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"Something Dreadful and Grand"

American Literature and The Irish-Jewish Unconscious

by Stephen Watt

<p>Elaborate analogies between Irish and Jewish history, between Irish and Jewish subjectivities, occur with surprising frequency throughout American literature. They recall James Joyce's Leopold Bloom and episodes of <em>Ulysses</em>, Douglas ...

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'Death of a Salesman' in Beijing

by Arthur Miller

<p>In 1983 Arthur Miller was invited to direct Death of a Salesman at the Beijing People's Theatre, with Chinese actors. This was an entirely new experience for Miller and for the Chinese company, most of whom had never even heard of 'life ...

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(Re)telling Old Stories

Peter Brooks "Mahabharata" and Ariane Mnouchkines "Les Atrides"

by Dominic Glynn

<p>Peter Brook and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the most important directors in recent theatre history.<br /> This book focuses on two of their landmark productions, <em>Mahabharata</em> (1985) and <em>Les Atrides</em> (1992–1994) respectively, ...

ISBN: 9783035298659

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?Words into Action

Finding the Life of the Play

by William Gaskill

<p>Packed with insights from a lifetime of directing theatre, <em>Words into Action</em> is a fascinating read and a vital masterclass for actors and directors.</p> <p>Renowned theatre director William Gaskill was one of the founders of the ...

ISBN: 9781780011202

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‘Public’ and ‘Private’ Playhouses in Renaissance England: The Politics of Publication

by Eoin Price

<p>At the start of the seventeenth century a distinction emerged between 'public', outdoor, amphitheatre playhouses and 'private', indoor, hall venues. This book is the first sustained attempt to ask: why? Theatre historians have long ...

ISBN: 9781137494924

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1606

William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

by James Shapiro

<p><em>1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear</em> traces Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabethan play, <em>The Chronicle History of King Leir</em>, and transformed it into his ...

ISBN: 9780571283859

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30-Second Shakespeare: 50 key aspects of his work, life, and legacy, each explained in half a minute

by Ros Barber & Mark Rylance

<p>30-Second Shakespeare uses the unique approach of the bestselling 30-Second series to grapple with the work and influence of the world’s most famous playwright. This absorbing crash course takes the reader through what we know of his life, ...

ISBN: 9781782402923

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A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis

Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel

by James Thomas

<p><em>A Director's Guide to Stanislavsky's Active Analysis</em> describes Active Analysis, the innovative rehearsal method Stanislavsky formulated in his final years. By uniting 'mental analysis' and 'études', Active Analysis puts an end to the

ISBN: 9781474256605

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A History of Japanese Theatre

by Jonah Salz

<p>Japan boasts one of the world's oldest, most vibrant and most influential performance traditions. This accessible and complete history provides a comprehensive overview of Japanese theatre and its continuing global influence. Written by ...

ISBN: 9781316393703

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A History of the Berliner Ensemble

by David Barnett

<p>The Berliner Ensemble was founded by Bertolt Brecht and his wife Helene Weigel in 1949. The company soon gained international prominence, and its productions and philosophy influenced the work of theatre-makers around the world. David ...

ISBN: 9781316234709

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A History of the Theatre

by Glynne Wickham

ISBN: 9780714827360

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A Journey of Art and Conflict

Weaving Indra’s Net

by David Oddie

David Oddie is director of The Indra Congress and a visiting research fellow in applied theatre at the University of Plymouth, UK. ...

ISBN: 9781783205028

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A Midsummer Night's Dream: A User's Guide

by Michael Pennington

<p>An intensely practical account of how <em>A Midsummer Night's Dream</em> actually works on stage.</p> <p>A scene-by-scene guide to Shakespeare's best loved comedy, from the well-know actor Michael Pennington, drawing on his own experience of

ISBN: 9781780017631

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A New and Better You

by Joe Harbot

<p>Look at those tracksuit bottoms.<br /> Look at that t-shirt.</p> <p>When was the last time you washed those?</p> <p>What’s that on the front?<br /> Is that sauce?</p> <p>You’re a clear example of what not to be.</p> <p>But things can be

ISBN: 9781786825476

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A Philosophy of Comedy on Stage and Screen

You Have to be There

by Shaun May

<p>As far as we know, only human beings have a sense of humour – although chimps might laugh when tickled, and dogs respond similarly in play, Seth McFarlane's fan-base is comprised exclusively of humans. Whilst animals and robots might feature ...

ISBN: 9781472580450

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A Reflective Practitioner’s Guide to (mis)Adventures in Drama Education or What Was I Thinking?

by Peter Duffy

Peter Duffy (Ed.D.) is Head of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Theatre Education at the University of South Carolina. ...

ISBN: 9781783204748

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A Study on the Thematic, Narrative, and Musical Structure of Guan Hanqings Yuan «Zaju, Injustice to Dou E»

by Yumin Ao

<p>This book is a study of the thematic, narrative, and musical structure of <em>Yuanqu xuan</em> [A Selection of Yuan Plays] edition of the Yuan <em>zaju</em> (variety play) <em>Dou E yuan</em> [Injustice to Dou E] originally composed by the ...

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A Taste of Love – The Memoirs of Bohemian Irish Food Writer Theodora FitzGibbon: Adventures in Food, Culture and Love

by Theodora FitzGibbon

<p><b>Discover the many lives of free-spirited and much-loved <i>Irish Times</i> cookery writer Theodora FitzGibbon</b><br/><br/><i>‘I have starved in some of the most beautiful places in the world …’</i><br/><br/>The <i>Irish Times</i> food ...

ISBN: 9780717166848

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A Theatre Laboratory Approach to Pedagogy and Creativity

Odin Teatret and Group Learning

by Tatiana Chemi

<p>This book considers the pedagogy of the theatre laboratory, focusing on seminal theatre group Odin Teatret. It provides a detailed discussion of the historical background to theatre laboratories, including their conception, before moving on ...

ISBN: 9783319627885

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A Year of Shakespeare

Re-living the World Shakespeare Festival

by Dr Paul Edmondson, Dr Paul Prescott & Dr Erin Sullivan

<p><em>A Year of Shakespeare</em> gives a uniquely expert and exciting overview of the largest Shakespeare celebration the world has ever known: the World Shakespeare Festival 2012. This is the only book to describe and analyse each of the ...

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