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  • 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 – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Dickens and Popular Entertainment

    By Paul Schlicke

    First published in 1985. Dickens was a vigorous champion of the right of all men and women to carefree amusements and dedicated himself to the creation of imaginative pleasure. This book represents the first extended study of this vital aspect of Dickens’ life and work, exploring how he channelled…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Shakespeare, Race and Performance

    The Diverse Bard

    By Delia Jarrett-Macauley

    What does it mean to study Shakespeare within a multicultural society? And who has the power to transform Shakespeare? The Diverse Bard explores how Shakespeare has been adapted by artists born on the margins of the Empire, and how actors of Asian and African-Caribbean origin are being cast by…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing

    Theatre, Television and Film, 2nd Edition

    By Janet Neipris, Janet Neipris

    A Masterclass in Dramatic Writing addresses all three genres of dramatic writing - for theatre, film and TV - in a  comprehensive, one-semester, 14-week masterclass for the dramatic writer. Including new material alongside revised, extended selections from Janet Neipris' original and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • The Shakespearean World

    Edited by Jill L Levenson, Robert Ormsby

    The Shakespearean World offers global coverage of topics currently central to Shakespeare studies while also extending critical debate in exciting new directions. Moving beyond the literary, this volume situates Shakespeare’s world and what the world is because of him, considering the ways various…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Routledge Anthology of US Drama: 1898-1949

    Edited by Joshua Polster

    The first half of the Twentieth Century was a vibrant period for U.S. theatre. As the United States emerged as a significant military, economic, political and cultural power, so its theatre began to distinguish itself from the prevailing European model. The plays and dramatic texts in&…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Nikolai Demidov

    Becoming an Actor-Creator

    By Nikolai Demidov

    Edited by Andrei Malaev-Babel, Margarita Laskina

    At the time of his death, Stanislavsky considered Nikolai Demidov to be ‘his only student, who understands the System’. Demidov’s incredibly forward-thinking processes not only continued his teacher’s pioneering work, but also solved the problems of an actor’s creativity that Stanislavsky never…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare in Performance

    Castings and Metamorphoses

    By Ralph Berry

    These studies take stage history as a means of knowing the play. Half of the studies deal with casting - doubling, chorus and the crowd, the star of Hamlet and Measure for Measure. Then the transformations of dramatis personae are analyzed and The Tempest is viewed through the changing…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

  • The Taming of the Shrew (Routledge Revivals)

    A Comparative Study of Oral and Literary Versions

    By Jan Harold Brunvand

    William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew has succeeded in surviving in contemporary culture, and has even managed to penetrate to the most modern media of mass communications. This book, first published in 1991, examines some of the different literary and oral versions of The Taming of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Performance and Contemporary Theatre

    By Patrice Pavis

    The Routledge Dictionary of Contemporary Theatre and Performance provides the first authoritative alphabetical guide to the theatre and performance of the last 30 years. Conceived and written by one of the foremost scholars and critics of theatre in the world, it literally takes us from Activism…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • Tragedy and Dramatic Theatre

    By Hans-Thies Lehmann

    This comprehensive, authoritative account of tragedy is the culmination of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s groundbreaking contributions to theatre and performance scholarship. It is a major milestone in our understanding of this core foundation of the dramatic arts. From the philosophical roots and theories…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • The Theatre of Thomas Ostermeier

    By Peter M Boenisch, Thomas Ostermeier

    Thomas Ostermeier is the most internationally recognised German theatre director of the present. With this book, he presents his directorial method for the first time. The Theatre of Thomas Ostermeier provides a toolkit for understanding and enacting the strategies of his advanced contemporary…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

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