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51. Cover image for 'Acts of Poetry'
American Poets' Theater and the Politics of Performance
Heidi R. Bean
The first book-length exploration of a cross-genre art form that combines poetry and theater
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acts of Poetry"
52. Cover image for 'Resisting Spirits'
Drama Reform and Cultural Transformation in the People's Republic of China
Maggie Greene
Even amidst the Maoist era’s politicized cultural production, culture workers continued to adapt traditional theatre to create bold new statements
 
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Resisting Spirits"
53. Cover image for 'Spectral Characters'
Genre and Materiality on the Modern Stage
Sarah Balkin
Reimagines modern drama by shining light on the ghostly presences within it
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Spectral Characters"
54. Cover image for 'Interchangeable Parts'
Acting, Industry, and Technology in US Theater
Victor Holtcamp
Revisits the history of acting pedagogy and performance practice to reveal the influence of industrial culture and philosophy on theater and film
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Interchangeable Parts"
55. Cover image for 'Everyone’s Theater'
Literature and Daily Life in England, 1860–1914
Michael Meeuwis
Connects the practices of the professional Victorian stage to the world of the amateur theatricals across England and its empire
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Everyone’s Theater"
56. Cover image for 'Uncrossing the Borders'
Performing Chinese in Gendered (Trans)Nationalism
Daphne P. Lei
Traces the phenomenon of gendered border-crossing in Chinese opera, as dramatic theme and powerful political rhetoric
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Uncrossing the Borders"
57. Cover image for 'The Bodies of Others'
Drag Dances and Their Afterlives
Selby Wynn Schwartz
The first book-length exploration of drag dance in the U.S.
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Bodies of Others"
58. Cover image for 'Drama in the Language Classroom'
What Every ESL Teacher Needs to Know
Carmela Romano Gillette and Deric McNish
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Drama in the Language Classroom"
59. Cover image for 'Provocative Eloquence'
Theater, Violence, and Anti-Slavery Speech in the Antebellum United States
Laura L. Mielke
Shows how theater was essential to the anti-slavery movement’s consideration of forceful resistance
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Provocative Eloquence"
60. Cover image for 'The Passions of Peter Sellars'
Staging the Music
Susan McClary
Tracing the legendary career of Peter Sellars through his visually rich opera productions
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Passions of Peter Sellars"
61. Cover image for 'The Very Thought of Herbert Blau'
Clark Lunberry and Joseph Roach, Editors
Leading theater artists and scholars offer interpretations of the life and thought of Herbert Blau
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Very Thought of Herbert Blau"
62. Cover image for 'Freak Performances'
Dissidence in Latin American Theater
Analola Santana
Explores how theater artists challenge the legacy of colonialism in Latin America through performance
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Freak Performances"
63. Cover image for 'Ruins'
Classical Theater and Broken Memory
Odai Johnson
Theorizing the effects of memory, absence, and disappearance in classical theater—the aesthetics of ruins
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Ruins"
64. Cover image for 'Animal Acts'
Performing Species Today
Edited by Una Chaudhuri and Holly Hughes

Encounters between the species in an anthology of lively solo performances and commentary

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
65. Cover image for 'Contemporary Mormon Pageantry'
Seeking After the Dead
Megan Sanborn Jones
Provides the first book-length study of Mormon pageants, by a theater scholar and participant
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Contemporary Mormon Pageantry"
66. Cover image for 'Gaming the Stage'
Playable Media and the Rise of English Commercial Theater
Gina Bloom
Illuminates the fascinating, intertwined histories of games and the Early Modern theater
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Audio Download 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Gaming the Stage"
Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
66. Cover image for 'Gaming the Stage'
Playable Media and the Rise of English Commercial Theater
Gina Bloom
Illuminates the fascinating, intertwined histories of games and the Early Modern theater
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Audio Download 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Gaming the Stage"
Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
67. Cover image for 'Affect, Animals, and Autists'
Feeling Around the Edges of the Human in Performance
Marla Carlson
Explores the emotional responses of audiences to neurodiverse characters and non-human animals on stage to question the boundaries of the human
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Affect, Animals, and Autists"
68. Cover image for 'Late Sophocles'
The Hero's Evolution in Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus
Thomas Van Nortwick
An accessible examination of the evolution of key Sophoclean characters
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2015 Open Access Available Read Online
69. Cover image for 'Reactivations'
Essays on Performance and Its Documentation
Philip Auslander
Explores the relationship between the documentation of a live performance and the audience’s experience of it
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Reactivations"
70. Cover image for 'Yiddish Empire'
The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy
Debra Caplan
Relates the untold story of a traveling Yiddish theater company and traces their far-reaching influence
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Yiddish Empire"
71. Cover image for 'Uncle Tom's Cabins'
The Transnational History of America's Most Mutable Book
Tracy C. Davis and Stefka Mihaylova, Editors
Explores the many ways this mid-nineteenth-century U.S. bestseller functions as world literature and enduring icon
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Uncle Tom's Cabins"
72. Cover image for 'Building Character'
The Art and Science of Casting
Amy Cook
An illuminating look into the cognitive processes at play when we cast theatrical and political figures—as well as everyday people—as characters
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Building Character"
73. Cover image for 'Embodied Reckonings'
“Comfort Women,” Performance, and Transpacific Redress
Elizabeth W. Son
Examines how former Korean “comfort women” and their supporters have redressed history through protests, tribunals, theater, and memorial-building projects
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Embodied Reckonings"
74. Cover image for 'Immersions in Cultural Difference'
Tourism, War, Performance
Natalie Alvarez
How immersive simulations—from a fictional border-crossing site to a mock terrorist training camp—attempt to foster understanding across cultures
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Immersions in Cultural Difference"
75. Cover image for 'Performance, Transparency, and the Cultures of Surveillance'
James M. Harding
Examines the pervasive presence of surveillance and how surveillance technologies alter the performance of everyday life
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performance, Transparency, and the Cultures of Surveillance"
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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.

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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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