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The Theatre of Death – The Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor

Posted By: Jeembo
The Theatre of Death – The Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor

The Theatre of Death – The Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor by Mischa Twitchin
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137478713 | 336 Pages | PDF | 6.1 MB

This book is concerned with such questions as the following: What is the life of the past in the present? How might “the theatre of death” and “the uncanny in mimesis” allow us to conceive of the afterlife of a supposedly ephemeral art practice? How might a theatrical iconology engage with such fundamental social relations as those between the living and the dead?

Art and Human Rights: Contemporary Asian contexts

Posted By: Grev27
Art and Human Rights: Contemporary Asian contexts

Jen Webb, Caroline Turner, "Art and Human Rights: Contemporary Asian contexts"
English | ISBN: 0719090644 , 0719099579 | 2016 | PDF | 224 pages | 18 MB

Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

Posted By: arundhati
Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity

David Bradshaw, Laura Marcus, "Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity"
2016 | ISBN-10: 0198714173 | 296 pages | PDF | 6 MB

A Global Doll's House: Ibsen and Distant Visions

Posted By: Jeembo
A Global Doll's House: Ibsen and Distant Visions

A Global Doll's House: Ibsen and Distant Visions by Julie Holledge, Jonathan Bollen, Frode Helland, Joanne Tompkins
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137438983 | 233 Pages | PDF | 15.0 MB

This book addresses a deceptively simple question: what accounts for the global success of A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen’s most popular play? Using maps, networks, and images to explore the world history of the play’s production, this question is considered from two angles: cultural transmission and adaptation.

Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Posted By: arundhati
Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Joanna Dee Das, "Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora"
2017 | ISBN-10: 019026487X | 288 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

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The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits by Simon Schama
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0190621877 | 632 pages | PDF | 345 MB

Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia

Posted By: Jeembo
Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia

Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia by Claire Warden
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137385693 | 223 Pages | PDF | 7.2 MB

Exploring the experiences of early to mid-twentieth century British theatre-makers in Russia, this book imagines how these travellers interpreted Russian realism, symbolism, constructivism, agitprop, pageantry, dance or cinema.

Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture

Posted By: interes
Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture

Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture by James Donald
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0199354014 | 280 pages | PDF | 25 MB

Strategies for Success in Musical Theatre: A Guide for Music Directors in School, College, and Community Theatre

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Strategies for Success in Musical Theatre: A Guide for Music Directors in School, College, and Community Theatre

Strategies for Success in Musical Theatre: A Guide for Music Directors in School, College, and Community Theatre by Herbert D. Marshall
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0190222190, 0190222204 | 288 pages | PDF | 10 MB

The Hearing Eye: Jazz and Blues Influences in African-American Visual Art

Posted By: nebulae
The Hearing Eye: Jazz and Blues Influences in African-American Visual Art

Graham Lock and David Murray, "The Hearing Eye: Jazz and Blues Influences in African-American Visual Art"
English | ISBN: 0195340515, 0195340507 | 2009 | 384 pages | PDF | 17 MB

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Posted By: IrGens
Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler, adopted by Damian Duffy, John Jennings
English | January 10, 2017 | ISBN: 141970947X, ASIN: B01IDGS7BQ | AZW3 + PDF | 240 pages | 92.8/83.9 MB

Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations

Posted By: nebulae
Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations

Nina Danilova, "Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations"
English | ISBN: 0190227095, 0190227109 | 2016 | 288 pages | PDF | 180 MB

Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Posted By: arundhati
Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History

Janet Huskinson, "Roman Strigillated Sarcophagi: Art and Social History"
2016 | ISBN-10: 0199203245 | 384 pages | PDF | 20 MB

Creatures Real and Imaginary in Chinese and Japanese Art

Posted By: Jeembo
Creatures Real and Imaginary in Chinese and Japanese Art

Creatures Real and Imaginary in Chinese and Japanese Art: An Identification Guide by Walther G. Von Krenner, Ken Jeremiah
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0786497289 | 180 Pages | PDF | 237.2 MB

This guide to identifying lions, unicorns and other creatures real and fanciful in Chinese and Japanese artwork explains how these and other animal depictions were introduced to the East, and how their portrayals changed over time.

De Gustibus: Arguing About Taste and Why We Do It

Posted By: nebulae
De Gustibus: Arguing About Taste and Why We Do It

Peter Kivy, "De Gustibus: Arguing About Taste and Why We Do It"
English | ISBN: 0198746784 | 2015 | 192 pages | PDF | 1 MB