• 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 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 in the Age of Garrick 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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Tragedy of State book cover

    The Tragedy of State

    By J. W. Lever

    The domination of the state over the lives of individuals is, arguably, a problem of the present-day world. In this book, first published in 1971, the author finds essentially the same problem in Jacobean tragedy in the shape it assumed during the rise of the first European nation-states. The…

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

  • Ben Jonson book cover

    Ben Jonson

    By John Palmer

    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

  • Jacobean Tragedy: The Quest for Moral Order book cover

    Jacobean Tragedy

    The Quest for Moral Order

    By Irving Ribner

    The work of dramatists such as George Chapman, Thomas Heywood, Cyril Tourneur, John Webster, Thomas Middleton and John Ford can profitably be studied as attempts to construct a new moral order in response to the absence or weakening of the religious sanction. In this study, first published in 1962,…

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

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