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  • Playing the Game (NHB Modern Plays)by Bola Agbaje

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 6.99

    Election time. The Students' Association needs a new President, and Akousa's achingly cool flatmates are certain she is perfect for the position. How can they persuade her, and how much is she willing to compromise? From the author of Gone Too Far! , Playing the Game was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, in 2010 as part of the Women, Power... more...

  • Platonism and the English Imaginationby Anna Baldwin; Sarah Hutton

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00

    The first comprehensive overview of the influence of Platonism on English literature. more...

  • The Routledge Anthology of Renaissance Dramaby Simon Barker; Hilary Hinds

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • York Mystery Playsby Richard Beadle; Pamela M. King

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99

    This volume is the only paperback to offer the main body of the plays which make up York's famous Corpus Christi cycle. The selection here emphasises the scope of the oldest and best-preserved of the English Mystery cycles, and the modern spelling, detailed notes, and general introduction make the volume particularly useful for both readers and actors. more...

  • Subversionsby Erika Block; Gabriele Griffin; Julie Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 33.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dante?s Inferno, The Indiana Critical Editionby Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa

    Indiana University Press 1995; US$ 18.99

    This new critical edition, including Mark Musa?s classic translation, provides students with a clear, readable verse translation accompanied by ten innovative interpretations of Dante?s masterpiece. more...

  • Four Restoration Libertine Playsby Deborah Payne Fisk

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 10.99

    These four plays in the Oxford English Drama series capture the range of responses to the fashionable and daring libertine movement in the second half of the seventeenth century. A Fond Husband and Friendship in Fashion are lesser-known comic gems of the Restoration stage; The Man of Mode is Etherege's masterpiece, and The Libertine is Shadwell's... more...

  • Three Shrew Playsby Barry Gaines; Margaret Maurer

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.95

    This annotated collection of three early modern English plays allows readers to explore the relationship between Shakespeare's Shrew and two closely related plays of the same genre, the earlier of which, the anonymous The Taming of a Shrew (whether inspired by Shakespeare's play or vice-versa), once enjoyed a level of popularity that likely surpassed... more...

  • English Mystery Playsby Peter Happe

    Penguin Books Ltd 1975; US$ 25.37

    Humour, pathos and suffering, and the culminating drama of the Crucifixion and Resurrection, give these plays a wonderful immediacy. Their action was conceived on a cosmic scale and all the enthusiasm and vitality of their writing is retained to this day. The energies of whole communities, notably at Chester, York and Wakefield, were devoted to their... more...

  • English Literature and Ancient Languagesby Kenneth Haynes

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 49.99

    English Literature and Ancient Languages is a study of the presence of Greek and Latin in British literature since the Renaissance. While the influence of Greek and Roman literature on British literature has been extensively surveyed, the role of those ancient languages themselves within modern British literature has only begun to be studied. This... more...