World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

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, ...

Author: Peter Nagy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136402968

Category: Performing Arts

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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.
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The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

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.

Author: Don Rubin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415260876

Category: History

Page: 524

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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
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The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

This new paperback edition covers theatre in Europe since World War II in fort-seven European nations. This book is an invaluable resource to anyone interested in European theatre.

Author: Don Rubin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415251575

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1052

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"... 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 Yuogoslavia. Each national article is divided into twelve sections-- History, Structure of the National Theatre Community, Artistic Profile, Music Theatre, Dance Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Puppet Theatre, Design, Theatre, Space and Architecture, Training, Criticism, Scholarship and Publishing and Further Reading"--Back cover.
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World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

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.

Author: Ousmane Diakhate

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136359569

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 440

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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.
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World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

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.

Author: Arthur Holmberg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136118449

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 640

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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.
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The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

Now available in paperback for the first time this volume covers the Americas from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. An indispensible tool for anyone interested in the cultures of the Americas or in modern theatre.

Author: Don Rubin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415227453

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 640

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Now available in paperback for the first time this volume covers the Americas from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. An indispensible tool for anyone interested in the cultures of the Americas or in modern theatre.
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The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre The Arab world

It includes essays and photographs from twenty-two different countries from Africa to the Middle East.

Author: Don Rubin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415059329

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 336

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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.
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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 ...

Author: Katherine Brisbane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134929788

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 544

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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.
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World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

This third volume of the ground-breaking WECT series provides national overviews of the recent theatrical development of some thirty-two non-Arabic African countries. The volume is illustrated with over 90 black and white photographs.

Author: Ousmane Diakhate

Publisher:

ISBN: 0415867649

Category: History

Page: 412

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Volume Three in this series carries on from the highly acclaimed volumes on Europe and on the Americas. Focusing on non-Arabic Africa, and with contributions from leading experts from the countries featured, the third volume 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.
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World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

The essays follow the series format, allowing for cross-referring across subjects, both within the volume and between volumes.

Author: Don Rubin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136359217

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 640

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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.
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World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4 The Arab World

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.

Author: Don Rubin (Series Editor)

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134929849

Category: Reference

Page: 336

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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.
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