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  • Revenge Drama in European Renaissance and Japanese Theatreby Jr. Kevin J. Wetmore

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book is a collection of essays that both explores the tradition of revenge drama in Japan and compares that tradition with the revenge tradition in European Renaissance drama. more...

  • Catholic Theatre and Dramaby Kevin J. Wetmore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    The relationship between the Catholic Church and theatre has a long and complicated history. This collection of fourteen critical essays seeks to demystify the ties--both practical and ideological--that have long bound Catholicism to theatrical production. This volume offers insights into medieval theatre, Jesuit drama, ballet and opera, modern stagings... more...

  • Back from the Deadby Kevin J. Wetmore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    Since 1968, the name of motion picture director George Romero has been synonymous with the living dead. His landmark film Night of the Living Dead formed the paradigm of modern zombie cinema; often cited as a metaphor for America during the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement, the film used the tenets of the drive-in horror movie genre to engage... more...

  • The Theology of Battlestar Galacticaby Kevin J. Wetmore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    The reimagined television series Battlestar Galactica (2005 to 2009 on the Sci Fi Channel), features religion and theology among its central concerns--but does not simply use its myriad faiths as plot devices or background material. Battlestar Galactica is, in and of itself, a theological text. Over the course of 87 episodes and two television movies,... more...

  • Black Dionysusby Kevin J. Wetmore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 35.00

    Many playwrights, authors, poets and historians have used images, metaphors and references to and from Greek tragedy, myth and epic to describe the African experience in the New World. The complex relationship between ancient Greek tragedy and modern African American theatre is primarily rooted in America, where the connection between ancient Greece... more...

  • Portrayals of Americans on the World Stageby Kevin J. Wetmore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00

    This collection of 14 essays explores drama from around the world that depicts the United States and Americans. From eighteenth century German dramas about Native Americans through post-Revolutionary War British plays, to the theaters of contemporary Japan, Mexico, Serbia, Ireland, Ghana and other nations, the contributors consider conflicting representations... more...

  • Shakespeare and Youth Cultureby Jennifer Hulbert; Robert York; Jr. Kevin J. Wetmore

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 36.00

    A study of the appropriation of Shakespeare by youth culture. more...

  • Suzan-Lori Parksby Kevin J. Wetmore Jr; Alycia Smith-Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    The first major study of this unique voice in contemporary drama. Suzan-Lori Parks confirmed herself as one of the most exciting and successful playwrights of her generation when winning the 2002 Pulitzer Prize, making her the only African American woman to win the award.   more...

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