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Victorian Pantomime: A Collection of Critical Essays
Victorian Pantomime: A Collection of Critical Essays
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ean: 9780230221598, isbn: 0230221599,

One of the most neglected areas of study in nineteenth-century theater is pantomime: this book provides a comprehensive overview of pantomime in the Victorian period, ranging from the ideological positions perpetrated by pantomime to discussions of p...


Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology
Digital Practices: Aesthetic and Neuroesthetic Approaches to Performance and Technology
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ean: 9780230293649, isbn: 0230293646,

Digital Practices, now in paperback and with a new preface, offers a description of a range of art and performance practices that have emerged within the context of a broad-based technological infiltration of all areas of human experience. They are i...


Dance Dramaturgy: Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement (New World Choreographies)
Dance Dramaturgy: Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement (New World Choreographies)
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ean: 9781349557974, isbn: 1349557978,

Ten international dramaturg-scholars advance proposals that reset notions of agency in contemporary dance creation. Dramaturgy becomes driven by artistic inquiry, distributed among collaborating artists, embedded in improvisation tasks, or weaved thr...


The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Islamic World
The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Islamic World
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ean: 9781349492688, isbn: 134949268X,

Examining performers from the ancient Mediterranean world to the modern Islamic Middle East, including India and Pakistan, Shay explores the careers, artistic performances, and legacies of these individuals who were forced to produce entertainment an...


Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance (Performance Philosophy)
Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance (Performance Philosophy)
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mpn: 15 black & white illustrations, ean: 9781137437389, isbn: 1137437383,

Choreographing Problems: Expressive Concepts in European Contemporary Dance and Performance illuminates the relationship between the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and experimental dance and performance in the works of leading European choreographers, ...


The Films of Wes Anderson: Critical Essays on an Indiewood Icon
The Films of Wes Anderson: Critical Essays on an Indiewood Icon
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ean: 9781349486922, isbn: 1349486922,

Wes Anderson's films can be divisive, but he is widely recognized as the inspiration for several recent trends in indie films. Using both practical and theoretical lenses, the contributors address and explain the recurring stylistic techniques, moti...


Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain
Slapstick and Comic Performance: Comedy and Pain
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ean: 9780230364134, isbn: 0230364136,

Slapstick comedy has been entertaining audiences for centuries. Within slapstick, comic pain and comic violence are performed to provoke laughter. This book explores just how and why the performance of pain and violence can make us laugh. It examines...


Global Beauty, Local Bodies
Global Beauty, Local Bodies
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ean: 9781349478392, isbn: 1349478393,

This collection of original scholarly work and first-person accounts takes globalization processes and the transnational links these processes create as the jumping-off point for an examination of what it means to be, have, or aspire to a beautiful b...


Dance and the Arts in Mexico, 1920-1950: The Cosmic Generation
Dance and the Arts in Mexico, 1920-1950: The Cosmic Generation
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ean: 9783319924731, isbn: 3319924737,

Dance and the Arts in Mexico, 1920–1950 tells the story of the arts explosion that launched at the end of the Mexican revolution, when composers, choreographers, and muralists had produced state-sponsored works in wide public spaces. The book asses...


An Introduction to Community Dance Practice
An Introduction to Community Dance Practice
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ean: 9780230551695, isbn: 0230551696,

This introductory textbook is aimed at undergraduates studying community dance.  Drawing on high profile contributors, the book is packed with case studies, interviews and examples that students can use to explore issues in contemporary dance pract...


East Asian Cinema and Cultural Heritage: From China, Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan and South Korea
East Asian Cinema and Cultural Heritage: From China, Hong Kong, Taiwan to Japan and South Korea
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ean: 9781349297702, isbn: 1349297704,

How do East Asian cultural heritages in shape film? How are these legacies being revived, or even re-created, by contemporary filmmakers? This collection examines the dynamic interactions between East Asian culture heritages and cinemas in mainland...


The Art of Clowning
The Art of Clowning
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The Art of Clowning is the first book on clowning technique and offers a step-by-step process for actors and other theatrical enthusiasts to discover their "inner clown." This fun and accessible guide expands on theories and exercises to help student...


The Films of Stephen King: From Carrie to The Mist
The Films of Stephen King: From Carrie to The Mist
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ean: 9780230338302, isbn: 0230338305,

Over seventy-five films have been made based either on Stephen King narratives or screen/teleplay scripts that King himself authored, yet this body of work has received very little scholarly attention.  An original collection of essays assembled on ...


Filming and Performing Renaissance History
Filming and Performing Renaissance History
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ean: 9780230273436, isbn: 0230273432,

Over the last century, many 16th- and 17th-century events and personalities have been brought before home, cinema, exhibition, festival and theatrical audiences. This collection examines these representations, looking at recent television series, doc...


Adapting Graham Greene: Cinema, Television, Radio (The Adaptation Series)
Adapting Graham Greene: Cinema, Television, Radio (The Adaptation Series)
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ean: 9780230579040, isbn: 0230579043,

Graham Greene was one of the most versatile writers of the 20th century, and he remains a figure of particular interest to those concerned with the relationship between literature and cinema. As well as being a skilled screenwriter in his own right, ...


James Bond Uncovered (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture)
James Bond Uncovered (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture)
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This volume brings fresh perspectives to the study of James Bond. With a strong emphasis on the process of Bond’s incarnation on screen and his transit across media forms, chapters examine Bond in terms of adaptation, television, computer games, an...


The Art of Clowning: More Paths to Your Inner Clown
The Art of Clowning: More Paths to Your Inner Clown
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The Art of Clowning is the first book on clowning technique and offers a step-by-step process for actors and other theatrical enthusiasts to discover their "inner clown." This fun and accessible guide expands on theories and exercises to help student...


Wild and Dangerous Performances: Animals, Emotions, Circus
Wild and Dangerous Performances: Animals, Emotions, Circus
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ean: 9780230246485, isbn: 0230246486,

Elephants, lions, tigers and leopards evoke fascination and awe, fear and excitement.This bookanalyzes trained acts in twentieth-century live circus and cinema,reveals how humans anthropomorphize animals with their emotions, and interrogates the noti...


A New History of British Documentary
A New History of British Documentary
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ean: 9780230392861, isbn: 0230392865,

Documentary was once described as 'Britain's outstanding contribution to the film', though most accounts have focused narrowly on the group of film-makers associated with the movement's figurehead, John Grierson. A New History of British Documentary ...


Expanding Adaptation Networks: From Illustration to Novelization (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture)
Expanding Adaptation Networks: From Illustration to Novelization (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture)
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ean: 9781137567116, isbn: 1137567112,

This book addresses print-based modes of adaptation that have not conventionally been theorized as adaptations―such as novelization, illustration, literary maps, pop-up books, and ekphrasis. It discusses a broad range of image and word-based adapta...



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