Theatricality and Cross-cultural Encounter in the South Seas
By (author) Christopher B. Balme
Normal Price: $243.74
Your Price: $219.37 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $24.37! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Pacific Performances by Christopher B. Balme
Book DescriptionThis new study explores the history of cross-cultural performative encounters in the Pacific from the Eighteenth century to the present. It examines Western theatrical representations of Pacific cultures and investigates how Pacific Islanders used their own cultural performances to negotiate the colonial situation.
Buy Pacific Performances book by Christopher B. Balme from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781403985989
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christopher B. Balme
Theatrical Public Sphere, Hardback (June 2014)
The first in-depth study of theatre's relationship to the public sphere in a wide range of cultural and historical contexts.
Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Studies, Paperback (September 2008)
This volume introduces the key elements and approaches in the study of theatre and performance, covering drama, music theatre and dance.
Decolonizing the Stage, Hardback (March 1999)» View all books by Christopher B. Balme
A study of post-colonial drama and theatre. It examines how dramatists from various societies have attempted to fuse the performance idioms of their traditions with the Western dramatic form, demonstrating how the dynamics of syncretic theatrical texts function in performance.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Pacific Performances book by Christopher B. Balme and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Christopher B. Balme
CHRISTOPHER B. BALME is Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Munich, Germany. His publications include The Reformation of Comedy, Decolonizing the Stage: Theatrical Syncretism and Post-Colonial Drama and Fusion Cultures (editor), amongst others.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687