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  • Elizabethan Dramaby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00

    Presents critical essays which discuss the writers and literary works of the Elizabethan era, and includes a chronology of the cultural, political, and literary events of the period. more...

  • Radical Tragedyby Jonathan Dollimore

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 54.95

    This study of the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries also provides an insight into cultural materialist thought. This third edition contains an extensive introduction which argues for the continuing relevance of the tragic aesthetic in today's world. more...

  • Studies in Criticism and Aesthetics, 1660-1800by Howard Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 75.00

    In this volume nineteen contributors, in as many essays, discuss various aspects of critical and aesthetic development in the late seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries, from the time of Dryden to Wordsworth. This was a period in which traditional lite more...

  • Het gilde van de Blauwe Schuitby Herman Pleij

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 43.00

    Het blijkt dat de carnavalstekst een centrale rol speelde in het dagelijkse leven van alle lagen van de bevolking van de laatmiddeleeuwse stad. Deze teksten zijn het repertoire van de carnavalsvieringen, spectaculaire omgangen, blijde inkomsten van vorsten, schuttersfeesten en festivals van rederijkers. Ze zorgen voor verstrooiing en leveren stof voor... more...

  • The Theatre of Civilized Excessby Anja Muller-Wood

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 63.00

    Jacobean tragedy is typically seen as translating a general dissatisfaction with the first Stuart monarch and his court into acts of calculated recklessness and cynical brutality. Drawing on theoretical influences from social history, psychoanalysis and the study of discourses, this innovative book proposes an alternative perspective: Jacobean tragedy... more...

  • The Cowrie Necklaceby Tikum Mbah Azonga

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 19.95

    The Cowrie Necklace is a graphic account of the struggle for meaning in life. The poems are a carefully woven sizzling and cracking attempt to mirror society. The poet runs a long and wide gamut of poetic themes which include the intricacies of joy and sadness, God and the devil, nature and nurture, good and evil, love, deceit and treachery. The narrative... more...

  • Sidelights on Elizabethan Dramaby H.D. Sykes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Bloody British History Staffordby Anthony Poulton-Smith

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    From its earliest beginnings through to the last days of the Second World War, Staffordshire?s county town has seen more than its fair share of gore. Its history is filled with blood, disease, pestilence, poison, dismemberment, decapitation, suicides and hauntings. Featuring life ? and death ? at Stafford Gaol, the sanguineous siege of the castle and... more...

  • Cruelty and Desire in the Modern Theaterby Laurens De Vos

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 82.99

    Departing from a refreshing look at the ideas of Antonin Artaud, this book provides a thorough analysis of how both Sarah Kane and Samuel Beckett are indebted to his legacy. In juxtaposing these playwrights, De Vos minutely points out how both in their own way struggle with coming to terms with Artaud. A key concept in Lacanian psychoanalytic theories,... more...

  • nut (NHB Modern Plays)by debbie tucker green

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 15.99

    Elayne doesn't want company but company won't leave her alone. Everyone's got an opinion but no one's listening and things are starting to slip. nut premiered at The Shed at the National Theatre in October 2013, directed by the author. more...