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  • Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Revival: Japanese Drama and Culture in the 1960s (1988)

    The Return of the Gods, 1st Edition

    By D.G. Goodman

    This title was first published in 1988: In this book the author has translated five postwar experimental Japanese plays and recreated the artistic, social and spiritual milieu in which they were created. He describes the turning point in Japanese thinking about the nature and limitations of a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Salvatore Attardo

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor presents the first ever comprehensive, in-depth treatment of all the sub-fields of the linguistics of humor, broadly conceived as the intersection of the study of language and humor. The reader will find a thorough historical, terminological,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Theories

    Anglo-Italian Transactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Marrapodi

    Throwing fresh light on a much discussed but still controversial field, this collection of essays places the presence of Italian literary theories against and alongside the background of English dramatic traditions, to assess this influence in the emergence of Elizabethan theatrical convention and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Shakespeare and Venice

    1st Edition

    By Graham Holderness

    Shakespeare and Venice is the first book length study to describe and chronicle the mythology of Venice that was formulated in the Middle Ages and has persisted in fiction and film to the present day. Graham Holderness focuses specifically on how that mythology was employed by Shakespeare to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Humor in the Classroom

    A Guide for Language Teachers and Educational Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Bell, Anne Pomerantz

    Humor in the Classroom provides practical, research-based answers to questions that educational researchers and language teachers might have about the social and cognitive benefits that humor and language play afford in classroom discourse and additional language learning. The book considers the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-10
    Routledge

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