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Product Description: This book presents an interdisciplinary investigation into the emergence of the actor and theater. Scholarship helps us to realize how we have evolved to who we are today and to understand the transformative power of performance. The author proposes to boost and advance theater studies by reviewing new research in anthropology, archaeology, paleoanthropology, classics, ethnography, physics, cognitive science, neuroscience, theater anthropology and performance studies...read more
By David Malcolm (trans)

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9783631665701 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, February 27, 2016, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: This book presents an interdisciplinary investigation into the emergence of the actor and theater.

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Product Description: 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...read more
By Tobin Nellhaus (editor)

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9780415837972 | 3 edition (Routledge, April 6, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780415837965 | 3 pap/psc edition (Routledge, March 28, 2016), cover price $68.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Noted as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, 11th Edition, engages your students and gets them excited about theatre. Drawing from the expertise of the authors as dedicated teachers, published scholars, and practicing artists, this text is ideal for an introductory theatre course...read more

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9781305411074 | 11 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2016), cover price $225.95 | About this edition: Noted as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, 11th Edition, engages your students and gets them excited about theatre.
9781133307280 | 10 enh edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, March 28, 2013), cover price $225.95 | About this edition: Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource.
9780495807971 | 10th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 4, 2010), cover price $248.95 | About this edition: Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE is a welcome and helpful resource.

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Product Description: Despite eye-opening discoveries, exhibitions, and performances, many valuable artifacts and documents of the performing arts continue to linger in oblivion. How do these sources affect our understanding and appreciation of the theatrical past? Which challenges and opportunities arise from their reuse in modern contexts inside and outside museums?Theatrical Heritage addresses these and related issues from a broad perspective...read more
By Christel Stalpaert (editor)

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9789462700239 | Leuven Univ Pr, October 26, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Despite eye-opening discoveries, exhibitions, and performances, many valuable artifacts and documents of the performing arts continue to linger in oblivion.

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Product Description: This comprehensive guide to the theatre's history covers theatre arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood. This book goes back to what we know from our earliest ancestors by examining ancient artifacts and ancient texts to find out how theatre was influenced by life and how it in turn influenced the culture of the people who came to enjoy it...read more
By Ann Hosein (editor)

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9781680480825 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 1, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive guide to the theatre's history covers theatre arts around the globe, including ancient Eastern arts like Kabuki and more modern ones such as Bollywood.

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Product Description: In its ninth edition, Theatre: The Lively Art remains the best-selling program for Theatre Appreciation courses. With its hallmark focus on preparing future audience members, students will learn how theatre functions, how it should be viewed and judged, and the tradition behind any performance they may attend...read more

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9781259667800 | 9 lslf edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, June 26, 2015), cover price $159.75 | About this edition: In its ninth edition, Theatre: The Lively Art remains the best-selling program for Theatre Appreciation courses.
9780077527402 | 7 lslf edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, May 23, 2011), cover price $108.65

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9780073514307 | 9 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, January 14, 2015), cover price $213.00 | About this edition: In its ninth edition, Theatre: The Lively Art remains the best-selling program for Theatre Appreciation courses.
9780073514208 | 8 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, January 10, 2012), cover price $213.00 | About this edition: In its outstanding eighth edition, Theatre: The Lively Art remains the best-selling Introductory Theatre text for Theatre Appreciation courses.
9780439193757, titled "How Do Bats See in the Dark: Questions and Answers About Night Creatures" | Scholastic, October 1, 2000, cover price $5.95 | also contains How Do Bats See in the Dark: Questions and Answers About Night Creatures | About this edition: Questions and answers present the habitats and behavior of a variety of nocturnal animals, from cats and kiwis to bats, owls, and foxes.

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Product Description: From before history was recorded to the present day, theatre has been a major artistic form around the world. From puppetry to mimes and street theatre, this complex art has utilized all other art forms such as dance, literature, music, painting, sculpture, and architecture...read more

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9780199669820 | New upd edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2014), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: From before history was recorded to the present day, theatre has been a major artistic form around the world.

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Product Description: History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts. At its core are contributions from theatre scholars and public historians discussing how historical meaning is shaped through performance...read more
By Kathryn Prince (editor)

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9781137393883 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 10, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: History, Memory, Performance is an interdisciplinary collection of essays exploring performances of the past in a wide range of trans-national and historical contexts.

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9780373710409, titled "Maternal Instinct" | Harlequin Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $4.99 | also contains Maternal Instinct | About this edition: More than anything, Officer Nell Granstrom wants to stop history from repeating itself.

