By (author) Dr. Robert Leach
Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre is the first in-depth study of perhaps Britain’s most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company’s aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the elements which made its success so important.
By (author) Dr. Rosamund Bartlett, Dr Sarah Dadswell Contributions by Jeremy Arden, Professor Michaela Bohmig, Professor John E. Bowlt, Dr. Aurora Egidio, Murray Frame, Catja Gaebel, Julia Hollander, Anna Wexler Katsnelson, Dr. Robert Leach, Christina Lodder, Laurence Senelick, Margareta Tillberg
The Futurist opera Victory over the Sun was a key event of the Russian avant-garde, notorious for its libretto, its unconventional score and its pioneering abstract sets and costumes. This volume brings together the first fully annotated translation of the libretto of this ‘anti-opera’ and other important primary source materials.
By (author) Robert Leach
By (author) Robert Leach
Contributions by Halldóra Arnardóttir, Enrica Capussotti, Pippo Ciorra, Nicholas Dines, Dr John Foot, Mary Louise Lobsinger, Abele Longo, Prof. Robert Lumley, Laura Maritano, Claudia Nocentini, Sergio Pace, Gianfranco Petrillo, Giuliana Pieri, Sandra Ponzanesi Edited by Prof. Robert Lumley, Dr John Foot
This book examines the transformation of the Italian city from the 1950s to the present with particular attention to questions of identity, migration and changes in urban culture. It shows how major demographic movements and cultural shifts threw into relief new conceptions of the city in which old boundaries had become problematic.
Contributions by Dr Brian K. Slater, Dr Skye Wills, Dr Stephen Roecker, Dr Candiss Williams, Dr Brian Murphy, Dr A. Fortuna, Dr A. Bhowmik, Dr A. Bary, Dr C. Cogger, Dr Santanu Bakshi, Dr Chumki Banik, Dr Zhenli He, Dr Eleanor E. Campbell, Dr John L. Field, Professor Keith Paustian, Prof. Jeffrey Strock, Dr Jeffrey Peter Mitchell, Dr Howard Ferris, Dr Anil Shrestha, Dr Francis J. Larney, Dr Garrison Sposito, Dr Gilbert G. Sigua, Dr Robert L. Myers, Prof. Bijay Singh, Prof. Robert J. Kremer, Dr Humburto Blanco-Canqui, Dr David Güereña, Dr A. O. Ogunkunle, Prof V. O. Chude, Prof. Minggang Xu, Dr Wenju Zhang, Dr Zejiang Cai, Dr Shaoming Huang, Dr Ping Zhu, Dr Ieda C. Mendes, Dr Cássio A. Tormena, Dr Maurício R. Cherubin, Dr Douglas L. Karlen, Dr Pandi Zdruli, Dr Claudio Zucca Edited by Dr Don Reicosky
Contributions by Richard Abel, Charles R. Acland, Professor Robert C. Allen, Charles Ambler, Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Butsch, Thomas Doherty, Jane M. Gaines, Mark Glancy, Ahmet Gürata, Mark Jancovich, Barbara Kilinger, Jeffery Klenotic, Annette Kuhn, Terry Lindvall, Richard Maltby, Christopher J. McKenna, Anne Morey, Dr John Sedgwick, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Judith Thissen, Gregory A. Waller, Haidee Wasson Edited by Richard Maltby, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Professor Robert C. Allen
This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.
