Books Worth Buying

If you are interested in buying books for this semester, here is a list of those that we will be reading large portions of or that provide significant information relevant to the course:

Aronson, Arnold. Looking into the Abyss: Essays on Scenography. Theater—theory/text/performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005.

Baugh, Christopher. Theatre, Performance and Technology: The Development of Scenography in the Twentieth Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Brockett, Oscar Gross. Making the Scene: A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States. San Antonio, Tex: Tobin Theatre Arts Fund, 2010.

Collins, Jane, and Andrew Nisbet, eds. Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography. London: Routledge, 2010.

Drain, Richard, ed. Twentieth-Century Theatre: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge, 1995.

Giesekam, Greg. Staging the Screen: The Use of Film and Video in Theatre. Houndmills, Balsingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave, 2007.

Goldberg, RoseLee. Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Thames & Hudson, Inc, 2011.

Howard, Pamela. What Is Scenography?. Second Edition. London: Routledge, 2009.

Huxley, Michael. The Twentieth-Century Performance Reader. New York: Routledge, 2002.

McKinney, Joslin, and Philip Butterworth. The Cambridge Introduction to Scenography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.