• J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan book cover

    J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

    By Lucie Sutherland

    ‘Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe!’ – Peter Pan Peter Pan is a narrative many of us believe we know well, and yet the J.M. Barrie play that premiered on a West End stage in December 1904 is not the depiction of Peter, Wendy, Hook, and Never Land that most people have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

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

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II

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

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III

    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 I book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume I

    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 
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  • Civic Performance: Pageantry and entertainments in early modern London book cover

    Civic Performance

    Pageantry and entertainments in early modern London

    Edited by J Caitlin Finlayson, Amrita Sen

    Pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth century London played a major role in civic life not merely as spectacle but as a means of formulating, articulating, and often transforming civic identity. Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • What is the Theatre? book cover

    What is the Theatre?

    By Christian Biet, Christophe Triau

    What is the Theatre? is one of the most coherent and systematic descriptions and analyses of the theatre yet compiled. Theatre is, above all, spectacle. It is a fleeting performance, delivered by actors and intended for spectators. It is a work of the body, an exercise of voice and gesture…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos book cover

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    By Freddy Decreus

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos outlines the story of the Athenian based Attis Theatre and the way its founder and director, Theodoros Terzopoulos, introduced bio-energetic presences of the body on the stage, in an attempt to redefine and reappraise what it means today not only to have…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04 
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  • Shakespeare in Singapore book cover

    Shakespeare in Singapore

    By Philip Smith

    Philip Smith’s study is a history of Shakespeare in Singapore beginning from the founding of modern Singapore to the present day. It tracks the influence of Shakespeare in Singaporean theatre, education, and culture. This book unites the critical interest in Singaporean theatre with the …

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Theatre, Drama and Audience in Goethe's Germany book cover

    Theatre, Drama and Audience in Goethe's Germany

    By W. H. Bruford

    First published in 1950. This present work examines the political, economic and social condition of Germany on literature, particular drama, in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries. The author explores drama both in its passive and active relations with the life of the time and with…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Actors Cross the Volga: A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War book cover

    Actors Cross the Volga

    A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War

    By Joseph Macleod

    First published in 1946. In this study of Russian theatre, the author explores the developments of drama and the theatre throughout the nineteenth-century. Macleod examines imperial and serf theatres, the impact of Russian drama on the east and west, and the regeneration of theatre at the start of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • 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 – 2018-11-21 
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  • 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 the author's…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21 
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