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Product Description: This fascinating account of the relationship between theatre and time explores how different concepts of time - including linear clock time, the cyclical time of the planets and seasons, the rhythms of the body and individual memories - have impacted on and been reinforced by theatre throughout history, from medieval times to the present day...read more

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9781137343864, titled "Theatre & Time" | Palgrave Macmillan, October 6, 2014, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: This fascinating account of the relationship between theatre and time explores how different concepts of time - including linear clock time, the cyclical time of the planets and seasons, the rhythms of the body and individual memories - have impacted on and been reinforced by theatre throughout history, from medieval times to the present day.

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Product Description: THEATRE IN YOUR LIFE makes theatre appreciation personal, meaningful, and memorable by exploring the many ways theatre plays an important role in everyday life. From movies, concerts, and videogames to weddings, graduations, and job interviews, aspects of production and performance strongly influence popular culture and shape many of our daily experiences...read more

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9781285463483 | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 28, 2014), cover price $194.95 | About this edition: THEATRE IN YOUR LIFE makes theatre appreciation personal, meaningful, and memorable by exploring the many ways theatre plays an important role in everyday life.
9780495901976 | 2 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 31, 2011), cover price $194.95 | About this edition: THEATRE IN YOUR LIFE makes theatre appreciation personal, meaningful, and memorable by exploring the many ways theatre plays an important role in everyday life.
9780534640699 | 1 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 25, 2008), cover price $205.95 | About this edition: THEATRE IN YOUR LIFE makes theatre appreciation personal, meaningful, and memorable by exploring the many ways theatre plays an important role in everyday life.

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Product Description: This trans-historical essay collection explores spectacular analogue performance technologies from Ancient Greece to before the Second World War in a study that is the first of its kind. From Heron of Alexandria's mechanical theatres to the fin de siècle théâtre phone, from ancient mechanical elephants to early modern automata, from Enlightenment electrical experiments to Victorian spectral illusions, this volume offers an original examination of the precursors of contemporary digital performance...read more
By Kara Reilly (editor)

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9781137319661 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 25, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This trans-historical essay collection explores spectacular analogue performance technologies from Ancient Greece to before the Second World War in a study that is the first of its kind.

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Product Description: Focuses on the cultural significance of theatre   This streamlined, engaging text helps students understand the events, places and people that have influenced the history of theatre.    Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Identify the major time periods and geographic areas associated with the history of theatre Distinguish relevant characteristics of theatre in diverse times and places...read more

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9780205209828 | 1 edition (Prentice Hall, January 4, 2013), cover price $79.40 | About this edition: Focuses on the cultural significance of theatre   This streamlined, engaging text helps students understand the events, places and people that have influenced the history of theatre.

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Product Description: Scholars, amateur historians and actors have shaped theatre history in different ways at different times and in different places. This Companion offers students and general readers a series of accessible and engaging essays on the key aspects of studying and writing theatre history...read more

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9780521766364 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 28, 2013, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: Scholars, amateur historians and actors have shaped theatre history in different ways at different times and in different places.

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9780521149839 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 28, 2013, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Scholars, amateur historians and actors have shaped theatre history in different ways at different times and in different places.

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Product Description: THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment...read more

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9781111348304 | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2012), cover price $203.95 | About this edition: THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history.
9780495391043 | 2 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, December 29, 2008), cover price $223.95 | About this edition: THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Second Edition, explores issues of diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history.
9780155063259 | Wadsworth Pub Co, February 10, 2006, cover price $245.95 | About this edition: This invigorating new introductory text makes timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of Hollywood television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to, predates, and influences the screen entertainment they are used to watching.
9789990159776 | Thomson Learning, February 10, 2006, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: The automaton, known today as the robot, can be seen as a metaphor for the historical period in which it is explored. Chapters include examinations of Iconoclasm's fear that art might surpass nature, the Cartesian mind/body divide, automata as objects of courtly desire, the uncanny Olympia, and the revolutionary Robots in post-WWI drama...read more

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9780230232020 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 15, 2011, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The automaton, known today as the robot, can be seen as a metaphor for the historical period in which it is explored.

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Product Description: Contains previously uncollected writings, including articles about Witkacy's doubles, historical and medical simulations, the Battleship Potemkin, comédie rosse at the Grand Guignol, Polish theater, Grotowski and Kantor, Mrozek and Rózewicz, Polish and Russian symbolists, and erotic French puppets...read more
By Daniel Gerould and Richard Schechner (foreword by)

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9780979057090 | Martin E Segal Theatre Center, April 12, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Contains previously uncollected writings, including articles about Witkacy's doubles, historical and medical simulations, the Battleship Potemkin, comédie rosse at the Grand Guignol, Polish theater, Grotowski and Kantor, Mrozek and Rózewicz, Polish and Russian symbolists, and erotic French puppets.

