• Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance book cover

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance: Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age book cover

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy

    Edited by Craig Bourne, Emily Caddick Bourne

    Iago’s ‘I am not what I am’ epitomises how Shakespeare’s work is rich in philosophy, from issues of deception and moral deviance to those concerning the complex nature of the self, the notions of being and identity, and the possibility or impossibility of self-knowledge and knowledge of others.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance: Volume One - From the Romans to the Enlightenment book cover

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume One - From the Romans to the Enlightenment

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Sarah Kane: Queer desires and feminist continuums book cover

    Sarah Kane

    Queer desires and feminist continuums

    By Nina Kane

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance book cover

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance

    Edited by Daniel J. O'Quinn, Kristina Straub, Misty G. Anderson

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance brings together a selection of particularly memorable performances, beginning with Nell Gwyn in a 1668 staging of Secret Love, and moving chronologically towards the premiere of John Philip Kemble's adaptation of Thomas…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick book cover

    The Birth of Modern Theatre

    Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick

    By Norman Poser

    The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century London theatre scene - a time when the theatre took on many of the features of our modern stage. A natural and psychologically based acting style replaced the declamatory style of an earlier…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • New Dramaturgy book cover

    New Dramaturgy

    By Mark Bly

    This book offers a series of dramaturgical writing strategies to help playwrights generate new work and give them unique tools for confronting and overcoming obstacles that playwrights face. Nine different exercises are accompanied by detailed descriptions, play examples from well known writers,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Shakespeare's Tragic Justice book cover

    Shakespeare's Tragic Justice

    By C. J. Sisson

    The problem of justice seems to have haunted Shakespeare as it haunted Renaissance Christendom. In this book, first published in 1963, four aspects of the problems of justice in action in Shakespeare’s great tragedies are explored. This study is based on the lifetime’s research of Elizabethan…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Enchanted Shows: Vision and Structure in Elizabethan and Shakespearean Comedy about Magic book cover

    Enchanted Shows

    Vision and Structure in Elizabethan and Shakespearean Comedy about Magic

    By Elissa Hare

    The book, first published in 1988, examines the role of magic in Elizabethan and Shakespearean theatre. The author observes how certain plays, including Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest, rationalise the unrealism and improbabilities typical of romantic comedy as miracles…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Ben Jonson: His Vision and His Art book cover

    Ben Jonson

    His Vision and His Art

    By Alexander Leggatt

    While most critical writing on Jonson concentrates on the plays, poems or masques seen in isolation, this title, first published in 1981, ranges across the genres to explore Jonson’s vision as a whole. The author points to the inner connections that make of the rich variety of Jonson’s writing a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

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