• 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

  • Courtesans and Cuckolds: A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy book cover

    Courtesans and Cuckolds

    A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy, 1st Edition

    By James T. Henke

    This title, first published in 1979, is a glossary of the bawdy vocabulary that was used in Renaissance Drama. One of the primary functions of this gloss of literary bawdy is to interpret imaginative uses of the language rather than simply record the generally accepted uses and meanings, with its…

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

  • The Influence of the Jacobean Masque on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher book cover

    The Influence of the Jacobean Masque on the Plays of Beaumont and Fletcher

    1st Edition

    By Suzanne Gossett

    This title, first published in 1988, examines the influence of the Jacobean masque on the plays of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. The author examines the ways in which the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher represent not only a great expression of human emotion, but how they are also a fine…

    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

  • Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915): Taken from 'The Light of Asia' book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Some Phases in the Life of Buddha (1915)

    Taken from 'The Light of Asia', 1st Edition

    By Edwin Arnold

    First published in 1915, this book presents a dramatization of part ofthe author's The Light of Asia. The original text represents one of the first successful attempts to popularise Buddhism and its founder Gautama Buddha — presenting his life, teachings and philosophy in verse poetry. This…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre: Foreword by Ang Lee book cover

    Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

    Foreword by Ang Lee, 2nd Edition

    By Lenore DeKoven

    The second edition of this elegant and accessible primer offers a helpful reference and resource for directing actors in film, television, and theatre, useful to directors, actors, and writers. Combining underlying theory with dozens of exercises designed to reveal the actor's craft, Lenore DeKoven…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
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  • Directions for Directing: Theatre and Method book cover

    Directions for Directing

    Theatre and Method, 1st Edition

    By Avra Sidiropoulou

    Directions for Directing: Theatre and Method lays out contemporary concepts of directing practice and examines specific techniques of approaching scripts, actors, and the stage. Addressed to both young and experienced directors but also to the broader community of theatre practitioners, scholars,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
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  • Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical book cover

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical

    1st Edition

    By John R. Severn

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical is the first book-length study of a growing performance phenomenon: musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in which characters sing existing popular songs as one of their modes of communication. John Severn shows how these highly allusive works give rise to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
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