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1. Cover image for 'Microdramas'
Crucibles for Theater and Time
John H. Muse
 
Explores what brevity can teach us about the powers and limits of theater
 
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Crucibles for Theater and Time
John H. Muse
 
Explores what brevity can teach us about the powers and limits of theater
 
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Crucibles for Theater and Time
John H. Muse
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2. 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

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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

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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
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3. 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

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Theatre, Communism, and Love
Nicholas Ridout

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

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Theatre, Communism, and Love
Nicholas Ridout
A rich, historically grounded exploration of why theater and performance matter in the modern world
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Theatre, Communism, and Love
Nicholas Ridout

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

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4. Cover image for 'Acts'
Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self
Tzachi Zamir
The first philosophical study devoted solely to acting, offering a meditation on the spillover from acting to life
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Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self
Tzachi Zamir
The first philosophical study devoted solely to acting, offering a meditation on the spillover from acting to life
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Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self
Tzachi Zamir
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5. Cover image for 'Dark Matter'
Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance
Andrew Sofer

Meditations on those entities the audience does not see—and their profound significance in the theater

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Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance
Andrew Sofer

Meditations on those entities the audience does not see—and their profound significance in the theater

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Invisibility in Drama, Theater, and Performance
Andrew Sofer
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6. Cover image for 'The Sarah Siddons Audio Files'
Romanticism and the Lost Voice
Judith Pascoe

Winner of the Barnard Hewitt Award and a Joe A. Callaway Award Honorable Mention

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Romanticism and the Lost Voice
Judith Pascoe
Winner of the Barnard Hewitt Award and a Joe A. Callaway Award Honorable Mention
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Romanticism and the Lost Voice
Judith Pascoe
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7. 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
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7. 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
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7. 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
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8. Cover image for 'Reflections on Beckett'
A Centenary Celebration
Anna McMullan and S. E. Wilmer, Editors

Renowned international scholars offer perspectives on one of the world's most challenging playwrights

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9. Cover image for 'Avant-Garde Performance and the Limits of Criticism'
Approaching the Living Theatre, Happenings/Fluxus, and the Black Arts Movement
Mike Sell
Explores the dynamic interactions of performance, politics, and literary criticism in three U.S countercultures in the 1950s and 60s
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10. Cover image for 'Critical Theory and Performance'
Revised and Enlarged Edition
Revised Edition
Janelle G. Reinelt and Joseph R. Roach, Editors
Updated and enlarged, this groundbreaking collection surveys the major critical currents and approaches in drama, theater, and performance
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Revised and Enlarged Edition
Revised Edition
Janelle G. Reinelt and Joseph R. Roach, Editors
Updated and enlarged, this groundbreaking collection surveys the major critical currents and approaches in drama, theater, and performance
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11. 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
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11. 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
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11. 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
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12. Cover image for 'A Beckett Canon'
Ruby Cohn
An indispensable guide to the oeuvre of Samuel Beckett, spanning sixty years
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Ruby Cohn
An indispensable guide to the oeuvre of Samuel Beckett, spanning sixty years
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Ruby Cohn
An indispensable guide to the oeuvre of Samuel Beckett, spanning sixty years
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13. 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
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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
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14. Cover image for 'Looking Into the Abyss'
Essays on Scenography
Arnold Aronson
Engaging essays by an internationally prominent historian and theorist of theater set design
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Essays on Scenography
Arnold Aronson
Engaging essays by an internationally prominent historian and theorist of theater set design
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15. Cover image for 'Sails of the Herring Fleet'
Essays on Beckett
Herbert Blau
Reflections on Samuel Beckett by renowned director and theorist Herbert Blau
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Essays on Beckett
Herbert Blau
Reflections on Samuel Beckett by renowned director and theorist Herbert Blau
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16. 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
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Andrew Sofer
Fresh and provocative readings of familiar stage objects provide new ways of understanding theater, dramatic literature, and culture
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17. Cover image for 'Agitated States'
Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty
Anthony Kubiak
American history as theater, and theater as the heart of American life
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Performance in the American Theater of Cruelty
Anthony Kubiak
American history as theater, and theater as the heart of American life
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18. Cover image for 'Staging Consciousness'
Theater and the Materialization of Mind
William W. Demastes
How theater has challenged the mind/body dualism that underpins much of Western thought
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19. Cover image for 'Susan Glaspell'
Essays on Her Theater and Fiction
Linda Ben-Zvi, Editor
The first book-length critical assessment of American playwright and fiction writer Susan Glaspell
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20. Cover image for 'David Mamet in Conversation'
Leslie Kane, Editor
A master at dramatic dialogue, captured in real-life conversation about his work
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21. Cover image for 'Performing Democracy'
International Perspectives on Urban Community-Based Performance
Susan C. Haedicke and Tobin Nellhaus, Editors
International perspectives on a form of activist, participatory theater with marginalized groups in cities around the world
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International Perspectives on Urban Community-Based Performance
Susan C. Haedicke and Tobin Nellhaus, Editors
International perspectives on a form of activist, participatory theater with marginalized groups in cities around the world
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22. Cover image for 'Contours of the Theatrical Avant-Garde'
Performance and Textuality
James M. Harding, Editor
A critical history of avant-garde performance and the problematic relationship of text to performance
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23. Cover image for 'On Drama'
Boundaries of Genre, Borders of Self
Michael Goldman
Shines new light on the power and complexity of drama
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24. Cover image for 'The Painted Word'
Samuel Beckett's Dialogue with Art
Lois Oppenheim
Exploring Beckett's relationship with the visual arts and its influence on his creative expression
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25. Cover image for 'Brian Friel in Conversation'
Paul Delaney, Editor
Reflections by the author of Dancing at Lughnasa on Irish writers, the theater, nationalism, Catholicism, and his childhood
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Paul Delaney, Editor
Reflections by the author of Dancing at Lughnasa on Irish writers, the theater, nationalism, Catholicism, and his childhood
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