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Critical Theory and Performance

Editor: Janelle G. Reinelt, Joseph R. Roach | Reference: P3952 | ISBN: 978472064588 | Type: Publication

Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres.  Revised and Enlarged Edition

The Theater of the Bauhaus

Editor: Walter Gropius, Arthur S. Wensinger | Reference: P3950 | ISBN: 978-0819560209 | Type: Publication

Essays on the concept of total theatre, which emerged from the Bauhaus as a new aesthetic of stage design and presentation.

Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater

Editor: Karen Raber, Monica Mattfeld | Reference: P3704 | ISBN: 978-0271078342 | Type: Publication

In exploring the human-animal relationship from the early modern period to the nineteenth century, this publication questions what it means for an animal to “perform,” examines how conceptions of this relationship have evolved over time, and explores whether and how human understanding of performance is changed by an animal's presence. 

Theatre and Animals

Artist/Author: Dr Lourdes Orozco | Reference: P3020 | ISBN: 978-0230361430 | Type: Publication

This text addresses demonstrates ways in which animals transform theatre's capacity to make meaning, and suggests they expose theatre's negotiations with wider ethical, social and economic questions.

Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practice

Editor: Jennifer Parker-Starbuck and Dr Lourdes Orozco | Reference: P2923 | ISBN: 978-1137373120 | Type: Publication

Theoretical and creative interventions into the presence of the animal and ideas of animality in performance.

Abstract Vaudeville – The Work of Rose English

Artist/Author: Guy Brett | Reference: P2496 | ISBN: 978 1 905464 82 1 | Type: Publication

Comprehensive monograph on artist Rose English’s 40-year career to date, including legendary site-specific performances and large-scale spectaculars.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Excentricités 2010-12 – Rencontres Internationales de la Performance

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: D1916 | Type: DVD

A two-DVD collection of 22 performances selected from those presented at the festival between 2010 and 2012.