Contributions by Prof. Maureen Bain, Kaustav Majumder, Prof. Yoshinori Mine, Yasumi Horimoto, Dr Hajime Hatta, Kylie Hewson, Dr Kapil Chousalker, Florence Baron, Dr Sophie Jan, Dr Richard K. Gast, Mr Nicolas Guyot, Dr Deana R. Jones, Dr Margaret Sexton, Dr Pietro Rocculi, Steven Vermeir, Koen De Reu, Dr Bart De Ketelaere, F. Cisneros, Dr C. Hamelin, Prof. Juliet R. Roberts, Mitch Kanter, Dr Tia M. Rains, Naiyana Gujral, Dr Hoon H. Sunwoo, Neijat Mohamed, Erin M. Goldberg, Prof. James D. House, Janet E. Fulton, Dr Anna Wolc, Sophie Réhault-Godbert, Dr Y. Nys Edited by Prof. Juliet R. Roberts
Contributions by Dr Jeff Dahlberg, Dr D. T. Rosenow, Dr Elizabeth A. Cooper, Prof. Stephen Kresovich, Prof. Hari Upadhyaya, Dr Mani Vetriventhan, Dr Cleve Franks, Dr Joseph E. Knoll, Dr Tesfaye Tesso, Dr Dereje D. Gobena, Dr Dechassa O. Duressa, Dr Kraig Roozeboom, Dr Krishna Jagadish, Dr R. Perumal, Dr Desalegn D. Serba, Dr Dilooshi Weerasooriya, Dr Clint W. Magill, Dr Gary C. Peterson, Dr Louis K. Prom, Dr Elfadil M. Bashir, Dr Chris Little, Dr John Burke, Willmar L. Leiser, H. Frederick Weltzien-Rattunde, Dr Eva Weltzien, Prof. Bettina I.G. Haussmann, Dr Roger L. Monk, M. Djanaguiraman, Prof. P. V. V. Prasad, I. A. Ciampitti, Prof. David Mengel, J. Bell, Dr Robert C. Schwartz, Dr Kevin McInnes, Dr Q. Xue, Dr Dana Porter, Prof. Bonnie Pendleton, Dr A. Y. Bandara, Dr T. C. Todd, Dr Muthu Bagavathiannan, Dr W. Everman, Dr P. Govindasamy, Prof. Anita Dille, Dr M. Jugulam, Dr J. Norsworthy, Dr Bruno Tran, Dr R. Hodges Edited by Prof. William Rooney
Contributions by Scott Ashley, Jennifer Birkett, Richard A. Cardwell, Ian Christie, Peter Cooke, Peter Dayan, Alison Finch, Michael Holland, Patrick Laude, Dr Patrick McGuinness, Dee Reynolds, Prof. Clive Scott, Jeremy Stubbs, Robert Vilain, Shirley W. Vinall Edited by Dr Patrick McGuinness
This is a comparative and interdisciplinary book exploring a variety of perspectives on the artistic culture of France, and its neighbours, in the period 1870-1914.View details
Contributions by Dr Gretchen R. Miller, Dr K. Rajkai, Dr F. Ács, Dr B. Tóth, Dr A. Makó, Dr Luis Garrote, Prof. N. Jovanovic, Dr S. Dzikiti, Dr M. Gush, Professor T. Shah, Dr Asad Qureshi, Prof. Dieter Prinz, Dr Alfieri Pollice, Dr Ramy Saliba, Dr Antonio Lonigro, Dr Z. Gao, Prof. Taffa Tulu, Prof. Megh Goyal, Dr Andrea Dührkoop, Prof. Oliver Hensel, Professor Munir J. Mohammad Rusan, Professor L. S. Pereira, Dr P. Paredes, Dr John Gowing, Dr Suhas P. Wani, Dr Kaushal K. Garg, Dr Girish Chander, Dr K. H. Anantha, Dr Susan A. OShaughnessy, Dr Manuel A. Andrade, Dr Henk Ritzema, Prof. Wayne S. Meyer, Dr Mladen Todorovic, Dr Pasquale Steduto, Dr Chris Perry, Roberto Roson Edited by Prof. T. Oweis
Contributions by Dr Philippe Lashermes, Marie-Christine Coombes, Prof. Fábio M. DaMatta, Dr Thierry Joët, Stéphane Dussert, Dr Sarada Krishnan, Dr Herbert A.M. van der Vossen, Dr N. Surya Prakash, Dr Alan Carvalho Andrade, Dr Chifumi Nagai, Jean-Jacques Rakotomalala, Dr Charles Lambot, Juan Carlos Herrera, Michael N. Clifford, Iziar A. Ludwig, Prof. Alan Crozier, Ningjian Liang, Kaiwen Mu, Dr David Kitts, Dr Claudine Campa, Arnaud Petitvallet, Prof. Adriana Farah, Dr Robert Buffo, Dr Noël Durand, Angélique Fontana, Dr Mario R. Fernández-Alduenda, Sastia P. Putri, Prof. Eiichiro Fukusaki, Dr Louis Bockel, Laure-Sophie Schiettecatte Edited by Dr Philippe Lashermes
Contributions by Dr Brian Jordan, Prof. B. M. Hargis, Prof G. Tellez, L. R. Bielke, Prof. Venugopal Nair, Prof. Larry McDougald, Dr Peter Groves, Dr Rami A. Dalloul, Dr Carita Schneitz, Martin Wierup, Prof. Robert F Wideman, Dr M. M. Makagon, R. A. Blatchford, Dr T. B. Rodenburg, Dr Ingrid De Jong, Rick A. van Emous, Prof. M. S. Lilburn, R. Shanmugasundaram, Prof Inma Estevez, Ruth C. Newberry, Prof. Brian Fairchild, Dr K. Schwean-Lardner, T. G. Crowe, Dr Andrew Butterworth Edited by Prof. Todd Applegate
By (author) Dr. Michael Hammond
The Big Show looks at the role played by cinema in British cultural life during World War One. Hammond shows how the British film industry and British audiences responded to the traumatic effects of the War, and contends that the War’s significant effect was to expedite the cultural acceptance of cinema into the fabric of British social life.
