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Product Description: Cyborg Theatre, now available in paperback, investigates the role of bodies within the expanding field of multimedia performance. This innovative study articulates the first theoretical context for a 'cyborg theatre' that metaphorically integrates on-stage bodies with the technologized, digitized, or mediatized, to radically reimagine subjectivity in our posthuman age...read more
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9780230245839 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2011), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book articulates the first theoretical context for a 'cyborg theatre,' metaphorically integrating on-stage bodies with the technologized, digitized, or mediatized, to re-imagine subjectivity for a post-human age.

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9781137466419 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 31, 2014, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Cyborg Theatre, now available in paperback, investigates the role of bodies within the expanding field of multimedia performance.

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Product Description: Why should the digital bring about ideas of progress in the theatre arts? This question opens up a rich seam of provocative and original thinking about the uses of new media in theatre, about new forms of cultural practice and artistic innovation, and about the widening purposes of the theatre's cultural project in a changing digital world...read more
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9781137355775 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 17, 2014, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Why should the digital bring about ideas of progress in the theatre arts?

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Product Description: Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine the actors' complex processes, and makes a significant contribution to our understanding of stage performance...read more
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9781137019721 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 26, 2013, cover price $85.00

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9781137019714 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 26, 2013, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre.

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Product Description:   We know that size matters in many areas of human endeavor, but what about works of the imagination? Why do some dramatic creations extend to five hours or more, and how does their extreme length help them accomplish extraordinarily ambitious aims? In Great Lengths, theater critic and scholar Jonathan Kalb addresses these and other questions through a close look at seven internationally prominent theater productions, including Tony Kushner's Angels in America, Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Nicholas Nickleby, and the "durational works" of the British experimental company Forced Entertainment...read more
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9780472117956 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 6, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: "Reading this book is certainly a vigorous experience.

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9780472035496 | Reprint edition (Univ of Michigan Pr, April 26, 2013), cover price $28.95 | About this edition:   We know that size matters in many areas of human endeavor, but what about works of the imagination?

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Product Description: Taking as its point of departure the complex question about whether Surrealist theatre exists, this book re-examines the much misunderstood artistic medium of theatre within Surrealism, especially when compared to poetry and painting...read more
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9781409429067 | Ashgate Pub Co, April 28, 2013, cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Taking as its point of departure the complex question about whether Surrealist theatre exists, this book re-examines the much misunderstood artistic medium of theatre within Surrealism, especially when compared to poetry and painting.

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Product Description: As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for contemporary performance practice and research...read more
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9780415813594 | Routledge, October 10, 2013, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for contemporary performance practice and research.

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Product Description: Theatrical meanings are enacted in onstage 'ecologies' of actors and objects irrespective of spoken language. Applying the concepts of affordances and image schemas to extensive analyses of Vsevolod Meyerhold's The Magnanimous Cuckold (1922), Jerzy Grotowski's Akropolis (1962–69), and Tadeusz Kantor's Let the Artists Die! (1985), Paavolainen also traces intriguing continuities from their cultural contexts, through the directors' philosophies, to international reviews and scholarship...read more
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9781137277916, titled "Theatre/Ecology/Cognition: Theorizing Performer-Object Interaction in Grotowski, Kantor, and Meyerhold" | Palgrave Macmillan, December 24, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Theatrical meanings are enacted in onstage 'ecologies' of actors and objects irrespective of spoken language.

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9789514484643 | Tampere Univ Pr, August 26, 2011, cover price $87.50 | About this edition: The general theme of the thesis is performer-object interaction, as enacted and perceived in the theatre - its overarching research question, how varieties of "meaning" may already be enacted and perceived, thereby.

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By Bert Cardullo (editor)
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9780810887046, titled "Theories of the Avant-Garde Theater: A Casebook from Kleist to Camus" | Scarecrow Pr, November 2, 2012, cover price $75.00

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Product Description: Despite its international influence, Polish theatre remains a mystery to many Westerners. This volume attempts to fill in current gaps in English-language scholarship by offering a historical and critical analysis of two of the most influential works of Polish theatre: Jerzy Grotowski’s ‘Akropolis’ and Tadeusz Kantor’s ‘Dead Class’...read more
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9780857285164 | Anthem Pr, December 15, 2012, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Despite its international influence, Polish theatre remains a mystery to many Westerners.

