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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 12.95
A modern verse play dealing with the problem of man?s guilt and his need for expiation through his acceptance of responsibility for the sin of humanity. ?What poets and playwrights have been fumbling at in their desire to put poetry into drama and drama into poetry has here been realized.... This is the finest verse play since the Elizabethans? (... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014;
This publication is actor John Cairney's life with Robert Burns in theatrical terms. Since 1959, he has been involved with Burns as actor, director and writer. Over the years, Cairney has taken the opportunity to investigate different aspects of Burns as they relate to performance in the theatre. For the first time he has brought all these working... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
This vibrant anthology of radio plays features works by one of Poland's 'angry young men' playwrights. Ireneusz Iredynski made his début in literature as a Polish 'angry young man' in the late 1950s. He moved with great versatility from verse to stage plays, film-scripts and plays for radio. While some of the plays in this collection seem to present... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Urban theatre can be described as theatre made with or by those whose lives are marked by the urban landscape and its social limits and possibilities. At the heart of this text lies the question of how theatre can illuminate the urban and how theatre is illuminated by the urban. The city, like a play, is a space where everything adopts multiple meanings.... more...
- Team Renegade Publishing LLC. 2014; US$ 9.99
Souls of Fire is a story of four friends: John Graham, Kurt Bowden, Jerry Rawlings and Henry Burke, four artists who grew up in a city where its expected that you graduate from school, get married, go to work in the factories, be thankful if you could get a life at least as good as your old man had and never think youre worth any more than... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 8.99
A timeless statement about human foibles . . . and human endurance, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished production notes, diary entries, and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder. Time magazine called The Skin of Our Teeth "a sort of Hellzapoppin' with brains,"... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 9.00
T. S. Eliot's verse dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in T. S. Eliot's best-known drama, based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
At a time when the relevance of literary theory itself is frequently being questioned, Richard Wilson makes a compelling case for French Theory in Shakespeare Studies. Written in two parts, the first half looks at how French theorists such as Bourdieu, Cixous, Deleuze, Derrida and Foucault were themselves shaped by reading Shakespeare; while the second... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive critical examination of the intersections between contemporary ethical thought and post-1989 British playwriting. Its coverage of a large number of plays and playwrights, international range of contributors and original argumentation make it a key point of reference for students and researchers. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
Revisiting The Tempest offers a lively reconsideration of how The Tempest encourages interpretation and creative appropriation. It includes a wide range of essays on theoretical and practical criticism focusing on the play's original dramatic context, on its signifying processes and its present-time screen remediation. more...