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  • Killing Hercules

    Deianira and the Politics of Domestic Violence, from Sophocles to the War on Terror

    By Richard Rowland

    This book offers an entirely new reception history of the myth of Hercules and his wife/killer Deianira. The book poses, and attempts to answer, two important and related questions. First, why have artists across two millennia felt compelled to revisit this particular myth to express anxieties…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12

  • Thomas Heywood's Theatre, 1599–1639

    Locations, Translations, and Conflict

    By Richard Rowland

    In this major reassessment of his subject, Richard Rowland restores Thomas Heywood-playwright, miscellanist and translator-to his rightful place in early modern theatre history. Rowland contextualizes and historicizes this important contemporary of Shakespeare, locating him on the geographic and…

    Hardback – 2010-03-12
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

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