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  • The Non-Cycle Mystery Plays (Routledge Revivals)

    Together with 'The Croxton Play of the Sacrament' and 'The Pride of Life'

    Edited by Osborn Waterhouse

    Between the beginning of the tenth and the end of the sixteenth centuries, in all parts of Great Britain from Aberdeen to Cornwall, performances of liturgical and mystery plays are on record. This book, first published in 1909, is a collection of early-English religious plays with a detailed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Acting, Spectating and the Unconscious

    A psychoanalytic perspective on unconscious processes of identification in the theatre.

    By Maria Turri

    From Aristotle’s theory of tragic katharsis onwards, theorists of the theatre have long engaged with the question of what spectatorship entails. This question has, directly or indirectly, often been extended to the investigation of acting. Acting, Spectating, and the Unconscious approaches the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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 I

    The Early Plays

    Edited by Stephen Bernard, Rebecca Bullard, John McTague

    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

  • Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady

    By Keith Garebian

    "An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him,The moment he talks he makes some other Englishman despise him." - Henry George Bernard Shaw famously refused to permit any play of his "to be degraded into an operetta or set to any music except its own." Allowing his beloved Pygmalion to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • 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 – 2016-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

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