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  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Paperback – 2020-07-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Michel-Jean Sedaine (1719-1797)

    Theatre, Opera and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Charlton, Mark Ledbury

    Originally published in 2000, this book highlights the interst Sedaine's life and work is now, belatedly, provoking in many scholarly disciplines. If Sedaine speaks today to literary history, theatre history and opera studies, it is because he possessed a multivalent vision, one which accounts for…

    Paperback – 2020-07-03 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Plays of Robert Browning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Collins, Richard J. Shroyer

    Published in 1988, and including all seven of Robert Browning’s dramas, Collins and Shroyer introduce this convenient and reliable reading text by discussing the plays with a history of criticism and giving insightful notes on each individual play in the book.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    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…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

  • Values and Moral Development in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Collier, John Wilson, Peter Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1974 Values and Moral Development in Higher Education deals practically with various aspects of the impact of higher educational processes, recognising a need for these to be inter-related and understood within a common framework. It takes the form of a set of contributions…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Romack

    Edited by James Fitzmaurice

    Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections explores the relationship between the plays of William Shakespeare and the writings of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673). Cavendish wrote 25 plays in the 1650s and 60s, making her one of the most prolific playwrights”man or woman”of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Twentieth-Century British and American Theatre

    A Critical Guide to Archives, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Innes, Katherine Carlstrom, Scott Fraser

    First published in 1999, this volume aims to develop the field of theatre studies by promoting the study of performative elements and thus fostering their consideration in the critical interpretation of dramatic literature. The authors additionally suggest ways of approaching and evaluating the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare in Hate (Open Access)

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Gregory

    Actresses and Mental Illness investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades scholars have made great advances in our understanding…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    Originally published in 2003, Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself is an annotated collection of the memoirs of Charles Edward Horn. They include an account of Horn’s father, Charles Frederick Horn, who arrived penniless in London in 1782 and rose to become music master to Queen…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
    Routledge

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