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  • Books Received

Theatre Journal publishes primarily reviews of scholarly works of theatre criticism, history, and theory. Its companion publication, Theatre Topics, publishes primarily reviews of works relevant to theatre pedagogy and praxis. All books received are listed here as a courtesy to publishers. Listing does not preclude subsequent review. Interested reviewers for Theatre Journal should send a resume and a letter indicating areas of expertise to the Book Review Editor, Bradley Rogers, Box 90680, 402 Chapel Drive, 109 Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, or via e-mail: b.rogers@duke.edu. Interested reviewers for Theatre Topics should send a resume and a letter indicating areas of expertise to the Book Review Editor, Megan Sanborn Jones, Associate Professor of Theatre & Media Arts, Brigham Young University, D-581 Harris Fine Arts Center (HFAC), Provo, UT 84602, or via e-mail: msjones@byu.edu. Titles preceded by an “*” have been assigned to reviewers for Theatre Journal; Titles preceded by an “†” have been assigned to reviewers for Theatre Topics; titles preceded by a “**” are reviewed in this issue.

CRITICISM, HISTORY, AND THEORY

Albuquerque, Severino J., and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez, eds. Performing Brazil: Essays on Culture, Identity, and the Performing Arts. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015; pp. 306.
Anan, Nobuko. Contemporary Japanese Women’s Theatre and Visual Arts: Performing Girls’ Aesthetics. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; pp. 230.
Armstrong, Jolene. Cruel Britannia: Sarah Kane’s Postmodern Traumatics. Bern: Peter Lang, 2015; pp. 234.
Aston, Elaine, and Mark O’Thomas. Royal Court: International. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; pp. 230.
Baker-White, Robert. The Ecological Eugene O’Neill: Nature’s Veiled Purpose in the Plays. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2015; pp. 226.
Balfour, Michael, Penny Bundy, Bruce Burton, Julie Dunn, and Nina Woodrow. Applied Theatre: Resettlement, Drama, Refugees and Resilience. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015; pp. 232.
Bank, Rosemarie K., and Michal Kobialka, eds. Theatre/Performance Historiography: Time, Space, Matter. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; pp. 270.
Barnett, Dennis, ed. DAH Theatre: A Sourcebook. London: Lexington Books, 2016; pp. 232.
Bay-Cheng, Sarah, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck, and David Z. Saltz. Performance and Media: Taxonomies for a Changing Field. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015; pp. 179.
Bennett, Michael Y., ed. Oscar Wilde’s Society Plays. Basingstoke, UK and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; pp. 212.
**Bezio, Kristin M. S. Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays: History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty. Surrey, UK: Ashgate, 2015; pp. 228.
Bhattacharya, Arnab, and Mala Renganathan. The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama: The Bard on Stage. London and New York: Routledge, 2015; pp. 272.
Bial, Henry. Playing God: The Bible on the Broadway Stage. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2015; pp. 247.
Bianchini, Natka. Samuel Beckett’s Theatre in America: The Legacy of Alan Schneider as Beckett’s American Director. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; pp. 204.
**Blair, Rhonda, and Amy Cook, eds. Theatre, Performance and Cognition: Languages, Bodies and Ecologies. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016; pp. 256.
*Bleeker, Maaike, Jon Foley Sherman, and Eirini Nedelkopoulou, eds. Performance and Phenomenology: Traditions and Transformations. New York: Routledge, 2015; pp. 254.
Bloom, Davida. Rape, Rage and Feminism in Contemporary American Drama. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2016; pp. 202.
Braconi, Adrienne Macki. Harlem’s Theaters: A Staging Ground for Community, Class, and Contradiction, 1923–1939. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2015; pp. 268.
Brown, Carolyn E. Shakespeare and Psychoanalytic Theory. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015; pp. 224.
Brustein, Robert. Winter Passages: Reflections on Theatre and Society. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2015; pp. 160.
Burkman, Katherine H. The Drama of the Double: Permeable Boundaries. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; pp. 182.
Callaghan, Dympna. Hamlet: Language and Writing. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015; pp. 210.
Campbell, Alyson, and Stephen Farrier, eds. Queer Dramaturgies: International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; pp. 364.
*Carlson, Marvin. Shattering Hamlet’s Mirror: Theatre and Reality. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016; pp. 160.
Carlyon, David. The Education of a Circus Clown: Mentors, Audiences, Mistakes. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016; pp. 220.
Casey, Kathleen B. The Prettiest Girl on Stage Is a Man: Race and Gender Benders in American Vaudeville. Knoxville: University...

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Additional Information

ISSN
1086-332X
Print ISSN
0192-2882
Pages
pp. 700-708
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-06
Open Access
No
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