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FILM, DRAMA, PERFORMANCE STUDIES


Diversely comprehensive, Anthem Press books on film, drama and performance studies encompass a wide range of performative disciplines from across the world, providing incisive scholarship on topics such as classic and contemporary theatre, cultural performativity, and film theory and cinematography.


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Anthem Studies in Theatre and Performance
Examining a wide range of performative acts from the most traditional forms of theatre studies (music, theatre and dance) to more popular, less structured forms of cultural performance.


New Perspectives on World Cinema
Offering engagingly written, highly accessible, and extremely useful books for the educated reader, film student and film scholar, so as to open up additional avenues for film research, theoretical speculation and practical criticism.


  1. Action!
    Interviews with Directors from Classical Hollywood to Contemporary Iran
    Edited by Gary Morris, with a Foreword by Jonathan Rosenbaum, and an Introduction by Bert Cardullo
    PRICE:  £18.99  /  $27.95

    Paperback | July 2009 | ISBN 9781843313298

  2. Action!
    Interviews with Directors from Classical Hollywood to Contemporary Iran
    Edited by Gary Morris, with a Foreword by Jonathan Rosenbaum, and an Introduction by Bert Cardullo
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | February 2009 | ISBN 9781843313120

  3. Bollywood and Globalization
    Indian Popular Cinema, Nation, and Diaspora
    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta and Rajeshwari V. Pandharipande
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | June 2011 | ISBN 9780857287823

  4. Bollywood and Globalization
    Indian Popular Cinema, Nation, and Diaspora
    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta and Rajeshwari V. Pandharipande
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | January 2010 | ISBN 9781843318330

  5. Cinema at the Margins
    Wheeler Winston Dixon
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | December 2013 | ISBN 9780857281869

  6. Cinema at the Margins
    Wheeler Winston Dixon
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | December 2013 | ISBN 9781783080168

  7. From Happy Homemaker to Desperate Housewives
    Motherhood and Popular Television
    Rebecca Feasey
    PRICE:  £24.99  /  $39.00

    Paperback | November 2012 | ISBN 9780857285614

  8. 9781783082650
    The First English Translation of the Marathi Anticolonial Classic, with a Historical Analysis of Theatre in British India
    Translated with an Introduction by Rakesh H. Solomon
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | July 2014 | ISBN 9781783082650

  9. 9781783082650
    The First English Translation of the Marathi Anticolonial Classic, with a Historical Analysis of Theatre in British India
    Translated with an Introduction by Rakesh H. Solomon
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084333

  10. Hollywood, the Pentagon and Washington
    The Movies and National Security from World War II to the Present Day
    Jean-Michel Valantin
    PRICE:  £12.99  /  $21.95

    Paperback | May 2005 | ISBN 9781843311713

  11. Hollywood, the Pentagon and Washington
    The Movies and National Security from World War II to the Present Day
    Jean-Michel Valantin
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | May 2005 | ISBN 9781843311706

  12. Horror and the Horror Film
    Bruce F. Kawin
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | June 2012 | ISBN 9780857284495

  13. Horror and the Horror Film
    Bruce F. Kawin
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | June 2012 | ISBN 9780857284501

  14. Molière on Stage
    What’s So Funny?
    Robert W. Goldsby
    PRICE:  £24.99  /  $39.95

    Paperback | April 2012 | ISBN 9780857284440

  15. Molière on Stage
    What’s So Funny?
    Robert W. Goldsby
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | April 2012 | ISBN 9780857284426

  16. On Beckett
    Essays and Criticism
    Edited with an Introduction by S. E. Gontarski
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | January 2014 | ISBN 9781783081547

  17. On Beckett
    Essays and Criticism
    Edited with an Introduction by S. E. Gontarski
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | December 2012 | ISBN 9780857286635

  18. Performing Noncitizenship
    Asylum Seekers in Australian Theatre, Film and Activism
    Emma Cox
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | May 2015 | ISBN 9781783084005

  19. Performing Noncitizenship
    Asylum Seekers in Australian Theatre, Film and Activism
    Emma Cox
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | May 2015 | ISBN 9781783084012

  20. Performing the Iranian State
    Visual Culture and Representations of Iranian Identity
    Edited by Staci Gem Scheiwiller
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | February 2013 | ISBN 9780857282934

  21. Performing the Iranian State
    Visual Culture and Representations of Iranian Identity
    Edited by Staci Gem Scheiwiller
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | November 2014 | ISBN 9781783083282

  22. Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity
    Frank Hurley's Synchronized Lecture Entertainments
    Robert Dixon
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | January 2012 | ISBN 9780857287953

  23. Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity
    Frank Hurley's Synchronized Lecture Entertainments
    Robert Dixon
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | November 2013 | ISBN 9781783080632

  24. Screen Writings
    Partial Views of a Total Art, Classic to Contemporary
    Bert Cardullo
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | March 2010 | ISBN 9781843318798

  25. Selected Film Essays and Interviews
    Bruce F. Kawin, with a Foreword by Howie Movshovitz
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | February 2013 | ISBN 9780857283047

  26. Selected Film Essays and Interviews
    Bruce F. Kawin, with a Foreword by Howie Movshovitz
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | February 2013 | ISBN 9780857283054

  27. Sites of Performance
    Of Time and Memory
    Clark Lunberry
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783082872

  28. Stages of Life
    Indian Theatre Autobiographies
    Kathryn Hansen
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | December 2013 | ISBN 9781783080687

  29. Stages of Life
    Indian Theatre Autobiographies
    Kathryn Hansen
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | October 2011 | ISBN 9780857286604

  30. The Diaries of Frank Hurley 1912-1941
    Edited by Robert Dixon and Christopher Lee
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | April 2011 | ISBN 9780857287755

  31. The Diaries of Frank Hurley 1912-1941
    Edited by Robert Dixon and Christopher Lee
    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00

    Hardback | April 2011 | ISBN 9780857287748

  32. The Films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan
    A Cinema of Emancipation
    Suranjan Ganguly
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | March 2016 | ISBN 9781783084104

  33. The Films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan
    A Cinema of Emancipation
    Suranjan Ganguly
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | March 2016 | ISBN 9781783084098

  34. The Post-traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantor
    History and Holocaust in ‘Akropolis’ and ‘Dead Class’
    Magda Romanska, with a Foreword by Kathleen Cioffi
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | December 2012 | ISBN 9780857285164

  35. The Post-traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantor
    History and Holocaust in ‘Akropolis’ and ‘Dead Class’
    Magda Romanska, with a Foreword by Kathleen Cioffi
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083213

  36. The “Slumdog” Phenomenon
    A Critical Anthology
    Edited by Ajay Gehlawat
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | November 2014 | ISBN 9781783083251

  37. The “Slumdog” Phenomenon
    A Critical Anthology
    Edited by Ajay Gehlawat
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | February 2013 | ISBN 9780857280015

  38. Unhomely Cinema
    Home and Place in Global Cinema
    Dwayne Avery
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083022

  39. World Cinema and the Visual Arts
    Edited by David Gallagher
    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00

    Paperback | October 2013 | ISBN 9781783080540

  40. World Cinema and the Visual Arts
    Edited by David Gallagher
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00

    Hardback | February 2012 | ISBN 9780857284389