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By Boris Debackere (editor), David Depestel (editor), Christel Stalpaert (editor) and Robrecht Vanderbeeken (editor)
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9789089642585 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, August 15, 2012, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: What does it mean to "fail" in performance? How might staging failure reveal theatre’s potential to expand our understanding of social, political and everyday reality? What can we learn from performances that expose and then celebrate their ability to fail? In Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure, Sara Jane Bailes begins with Samuel Beckett and considers failure in performance as a hopeful strategy...read more
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9780415490993 | Routledge, October 26, 2010, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: What does it mean to "fail" in performance?

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9780415585651 | Routledge, October 26, 2010, cover price $47.95

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Product Description: "A thoughtful and engaging contribution to the field that will have a sustained and lasting impact on the way feminist performance is defined and understood, as well as on how feminist histories and historiographies continue to challenge and transform the larger field of performance...read more
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9780472117185 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 25, 2010, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: "A thoughtful and engaging contribution to the field that will have a sustained and lasting impact on the way feminist performance is defined and understood, as well as on how feminist histories and historiographies continue to challenge and transform the larger field of performance.

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9780472035205 | Reprint edition (Univ of Michigan Pr, June 26, 2012), cover price $32.50 | About this edition: "A thoughtful and engaging contribution to the field that will have a sustained and lasting impact on the way feminist performance is defined and understood, as well as on how feminist histories and historiographies continue to challenge and transform the larger field of performance.

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Product Description: This comprehensive study traces the origins of European modernism in nineteenth-century Paris, then branches out to examine four major movements of the theatrical avant-garde that sprung from this epicenter in the early twentieth-century: Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Constructivism...read more
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9781403969552 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 22, 2006, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive study traces the origins of European modernism in nineteenth-century Paris, then branches out to examine four major movements of the theatrical avant-garde that sprung from this epicenter in the early twentieth-century: Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Constructivism.

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9780230617520 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2009, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive study traces the origins of European modernism in nineteenth-century Paris, then branches out to examine four major movements of the theatrical avant-garde that sprung from this epicenter in the early twentieth-century: Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Constructivism.

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Product Description: A timely book that identifies the practice of (syn)aesthetics in artistic style and audience response, which helps to articulate the power of experiential practice in the arts. This exciting new approach includes interviews with leading practitioners in of theatre, dance, site-specific work, live art and technological performance practice...read more
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9780230221277, titled "Synaesthetics: Redefining Visceral Performance" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2009, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: A timely book that identifies the practice of (syn)aesthetics in artistic style and audience response, which helps to articulate the power of experiential practice in the arts.

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Product Description: In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'an art event' in its own right. In setting performance art on an equal footing with the traditional art object, she heralds a new aesthetics. The peculiar mode of experience that a performance provokes – blurring distinctions between artist and audience, body and mind, art and life – is here framed as the breeding ground for a new way of understanding performing arts, and through them even wider social and cultural processes...read more
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9780415458559 | 1 edition (Routledge, July 30, 2008), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'an art event' in its own right.

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9780415458566 | 1 edition (Routledge, July 29, 2008), cover price $40.95 | About this edition: In this book, Erika Fischer-Lichte traces the emergence of performance as 'an art event' in its own right.

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9780203894989 | Routledge, June 5, 2008, cover price $37.95

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Product Description: Contemporary practitioners such as Orlan, Franko B, Robert Wilson and Tim Etchells are creating work that flies in the face of traditional thinking about what performance might mean. New Performance/New Writing offers contextualisation and guidance for those wishing to explore these innovative approaches...read more
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9781403998132 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 2, 2007, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Contemporary practitioners such as Orlan, Franko B, Robert Wilson and Tim Etchells are creating work that flies in the face of traditional thinking about what performance might mean.

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9781403998149 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 2, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Contemporary practitioners such as Orlan, Franko B, Robert Wilson and Tim Etchells are creating work that flies in the face of traditional thinking about what performance might mean.

