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Theatre Journal 52.3 (2000) 444-448



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Books Received


Listing does not preclude subsequent review. Interested reviewers should send a resume and a letter indicating areas of expertise directly to the Book Review Editor, Charlotte Canning at the Department of Theatre and Dance, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, or via electronic mail: canningc@utxvms.cc.utexas.edu. (N.B. Those titles preceded by a "*" have been assigned to reviewers).

Acting and Directing

Burgess, Thomas de Mallet, and Nicholas Skilbeck. The Singing and Acting Handbook: Games and Exercises for the Performer. New York: Routledge, 2000; pp. 204. $19.95.

Catron, Louis. The Power of One: The Solo Play for Playwrights, Actors, and Directors. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2000; pp. 240. $18.95.

Giannachi, Gabriella, and Mary Luckhurst. On Directing: Interviews with Directors. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999; pp. 142. $16.95.

Marowitz, Charles. The Other Way: An Alternative Approach to Acting & Directing. New York: Applause, 1999; pp. 241. $24.95.

Riggio, Milla, ed. Teaching Shakespeare through Performance. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1999; pp. 503. $40.00 cloth, $22.00 paper.

Autobiography and Biography

Asleson, Robyn. A Passion for Performance: Sarah Siddons and Her Portraits. Los Angeles: Getty Trust Publications, 1999; pp. 160. $39.95.

Barba, Eugenio. Land of Ashes and Diamonds: My Apprenticeship in Poland. Aberystwyth: Black Mountain Press, 1999; pp. 183. £25.00 cloth, £12.95 paper.

Gray, Christine Rauchfuss. Willis Richardson, Forgotten Pioneer of African-American Drama. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999; pp. 160. $55.00.

Kiado, Balassi. Balassi Kiado. Budapest: Szerkesztoseg, 1999; pp. 49. $5.00.

Kroeger, Brooke. Fannie: The Talent for Success of Writer Fannie Hurst. New York: Random House, 1999; pp. 480. $30.00.

Kurtz, Maurice. Jacques Copeau: Biography of a Theater. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999; pp. 215. $43.95.

Lowry, Ed, with Charlie Foy. Paul M. Levitt, editor. Joe Frisco: Comic, Jazz Dancer, and Railbird. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999; pp. 181. $19.95.

Mufson, Daniel. Reza Abdoh. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999; pp. 165. $38.00.

Rabkin, Gerald. Richard Foreman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999; pp. 260. $38.00.

*Rosenfeld, Lulla. Jacob Adler: A Life on the Stage. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999; pp. 403. $30.00.

Senelick, Laurence. The Age & Stage of George L. Fox 1825-1877. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1999; pp. 286. $19.95.

Thieme, John. Derek Walcott. New York: Manchester University Press, 1999; pp. 251. $69.95.

Warren, Dorothy. The World of Ruth Draper: A Portrait of an Actress. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999; pp. 161. $29.95.

Warren, Dorothy. The Letters of Ruth Draper: Self-Portrait of an Actress, 1920-1956. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999; pp. 390. $19.95.

Bibliography and Reference

*Aston, Elaine. Feminist Theatre Practice: A Handbook. New York: Routledge, 1999; pp. 192. $60.00 cloth, $20.00 paper.

Dessen, Alan, and Leslie Thomson. A Dictionary of Stage Directions. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999; pp. 289. $69.95.

Graves, Mark A. George Kelly: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999; pp. 232. $65.00.

Hall, Joan L. Othello: A Guide to the Play. Westport: Greenwood University Press, 1999; pp. 240. $49.95.

Murphy, Brenda. The Cambridge Companion to American Women Playwrights. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999; pp. 285. $19.95.

Palmer, Alan, and Veronica Palmer. Who's Who in Shakespeare's England. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999; pp. 280. $17.95.

Parker, Mary. Spanish Dramatists of the Golden Age: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1998; pp. 296. $89.50.

Shatzky, Joel, and Michael Taub. Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999; pp. 680. $99.50.

Wood, David. Theatre for Children: A Guide for Writing, Adapting, Directing, and Acting. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1999; pp. 248. $28.50.

Criticism, History, and Theory

Ackerman, Alan. The Portable Theatre: American Literature & the Nineteenth-Century Stage. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999; pp. 271. $45.00.

Asai, Susan M. Nomai Dance Drama: A Surviving Spirit of Medieval Japan. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999; pp. 288. $65.00.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1086-332X
Print ISSN
0192-2882
Pages
pp. 444-448
Launched on MUSE
2000-10-01
Open Access
No
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