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- Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 94.00
Performance uses the alphabet as an organizational device to present a series of short pieces that approach performance from multiple perspectives and various compositional strategies. Pelias?s essays, poetry, dialogue, personal narratives, quick speculations, and other literary genres explore the key themes in this field, encapsulating the essence... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
How should we read a text that does not exist, or present a play the manuscript of which is lost and the identity of whose author cannot be established for certain? Such is the enigma posed by Cardenio – a play performed in England for the first time in 1612 or 1613 and attributed forty years later to Shakespeare (and Fletcher). Its plot... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00
A stimulating introduction to the drama of the early modern era, through a focus on commercial playhouses and their repertoires. more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 8.08
Die Nestroyana veröffentlichen wissenschaftliche Arbeiten über das Altwiener Volkstheater und im Besonderen über das Werk und die Person Johann Nestroys und berichtet über die Tätigkeit der Internationalen Nestroy-Gesellschaft. Reihe Blätter der Internationalen Nestroy-Gesellschaft - Band 3334 more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 36.46
“On Beckett: Essays and Criticism? is the first collection of writings about the Nobel Prize–winning author that covers the entire spectrum of his work, and also affords a rare glimpse of the private Beckett. More has been written about Samuel Beckett than about any other writer of this century – countless books and articles dealing with him are in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, how they are interwoven, and how they are dependent upon each other. While... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
In 1664, Molière's Tartuffe was banned from public performance. This book provides a detailed, in-depth account of five-year struggle (1664-69) to have the ban lifted and, so doing, sheds important new light on 1660s France and the ancien régime more broadly. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2013; US$ 79.99
Poison's Dark Works in Renaissance England explores the ways English writings about poisoning prompted new ways of thinking about the world. Placing medical, legal, technical, and scientific texts in conversation with literary ones, this work argues that as crime of the imagination, poisoning serves as a powerful metaphor for the dangers, pleasures,... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 18.94
Michael Pennington's solo show about Shakespeare, Sweet William , has been acclaimed throughout Europe and in the US as a unique blend of showmanship and scholarship. In this book, he deepens his exploration of Shakespeare's life and work - and the connection between the two - that lies at its heart. It is illuminated throughout by the unrivalled... more...