• Jacobean Private Theatre book cover

    Jacobean Private Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Keith Sturgess

    In this scholarly and entertaining book, first published in 1987, the author tells the story of Jacobean private theatre. Most of the best plays written after 1610, including Shakespeare’s late plays such as The Tempest, were written for the new breed of private playhouses – small, roofed and…

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

  • Stuart Academic Drama: An Edition of Three University Plays book cover

    Stuart Academic Drama

    An Edition of Three University Plays, 1st Edition

    By David L. Russell

    Although not much is known about the three Stuart plays in this edition, which was first published in 1987, we can ascribe them to one of the English universities, and each is indicative of a distinctly different influence on the Renaissance academic drama. Heteroclitanomalonomia is part of a minor…

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

  • Ben Jonson: His Craft and Art book cover

    Ben Jonson

    His Craft and Art, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Miles

    Though he is one of the undisputed giants of English literature, Ben Jonson is known to most people only as the author of one or two masterly plays which regularly appear in the drama repertory. He is much less well-known for his whole oeuvre, which encompasses poetry, criticism, masque-making, and…

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

  • Ben Jonson: His Life and Work book cover

    Ben Jonson

    His Life and Work, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Miles

    The extraordinary character of Ben Jonson has only recently been brought into the light. Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson’s expense. In this biography, first published in 1986, the author presents a full and accurate account of Jonson’s life in modern times. Rosalind Miles…

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

  • Jacobean City Comedy book cover

    Jacobean City Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Brian Gibbons

    The first decade of the Jacobean age witnessed a sudden profusion of comedies satirizing city life; among these were comedies by Ben Jonson, John Marston and Thomas Middleton, as well as the bulk of the repertory of the newly-established children’s companies at Blackfriars and Paul’s. The…

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

  • Essays on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama: In Honour of Hardin Craig book cover

    Essays on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

    In Honour of Hardin Craig, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hosley

    The twenty-eight essays of this collection, first published in 1962, are the work of distinguished British, Canadian, and American scholars. The essays range widely over the field of Elizabethan drama, concentrating attention on Shakespeare and Marlowe but not neglecting earlier dramatists such as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance 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
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Michael Chekhov book cover

    Michael Chekhov

    2nd Edition

    By Franc Chamberlain

    Following in the footsteps of his renowned teacher Konstantin Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov’s work as an actor, author and theatre practitioner gave great insight into how to access the creative self. This revised and updated edition of Michael Chekhov includes: • A biographical introduction to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13
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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • 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

  • Rudolf Laban book cover

    Rudolf Laban

    1st Edition

    By Karen K. Bradley

    Rudolf Laban was one of the leading dance theorists of the twentieth century. His work on dance analysis and notation raised the status of dance as both an art form and a scholarly discipline. This is the first book to combine: an overview of Laban’s life, work and influences an exploration of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
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    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990): Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Arthur Miller and Company (1990)

    Arthur Miller Talks About His Work in the Company of Actors, Designers, Directors, and Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1990, this book presents a discussion with Arthur Miller, in conversation with Christopher Bigsby. Miller talks openly and extensively about his own life and experiences, events and environments which provide material for his plays: his New York childhood, the Depression, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Hardback – 2018-07-23
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    Routledge Revivals

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