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  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Sinatra, Thomas C. Crochunis

    The Routledge Anthology of British Women Playwrights, 1777-1843 brings together ten eclectic plays by female dramatists and writers, to stimulate a rich discussion of women, writing, and theatre history. Ranging through tragedy, comedy, musical theatre and mixed-genre texts, this volume celebrates…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • W.S. Gilbert and the Context of Comedy

    The Progress of Fun, 1st Edition

    By Richard Moore

    To what extent is a great comic writer the product of his time? How far is he (or she) influenced by factors of personal psychology upbringing and environment? To what is the writing actually part of a long continuum in which there is continuity within change and change within continuity? The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Playmakers and their Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Thérèse van Pelt

    Drama in Medieval and Early Modern Europe moves away from the customary conceptual framework that artificially separates ‘medieval’ from ‘early modern’ drama to explore the role of drama and spectacle in England, France, the Low Countries, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the German-speaking areas…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

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

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel 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 final performance of John Philip Kemble's…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Comedy

    1st Edition

    By Moelwyn Merchant

    First published in 1972, this work pursues the question ‘what is comedy?’ In its quest for an answer it explores critical theory, psychology, sociology and metaphysics. It also examines the classical origins of comedy, different kinds of comedy, the rituals of comedy, its relationship with other…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Melodrama

    1st Edition

    By James L. Smith

    First published in 1973, this book explores the genre of melodrama. After discussing the defining characteristics of melodrama, the book examines the dramatic structures of the two major and contrasting emotions presented in melodrama: triumph and defeat. It concludes with a reflection on the ways…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Drama & the Dramatic

    1st Edition

    By S. W. Dawson

    First published in 1970, this book explores drama as literature and provides critical overviews of different aspects of drama and the dramatic. It first asks what a play is, before going on to examine dramatic language, action and tension, dramatic irony, characters and drama’s relationship with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

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