• Teachers in Early Modern English Drama:: Pedagogy and Authority book cover

    Teachers in Early Modern English Drama:

    Pedagogy and Authority, 1st Edition

    By Jean Lambert

    Starting from the early modern presumption of the incorporation of role with authority, Jean Lambert explores male teachers as representing and engaging with types of authority in English plays and dramatic entertainments by Shakespeare and his contemporaries from the late sixteenth to the early…

    Hardback – 2019-04-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone book cover

    August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone

    1st Edition

    By Ladrica Menson-Furr

    August Wilson’s considered Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (1984) to be his favourite play of the ten in his award-winning Pittsburgh Cycle. It is a drama that truly examines the roots, crossroads and intersections of African, American, and African American culture. Its characters and choral griots…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • New Dramaturgy book cover

    New Dramaturgy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Focus on Dramaturgy

  • Performing the Audience: Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama book cover

    Performing the Audience

    Controlling the Unruly Playgoer in Early Modern Drama, 1st Edition

    By Eric Dunnum

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Georg Büchner's Woyzeck book cover

    Georg Büchner's Woyzeck

    1st Edition

    By Karoline Gritzner

    'Everyone's an abyss. You get dizzy if you look down.' -- Woyzeck   Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck was left unfinished at the time of its author’s death in 1837, but the play is now widely recognised as the first ‘modern’ drama in the history of European theatre. Its fragmentary form and critical…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918 book cover

    Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918

    1st Edition

    By Anna Farkas

    Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement 1890-1918 is the first dedicated study of a period of exceptional productivity for female playwrights. British theatre and women's position within society both underwent fundamental changes at the turn of the 20th century, and the ensuring…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Portraits in Early Modern English Drama: Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances book cover

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama

    Visual Culture, Play-Texts, and Performances, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Stelzer

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Shakespeare’s Props: Memory and Cognition book cover

    Shakespeare’s Props

    Memory and Cognition, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Duncan

    Cognitive approaches to drama have enriched our understanding of Early Modern playtexts, acting and spectatorship. This monograph is the first full-length study of Shakespeare’s props and their cognitive impact. Shakespeare’s most iconic props have become transhistorical, transnational metonyms for…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theatre and Death: Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self book cover

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theatre and Death

    Tadeusz Kantor and the Ontology of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Konstantinos I. Arvanitakis

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Tragedy, Theatre and Death shines a spotlight on what theatre, and especially tragedy, tells us about our ontological selves, by exploring both Euripides’ Bacchae and the work of Tadeusz Kantor.  Focusing on the theatrical tradition of the West, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume II book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850: Volume III book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

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