• 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Movements of Interweaving: Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration book cover

    Movements of Interweaving

    Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Holger Hartung

    Movements of Interweaving is a rich collection of essays exploring the concept of interweaving performance cultures in the realms of movement, dance, and corporeality. Focusing on dance performances as well as on scenarios of cultural movements on a global scale, it not only challenges the concept…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Eunuchs and Castrati: Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
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  • A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States: Hippodrama’s Pure Air and Fire book cover

    A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States

    Hippodrama’s Pure Air and Fire, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly Poppiti

    A History of Equestrian Drama in the United States documents the history of equestrian drama in the United States and clarifies the multi-faceted significance of the form and of the related stage machinery developed to produce hippodramas. The development of equestrian drama is traced from its…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
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  • The Appeal of the Philippines: Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics book cover

    The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Shakespearean International Yearbook: 17: Special Section, Shakespeare and Value book cover

    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

    17: Special Section, Shakespeare and Value, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Bishop, Alexa Joubin

    Currently in its seventeenth year and formerly published by Ashgate, The Shakespearean International Yearbook surveys the present state of Shakespeare studies, addressing issues that are fundamental to our interpretive encounter with Shakespeare's work and his time, across the whole spectrum of his…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
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    The Shakespearean International Yearbook

  • Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire: Purging Satire book cover

    Jonson, the Poetomachia, and the Reformation of Renaissance Satire

    Purging Satire, 1st Edition

    By Jay Simons

    Does satire have the ability to effect social reform? If so, what satiric style is most effective in bringing about reform? This book explores how Renaissance poet and playwright Ben Jonson negotiated contemporary pressures to forge a satiric persona and style uniquely his own. These pressures were…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
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    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Public Women in British India: Icons and the Urban Stage book cover

    Public Women in British India

    Icons and the Urban Stage, 1st Edition

    By Rimli Bhattacharya

    This book foregrounds the subjectivity of ‘acting women’ amidst violent debates on femininity and education, livelihood and labour, sexuality and marriage. It looks at the emergence of the stage actress as an artist and an ideological construct at critical phases of performance practice in British…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge India

  • Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gaskin

    This book offers a unique interpretation of tragic literature in the Western tradition, deploying the method and style of Analytic philosophy. Richard Gaskin argues that tragic literature seeks to offer moral and linguistic redress (compensation) for suffering. Moral redress involves the balancing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
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    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Role-Playing Game Studies: A Transmedia Approach book cover

    Role-Playing Game Studies

    A Transmedia Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal

    This handbook collects, for the first time, the state of research on role-playing games (RPGs) across disciplines, cultures, and media in a single, accessible volume. Collaboratively authored by more than 50 key scholars, it traces the history of RPGs, from wargaming precursors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Reading Drama in Tudor England book cover

    Reading Drama in Tudor England

    1st Edition

    By Tamara Atkin

    Reading Drama in Tudor England is about the print invention of drama as a category of text designed for readerly consumption. Arguing that plays were made legible by the printed paratexts that accompanied them, it shows that by the middle of the sixteenth century it was possible to market a play…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
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    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Women’s Deliberation: The Heroine in Early Modern French Women’s Theater (1650–1750) book cover

    Women’s Deliberation: The Heroine in Early Modern French Women’s Theater (1650–1750)

    1st Edition

    By Theresa Varney Kennedy

    Women’s Deliberation: The Heroine in Early Modern French Women’s Theater (1650–1750) argues that women playwrights question traditional views on women through their heroines. Denied the powers of cleverness, the authority of deliberation, and the right to speak, heroines were often excluded from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

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