Citations and abstracts for 200 international performing arts periodicals from 1998 forward. Includes retrospective citations from about 46 periodicals.
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As divisive and destructive as the Civil War was, the era nevertheless demonstrated the power that music could play in American culture. This volume presents narrative chapters that recount the many vibrant roles of music during this troubled period of American history. Includes a chapter on "African Americans in Civil War Music"
More than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) of the Works Progress Administration.
Draws on insights from social anthropology to illuminate historical material, and presents a set of closely integrated studies on the inter-connections between feminism and medical, social and educational ideas in the nineteenth century.
Early issues of the American women's fashion magazine catering to the middle and upper classes. It includes editorials on many social topics of the time, including marriage, divorce and women's suffrage.
Surveys the field through eight main lenses: world dramaturgy and global perspective dramaturgy as function, verb and skill dramaturgical leadership and season planning production dramaturgy in translation adaptation and new play development interdisciplinary dramaturgy play analysis in postdramatic and new media dramaturgy social media and audience outreach.
Part 1, "Philosophy," describes what dramturgs do, presents a history of dramaturgy, and summarizes critical theories. Part 2, "Analysis" teaches the two essential skills of a dramaturg: reading and writing. Part 3, "Practice," offers advice about collaborating with other artists. Also in print: PN2053 .C428 2010