World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Ousmane Diakhate
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136359494
Size: 50.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 440
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Book Description: Now available in paperback for the first time this edition of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre series examines theatrical developments in Africa since 1945. Entries on thirty-two African countries are featured in this volume, preceded by specialist introductory essays on Anglophone Africa, Francophone Africa, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences and Puppetry. There are also special introductory general essays on African theatre written by Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka and the outstanding Congolese playwright, Sony Labou Tansi, before his untimely death in 1995. More up-to-date and more wide-ranging than any other publication, this is undoubtedly a major ground-breaking survey of contemporary African theatre.

The World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Don Rubin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415260879
Size: 66.13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 524
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Book Description: This new paperback edition provides a unique examination of theatre in Asia and the Pacific and is written by leading experts from within the countries covered. Its far-reaching scope and broad interpretation of theatre (to include all types of performance) set it apart from any other similar publication. Entries on 33 Asian countries are featured in this volume, preceded by introductory essays on Asian Theatre, Theatre in the Pacific, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences, Mask Theatre and Puppetry. The volume contains approximately 300,000 words and includes national essays of up to 25,000 words each. The countries include: Afghanistan * Australia * Bangladesh * Bhutan * Brunei * Cambodia * India * Indonesia * Iran * Japan * Kazakhstan *Kirghizia * Laos * Malaysia * Myanmar * Mongolia * Nepal *New Zealand * Pakistan * Papua New Guinea * PhilippinesNew Zealand * Pakistan * Papua New Guinea * Philippines *Singapore * South Korea * South Pacific * Sri Lanka * Tadjikistan * Thailand * Turkmenistan * Vietnam

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Peter Nagy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136402969
Size: 13.84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 1072
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Book Description: This new paperback edition of the The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: Europe covers theatre since World War II in forty-seven European nations, including the nations which re-emerged following the break-up of the former USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. Each national article is divided into twelve sections - History, Structure of the National Theatre Community, Artistic profile, Music Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Puppet Theatre, Design, Theatre, Space and Architecture, Training, Criticism, Scholarship and Publishing and Further Reading - allowing the reader to use the book as a source for both area and subject studies. A new preface and further reading sections by the Series Editor brings the Encyclopedia bang up-to-date making it invaluable to anyone interested in European theatre, as well as students and scholars of performance studies, history, anthropology and cultural studies.

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4 The Arab World

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4  The Arab World PDF Book Detail:
Author: Don Rubin (Series Editor)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134929854
Size: 61.51 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 336
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Book Description: One of the first internationally published overviews of theatrical activity across the Arab World. Includes 160,000 words and over 125 photographs from 22 different Arab countries from Africa to the Middle East.

The World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Katherine Brisbane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134929781
Size: 34.62 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 544
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Book Description: This volume featrues over 250,000 words and more than 125 photographs identifying and defining theatre in more than 30 countries from India to Uzbekistan, from Thailand to New Zealand and featuring extensive documentation on contemporary Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Australian theatre.

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Arthur Holmberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136118446
Size: 52.77 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 640
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Book Description: The second volume of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty-six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America, Puppet Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Music Theatre and Dance Theatre. The essays follow the series format, allowing for cross-referring across subjects, both within the volume and between volumes. Each country entry is written by specialists in the particular country and the volume has its own teams of regional editors, overseen by the main editorial team based at the University of York in Canada headed by Don Rubin. Each entry covers all aspects of theatre genres, practitioners, writers, critics and styles, with bibliographies, over 200 black & white photographs and a substantial index. This is a unique volume in its own right; in conjunction with the other volumes in this series it forms a reference resource of unparalleled value.

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Don Rubin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136359281
Size: 29.31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 640
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Book Description: This new in paperback edition of World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America, Puppet Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Music Theatre and Dance Theatre. The essays follow the series format, allowing for cross-referring across subjects, both within the volume and between volumes. Each country entry is written by specialists in the particular country and the volume has its own teams of regional editors, overseen by the main editorial team based at the University of York in Canada headed by Don Rubin. Each entry covers all aspects of theatre genres, practitioners, writers, critics and styles, with bibliographies, over 200 black & white photographs and a substantial index. This Encyclopedia is indispensable for anyone interested in the cultures of the Americas or in modern theatre. It is also an invaluable reference tool for students and scholars of a wide range of disciplines including history, performance studies, anthropology and cultural studies.

World Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre PDF Book Detail:
Author: Irving Brown (Consulting Bibliographer)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136119000
Size: 14.43 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 560
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Book Description: An annotated world theatre bibliography documenting significant theatre materials published world wide since 1945, plus an index to key names throughout the six volumes of the series.