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  • Books Received
**Anderson, Patrick. So Much Wasted: Hunger, Performance, and the Morbidity of Resistance. Durham: Duke UP, 2010.
Babbage, Frances. Re-Visioning Myth: Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women. New York: Manchester UP, 2011.
**Bailes, Sara Jane. Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure: Forced Entertainment, Goat Island, Elevator Repair Service. London: Routledge, 2011.
Banks, Daniel. Say Word! Voices From Hip Hop Theatre. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011.
Bayly, Simon. A Pathology of Performance. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
*Bennett, Michael Y. Reassessing the Theatre of the Absurd: Camus, Beckett, Ionesco, Genet, and Pinter. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
*Bernstein, Robin. Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. New York: NYU P, 2011.
*Blau, Herbert. As If: An Autobiography: Volume One. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011.
*Blau, Herbert. Reality Principles: From the Absurd to the Virtual. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011.
Burnett, Mark Thornton and Adrian Streete, eds. Filming and Performing: Renaissance History. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
**Canning, Charlotte and Thomas Postlewait, eds. Representing The Past: Essays in Performance Historiography. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2010.
Canton, Ursula. Biographical Theatre: Re-Presenting Real People? New York: Palgrave, 2011.
*Catanese, Brandi Wilkins. The Problem of the Color[blind]: Racial Transgression and the Politics of Black Performance. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011. [End Page 251]
Chen, Xiaomei, ed. The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama. New York: Columbia UP, 2010.
*Cook, Amy. Shakespearean Neuroplay: Reinvigorating the Study of Dramatic Texts and Performance through Cognitive Science. Cognitive Studies in Literature and Performance. New York: Palgrave, 2010.
*D, Savitri and Bill Talen, eds. The Reverend Billy Project: From Rehearsal Hall to Super Mall with the Church of Life After Shopping. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011.
Davis, Andrew. Baggy Pants Comedy: Burlesque and the Oral Tradition. Studies in Theatre and Performance History. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
**Di Benedetto, Stephen. The Provocation of the Senses in Contemporary Theatre. New York: Routledge, 2010.
Di Benedetto, Stephen. An Introduction to Theatre Design. New York: Routledge, 2012.
*Dodds, Sherril. Dancing on the Canon: Embodiments of Value in Popular Dance. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
*Dunbar, Judith. The Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare in Performance Series). Manchester: Manchester UP, 2010.
Figueira, Dorothy and Marc Maufort, eds., with Sylvie Vranckx. Theatres in the Round: Multi-Ethnic and Intertextual Dialogues in Drama. Brussels: Peter Lang, 2011.
*Fischer, Iris. Mabou Mines: Making Avant-Garde Theater in the 1970s. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2011.
Fisher, James. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930–2010, Vol. 1 & 2. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2011.
Ford, John. The Lady’s Trial. Ed. Lisa Hopkins. New York: Manchester UP/Palgrave, 2011.
Freeman, John, ed. The Greatest Shows on Earth: World Theatre from Peter Brook to the Sydney Olympics. Oxfordshire, UK: Libri, 2011. [End Page 252]
Giannachi, Gabriella, Nick Kaye, and Michael Shanks, eds. Archaeologies of Presence: Art, Performance and the Persistence of Being. New York: Routledge, 2012.
*Gruber, William. Offstage Space, Narrative, and the Theatre of the Imagination. New York: Palgrave, 2010.
*Hagen, Lisa Hall. Examining the Use of Safety, Confrontation, and Ambivalence in Six Depictions of Reproductive Women on the American Stage, 1997–2007: Staging “The Place” of Abortion. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 2010.
Harding, James M. Cutting Performances: Collage Events, Feminist Artists, and the American Avant-Garde. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2010.
Hecht, Stuart J. Transposing Broadway: Jews, Assimilation, and the American Musical. Studies in Theatre and Performance History. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
**Hillman, Richard. French Origins of English Tragedy. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2010.
**Hingorani, Dominic. British Asian Theatre: Dramaturgy, Process and Performance. New York: Palgrave, 2010.
Irelan, Scott R., Anne Fletcher, and Julie Felise Dubiner. The Process of Dramaturgy: A Handbook. Newburyport, Massachusetts: Focus, 2010.
Irish, Sharon. Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2010.
Jackson, Anthony and Jenny Kidd, eds. Performing Heritage: Research, Practice and Innovation in Museum Theatre and Live Interpretation. New York: Manchester UP, 2011.
**Jackson, Shannon. Social Works: Performing Arts, Supporting Publics. New York: Routledge, 2011.
Johansson, Ola. Community Theatre and AIDS. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
**Koss, Juliet. Modernism after Wagner. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2010.
Lei, Daphne P. Alternative Chinese Opera in the Age of...


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