• Mermaids and the Production of Knowledge in Early Modern England book cover

    Mermaids and the Production of Knowledge in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Tara E. Pedersen

    We no longer ascribe the term ’mermaid’ to those we deem sexually or economically threatening; we do not ubiquitously use the mermaid’s image in political propaganda or feature her within our houses of worship; perhaps most notably, we do not entertain the possibility of the mermaid’s existence.…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28

  • The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama: The Bard on the Stage book cover

    The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama

    The Bard on the Stage, 1st Edition

    By Arnab Bhattacharya, Mala Renganathan

    This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Spectacle of Clouds, 1439-1650: Italian Art and Theatre book cover

    The Spectacle of Clouds, 1439-1650

    Italian Art and Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Buccheri

    The studies in which history of art and theatre are considered together are few, and none to date investigate the evolution of the representation of clouds from the early Renaissance to the Baroque period. This book reconsiders the origin of Italian Renaissance and Baroque cloud compositions while…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect: Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability book cover

    Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect

    Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

    Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Uses of Art in Public Space book cover

    The Uses of Art in Public Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Lossau, Quentin Stevens

    This book links two fields of interest which are too seldom considered together: the production and critique of art in public space and social behaviour in the public realm. Whilst most writing about public art has focused on the aesthetic, cultural and political intentions and processes that shape…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Grammar of Politics and Performance book cover

    The Grammar of Politics and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shirin M Rai, Janelle Reinelt

    This volume brings together important work at the intersection of politics and performance studies. While the languages of theatre and performance have long been deployed by other disciplines, these are seldom deployed seriously and pursued systematically to discover the actual nature of the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-08

  • Gender, Culture, and Performance: Marathi Theatre and Cinema before Independence book cover

    Gender, Culture, and Performance

    Marathi Theatre and Cinema before Independence, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    This book presents a lucid, comprehensive, and entertaining narrative of culture and society in late 19th- and early 20th-century Maharashtra through a perceptive study of its theatre and cinema. An intellectual tour de force, it will be invaluable to scholars and researchers of modern Indian…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge India

  • Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance: Appropriation, Transformation, Opposition book cover

    Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance

    Appropriation, Transformation, Opposition, 1st Edition

    By Michele Marrapodi

    Shakespeare and the Italian Renaissance investigates the works of Shakespeare and his fellow dramatists from within the context of the European Renaissance and, more specifically, from within the context of Italian cultural, dramatic, and literary traditions, with reference to the impact and…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Sensory Experience and the Metropolis on the Jacobean Stage (1603–1625) book cover

    Sensory Experience and the Metropolis on the Jacobean Stage (1603–1625)

    1st Edition

    By Hristomir A. Stanev

    At the turn of the seventeenth century, Hristomir Stanev argues, ideas about the senses became part of a dramatic and literary tradition in England, concerned with the impact of metropolitan culture. Drawing upon an archive of early modern dramatic and prose writings, and on recent…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28

  • Beckett and Musicality book cover

    Beckett and Musicality

    1st Edition

    By Sara Jane Bailes, Nicholas Till

    Discussion concerning the ’musicality’ of Samuel Beckett’s writing now constitutes a familiar critical trope in Beckett Studies, one that continues to be informed by the still-emerging evidence of Beckett’s engagement with music throughout his personal and literary life, and by the ongoing interest…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28

  • Macbeth: New Critical Essays book cover


    New Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Moschovakis

    This volume offers a wealth of critical analysis, supported with ample historical and bibliographical information about one of Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular and globally influential plays. Its eighteen new chapters represent a broad spectrum of current scholarly and interpretive approaches,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Shakespeare Criticism

  • Richard II: New Critical Essays book cover

    Richard II

    New Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Lopez

    Arguably the first play in a Shakespearean tetralogy, Richard II is a unique and compelling political drama whose themes still resonate today. It is one of the few Shakespeare plays written entirely in verse and its format presents unique theatrical challenges. Politically engaged and controversial…

    Paperback – 2014-10-16
    Shakespeare Criticism

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