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  • 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

  • A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage

    Edited by Jocelyn L. Buckner

    A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage places this renowned, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. The volume covers Nottage's plays, productions, activism, and artistic collaborations to display the extraordinary breadth and depth of her work. The…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Theory/Theatre

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    Theory/Theatre is a unique and highly engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. It is a brilliantly clear and readable examination of current theoretical approaches, from semiotics and poststructuralism, through cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

  • Rooms in Dramatic Realism

    By Fred Miller Robinson

    Dramatic Realism, since its birth in the hectic late years of the nineteenth century, gave theatrical and thematic energy to the interaction between a play’s text and the way that it looked on the stage. Characters began to find themselves in rooms and settings that played an active and changing…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Adapting Chekhov

    The Text and its Mutations

    Edited by J. Douglas Clayton, Yana Meerzon

    This book considers the hundred years of re-writes of Anton Chekhov’s work, presenting a wide geographical landscape of Chekhovian influences in drama. The volume examines the elusive quality of Chekhov’s dramatic universe as an intricate mechanism, an engine in which his enigmatic characters exist…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Mr Price, or Tropical Madness and Metaphysics of a Two- Headed Calf

    By Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

    The Polish playwright and artist Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, known as Witkacy, is now recognized as Poland's leading theatrical innovator of the interwar years and one of the outstanding creative personalities of the European avant-garde. This volume contains two of Witkacy's "tropical" plays…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • John Osborne

    Vituperative Artist

    By Luc Gilleman

    For British playwright, John Osborne, there are no brave causes; only people who muddle through life, who hurt, and are often hurt in return. This study deals with Osborne's complete oeuvre and critically examines its form and technique; the function of the gaze; its construction of gender; and the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Samuel Beckett

    A Casebook

    By Jennifer M. Jeffers

    Edited by Kimball King

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Russell Taylor

    First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the ‘well-made play’ in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important elements of the theatre. The focus of the book is largely on the development of…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present day. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Neil LaBute

    A Casebook

    By Gerald C. Wood

    Neil LaBute: A Casebook is the first book to examine one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. While he is most famous, and in some cases infamous, for his early films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors, Labute is equally…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

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