Related Readings

[Compiled by Nicole ‘Coco’ Roberge, 2010]

Apps, Jerry and Dahlinger, Fred. Ringlingville U.S.A.: The Stupendous Story of Seven Siblings and Their Stunning Circus Success. WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2005.

Bogdan, Robert. Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Bogad, L.M. Electoral Guerilla Theatre: Radical Ridicule and Social Movements. New York, NY: Routledge, 2005.

Brecht, Stefan.  The Bread and Puppet Theatre (Volumes 1 and 2). New York, NY: Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1998.

Cohen-Cruz, Jan. Ed. Radical Street Performance: an International Anthology. New York, NY: Routledge, 1998.

Davis, R.G. The San Francisco Mime Troupe: The First Ten Years. San Francisco, CA: Ramparts Press, 1975.

Harzman, Marc. America’s Sideshows: An Encyclopedia of History’s Most Wondrous and Curiously Strange Performers. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2005.

Hoh, LaVahn G. and Rough, William H. Step Right Up! The Adventures of Circus in America. Crozet, VA: Betterway Publications, 1990.

Holland, Charlie. Strange Feats and Clever Turns. London: Holland and Palmer, 1998.

Thomson, Rosemarie Garland. Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. New York, NY: New York University Press, 1996.