By (author) Dr. Bill McDonnell
The first book to document grass roots popular theatres which developed from within the working class Republican and Loyalist communities of Belfast and Derry during the latest phase of the four hundred year conflict between Ireland and Britain.
Contributions by Zhongping Tan, Lai-Xi Wang, Michael Boyce, Suwei Dong, Peng George Wang, Xuefei Huang, Robert J. Linhardt, Zhongwu Guo, Xing Chen, Max Crispin, Yan-Mei Li, Qun Zhou Edited by Zhongping Tan, Lai-Xi Wang Editor-in-chief Tom BrownPublication date: 20 March 2017
Contributions by Kaige Wang, Shurong Wang, Kwang Ho Kim, Anja Oasmaa, Dietrich Meier, Wolter Prins, Stuart Daw, Tristan Brown, Jacques Lede, Joon Weon Choi, Xianglan Bai, David Dayton Edited by Robert C Brown, Kaige Wang Series edited by George Kraus Editor-in-chief James H ClarkPublication date: 30 June 2017
Contributions by Uwe Bergmann, Claudio Pellegrini, Nicholas Sauter, Abas Ourmazd, Tomas Ekeberg, John Spence, Peter Zwart, Daniel DePonte, Uwe Weierstall, Allen Orville, Kelly Gaffney, Hirohito Ogasawara, Philippe Wernet, Markus Guehr, Steve Johnson, Shin-Ichi Adachi, Simone Techert, Roberto Alonso-Mori, Richard Neutze, Keith Moffat, Robert Schoenlein, Nina Rohringer, Christoph Bostedt, Henry Chapman, Phil Bucksbaum, Lin X Chen, Nils Huse Edited by Uwe Bergmann, Vittal Yachandra, Junko Yano Editor-in-chief Heinz FreiPublication date: 11 August 2017
Contributions by Emeritus Prof Kenneth Boote, W. L. Araújo, C. Nick, F. T. Delazari, V. S. Almeida, Prof. D. J. H. Silva, A. Gazula, A. Simonne, M. Ozores-Hampton, Dr E. Simonne, Dr Martine Dorais, L. E. P. Peres, D. S. Reartes, M. H. Vicente, Dr A. Zsögön, Lawrence Kenyon, Dr Andreas W. Ebert, K. K. Mandadi, S. C. Irigoyen, Dr C. A. Avila, Dr Y. Bai, Junming Li, B. Kaur, Prof. A. K. Handa, Dr A. K. Mattoo, C. Sauvage, E. Albert, Dr M. Causse, K. Wang, Prof. H Czosnek, Dr Moshe Lapidot, Dr R. Srinivasan, Dr R. Muniappan, Dr D. R. Panthee, Euro Pannacci, Prof. Francesco Tei, Mônica Macedo, Marcela Vasquez-Mayorga, Robert L. Gilbertson, F. Vidavski, A. Koren, Ilan Levin, P. Adhikari, J. P. Kressin Edited by Dr A. K. Mattoo, Prof. A. K. Handa
Contributions by V. Pérez, Dr J. I. Hormaza, Dr Noris Ledesma, Dr Frédéric Normand, Pierre-Éric Lauri, Dr Maria Hilda Pérez-Barraza, Jorge Alberto Osuna-Garcia, Prof. Sisir Mitra, A. Bhagwan, Dr Victor Galán Saúco, Dr John Y. Yonemoto, Dr Steven A. Oosthuyse, Dr Victor Manuel Medina-Urrutia, Jaime Eduardo Reyes-Hernández, Gil Virgen-Calleros, Enrique Pimienta-Barrios, Marciano Manuel Robles-González, Dr A. G. Levin, Prof. Kerry B. Walsh, Zhenglin Wang, Apiradee Uthairatanakij, Pongphen Jitareerat, Dr Robert Paull, Dr Noam Alkan, Prof. Laurent Urban, Mônica Maria de Almeida Lopes, Maria Raquel Alcântara de Miranda, Dr Claudine Basset-Mens, Dr Sandra Payen, Henri Vannière, Angela Braun, Yannick Biard, Prof. Randy C. Ploetz, Dr Stefano De Faveri, Anirudh Kumar Edited by Dr Victor Galán Saúco, Dr Ping Lu
By (author) Dr. Joe Kember
In this study of early film exhibition, Joe Kember demonstrates that prior to the emergence of a specific discipline of screen acting and the arrival of picture personalities, the early cinema inherited its human dimensions from diverse earlier traditions of performance, from the magic lantern lecture to the fairground and variety theatre.