• Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama: Republicanism, Stoicism and Authority book cover

    Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama

    Republicanism, Stoicism and Authority, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Cadman

    Sovereigns and Subjects in Early Modern Neo-Senecan Drama examines the development of neo-Senecan drama, also known as ’closet drama’, during the years 1590-1613. It is the first book-length study since 1924 to consider these plays - the dramatic works of Mary Sidney, Samuel Daniel, Samuel Brandon,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
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  • Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern England book cover

    Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Marcus Harmes, Victoria Bladen

    For the people of early modern England, the dividing line between the natural and supernatural worlds was both negotiable and porous - particularly when it came to issues of authority. Without a precise separation between ’science’ and ’magic’ the realm of the supernatural was a contested one, that…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge

  • The Horror Plays of the English Restoration book cover

    The Horror Plays of the English Restoration

    1st Edition

    By Anne Hermanson

    A decade after the Restoration of Charles II, a disturbing group of tragedies, dubbed by modern critics the horror or the blood-and-torture villain tragedies, burst onto the London stage. Ten years later they were gone - absorbed into the partisan frenzy which enveloped the theatre at the height of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
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    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean: Charting Journeys and Mapping 'Others' book cover

    Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean

    Charting Journeys and Mapping 'Others', 1st Edition

    By Erith Jaffe-Berg

    Drawing on published collections and also manuscripts from Mantuan archives, Commedia dell' arte and the Mediterranean locates commedia dell' arte as a performance form reflective of its cultural crucible in the Mediterranean. The study provides a broad perspective on commedia dell’ arte as an…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Improvisation and Music Education: Beyond the Classroom book cover

    Improvisation and Music Education

    Beyond the Classroom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Mark Laver

    This book offers compelling new perspectives on the revolutionary potential of improvisation pedagogy. Bringing together contributions from leading musicians, scholars, and teachers from around the world, the volume articulates how improvisation can breathe new life into old curricula; how it can…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Horror Film and Affect: Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership book cover

    Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership, 1st Edition

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    This book brings together various theoretical approaches to Horror that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of fictional moving images of mutilation and the ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture book cover

    Interactions between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Degl’Innocenti, Brian Richardson, Chiara Sbordoni

    Investigating the interrelationships between orality and writing in elite and popular textual culture in early modern Italy, this volume shows how the spoken or sung word on the one hand, and manuscript or print on the other hand, could have interdependent or complementary roles to play in the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    Routledge

  • Mainstream AIDS Theatre, the Media, and Gay Civil Rights: Making the Radical Palatable book cover

    Mainstream AIDS Theatre, the Media, and Gay Civil Rights

    Making the Radical Palatable, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Juntunen

    This book  demonstrates the political potential of mainstream theatre in the US at the end of the twentieth century, tracing ideological change over time in the reception of US mainstream plays taking HIV/AIDS as their topic from 1985 to 2000. This is the first study to combine the topics of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600-1900: The Beggar's Gift book cover

    Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600-1900

    The Beggar's Gift, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Groemer

    This book presents a thoroughly researched and meticulously documented study of the emergence, development, and demise of music, theatre, recitation, and dance witnessed by the populace on thoroughfares, plazas, and makeshift outdoor performance spaces in Edo/Tokyo. For some three hundred years…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Traversing Tradition: Celebrating Dance in India book cover

    Traversing Tradition

    Celebrating Dance in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Urmimala Sarkar Munsi, Stephanie Burridge

    Dance occupies a prestigious place in Indian performing arts, yet it curiously, to a large extent, has remained outside the arena of academic discourse. This book documents and celebrates the emergence of contemporary dance practice in India. Incorporating a multidisciplinary approach, it includes…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • Staging Blackness and Performing Whiteness in Eighteenth-Century German Drama book cover

    Staging Blackness and Performing Whiteness in Eighteenth-Century German Drama

    1st Edition

    By Wendy Sutherland

    Focusing on eighteenth-century cultural productions, Wendy Sutherland examines how representations of race in philosophy, anthropology, aesthetics, drama, and court painting influenced the construction of a white bourgeois German self. Sutherland positions her work within the framework of the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • Middlebrow Wodehouse: P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context book cover

    Middlebrow Wodehouse

    P.G. Wodehouse's Work in Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Rea

    While he is best known for his Jeeves and Bertie Wooster stories, P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific writer who penned many other novels, stories, and musical comedy libretti, the latter of which played an enormous role in the development of American musical theater. This collection re-examines…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

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