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  • Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor Rycroft

    Facial Hair and the Performance of Early Modern Masculinity is the first full-length critical study to analyse the importance of beards in terms of the theatrical performance of masculinity. According to medical, cultural, and literary discourses of early modern era in England, facial hair marked…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres. These plays mixed sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas C. Crochunis, Michael E. Sinatra

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 brings together ten eclectic plays by female dramatists and writers, to stimulate a rich discussion of women, writing, and theatre history. Ranging through tragedy, comedy, musical theatre and mixed-genre texts, this volume celebrates…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    1st Edition

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political, and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume Two - From the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge

  • An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    Volume One - From the Romans to the Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Robert Leach

    An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacts with changing social, political and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Drama and Audience in Goethe's Germany

    1st Edition

    By W. H. Bruford

    First published in 1950. This present work examines the political, economic and social condition of Germany on literature, particular drama, in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries. The author explores drama both in its passive and active relations with the life of the time and with…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Actors Cross the Volga

    A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Macleod

    First published in 1946. In this study of Russian theatre, the author explores the developments of drama and the theatre throughout the nineteenth-century. Macleod examines imperial and serf theatres, the impact of Russian drama on the east and west, and the regeneration of theatre at the start of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Representations of Flemish Immigrants on the Early Modern Stage

    1st Edition

    By Peter Matthew McCluskey

    Immigrants from the Low Countries constituted the largest population of resident aliens in early modern England. Possessing superior technology in a number of fields and enjoying governmental protection, the Flemish were charged by many native artisans with unfair economic competition. With…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Birth of Modern Theatre

    Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick, 1st Edition

    By Norman S. Poser

    The Birth of Modern Theatre: Rivalry, Riots, and Romance in the Age of Garrick is a vivid description of the eighteenth-century London theatre scene—a time when the theatre took on many of the features of our modern stage. A natural and psychologically based acting style replaced the declamatory…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

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