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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Despite his significant influence as a courtier, diplomat, playwright and Restoration theatre manager, Thomas Killigrew (1612-1683) remains a comparatively elusive and neglected figure. The original essays in this interdisciplinary volume shine new light on a singular, contradictory seventeenth-century Englishman 400 years after his birth. They increase... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 84.99
Shakespeare and the Spanish Comedia examines masterpieces of early modern English and Spanish theater with attention to issues of transculturation, translation, interpretation and performance. This collection of essays by highly respected British and American scholars and theater practitioners offers a unique transnational view of two great dramatic... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Exploring how readers received and responded to literary works in the long eighteenth century, Newbould focuses on the role played by Laurence Sternes fiction and its adaptations. Placing her examination of Sterneana within the context of its production, Newbould breaks new ground by bringing together several potentially disparate aspects of... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Written in a clear, accessible, storytelling style, African American Theater will shine a bright new light on the culture which has historically nurtured and inspired Black Theater. Functioning as an interactive guide for students and teachers, African American Theater takes the reader on a journey to discover how social realities impacted the plays... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99
There is Nothing Like a Thane is a follow-up to Clive Francis's highly successful There is Nothing Like a Dane! The Lighter Side of Hamlet . Thane is a hilarious compilation of unintentional funny moments from a variety of productions of Macbeth - interwoven with Francis's witty caricatures. It also delves into the many superstitions, which have... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99
There is Nothing Like a Dane is an affectionate compilation of mostly funny (but sometimes serious) bits and pieces about Hamlet - interwoven with Clive Francis's delectable caricatures of various members of the theatrical profession strutting their stuff. The great hall of fame is duly visited, though its inhabitants are not always as dignified... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
This anthology offers a full introduction to Renaissance theatre in its historical and political context, along with newly edited and thoroughly annotated texts of the following plays: * The Spanish Tragedy (Thomas Kyd) * Arden of Faversham (Anon.) * Edward II (Christopher Marlowe) * A Woman Killed with Kindness (Thomas Heywood) * The Tragedy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This cutting-edge collection of essays offers provocative studies of ancient history, literature, gender identifications and roles, and subsequent interpretations of the republican and imperial Roman past. The prose and poetry of Cicero and Petronius, Lucretius, Virgil, and Ovid receive fresh interpretations; pagan and Christian texts are re-examined... more...