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101. Cover image for 'Another Part of a Long Story'
Literary Traces of Eugene O'Neill and Agnes Boulton
William Davies King
The long-neglected story of a literary marriage and the wife who helped America's first canonical playwright launch his career
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Another Part of a Long Story"
102. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry"
103. Cover image for 'Acting Like Men'
Gender, Drama, and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece
Karen Bassi
Examines the concept of gender in relation to Greek drama
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acting Like Men"
104. Cover image for 'Arthur Miller's America'
Theater and Culture in a Time of Change
Enoch Brater, Editor
International critics explore Arthur Miller's longstanding commitment to forging a uniquely American theater
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Arthur Miller's America"
105. Cover image for 'Illusive Utopia'
Theater, Film, and Everyday Performance in North Korea
Suk-Young Kim

A rare glimpse into North Korean propaganda—in parades, posters, murals, theater, and films

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Illusive Utopia"
106. Cover image for 'The Theater Will Rock'
A History of the Rock Musical, from Hair to Hedwig
Elizabeth L. Wollman

Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters---and bombs---from 1960 to the present

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Theater Will Rock"
107. Cover image for 'A Beckett Canon'
Ruby Cohn
An indispensable guide to the oeuvre of Samuel Beckett, spanning sixty years
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Beckett Canon"
108. Cover image for 'I Want to be Ready'
Improvised Dance as a Practice of Freedom
Danielle Goldman

A conceptual framework for understanding the development of improvised dance in late 20th-century America

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "I Want to be Ready"
109. Cover image for 'Staging Masculinity'
The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World
Erik Gunderson
Examines ancient notions of what constitutes a "good man"
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Staging Masculinity"
110. Cover image for 'Speaking in Tongues'
Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Speaking in Tongues"
111. Cover image for 'Susan Glaspell in Context'
American Theater, Culture, and Politics, 1915-48
J. Ellen Gainor
The first in-depth examination of the theatrical achievements of this acclaimed playwright
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Susan Glaspell in Context"
112. Cover image for 'Not the Other Avant-Garde'
The Transnational Foundations of Avant-Garde Performance
Edited by James M. Harding and John Rouse
A radical new conception of the avant-garde that looks beyond Europe
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Not the Other Avant-Garde"
113. Cover image for 'Margaret Webster'
A Life in the Theater
Milly S. Barranger
A sweeping drama of the life and times of one of America's most innovative woman directors
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Margaret Webster"
114. Cover image for 'The Stage Life of Props'
Andrew Sofer
Fresh and provocative readings of familiar stage objects provide new ways of understanding theater, dramatic literature, and culture
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Stage Life of Props"
115. Cover image for 'Black Cultural Traffic'
Crossroads in Global Performance and Popular Culture
Edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr. and Kennell Jackson
Fresh takes on key questions in black performance and black popular culture, by leading artists, academics, and critics
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Black Cultural Traffic"
116. Cover image for 'Cultural Conundrums'
Gender, Race, Nation, and the Making of Caribbean Cultural Politics
Natasha Barnes
Caribbean popular culture—including cricket, carnival, beauty pageants, and calypso—sheds light on the evolving cultural politics of the region
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Cultural Conundrums"
117. Cover image for 'Reframing Screen Performance'
Cynthia Baron and Sharon Marie Carnicke
Challenges conventional approaches to film by advancing the simple yet revolutionary idea that acting is one of cinema's essential aspects
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Reframing Screen Performance"
118. Cover image for 'Staging Philosophy'
Intersections of Theater, Performance, and Philosophy
David Krasner and David Z. Saltz, Editors
Investigates the fundamental issues in theater and performance from a wide range philosophical perspectives
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Staging Philosophy"
119. Cover image for 'Arthur Miller's Global Theater'
Enoch Brater, Editor
How an American playwright is performed on stages around the world
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Arthur Miller's Global Theater"
120. Cover image for 'How Sondheim Found His Sound'
Steve Swayne
An in-depth look at the musical and dramatic influences in Sondheim's music, and the first book to provide an overview of his style
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "How Sondheim Found His Sound"
121. Cover image for 'Utopia in Performance'
Finding Hope at the Theater
Jill Dolan
A passionate book that underscores the critical contribution that the theater arts can make to imagining a more just world
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Utopia in Performance"
122. Cover image for 'Acts of Authority/Acts of Resistance'
Theater and Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial India
Nandi Bhatia
Explores the relationship between nationalism, colonialism, and the politics of theater in colonial and postcolonial India
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acts of Authority/Acts of Resistance"
123. Cover image for 'This Is My Body'
Representational Practices in the Early Middle Ages
Michal Kobialka
Realigns representational practices in the early Middle Ages with current debates on representation
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "This Is My Body"
124. Cover image for 'The Idea of the Theater in Latin Christian Thought'
Augustine to the Fourteenth Century
Donnalee Dox
Reads medieval texts long considered the historical basis for Western drama as part of the Latin Christian intellectual tradition
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Idea of the Theater in Latin Christian Thought"
125. Cover image for 'Chinese Dreams'
Pound, Brecht, Tel Quel
Eric Hayot
Explores China's profound impact on the twentieth-century avant-garde
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Chinese Dreams"
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