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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 50.00
This book looks at how British drama and popular entertainment were affected by the ideas and events of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. By a cultural analysis of the popular entertainment and theatre performances of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries it reveals issues of ideological conflict and psychological stress. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 37.00
The Royal Court Theatre produced some of the most influential plays in modern theatre, including works of Brenton, Churchill, Bond and Osborne. In this account, from 1956 to 1998, Philip Roberts employs unpublished archives and interviews and includes a Foreword by the former Director of the Royal Court, Max Stafford-Clark. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 107.46
A study of masculinity, national identity and the screen persona of the actor John Mills. This work questions how it was possible for an actor to embody national identity. It explores the cultural contexts in which Mills and the nation became synonymous, and offers a perspective on 40 years of cinema and social change. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99
Michael O'Connell shows that Reformation culture was preoccupied with idolatry and that the theatre was attacked as idolatrous. This anti-theatricalism targeted the traditional mystery plays. The text aims to explain what this meant for the secular theatre that followed. more...
- Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00
The Gateway Theatre Company between 1953 and 1965 was a major force in developing modern Scottish theatre, moving in 1965 to become the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company. The Gateway Theatre and its company were therefore highly influential in the development of theatre in Scotland. They encouraged new writing and young performers to establish a vibrant... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
Staging Black Feminisms explores the development and principles of black British women's plays and performance since the late Twentieth century. Using contemporary performance theory to explore key themes, it offers close textual readings and production analysis of a range of plays, performance poetry and live art works by practitioners. more...
- ECW Press 2007; US$ 10.95
Golden Globe award?winning actor Hugh Laurie and his critically acclaimed television show House are at the heart of this compelling biography. From his childhood struggles to live up to his Olympian father?s accomplishments and his Cambridge education to more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 49.99
Drawing on entirely new evidence, The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts 1580-1630 demonstrates how the drama of Shakespeare, Dekker, Jonson, and others cannot be adequately explained without reference to early scientific thought. The book recovers almost historical moment when playwrights collaborated with... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1999; US$ 180.00
A calendar of performances, consisting of some 2700 entries, of dramatizations by predominantly English but also eminent French women writers up to the end of the 19th century. These include Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, the Brontes, Aphra Behn, Ouida, and George Sand. more...