• Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England: Ten Case Studies book cover

    Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England

    Ten Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Steggle

    This book establishes new information about the likely content of ten lost plays from the period 1580-1642. These plays’ authors include Nashe, Heywood, and Dekker; and the plays themselves connect in direct ways to some of the most canonical dramas of English literature, including Hamlet, King…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays: History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty book cover

    Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays

    History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty, 1st Edition

    By Kristin M.S. Bezio

    Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays examines the changing ideological conceptions of sovereignty and their on-stage representations in the public theaters during the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods (1580-1642). The study examines the way in which the early modern stage…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28

  • Les Misérables and Its Afterlives: Between Page, Stage, and Screen book cover

    Les Misérables and Its Afterlives

    Between Page, Stage, and Screen, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn M. Grossman, Bradley Stephens

    Exploring the enduring popularity of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, this collection offers analysis of both the novel itself and its adaptations. In spite of a mixed response from critics, Les Misérables instantly became a global bestseller. Since its successful publication over 150 years ago, it…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28

  • Artistic Interventions in Organizations: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Artistic Interventions in Organizations

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulla Johansson Sköldberg, Jill Woodilla, Ariane Berthoin Antal

    Artistic intervention, where the world of the arts is brought into organizations, has increasingly become a research field in itself with strong links to both creativity and innovation. Opportunities for the arts to interact with public and private organizations occur worldwide, but during the last…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life: The Boundaries of Civic Space book cover

    Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook: Volume 15: Special Section, Shakespeare and the Human book cover

    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

    Volume 15: Special Section, Shakespeare and the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Werth

    This eighth volume of The Shakespearean International Yearbook presents a special section on 'European Shakespeares', proceeding from the claim that Shakespeare's literary craft was not just native English or British, but was filtered and fashioned through a Renaissance awareness that needs to be…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

  • Drama and Social Justice: Theory, research and practice in international contexts book cover

    Drama and Social Justice

    Theory, research and practice in international contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Freebody, Michael Finneran

    "This text offers a cohesive framework for exploring social justice through drama and drama from a social justice perspective. Research based examples of practice from a range of international contexts link theory and practice. Connecting chapters raise key critical questions in an engaging…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Political Aesthetics: Culture, Critique and the Everyday book cover

    Political Aesthetics

    Culture, Critique and the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arundhati Virmani

    Political Aesthetics highlights the complex and ambiguous connections of aesthetics with social, cultural and political experiences in contemporary societies. If today aesthetics seems a rather overused term, mixing a variety of historical realities and complex personal states of being, its…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07

  • Global Insights on Theatre Censorship book cover

    Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Shakespeare and the Power of the Face book cover

    Shakespeare and the Power of the Face

    1st Edition

    By James A. Knapp

    Throughout his plays, Shakespeare placed an extraordinary emphasis on the power of the face to reveal or conceal moral character and emotion, repeatedly inviting the audience to attend carefully to facial features and expressions. The essays collected here disclose that an attention to the power of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • Staging the Peninsular War: English Theatres 1807-1815 book cover

    Staging the Peninsular War

    English Theatres 1807-1815, 1st Edition

    By Susan Valladares

    From Napoleon's invasion of Portugal in 1807 to his final defeat at Waterloo, the English theatres played a crucial role in the mediation of the Peninsular campaign. In the first in-depth study of English theatre during the Peninsular War, Susan Valladares contextualizes the theatrical treatment of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • Dramatic Spaces: Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions book cover

    Dramatic Spaces

    Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Low

    For literary scholars, plays are texts; for scenographers, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance. Dramatic Spaces examines period-specific stage spaces in order to assess how design shaped the thematic and experiential dimensions of plays. This book highlights the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24

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