murder Most Queer'
The Homicidal Homosexual in the American Theater
Jordan Schildcrout
A fascinating look at the shifting meanings of murderous gay characters in American theater over a century
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Murder Most Queer"
59. Cover image for 'Evita, Inevitably'
Performing Argentina's Female Icons Before and After Eva PerĂ³n
Jean Graham-Jones
Examines Argentina’s most iconic female figures, from saints to pop singers, politicians to anarchists
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Evita, Inevitably"
60. Cover image for 'The Avant-Garde and the Popular in Modern China'
Tian Han and the Intersection of Performance and Politics
Liang Luo
Provides a new perspective on the Chinese avant-garde through the figure of artist and activist Tian Han
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Avant-Garde and the Popular in Modern China"
61. Cover image for 'The Captive Stage'
Performance and the Proslavery Imagination of the Antebellum North
Douglas A. Jones, Jr.
A revealing exploration of Northern proslavery sentiment during the period before the Civil War
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Captive Stage"
62. Cover image for 'Acts'
Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self
Tzachi Zamir
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acts"
63. Cover image for 'Simming'
Participatory Performance and the Making of Meaning
Scott Magelssen
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Simming"
64. Cover image for 'Preaching to Convert'
Evangelical Outreach and Performance Activism in a Secular Age
John Fletcher
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Preaching to Convert"
65. Cover image for 'Dark Matter'
Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance
Andrew Sofer
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dark Matter"
66. Cover image for 'Passionate Amateurs'
Theatre, Communism, and Love
Nicholas Ridout

A rich, historically grounded exploration of why theater and performance matter in the modern world

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Passionate Amateurs"
Web 2013 Open Access Available Read Online
66. Cover image for 'Passionate Amateurs'
Theatre, Communism, and Love
Nicholas Ridout
A rich, historically grounded exploration of why theater and performance matter in the modern world
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Passionate Amateurs"
Web 2013 Open Access Available Read Online
67. Cover image for 'Butch Queens Up in Pumps'
Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit
Marlon M. Bailey
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Butch Queens Up in Pumps"
68. Cover image for 'The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader'
Susan Vaneta Mason, Editor
Celebrates the San Francisco Mime Troupe with scripts representative of the troupe's work
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader"
69. Cover image for 'Acts of Conspicuous Compassion'
Performance Culture and American Charity Practices
Sheila C. Moeschen
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acts of Conspicuous Compassion"
70. Cover image for 'Taking It to the Bridge'
Music as Performance
Nicholas Cook and Richard Pettengill, editors
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Taking It to the Bridge"
71. Cover image for 'Cultural Struggles'
Performance, Ethnography, Praxis
Dwight Conquergood
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Cultural Struggles"
72. Cover image for 'The Ghosts of the Avant-Garde(s)'
Exorcising Experimental Theater and Performance
James M. Harding
A spirited challenge to previous notions of the avant-garde and avant-garde performance
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Ghosts of the Avant-Garde(s)"
73. Cover image for 'America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts'
Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011
Barbara E. Thornbury
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts"
74. Cover image for 'Sensational Devotion'
Evangelical Performance in Twenty-First-Century America
Jill Stevenson

How evangelical theme parks, museums, and other performance sites both reflect and create religious belief

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Sensational Devotion"
75. Cover image for 'The Sarah Siddons Audio Files'
Romanticism and the Lost Voice
Judith Pascoe
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2013 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Sarah Siddons Audio Files"
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

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