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  • T. S. Eliot Between Two Worlds

    A Reading of T. S. Eliot's Poetry and Plays

    By David Ward

    The basis of this critical examination of Eliot’s work, first published in 1973, is the investigation of his transmutation of this and other philosophical, mythological and religious motives into the textures of his verse. This book focuses on Eliot’s peculiar eclectic approach to what he described…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • The Art of John Webster

    By Ralph Berry

    The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Comedies

    Explorations in Form

    By Ralph Berry

    In this lucid and original study, first published in 1972, Ralph Berry discusses the ten comedies that run from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night. Berry’s purpose is to identify the form of each play by relating the governing idea of the play to the action that expresses it. To this end the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The People of Aristophanes (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Old Attic Comedy

    By Victor Ehrenberg

    First published in 1951, The People of Aristophanes provides a sociological account of Athens in the period of its greatest glory. Drawing upon Old Attic Comedy and the plays of Aristophanes, the author recreates, for the reader, the life of Athens at that time. He writes extensively about social…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Council

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare’s audiences. In When Honour’s at the Stake, first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare’s major…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Elizabethan Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)

    By Neil Rhodes

    The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention. In this study, first published in 1980, Neil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare and the Awareness of Audience

    By Ralph Berry

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the consciousness and the experience of Shakespeare’s audience. First describing the stage’s physical impact, Ralph Berry then goes on to explore the social or tribal consciousness of the audience in certain plays. The title finishes by examining the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypes

    Edited by Pierre Brunel

    First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ibsen

    An Approach

    By Janko Lavrin

    This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gore On Stage

    The Plays of Catherine Gore

    Edited by John Franceschina

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

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