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  • Books Received*Assigned for review **Review appears in JDTC's Fall 2019 issue

Book reviews should be between 800 and 1,000 words for single book reviews (1,500 words for double book reviews) and conform to the current version of The Chicago Manual of Style. Reviews should include title and publication information, current price of the book in both cloth and paper (if applicable), and length in pages, inclusive of front matter and appendices. Reviews should speak to the book's strengths and/or weaknesses, its contribution to the field in relation to similar/competing volumes (if applicable), and the particular audiences to whom the book would be most helpful. Reviews should end with the name of the reviewer, followed by institutional affiliation. See the list of books received below.

Individuals interested in reviewing books for the JDTC may submit a statement of expertise or brief CV to Angela K. Ahlgren, book review editor, at

Authors and presses may send review copies of books to:

Dr. Angela K. Ahlgren, JDTC Book Review Editor
Department of Theatre and Film
212 Wolfe Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Ainsworth, Adam, Oliver Double, and Louise Peacock. Popular Performance. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Alston, Adam, and Martin Welton. Theatre in the Dark. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Angelaki, Vicky. Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Aronson, Arnold. The History and Theory of Environmental Scenography, Second Edition. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018.
Auslander, Philip. Reactivations: Essays on Performance and Its Documentation. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2018.
**Babbage, Frances. Adaptation in Contemporary Theatre. London: Bloomsbury, 2018.
Ball, James.R. III. Theater of State: A Dramaturgy of the United Nations. Evanston: Northwestern U P, 2019.
Bennett, Susan. Theory for Theatre Studies: Sound. London: Methuen Drama, 2019.
Bennett, Susan and Sonia Massai. Ivo Van Hove: From Shakespeare to David Bowie. London: Methuen Drama, 2018.
Berzal de Dios, Javier. Visual Experiences in Cinquecento Theatrical Spaces. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2019.
*Black, Cheryl and Jonathan Shandell, eds. Experiments in democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theatre, 1912-1945. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2016.
Bleeker, Maaide, Adrian Kear, Joe Kelleher, and Heike Roms, eds. Thinking Through Theatre and Performance. London: Methuen Drama, 2019.
**Bowditch, Rachel and Pegge Vissicaro. Performing Utopia. Chicago: Seagull Books, 2018.
Boyle, Michael Shane, Matt Cornish, and Brandon Woolf. Postdramatic Theatre and Form. London: Methuen Drama, 2019.
Brejzek, Thea, and Lawrence Wallen. The Model as Performance. London: Bloomsbury, 2018.
Buckner, Jocelyn L. A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage. New York: Routledge, 2016.
Bull, John. British Theatre Companies, 1965-1979. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. 2017.
Calihman, Matthew and Gerlad Early, eds. Approaches to Teaching Baraka's Dutchman. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2018.
Cameron, David, Michael Anderson, and Rebecca Wotzko. Drama and Digital Arts Cultures. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Campbell, Ali. The Theatre of the Oppressed in Practice Today: An Introduction to the Work and Practices of Augusto Boal. London: Methuen Drama, 2019.
Carlson, Marla. Affect, Animals, and Autists: Feeling Around the Edges of the Human in Performance. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2018.
Carlson, Marvin. Shattering Hamlet's Mirror: Theatre and Reality. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2016.
**Chambers, Claire Maria. Performance Studies and Negative Epistemology. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017.
Clericuzio, Alessandro. Tennessee Williams and Italy: A Transcultural Perspective. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Conti, Meredith. Playing Sick: Performances of Illness in the Age of Victorian Medicine. London: Routledge, 2019.
Corcoran, Neil. Reading Shakespeare's Soliloquies: Text, Theatre, Film. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2018.
Croall, Jonathan. Performing Hamlet: Actors in the Modern Age. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2018.
Crossley, Mark, and James Yarker. Devising Theatre with Stan's Café. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Daddario, Will. Baroque, Venice, Theatre, Philosophy. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.
Day, Gary. The Story of Drama: Tragedy, Comedy and Sacrifice from...


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