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  • J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

    By Lucie Sutherland

    ‘Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe!’ – Peter Pan Peter Pan is a narrative many of us believe we know well, and yet the J.M. Barrie play that premiered on a West End stage in December 1904 is not the depiction of Peter, Wendy, Hook, and Never Land that most people have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume I

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays

    By Maisha Akbar

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance

    Edited by Daniel J. O'Quinn, Kristina Straub, Misty G. Anderson

    The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance brings together a selection of particularly memorable performances, beginning with Nell Gwyn in a 1668 staging of Secret Love, and moving chronologically towards the premiere of John Philip Kemble's adaptation of Thomas…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Narrating Death

    The Limit of Literature

    Edited by Daniel K. Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, Michelle Wang

    Drawing on literary and visual texts spanning from the twelfth century to the present, this volume of essays explores what happens when narratives try to push the boundaries of what can be said about death.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Shakespeare's Tragic Justice

    By C. J. Sisson

    The problem of justice seems to have haunted Shakespeare as it haunted Renaissance Christendom. In this book, first published in 1963, four aspects of the problems of justice in action in Shakespeare’s great tragedies are explored. This study is based on the lifetime’s research of Elizabethan…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Enchanted Shows

    Vision and Structure in Elizabethan and Shakespearean Comedy about Magic

    By Elissa Hare

    The book, first published in 1988, examines the role of magic in Elizabethan and Shakespearean theatre. The author observes how certain plays, including Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Tempest, rationalise the unrealism and improbabilities typical of romantic comedy as miracles…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Ben Jonson

    His Vision and His Art

    By Alexander Leggatt

    While most critical writing on Jonson concentrates on the plays, poems or masques seen in isolation, this title, first published in 1981, ranges across the genres to explore Jonson’s vision as a whole. The author points to the inner connections that make of the rich variety of Jonson’s writing a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • The Tragedy of State

    By J. W. Lever

    The domination of the state over the lives of individuals is, arguably, a problem of the present-day world. In this book, first published in 1971, the author finds essentially the same problem in Jacobean tragedy in the shape it assumed during the rise of the first European nation-states. The…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

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