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9780073382203 | 6 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, January 10, 2011), cover price $234.30
9780073514123 | 5th edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, December 16, 2006), cover price $147.35

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9780070384699 | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, August 1, 1999), cover price $102.95

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Product Description: By focusing on the important early theoretical writings about these two media, ‘Drama and Film: Vintage Views’ becomes one of the first books in over thirty-five years to examine the historical, cultural, and aesthetic relationships between theater and film...read more
By Bert Cardullo (editor)

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9780857289773 | Anthem Pr, January 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: By focusing on the important early theoretical writings about these two media, ‘Drama and Film: Vintage Views’ becomes one of the first books in over thirty-five years to examine the historical, cultural, and aesthetic relationships between theater and film.

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Product Description: The first book to take a critical realist approach to any area of culture, this study examines theatre and its history through the interaction of society's structures, agents and discourses.

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9780230623637 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2010, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The first book to take a critical realist approach to any area of culture, this study examines theatre and its history through the interaction of society's structures, agents and discourses.

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Product Description: Theatre and architecture are seeming opposites: one a time-based art-form experienced in space, the other a spatial art experienced over time. The book unpicks these assumptions, demonstrating ways in which theatre and architecture are essential to each other and contextualizing their dynamic relationship historically and culturally...read more

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9780230218727, titled "Theatre & Architecture" | Palgrave Macmillan, January 30, 2015, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Theatre and architecture are seeming opposites: one a time-based art-form experienced in space, the other a spatial art experienced over time.

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Product Description: Book by NYSTUL DAISY

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9780757565076 | 2 edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, December 22, 2009), cover price $101.85 | About this edition: Book by NYSTUL DAISY

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Product Description: This book aims to answer the needs of instructors who focus on contemporary theatre production and theatre appreciation, yet want to teach them within a solid historical context. Providing an understanding of current practices from an audience's perspective, "Theatre: The Lively Art" presents a recreation of past theatrical eras, enabling readers to better understand today's theatre...read more

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9780070707344, titled "Theater: The Lively Art" | McGraw-Hill College, February 1, 1991, cover price $47.25 | also contains Theater: The Lively Art | About this edition: This book aims to answer the needs of instructors who focus on contemporary theatre production and theatre appreciation, yet want to teach them within a solid historical context.

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Product Description: More than anything, Officer Nell Granstrom wants to stop history from repeating itself. Born to a sixteen-year-old mother, Nell had her daughter, Kim, at the same age. Now Kim's sixteen and has a serious boyfriend. But how much weight can Nell's words have? Years of living a careful life are over, because she's made another mistake...read more

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9780373710409 | Harlequin Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $4.99 | also contains History, Memory, Performance | About this edition: More than anything, Officer Nell Granstrom wants to stop history from repeating itself.

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Questions and answers present the habitats and behavior of a variety of nocturnal animals, from cats and kiwis to bats, owls, and foxes.

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9780439193740 | Scholastic, October 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Questions and answers present the habitats and behavior of a variety of nocturnal animals, from cats and kiwis to bats, owls, and foxes.

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9780439193757 | Scholastic, October 1, 2000, cover price $5.95 | also contains Theatre: The Lively Art | About this edition: Questions and answers present the habitats and behavior of a variety of nocturnal animals, from cats and kiwis to bats, owls, and foxes.

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9780613357722 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $14.40 | About this edition: Questions and answers present the habitats and behavior of a variety of nocturnal animals, from cats and kiwis to bats, owls, and foxes.

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This study resource is packaged free with every copy of Theater: The Lively Art. The CD includes a learning styles assessment, an Internet primer, a Guide to Electronic Research, a study skills primer, a link to the Lively Art Online Learning Center Web site, and 15-20 test questions per chapter.

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9780072425086 | 4 cdr edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2001), cover price $36.25 | About this edition: This study resource is packaged free with every copy of Theater: The Lively Art.

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9780073514116 | 6 edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, December 14, 2006), cover price $129.25
9780072407181 | 4th edition (McGraw-Hill, June 1, 2001), cover price $48.75 | also contains Listen To The Silence: A Retreat With Pere Jacques | About this edition: Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements, Theater: The Lively Art, 6/e remains a comprehensive introductory theater text: an introduction to the audience’s experience of theater, an investigation of the elements of theater, and a study of the important developments in the history of theater.
9780072462814 | 4 pck sub edition (McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, June 1, 2001), cover price $84.50
9789990015539 | 4th edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2001), cover price $0.02
9780072399981 | 3 pck edition (McGraw-Hill College, September 1, 2000), cover price $73.85
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