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  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Tragedy: The Basics

    By Sean McEvoy

    Tragedy: The Basics is an accessible and up-to-date introduction to dramatic tragedy. A comprehensive guide for anyone undertaking a study of the genre, it provides a chronological overview of the genre and the history of tragic theory. Integrating a discussion of texts, contexts and theory, it…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Garrick's Folly

    The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane

    By Johanne M. Stochholm

    The great Shakespeare Jubilee festival was held at Stratford, under the direction of David Garrick. The occasion was the dedication of the new town hall and the presentation by Garrick of a statue of Shakespeare. Immense interest, enthusiasm, and controversy were aroused by the plans, which…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

    Edited by Stephen Bernard

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume IV

    Poems and Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books I-III)

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume II

    The Middle Period Plays

    Edited by Michael Caines

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume III

    The Late Plays

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Claudine van Hensbergen

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe, Volume V

    Lucan’s Pharsalia (Books IV-X)

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Robin Sowerby

    Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Beyond Spain's Borders

    Women Players in Early Modern National Theaters

    Edited by Anne J. Cruz, Maria Cristina Quintero

    The prolific theatrical activity that abounded on the stages of early modern Europe demonstrates that drama was a genre that transcended national borders. The transnational character of early modern theater reflects the rich admixture of various dramatic traditions, such as Spain’s comedia and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Theater and Cultural Politics in a New World

    By Chinua Thelwell

    Theater and Cultural Politics for a New World presents a radical re-examination of the ways in which demographic shifts will impact theatre and performance culture in the 21st century. Editor Chinua Thelwell brings together the revealing insights of artists, scholars and organisers to produce a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: William Shakespeare: The Anatomy of an Enigma (1990)

    By P. E. Razzell

    First published in 1990, the aim of this book is to reveal the William Shakespeare whose life has been obscured by centuries of literary mythology. It unravels a series of strands in order to understand the man and the major influences which shaped his life and writing. The first part advances the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Shakespearean Metaphor (1990)

    Studies in Language and Form

    By Ralph Berry

    First published in 1978, this book represents a study of the ways in which Shakespeare exploits the possibilities of metaphor. In a series of studies ranging from the early to the mature Shakespeare, the author concentrates on metaphor as a controlling structure — the extent to which a certain…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge

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