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Mapping Irish Theatre

Theories of Space and Place

by Chris Morash & Shaun Richards

<p>Seamus Heaney once described the 'sense of place' generated by the early Abbey theatre as the 'imaginative protein' of later Irish writing. Drawing on theorists of space such as Henri Lefebvre and Yi-Fu Tuan, Mapping Irish Theatre argues that

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Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England

Tragedy, Religion and Violence on Stage

by David K. Anderson

<p>Focusing on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Webster and John Milton, Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England argues that the English tragedians reflected an unease within the culture to acts of religious violence. David ...

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Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain

by Shifra Armon

<p>Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain extricates the history of masculinity in early modern Spain from the narrative of Spain’s fall from imperial power after 1640. This book culls genres as diverse as emblem books, poetry, drama, courtesy ...

ISBN: 9781317100027

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Math Goes to the Movies

by Burkard Polster & Marty Ross

<p>Mel Gibson teaching Euclidean geometry, Meg Ryan and Tim Robbins acting out Zeno's paradox, Michael Jackson proving in three different ways that 7 x 13 = 28. These are just a few of the intriguing mathematical snippets that occur in hundreds ...

ISBN: 9781421406084

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McGonagall’s Chronicles (Which Will Be Remembered for a Very Long Time)

(Which Will Be Remembered For A Very Long Time)

by Gary McNair

<p>A tragic comedy, <em>McGonagall’s Chronicles</em> charts the poet’s life story, tries to understand how he could be so bad at what he did and gets to the heart of the dilemma that surrounds his legend - is it okay for us to laugh at someone’s

ISBN: 9781786826831

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Medea

by Euripides & Mike Bartlett

<p><em>If there's a God, which at the moment I DOUBT, I want you to curse him.<br /> If there's any justice, I want them - both of them - in a car crash.</em></p> <p>Her husband's gone and her future isn't bright. Imprisoned in her marital ...

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Medea, Magic, and Modernity in France

Stages and Histories, 1553–1797

by Amy Wygant

<p>Bringing together the previously disparate fields of historical witchcraft, reception history, poetics, and psychoanalysis, this innovative study shows how the glamour of the historical witch, a spell that she cast, was set on a course, over ...

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Media Archaeology and Intermedial Performance

Deep Time of the Theatre

by Nele Wynants

<p>This book develops media archaeological approaches to theatre and intermediality. As an age-old art form, theatre has always embraced ‘new’ media. To create theatrical effects and optical illusions, theatre makers were ready to integrate ...

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Meisner in Practice

A Guide for Actors, Directors and Teachers

by Nick Moseley

A step by step introduction to the key features of the Meisner Technique, including a full set of practical exercises. The Meisner Technique is at the forefront of actor training today: with its radical simplicity it has the power to reconnect

ISBN: 9781848420878

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Meisner in Practice

A Guide for Actors, Directors and Teachers

by Nick Moseley

<p>A step-by-step introduction to the key features of the Meisner Technique, including a full set of practical exercises.</p> <p>The Meisner Technique is at the forefront of actor training today: with its radical simplicity it has the power to ...

ISBN: 9781788500043

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Melody Loses Her Mojo

by Keith Saha

<p><em>I gotta keep hold of my Mojo<br /> He keeps me bouncing<br /> up and down like a yo-yo<br /> When I'm on a low low<br /> He makes me ho ho<br /> Gets me flying out of black holes<br /> like Chewbacca and Han Solo</em></p> <p>Melody

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Menander in Antiquity

The Contexts of Reception

by Sebastiana Nervegna

<p>The comic playwright Menander was one of the most popular writers throughout antiquity. This book reconstructs his life and the legacy of his work until the end of antiquity employing a broad range of sources such as portraits, illustrations ...

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Menander, New Comedy and the Visual

by Antonis K. Petrides

<p>This book argues that New Comedy has a far richer performance texture than has previously been recognised. Offering close readings of all the major plays of Menander, it shows how intertextuality - the sustained dialogue of New Comedy ...

ISBN: 9781316189542

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Meryl Streep: Anatomy of an Actor

by Karina Longworth

ISBN: 9780714866697

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Mesearch and the Performing Body

by Mark Edward

<p>This book is an anthology of Mark Edward’s creative practice-led projects. It transmits and communicates his research through varied artistic means, primarily contemporary dance, immersive art installation, drag performance, and photography. ...

ISBN: 9783319699981

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Mexican Hooker #1

And My Other Roles Since the Revolution

by Carmen Aguirre

<p>At six years old Carmen Aguirre was a Chilean refugee adjusting to life in North America. At eighteen she was a revolutionary dissident married to a man she couldn't fully love. In her twenties she fought to find herself as an actress and ...

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Meyerhold on Theatre

by Mr Edward Braun

<p><em>Meyerhold on Theatre</em> brings together in one volume Vsevolod Meyerhold's most significant writings and utterances, and covers his entire career as a director from 1902 to 1939. It contains a comprehensive selection from all published ...

ISBN: 9781474230223

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Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique

A Practitioner’s Guide

by Ms Sinéad Rushe

<p>Intended for actors, directors, teachers and researchers, this book offers an exceptionally clear and thorough introduction to the renowned acting technique developed by Michael Chekhov. Sinéad Rushe's book provides a complete overview of the

ISBN: 9781472503473

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Middlebrow Wodehouse

P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context

by Professor Ann Rea

<p>While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of ...

ISBN: 9781472454508

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Migrating Modernist Performance

British Theatrical Travels Through Russia

by Claire Warden

<p>Exploring the experiences of early to mid-twentieth century British theatre-makers in Russia, this book imagines how these travellers interpreted  Russian realism, symbolism, constructivism, agitprop, pageantry, dance or cinema.</p> <p>With ...

ISBN: 9781137385703

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