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Understanding Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9780857426130, Seagull Books, June 2021
440 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Over the past three decades, theater studies has undergone a radical worldwide development and renewal. This happened through two different yet complementary paths: the first (North American in origin) led to the birth of the discipline of performanc...
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£40,50
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Performing Stories Narrative as Performance
ISBN: PB: 9780857428462, Seagull Books, May 2021
440 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Retelling performances, collecting things, reading traces, mapping memories, gaming autobiographies: in European and Anglo-American theater since the turn of the millennium, a range of new nonliterary narrative practices such as these have taken root...
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£34,99
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Tempest
ISBN: PB: 9780866986625, University of Chicago Press, ACMRS Press, April 2021
106 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Considered by most scholars to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote, The Tempest is a stormy tale of betrayal and forgiveness. After being banished by his brother Antonio, Prospero harnesses the magic of an otherworldly island full of monsters and...
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£8,00
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As You Like It
ISBN: PB: 9780866986618, University of Chicago Press, ACMRS Press, April 2021
122 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Actor and director David Ivers presents As You Like It, as you'd like to hear it today. Presenting a new translation of Shakespeare into contemporary English, Ivers reimagines Shakespeare's comedy from an actor's point of view. Analyzing the play lin...
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Ibsen's Kingdom The Man and His Works
ISBN: HB: 9780300228663, Yale University Press, March 2021
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen achieved unparalleled success in his lifetime and remains one of the most important figures in modern drama. The culmination of a lifetime of scholarship, Evert Sprinchorn's biography constructs Ibsen's life through...
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£35,00
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Macbeth
ISBN: PB: 9780866986601, University of Chicago Press, ACMRS Press, March 2021
122 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In Migdalia Cruz's Macbeth, the Witches run the world. The Macbeths live out a dark cautionary tale of love, greed, and power, falling from glory into calamity as the Witches spin their fate. Translating Shakespeare's language for a modern audience,...
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Radio Family
ISBN: PB: 9780857428172, ISBN: HB: 9780857421913, Seagull Books, March 2021
400 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-1973) is recognized as one of post-war German literature's most important novelists, poets, and playwrights. Influenced by Hans Weigel and the legendary literary circle Gruppe 47, Bachmann gained international renown for her p...
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£20,50
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Witches Vanish
ISBN: PB: 9780887486654, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, February 2021
120 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In a series of stylized, highly visual vignettes employing puppetry, poetry, and surrealism, the Weird Sisters from Macbeth explore the stories of women who disappear, whether by choice or force. Inspired by history, astronomy, and Shakespeare, Witch...
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£16,00
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Drumming Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas
ISBN: PB: 9780300253986, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2021
128 pp., 33x24.1 cm, 80 illus.
"Drumming" is a widely admired dance piece choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (b. 1960), set to music by the minimalist composer Steve Reich and featuring costumes by Dries Van Noten, that has been performed continuously around the world sin...
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£25,00
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Rusalka A Lyrical Fairy-tale in Three Acts
ISBN: PB: 9788024643816, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, January 2021
100 pp., 19x12.7 cm, 20 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Famous as the libretto for Antonin Dvorak's opera of the same name, Jaroslav Kvapil's poem "Rusalka" is an intriguing work of literature on its own. Directly inspired by Hans Christian And...
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