Theatre Histories

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  • Author : Bruce McConachie
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 632 pages
  • ISBN : 113504113X
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Theatre Histories

Theatre Histories
  • Author : Bruce McConachie,Tobin Nellhaus,Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei,Tamara Underiner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 February 2016
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This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers a critical overview of global theatre and drama, spanning a broad wealth of world cultures and periods. Bringing together a group of scholars from a diverse range of backgrounds to add fresh perspectives on the history of global theatre, the book illustrates historiographical theories with case studies demonstrating various methods and interpretive approaches. Subtly restructured sections place the chapters within new thematic

Writing and Rewriting National Theatre Histories

Writing and Rewriting National Theatre Histories
  • Author : S.E. Wilmer
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release : 01 November 2009
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Historians of theatre face the same temptations and challenges as other historians: they negotiate assumptions (their own and those of others) about national identity and national character; they decide what events and actors to highlight--or omit--and what framework and perspective to use for telling the story. Personal biases, trends in scholarship, and sociopolitical contexts influence all histories; and theatre histories, too, are often revised to reflect changing times and interests. This significant collection examines the problems and challenges of formulating

Theatre Histories

Theatre Histories
  • Author : Phillip B. Zarrilli,Bruce McConachie,Gary Jay Williams,Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 March 2013
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This new edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods and interpretive approaches used by today's theatre historians. Completely revised and renewed in color, enhancements and new material include: a full-color text design with added timelines to each opening section a wealth of new color illustrations to help convey the vitality of performances described new case studies on

Mapping Global Theatre Histories

Mapping Global Theatre Histories
  • Author : Mark Pizzato
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 May 2019
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This textbook provides a global, chronological mapping of significant areas of theatre, sketched from its deepest history in the evolution of our brain's 'inner theatre' to ancient, medieval, modern, and postmodern developments. It considers prehistoric cave art and built temples, African trance dances, ancient Egyptian and Middle-Eastern ritual dramas, Greek and Roman theatres, Asian dance-dramas and puppetry, medieval European performances, global indigenous rituals, early modern to postmodern Euro-American developments, worldwide postcolonial theatres, and the hyper-theatricality of today's mass and social

Theatre in the Berlin Republic

Theatre in the Berlin Republic
  • Author : Denise Varney
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 30 September 2022
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This work's focus is on theatre at the intersection of culture and politics during and after German reunification and the evolution of the Berlin Republic. It contains the proceedings of a symposium that took place in Melbourne in September 2006.

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance
  • Author : Paul Allain,Jen Harvie
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2013
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What is theatre? What is performance? What are their connections and differences? What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth century, and, importantly, where are they heading next? Proposing answers to these big questions, The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance provides an informative and engaging introduction to the significant people, events, concepts and practices that have defined the complementary fields of theatre and performance studies. Including over 120 entries in three easy-to-use, alphabetical sections,

The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance
  • Author : Dennis Kennedy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 26 August 2010
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Ranging from ancient Greek tragedies to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe, The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance provides an all-embracing approach that encompasses drama and musical, opera and film, dance and radio, and non-dramatic performances including circuses, carnivals, and parades. Based on the celebrated two-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance, this compact, affordable Companion features more than 2,000 up-to-date entries, covering styles and movements, buildings, organizations, regions, and traditions--with a particularly strong

The Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies

The Routledge Introduction to Theatre and Performance Studies
  • Author : Erika Fischer-Lichte
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 April 2014
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Erika Fischer-Lichte's introduction to the discipline of Theatre and Performance Studies is a strikingly authoritative and wide ranging guide to the study of theatre in all of its forms. Its three-part structure moves from the first steps in starting to think about performance, through to the diverse and interrelated concerns required of higher-level study: Part 1 – Central Concepts for Theatre and Performance Research – introduces the language and key ideas that are used to discuss and think about theatre: concepts of performance;

The Methuen Drama Handbook of Theatre History and Historiography

The Methuen Drama Handbook of Theatre History and Historiography
  • Author : Claire Cochrane,Jo Robinson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 31 October 2019
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The Methuen Drama Handbook of Theatre History and Historiography is an authoritative guide to contemporary debates and practices in this field. The book covers the key themes and methods that are current in theatre history research, with a particular focus on expanding the object of study to include engagement with theatre and performance practices and the development of theatre histories around the world. Central to the book are eighteen specially commissioned essays by established and emerging scholars from a wide

Theatre Histories

Theatre Histories
  • Author : Bruce A. McConachie,Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei,Gary Jay Williams
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 March 2010
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This new edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods used by today's theatre historians.

America s Musical Stage

America s Musical Stage
  • Author : Julian Mates
  • Publisher : Praeger
  • Release : 30 September 1985
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Mates shows the musical stage in all its guises--from burlesque to musical comedy to grand opera--from its beginnings in pre-Revolutionary America to the present day. He deals sensitively with the recurrent aesthetic question of popular versus highbrow art and also looks at critical reactions to popular theatrical forms of musical entertainment. He introduces the reader to various types of theatrical companies, the changing repertory, and the many kinds of musical performers who have animated the stage. Mates focuses on the

Theatre in Atlantic Canada

Theatre in Atlantic Canada
  • Author : Linda Avril Burnett
  • Publisher : Critical Perspectives on Canad
  • Release : 30 September 2022
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"...the work of scholars and critics has done much to document the development of a flourishing theatrical community in Atlantic Canada..." But the theatre community's 'strongest card,' [Mary] Vingoe claims, is the 'quality' of its playwrights, whom Vingoe refers to as 'the finest poets of the Canadian stage.' I agree with Vingoe and would add more names to her list of 'poets'...My list continues to grow."-from the Introduction by Linda Burnett Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre