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  • Dramatic Spaces

    Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions

    By Jennifer Low

    For literary scholars, plays are texts; for scenographers, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance. Dramatic Spaces examines period-specific stage spaces in order to assess how design shaped the thematic and experiential dimensions of plays. This book highlights the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Nineteenth Century British Theatre

    Edited by Kenneth Richards, Peter Thomson

    Originally published in 1971. Nineteenth-century theatre in England has been greatly neglected, although serious study would reveal that the roots of much modern drama are to be found in the experiments and extravagancies of the nineteenth-century stage. The essays collected here cover a range of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Victorian Dramatic Criticism

    Edited by George Rowell

    Originally published in 1971. The Victorian Age was one of popular theatre and increasingly popular journalism. One manifestation of this journalism was the emergence of the dramatic critic from the anonymity and brevity which had previously characterized periodical treatment of the theatre. If…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

  • Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance

    By Dongshin Chang

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century—which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China’s last monarchy. The examples show that during this…

    Hardback – 2015-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Anger and After (Routledge Revivals)

    A Guide to the New British Drama

    By John Russell Taylor

    When it was first published in 1962, Anger and After was the first comprehensive study of the dramatic movement which began in 1956 with the staging of John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger and has since brought forward such dramatists as Brendan Behan, Harold Pinter, N. F. Simpson, John Arden and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beaumarchais and the Theatre

    By William D. Howarth

    William D Howarth sets Le Mariage de Figaro and Beaumarchais's other dramatic works in the broad historical context of pre-revolutionary France, providing a unique and authoritative study of the dramatist and his plays. He presents detailed analyses of the plays themselves, discussing their…

    Paperback – 2014-04-23
    Routledge

  • Performing Embodiment in Samuel Beckett's Drama

    By Anna McMullan

    The representation and experience of embodiment is a central preoccupation of Samuel Beckett’s drama, one that he explored through diverse media. McMullan investigates the full range of Beckett’s dramatic canon for stage, radio, television and film, including early drama, mimes and unpublished…

    Paperback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Tragic Seneca

    An Essay in the Theatrical Tradition

    Edited by A. J. Boyle

    Paperback – 2009-05-15
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage

    Collected Studies in Mediaeval, Tudor and Shakespearean Drama

    By Glynne Wickham

    Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage shows that the drama of Elizabethan and Jacobean England is deeply indebted to the religious drama of the Middle Ages and represents a climax, in secular guise, to mediaeval experiment and achievement rather than a new beginning. This is fully examined in terms of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-25
    Routledge

  • Shakespeares Last Plays

    By Frances Yates

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2007-03-30
    Routledge

  • Anton Chekhov at the Moscow Art Theatre

    Illustrations of the Original Productions

    Edited by and translated by Vera Gottlieb

    The Moscow Art Theatre is still recognized as having more impact on modern theatre than any company in the world. This lavishly illustrated and beautifully produced facsimile edition of a Russian journal from 1914 documents, photographically, the premieres of all of Anton Chekhov's plays produced…

    Hardback – 2004-12-22
    Routledge

  • History of European Drama and Theatre

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte

    This major study reconstructs the vast history of European drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth-century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. Throughout history, drama has performed and represented political, religious, national, ethnic, class-related, gendered, and individual…

    Paperback – 2004-03-24
    Routledge

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