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New free issues for our Performing Arts journals

Intellect is delighted to announce we are now providing online access to the below performing arts journal issues free of charge. The full issues can be downloaded for free via IngentaConnect. We hope you enjoying reading them.
 

Applied Theatre Research 2.1

This journal explores theatre and drama in non-traditional contexts and focuses on performance with specific audiences or participants in a range of social contexts. This free issue begins with an article by Tim Prentki and David Pammenter who propose that there is a need to reinstate applied drama/theatre processes at the core of any curriculum concerned with the development of active citizens while Bjørn Rasmussen's article outlines an epistemological approach in the field of artistic research. Jennifer Cogswell and Debra McLauchlan's article explores integrated historical content and process drama activities to engage teenagers in the topic of World War I. Monica Prendergast's article examines practices and theories of misperformance and failure in relation to how performance has been taken up as a form of ethnography.
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Scene 2.1-2

Scene is dedicated to the critical examination of space and scenic production with a strong interdisciplinary focus. This special double issue focuses on the theme of critical costume and explores themes such as costume and technology,costume and gender and costume performances. Intellect is delighted to offer a wide and varied selection of ten articles in this issue for free to download. These include Nadia Malik's wear project, which is a visual archive into further understanding the significance of what we wear; Sofia Pantouvaki's article explores how wearable technology was used in live performances during the Athens olympic games opening ceremony. Dorita Hannah's article explores the affective and effective impact elicited by highly performative quotidian garments outside the theatre, and examining how they have been adopted for live performance.
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Punk & Post Punk 3.1
 
Punk & Post-Punk uses punk as a lens to explore iconography, performance, political engagement in film, television, literature, dance and it is the first forum of its kind to explore this rich and influential topic. In this free issue, Matthew Worley's article looks at the controversial music genre Oi! in relation to youth cultural identity in late 1970s and early 1980s Britain; Andrew Branch assesses how the reshaping of the habitus of UK punk's original working-class and lower-middle-class practitioners framed their investment in this heavily mediated popular music culture; and Michael Mary Murphy's article aims to identify the under-acknowledged contributions of people working behind the scenes in the industry in the Republic of Ireland, and in particular it examines the links between individuals, bands and cities.
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Studies in Musical Theatre 8.1
 
Studies in Musical Theatre  explores musical theatre in its widest sense, from the musicological to the post-dramatic and from the textual to the performative. In this issue, Craig McGill's article considers the relationship between the use of the orchestra in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd and in Tim Burton's film adaptation of the show; Zachary Dunbar's article explores the emerging critical paradigm of Practice as Research within the musical theatre domain; and Megan Woller's article deals with the adaptation of a classic musical (West Side Story) into a film focusing on the ethnic and racial discourses that arise from the depiction of the Puerto Rican characters in relation to their American counterparts.
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Journal of Adaptation in Film & Performance 7.1

This journal explores all aspects of adaptation, translation and intertextuality and encompasses opera, gaming and graphic narratives. This free issue includes Terence Hoagwood's detailed account of William Wyler's hugely successful 1946 film, The Best Years of Our Lives and the methods by which it boldly adapts the source novel; Lisa Hopkins article explores the complex cultural relationship between Edgar Reitz's Heimat trilogy and Shakespeare's Hamlet; Sarah Olive's article considers the notion of revenge tragedy in the popular British television murder mystery series Lewis; and Tom Ue's interview with Simon Stephens, focusing on Stephens' acclaimed adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
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Journal of Dance & Somatic Practice 6.1

This journal focuses on the relationship between dance and holistic body centered approaches. This special issue focuses on transcultural perspectives on somatic practices and research. Elena Catalano's article examines somatic experience in Odissi, arguing that this is shaped by the dance's techniques of transmissions and aesthetic values while Monica Fagundes Dantas' and Suzane Weber da Silva's article discusses the intersections of the artistic practice and somatic education in the work of a Canadian and Brazilian dancer within the complex negotiation among body, society, and dance; and Lila Greene addresses the question of the universality of somatic approaches in teaching dance through the author's experiences in Mali.
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Other Performing Arts issues now available for free from Intellect:
 

Choreographic Practices 5.1  

International Journal of Community Music 7.1

Journal of Applied Arts & Health 5.1

Journal of Music, Technology & Education 7.1

Maska 29.161-162
 
 

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