• The Second Wave (Routledge Revivals): British Drama for the Seventies book cover

    The Second Wave (Routledge Revivals)

    British Drama for the Seventies, 1st Edition

    By John Russell Taylor

    In the 1970s the revolution that had swept the British theatre in the 1950s had already become accepted as the new establishment. Areas that had been previously regarded as remote ideals - including permanent repertory companies, a lively provincial theatre and an extensive spread of avant-garde…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anger and After (Routledge Revivals): A Guide to the New British Drama book cover

    Anger and After (Routledge Revivals)

    A Guide to the New British Drama, 1st Edition

    By John Russell Taylor

    When it was first published in 1962, Anger and After was the first comprehensive study of the dramatic movement which began in 1956 with the staging of John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger and has since brought forward such dramatists as Brendan Behan, Harold Pinter, N. F. Simpson, John Arden and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jerzy Grotowski's Journeys to the East book cover

    Jerzy Grotowski's Journeys to the East

    1st Edition

    By Zbigniew Osinski

    Jerzy Grotowski’s Journeys to the East is an unusual collection of facts, quotations, and commentaries documenting the real and metaphorical journeys of the Polish theatre director and ‘teacher of performers’ into a geographical and cultural dimension which we used to and still call the Orient.…

    Paperback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge Icarus

  • On Training and Performance: Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress book cover

    On Training and Performance

    Traces of an Odin Teatret Actress, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Carreri

    Edited by Frank Camilleri

    "Outstanding … a technical manual (for actors and directors), an historical document of importance, and a volume that is a delight to read." Ian Watson, Rutgers "An extremely valuable personal account of Roberta Carreri’s process as an actor." Alison Hodge, Artistic Director, The Quick and the Dead…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25

  • Theatre and Boxing: The Actor who Flies book cover

    Theatre and Boxing

    The Actor who Flies, 1st Edition

    By Franco Ruffini

    Theatre and Boxing focuses on a problem which is of paramount importance for any theatre practitioner and researcher: the actor’s believable body. This problem has been taken up by Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Decroux, Copeau, Grotowski, and many others. It is an essential hurdle for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge Icarus

  • King Lear: New Critical Essays book cover

    King Lear

    New Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Kahan

    Is King Lear an autonomous text, or a rewrite of the earlier and anonymous play King Leir? Should we refer to Shakespeare’s original quarto when discussing the play, the revised folio text, or the popular composite version, stitched together by Alexander Pope in 1725? What of its stage variations?…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • Jacobean Public Theatre book cover

    Jacobean Public Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Leggatt

    Jacobean Public Theatre recovers for the modern reader the acting, production and performance values of the public theatre of Jacobean London. It relates this drama to the popular culutre of the day and concludes with a close study of four important plays, including King Lear, which emerge in an…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Theatre Production Studies

  • Sex and War on the American Stage: Lysistrata in performance 1930-2012 book cover

    Sex and War on the American Stage

    Lysistrata in performance 1930-2012, 1st Edition

    By Emily Klein

    American adaptations of Aristophanes’ enduring comedy Lysistrata have used laughter to critique sex, war, and feminism for nearly a century. Unlike almost any other play circulating in contemporary theatres, Lysistrata has outlived its classical origins in 411 BCE and continues to shock and delight…

    Hardback – 2014-04-22

  • A Companion to Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    A Companion to Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Philip Barnes

    First published in 1986, this compilation offers a guide to the major aspects of contemporary British theatre. In the period covered, Britain was among the world leaders in theatre as the post-war years saw a remarkable surge in theatrical creativity, associated with the experimental, innovatory…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
    Routledge Revivals

  • Arts of Perception: The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720 book cover

    Arts of Perception

    The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Robbins

    Arts of Perception offers a new account of a key period in Spanish history and culture and a fundamental reassessment of its major writers and intellectuals, including Gracián, Quevedo, Calderón, Saavedra Fajardo, López de Vega, and Sor Juana. Reading these figures in the context of European…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14

  • Theatre of Conscience 1939-53: A Study of Four Touring British Community Theatres book cover

    Theatre of Conscience 1939-53

    A Study of Four Touring British Community Theatres, 1st Edition


    Theatres of Conscience offers an invaluable and essential insight into four touring British theatre companies whose work and contributions to post-war British theatre have largely gone unnoticed. Combining a rigorous scholarly evaluation of their work and their broadly ideological and ethical…

    Paperback – 2014-01-15

  • The Adelphi Players: The Theatre of Persons book cover

    The Adelphi Players

    The Theatre of Persons, 1st Edition

    By Dr Cecil Davies

    Edited by Peter Billingham

    Cecil Davies' The Adelphi Players: The Theatre of Persons represents a uniquely interesting contribution to our understanding of touring British theatre in the mid-twentieth-century, post-war period. This book will interest everyone - whether student, academic or general reader - who wants to know…

    Paperback – 2014-01-15

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