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Heart of Practice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 216

Heart of Practice

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-06-17
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre’s true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski’s dramatic research through a decade of conversations with his apprentice, Thomas Richards. Tuscany’s ‘Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards’ is the enduring legacy of a master teacher, director and theorist, and home to much of Grotowski’s most significant work. Interviewed by leading scholars, and offering his own intimate accounts, Richards gives a vivid and detailed view of the Workcenter’s evolution, providing: concrete illustration of the Workcenter’s distinctive creative practices rigorous discussion of over twenty years of world-renowned research previously unpublished performance photos privileged insight into what Grotowski considered to be the culmination of his life’s work.

The Imperial Archive
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 179

The Imperial Archive

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1993
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  • Publisher: Verso

Argues that by meeting the vast administrative challenge of the British Empire - thorough maps and surveys, censuses and statistics - Victorian administrators developed a new symbiosis of knowledge and power. The book draws on works by Rudyard Kipling, H.G. Wells and Bram Stoker.

At Work with Grotowski on Physical Actions
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 152

At Work with Grotowski on Physical Actions

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-09-02
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  • Publisher: Routledge

`I consider this book a precious report that permits one to assimilate some of those simple and basic principles which the self-taught at times come to know, yet only after years of groping and errors. The book furnishes information regarding discoveries which the actor can understand in practice, without having to start each time from zero. Thomas Richards has worked with me systematically since 1985. Today he is my essential collaborator in the research dedicated to Art as Vehicle.' - from the Preface by Jerzy Grotowski

The Commodity Culture of Victorian England
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 306

The Commodity Culture of Victorian England

This provocative and theoretically sophisticated book reveals how capitalism produced and sustained a culture of its own in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. "Richards provides a valuable account of the interaction between cultural and business development in Victorian England by focusing on the evolution of advertising. Through an examination of five case studies, ranging from how advertisers employed images of the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 to their use of images of women just before WWI, he argues that the British developed a new type of culture in the mid and late-19th century--a new way of thinking and living increasingly based upon the possession of material goods, commodities. Revising the findings of some earlier scholars, Richards shows that 'cultural forms of consumerism . . . came into being well before the consumer economy did.' The 50 well-reproduced advertising images greatly enhance the value of this study." --M. Blackford, "Choice"

A Heritage of Courage
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 293

A Heritage of Courage

A Heritage of Courage is the fourth novel in a dynamic series that follows the adventures of three beautiful cousins.

Math, Grade 6
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 192

Math, Grade 6

Test with success using the Spectrum Math workbook! This book helps students in grade 6 apply essential math skills to everyday life. The lessons focus on fractions, decimals, percents, algebra, introductory geometry, probability, and statistics, and the activities help extend problem-solving and analytical abilities. The book features easy-to-understand directions and includes a complete answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 192-page book aligns with state and national standards, is perfect for use at home or in school, and is favored by parents, homeschoolers, and teachers.

Zero Tolerance
  • Language: en

Zero Tolerance

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1997
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Math, Grade 1
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

Math, Grade 1

Spectrum Math helps students apply essential math skills to everyday life! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 1, strengthen math skills by focusing on counting to 100, telling time, place value, greater than and less than, and more! The variety of activities also helps extend problem-solving and analytical abilities. It features easy-to-understand directions, is aligned to national and state standards, and also includes a complete answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.

Math, Grade 5
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 184

Math, Grade 5

Test with success using the Spectrum Math workbook! This book helps students in grade 5 apply essential math skills to everyday life. The lessons focus on multiplication and division, fractions, measurements, introductory geometry, and probability, and the activities help extend problem-solving and analytical abilities. The book features easy-to-understand directions and includes a complete answer key. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 184-page book aligns with state and national standards, is perfect for use at home or in school, and is favored by parents, homeschoolers, and teachers.

Math, Grade K
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

Math, Grade K

Now updated and revised, the Spectrum Math series offers grade-appropriate coverage of basic arithmetic and math skills. Each book features drill practice in math fundamentals, as well as applications of mathematics in everyday settings.