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1. Cover image for 'Democracy Moving'
Bill T. Jones, Contemporary American Performance, and the Racial Past
Ariel Nereson

Explores the potential of movement to create and revise historical narratives of race and nation

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook Forthcoming View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Democracy Moving"
2. Cover image for 'Moving Islands'
Contemporary Performance and the Global Pacific
Diana Looser
A pathbreaking exploration of the international and intercultural connections within Oceanian performance
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Moving Islands"
3. Cover image for 'Performance and the Afterlives of Injustice'
Catherine M. Cole
Dance and live art in contemporary South Africa and beyond
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performance and the Afterlives of Injustice"
4. Cover image for 'Scenes from Bourgeois Life'
Nicholas Ridout
Reveals theatre’s central role in the formation of bourgeois subjectivity
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2020 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Scenes from Bourgeois Life"
5. Cover image for 'Performance Constellations'
Networks of Protest and Activism in Latin America
Marcela A. Fuentes
Demonstrates the power of embodied and digital networks in confronting neoliberal sociopolitical regimes in the Americas
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Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performance Constellations"
6. 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
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Ebook 2019 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Interchangeable Parts"
7. 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"
8. 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
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Audio Download 2018 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Gaming the Stage"
Web 2018 Open Access Available Read Online
8. 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
9. 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"
10. Cover image for 'Microdramas'
Crucibles for Theater and Time
John H. Muse
Traces the history and relevance of plays short in duration but rich in substance
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Microdramas"
11. Cover image for 'Performing the Intercultural City'
Ric Knowles
Explores how theater in the world’s most multicultural city vibrantly reflects its diversity and cultural makeup
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performing the Intercultural City"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Performing the Intercultural City"
11. Cover image for 'Performing the Intercultural City'
Ric Knowles
Explores how theater in Toronto, the world’s most multicultural city, vibrantly reflects its diversity and cultural makeup
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performing the Intercultural City"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Performing the Intercultural City"
12. Cover image for 'Haunted City'
Three Centuries of Racial Impersonation in Philadelphia
Christian DuComb
Traces the deep roots of Philadelphia’s annual Mummers Parade and the city’s history of blackface masking and other forms of racial impersonation
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Haunted City"
13. Cover image for 'Long Suffering'
American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness
Karen Gonzalez Rice
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Long Suffering"
14. Cover image for 'Alienation Effects'
Performance and Self-Management in Yugoslavia, 1945-91
Branislav Jakovljevic
Examines the interplay of artistic, political, and economic performance in the former Yugoslavia and reveals their inseparability

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2016 Open Access Available Read Online
15. 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"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "After Live"
15. 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"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "After Live"
16. 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"
17. 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"
18. 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"
19. 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"
20. 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"
21. 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
Web 2013 Open Access Available Read Online
22. 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"
23. Cover image for 'The Problem of the Color[blind]'
Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance
Brandi Wilkins Catanese
How the debate on colorblind versus multicultural casting sheds light on on larger sociopolitical questions
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Problem of the Color[blind]"
24. Cover image for 'Artaud and His Doubles'
Kimberly Jannarone
A radical re-thinking of one of the most canonized figures in theater history, theory, and practice
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Artaud and His Doubles"
25. Cover image for 'Cutting Performances'
Collage Events, Feminist Artists, and the American Avant-Garde
James M. Harding
Sheds light on the critical role that women artists have played in the evolution of the American avant-garde
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2012 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Cutting Performances"
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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.

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