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Product Description: With more than 40 pages of new material including illustrations and unpublished sketches, this book illuminates Julie Taymor’s entire career, from her theatrical apprenticeship to her most recent work for stage and screen. There is an all-new introductory essay by Italian film critic Antonio Monda, as well as sections on Frida, Titus, Taymor’s upcoming opera Grendel, and her much-anticipated Beatles film Across the Universe...read more
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9780810930773 | 3 edition (Harry N Abrams Inc, June 12, 2007), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: With more than 40 pages of new material including illustrations and unpublished sketches, this book illuminates Julie Taymor’s entire career, from her theatrical apprenticeship to her most recent work for stage and screen.
9780810935174 | Rev upd su edition (Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 1999), cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Surveys Julie Taymor's innovative work in design, production, and direction, and discusses her use of puppetry, masks, and dance movement

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Product Description: Intermediality: the incorporation of digital technology into theatre practice, and the presence of film, television and digital media in contemporary theatre is a significant feature of twentieth-century performance. Presented here for the first time is a major collection of essays, written by the Theatre and Intermediality Research Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research, which assesses intermediality in theatre and performance...read more
By Freda Chapple (editor) and Chiel Kattenbelt (editor)
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9789042016293 | Rodopi Bv Editions, February 28, 2006, cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Intermediality: the incorporation of digital technology into theatre practice, and the presence of film, television and digital media in contemporary theatre is a significant feature of twentieth-century performance.

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The book charts the development of collaboratively-created performances from the 1950s to the present day. Companies discussed include the Living Theatre, Open Theatre, Australian Performing Group, People Show, Teatro Campesino, Théâtre de Complicité, Legs on the Wall, Forced Entertainment and Third Angel. Against this background of enormous variety, fundamental questions are posed: "What is devised theatre?"; "Why have theatre-makers chosen to devise performances since the 1950s?" and "How has devised performance changed over the last fifty years?"
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9781403906625 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 22, 2005, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The book charts the development of collaboratively-created performances from the 1950s to the present day.

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9781403906632 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 22, 2005, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: The volume examines the performance aesthetics of four major art movements—Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Constructivism. After outlining the origins and general characteristics of the historical avant-garde, this study offers detailed coverage of key performances undertaken by artists, usually outside the conventional theatre environment...read more
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9781403946447 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 8, 2005, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: How did the concept of the avant-garde come into existence?

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9781403946454 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 8, 2005, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: The volume examines the performance aesthetics of four major art movements—Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Constructivism.

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Product Description: The first full-length book of its kind to offer an investigation of the interface between theatre, performance and digital arts, Virtual Theatres presents the theatre of the twenty-first century in which everything - even the viewer - can be simulated...read more
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9780415283786 | Routledge, April 1, 2004, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The first full-length book of its kind to offer an investigation of the interface between theatre, performance and digital arts, Virtual Theatres presents the theatre of the twenty-first century in which everything - even the viewer - can be simulated.

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9780415283793 | Routledge, May 30, 2004, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The first full-length book of its kind to offer an investigation of the interface between theatre, performance and digital arts, Virtual Theatres presents the theatre of the twenty-first century in which everything - even the viewer - can be simulated.

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Product Description: This collection of essays explores the development of avant-garde theater and its relation to questions of textuality, authority, and the academy. Although the canon of modern and contemporary drama would be difficult to imagine without the influential legacy of the movements and strands of the historical avant-garde, this critical history is often overlooked in courses on modern and contemporary drama and theater...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780472097272 | Univ of Michigan Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays explores the development of avant-garde theater and its relation to questions of textuality, authority, and the academy.

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9780472067275 | Univ of Michigan Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: This collection of essays explores the development of avant-garde theater and its relation to questions of textuality, authority, and the academy.

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Product Description: The "liminal" describes a marginalized space of chaos and creative potential where nothing is fixed or certain. Liminal performance describes a range of interdisciplinary, highly experimental, performative types in theatre and performance, film and music -performances which can be seen to prioritize the body, the technological and the primordial...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780304705856 | Cassell, December 1, 1999, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The "liminal" describes a marginalized space of chaos and creative potential where nothing is fixed or certain.

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9780304705863 | Continuum Intl Pub Group, December 1, 1999, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: The term liminal refers to a marginalized space of fertile chaos and creative potential where nothing is fixed or certain.

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Surveys Julie Taymor's innovative work in design, production, and direction, and discusses her use of puppetry, masks, and dance movement (view table of contents)
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9781881390220 | Rev upd edition (Ohio State Univ Wexner Center for, September 1, 1999), cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Surveys Julie Taymor's innovative work in design, production, and direction, and discusses her use of puppetry, masks, and dance movement

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Product Description: Award winning writer, director, theatre designer and visual artist Robert Wilson is one of the most visionary and versatile theatrical talents of the past three decades. This first monograph of the artist's work shows how he challenged and redefined the conventions of performance art throughout the US and Europe...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780847821037 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, August 1, 1998, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Award winning writer, director, theatre designer and visual artist Robert Wilson is one of the most visionary and versatile theatrical talents of the past three decades.

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