• Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy book cover

    Hypertheatre

    Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Olga Kekis

    Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy investigates the adaptation of classical drama for the contemporary stage and explores its role as an active, polemical form of theatre which addresses present-day issues. The book’s premise is that by breaking drama into constituent…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity book cover

    Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor Rycroft

    Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity is the first full-length critical study to analyse the importance of beards in terms of the theatrical performance of masculinity. According to medical, cultural and literary discourses of early modern era in England, facial hair marked…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • 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

    Portraits in Early Modern English Drama studies the complex web of interconnections that grows out of the presentation of portraits as props in early modern English drama. Emanuel Stelzer considers this theory from the Elizabethan age up to the closing of the theatres. This book examines how the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos book cover

    The Ritual Theatre of Theodoros Terzopoulos

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-20 
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  • The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre book cover

    The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

    1st Edition

    By David V. Mason

    Religious practitioners and theatregoers have much in common. So much, in fact, that we can say that religion is often a theatrical phenomenon, and that theatre can be a religious experience. By examining the phenomenology of religion, we can in turn develop a better understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
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  • Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage book cover

    Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage

    1st Edition

    By Peter Matthew McCluskey

    Immigrants from the Low Countries constituted the largest population of resident aliens in early modern England. Possessing superior technology in a number of fields and enjoying governmental protection, the Flemish were charged by many native artisans with unfair economic competition. With…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form book cover

    Closet Drama

    History, Theory, Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Burroughs

    Closet Drama: History, Theory, Form introduces the emerging field of Closet Drama Studies by featuring twelve original essays from distinguished scholars who offer fresh and illuminating perspectives on closet drama as a genre. Examining an unusual mix of historical narratives, performances, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Playing Sick: Performances of Illness in the Age of Victorian Medicine book cover

    Playing Sick

    Performances of Illness in the Age of Victorian Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Meredith Conti

    Few life occurrences shaped individual and collective identities within Victorian-era society as critically as witnessing or suffering from illness. The prevalence of illness narratives within late nineteenth-century popular culture was made manifest on the period’s British and American stages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire: Purging Satire book cover

    Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire

    Purging Satire, 1st Edition

    By Jay Simons

    Does satire have the ability to effect social reform? If so, what satiric style is most effective in bringing about reform? This book explores how Renaissance poet and playwright Ben Jonson negotiated contemporary pressures to forge a satiric persona and style uniquely his own. These pressures were…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
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    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Public Women in British India: Icons and the Urban Stage book cover

    Public Women in British India

    Icons and the Urban Stage, 1st Edition

    By Rimli Bhattacharya

    This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological construct at critical phases of performance practice in British…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge India

  • Shakespearean Temporalities: History on the Early Modern Stage book cover

    Shakespearean Temporalities

    History on the Early Modern Stage, 1st Edition

    By Lukas Lammers

    Shakespearean Temporalities addresses a critical neglect in Early Modern Performance and Shakespeare Studies, revising widely prevailing and long-standing assumptions about the performance and reception of history on the early modern stage. Demonstrating that theatre, at the turn of the seventeenth…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
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    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare's England book cover

    Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare's England

    1st Edition

    By Stephannie Gearhart

    Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England examines the intersection between art and culture and explains how ideas about age circulated in early modern England. Stephannie Gearhart illustrates how a variety of texts – including drama by Shakespeare, Jonson, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

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