Theatre & Performance Studies

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We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of Theatre and Performance Studies, including the Routledge Performance Archive.

There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our online catalogue and contact information.

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  • Hamlet's Fictions book cover

    Hamlet's Fictions

    1st Edition

    By Maurice Charney

    "But in a fiction, in a dream of passion..." In an extended commentary on this passage this book offers a rationale for the excellence and primacy of this play among the tragedies. Throughout, emphasis is placed on Hamlet's fantasies and imaginations rather than on ethical criteria, and on the…

    Hardback – 2013-11-27
    Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

  • The Venetian Origins of the Commedia dell'Arte book cover

    The Venetian Origins of the Commedia dell'Arte

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jordan

    The Venetian Origins of the Commedia dell'Arte is a striking new enquiry into the late-Renaissance stirrings of professional secular comedy in Venice, and their connection to the development of what came to be known as the Commedia dell’Arte. The book contends that through…

    Paperback – 2013-11-26

  • Suzan-Lori Parks in Person: Interviews and Commentaries book cover

    Suzan-Lori Parks in Person

    Interviews and Commentaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip C Kolin, Harvey Young

    This collection of interviews offers unprecedented insight into the plays and creative works of Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as being an important commentary on contemporary theater and playwriting, from jazz and opera to politics and cultural memory. Suzan-Lori Parks in Person contains 18…

    Paperback – 2013-11-26

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