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Theatre - Palgrave Macmillan Guides - The Theatre & series is a major innovation in theatre scholarship: A-list scholars mould cutting-edge thinking about theatre into an easy-to-digest and easy-to-afford form for consumption by everyone.

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Theatre & Protest by Lara Shalson
    Theatre & Protest - by Lara Shalson

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781137443090 | ISBN 10: 113744309x

    How does protest engage with theatre? What does theatre have to gain from protest?  Theatre and protest are often closely interlinked in the contemporary cultural and political landscape, and the line between protest and performance can be diffi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Violence by Lucy Nevitt
    Theatre and Violence - by Lucy Nevitt

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781137302274 | ISBN 10: 1137302275

    If violence is a terrible thing, why do we watch it? Nevitt explores the use of violence in theatre and its effect on spectators.  Critically engaging with examples of stage combat, rape, terrorism, wrestling and historical re-enactments, she ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Animals by Lourdes Orozco
    Theatre and Animals - by Lourdes Orozco

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230361430 | ISBN 10: 0230361439

    All animals have the ability to make us question the human, and its relationship to the other.   This cutting-edge text addresses the implications of involving animals in performance. It demonstrates ways in which animals transform theatre's c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Race by Harvey Young
    Theatre and Race - by Harvey Young

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230390966 | ISBN 10: 023039096x

    The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance - from Ancient Athens to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Therapy by Fintan Walsh
    Theatre and Therapy - by Fintan Walsh

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230293274 | ISBN 10: 0230293271

    Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.  He draws on a range of examples that include the drama of Sarah Kane, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Interculturalism by Ric Knowles
    Theatre and Interculturalism - by Ric Knowles

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230575486 | ISBN 10: 023057548x

    How are hybrid and diasporic identities performed in increasingly diverse societies? How can we begin to think differently about theatrical flow across cultures?  Interculturalism is an increasingly urgent topic in the 21st century. As human ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Sexuality by Jill Dolan
    Theatre and Sexuality - by Jill Dolan

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230220645 | ISBN 10: 0230220649

    Why is it useful to look at theatre and performance through the lens of sexual identity? How has commercial theatre embraced gay and lesbian work?   Theatre and Sexuality introduces critical methods and artistic practices that link drama, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre & Politics by Joe Kelleher
    Theatre & Politics - by Joe Kelleher

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230205239 | ISBN 10: 0230205232

    What happens to politics when it takes the form of theatre? How has theatre both exploited and undermined politics both in society and on the stage? Theatre & Politics explores the complex relationship between theatre and politics, questioning so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Human Rights by Paul Rae
    Theatre and Human Rights - by Paul Rae

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230205246 | ISBN 10: 0230205240

    Act of violence or show of strength? In a world of spectacular suffering and power plays large and small what is theatre's role in protecting human dignity?   With its impassioned plays, inspired activism and outspoken artists, the thea ... more

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