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Module Reading List

Uses of Theatre, 2017/18, Semester 1
Professor Jane Plastow
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Heiner Müller, Hamletmachine and other texts for the stage(New York: PAJ Publications, 1984).

Bertolt Brecht, The Threepenny Opera (London: Methuen, 1979)

The Threepenny Opera, directed by G. W. Pabst (London: BFI, 2008)

Sarah Kane, 4.48 4.48 psychosis(London: Methuen, 2000)

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PREPARATORY READING (not for purchase)

The texts that students might find useful to read in advance are:

Auslander, P, Liveness : performance in a mediatized culture (London; New York: Routledge, 1999).

Berghaus, G., Avant-garde performance : live events and electronic technologies (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

Broadhurst, S., Liminal acts : a critical overview of contemporary performance and theory (London; New York: CAssel, 1999).

Climenhaga, Royd, Pina Bausch(London: Routledge, 2009)

Fernandes, Ciane, Pina Bausch and the Wuppertal Dance Theater : the aesthetics of repetition and transformation(New York: Peter Lang, 2001)

Goldberg, R., Performance Art. From Futurism to the Present (London: Thames and Hudson, 1988). Innes, C. D., Avant Garde Theatre: 1892-1992 (London: Routledge, 1993).

Huxley, M. and N. Witts, The Twentieth Century Performance Reader(London: Routledge, 1996).


This list was last updated on 27/01/2011