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  1. Sketch Comedy
    Published: 1st November 2019
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  2. The Pilates Effect

    The Pilates Effect

    Written by Stacey Redfield and Sarah Holmes, Foreword by Kevin Bowen

    Red Lightning Books

    Published: 1st September 2019
    Hardback | £46.00
    Paperback | £12.99
  3. Rust Belt Burlesque
    Rust Belt Burlesque traces the history of burlesque in Cleveland from the 1800s to the present, while also telling the story of Bella Sin, a Mexican immigrant who largely drove Northeast Ohio’s burlesque comeback. Over 100 color... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2019
    Paperback | £18.99
  4. Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adopted the vocal and theatrical traditions of American musical theater as important theological tenets. As Church membership grew, leaders saw how the genre could help define the... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  5. Styling Blackness in Chile
    In Styling Blackness in Chile, Juan Eduardo Wolf explores the multiple ways that Black individuals in Arica have performed music and dance to frame their Blackness in relationship to other groups of performers—a process he calls... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2019
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. Last Acts
    Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage shows how theater reflects, enables, and contests the politicization of life and death. The book analyzes representations of dying in plays by writers including Marlowe, Shakespeare... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2019
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. Dancing Revolution
    Throughout American history, patterns of political intent and impact have linked the wide range of dance movements performed in public places. Groups diverse in their cultural or political identities, or in both, long ago seized... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2019
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
    Alyssa Quint explores the early years of the modern Yiddish theater, from roughly 1876 to 1883, through the works of one of its best-known and most colorful figures, Avrom Goldfaden.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £48.00
  9. Poetics of History
    Poetics of History places Rousseau at the origin of modern speculative philosophy by showing that his thinking on the theater, despite its dependence on a false and conventional reading of Aristotle, nonetheless articulates a... Learn More
    Published: 8th January 2019
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Worldmaking
    Published: 24th December 2018
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  11. Back to the Dance Itself
    In Back to the Dance Itself, Sondra Fraleigh edits essays that illuminate how scholars apply a range of phenomenologies to explore questions of dance and the world; performing life and language; body and place; and self-knowing... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2018
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Mapping Memory
    Interweaves visual and performance theory with memory and affect studies to develop the theory of memory mapping, defined as the visual process of representing the affective, sensorial, polyvocal, and temporally layered relationship... Learn More
    Published: 2nd October 2018
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. The Comedy Studies Reader

    The Comedy Studies Reader

    Edited by Nick Marx and Matt Sienkiewicz

    University of Texas Press

    From classical Hollywood film comedies to sitcoms, recent political satire, and the developing world of online comedy culture, comedy has been a mainstay of the American media landscape for decades. Recognizing that scholars and... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  14. Abject Performances
    Leticia Alvarado explores how Latino artists and cultural producers have developed and deployed an irreverent aesthetics of abjection to resist assimilation and disrupt respectability politics.... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  15. Spectatorship in the Age of Surveillance
    Contributors to this special issue investigate the ways surveillance and the fields of theater and performance inform one another. Considering forms of surveillance from government mass spying to data mining to all-seeing social... Learn More
    Published: 23rd February 2018
    Paperback | £8.99
  16. Just One of the Boys
    Female-to-male crossdressing became all the rage in the variety shows of nineteenth century America, and began as the domain of mature actresses who desired to extend their careers. These women engaged in the kinds of raucous... Learn More
    Published: 4th January 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £20.99
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