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  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor

    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

    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

    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

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

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America

    Edited 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Humor in the Classroom

    A Guide for Language Teachers and Educational Researchers

    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

  • Old Vic Prefaces

    Shakespeare and the Producer

    By Hugh Hunt

    Old Vic Prefaces is a collection of the author's talks to the actors on those plays which he produced, while a Director of the Old Vic from 1949 to 1953. The prefaces are unique in that they relate to actual performances, and each preface is followed by a short post-script in which the producer…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and his Comedies

    By John Russell Brown

    First published in 1957. This edition reprints the second edition of 1962.The originality, vitality and variety of Shakespeare's comedies do not suggest a writer at ease with a formula which works to his own satisfaction and the pleasure of his audience; against first impressions they suggest an…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • The Shakespeare Inset

    Word and Picture

    By Francis Berry

    What is the relation between the language being heard and the picture being simultaneously exhibited on the stage? Typically there is an identity between sound and sight, but often there is a divergence between what the audience hears and what is sees. These divergences are 'insets' and examines…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare

    By George Ian Duthie

    First published in 1951. 'The book has the sterling qualities of shrewd sense and acumen that mark the 'rational' classical school of Shakespeare criticism.' Notes and Queries 'Professor Duthie's approach is direct and extremely objective. With no axe to grind, he pays impartial court to most of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Story of the Night

    Studies in Shakespeare's Major Tragedies

    By John Holloway

    First published in 1961. Critiquing the critics, and examining the vocabulary of twentieth century criticism of the Shakespearean tragedies, John Holloway's book covers Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Timon of Athens and the themes of Shakespearean Tragedy and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

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