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  • Theatreby Stephen Archer; Cynthia M. Gendrich; Woodrow B. Hood

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 48.99

    Theatre: Its Art and Craft is an introductory theatre text focusing on theatre practitioners and their processes. Using an accessible tone and a focused exploration of how theatre artists work, the book covers playwrights; directors, actors; designers of sets, costumes, props, lights, sound, and new technology; as well as the varying roles of scholars,... more...

  • Violence Against Women in Early Modern Performanceby Kim Solga

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 32.00

    Examining some of the most iconic texts in English theatre history, including Titus Andronicus , The Duchess of Malfi and The Changeling , this book reveals the pernicious erasure of rape and violence against women in the early modern era, and the politics and ethics of rehearsing these negotiations on the twentieth- and twenty-first century stages. more...

  • Playing Shakespeareby John Barton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    Now in its first American edition, Playing Shakespeare is the premier guide to understanding and appreciating the mastery of the world?s greatest playwright. Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors?among them Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet?John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater... more...

  • All in the Timingby David Ives

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    The world according to David Ives is a very add place, and his plays constitute a virtual stress test of the English language -- and of the audience's capacity for disorientation and delight. Ives's characters plunge into black holes called "Philadelphias," where the simplest desires are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, Swift, and Kafka are... more...

  • Sartreby Iris Murdoch

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.78

    Sartre's powerful political passions were united with a memorable literary gift, placing him foremost among the novelists, as well as the philosophers, of our time. Iris Murdoch's pioneering study analyses and evaluates the different strands of Sartre's rich and complex oeurve. Combining the objectivity of the scholar with a profound interest in contemporary... more...

  • The Oxford Shakespeareby William Shakespeare; Stanley Wells

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 8.95

    The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers- a new, modern-spelling text, based on the Quarto text of 1608- on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, staging, allusions and much else- detailed introduction considers composition, sources, performances... more...

  • Sophocles: Ajaxby Sophocles; P. J. Finglass

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 156.00

    Not since 1896 has Sophocles' Ajax received such a sustained analysis on so many levels: literary, dramatic, textual and metrical. more...

  • By the Way, Meet Vera Starkby Lynn Nottage

    Theatre Communications Group 2013; US$ 14.95

    A new comedy by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ruined . more...

  • Gruesome Playground Injuries; Animals Out of Paper; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zooby Rajiv Joseph

    Soft Skull Press 2010; US$ 15.95

    Rajiv Joseph is one of today?s most acclaimed young playwrights. The winner of numerous awards, including an NEA Award for Best Play and a Whiting Writers Award, he is an artist to watch. This volume gathers together for the first time his three major works to date. Included herein are his latest play, Gruesome Playground Injuries , which... more...

  • Raised in Captivityby Nicky Silver

    Theatre Communications Group 2013; US$ 13.95

    "By a mile, the best new play of the season>"--John Heilpern, New York Observer. more...