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

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    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...

  • Theatre and Postcolonial Desiresby Awam Amkpa

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the themes of colonial encounters and postcolonial contests over identity, power and culture through the prism of theatre. The struggles it describes unfolded in two cultural settings separated by geography, but bound by history in a common web of colonial relations spun by the imperatives of European modernity. In post-imperial... more...

  • Snuff (NHB Modern Plays)by Davey Anderson

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    Back from Iraq, Billy is in no mood for games. But Kevin is not just playing... Anderson wrote and directed his own play as part of the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh's 2005 Festival programme, for which he won the Arches Award for Stage Directors. more...

  • Female Playwrights and Eighteenth-Century Comedyby Misty G. Anderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 125.00

    Aphra Behn, Susannah Centlivre, Hannah Cowley, and Elizabeth Inchbald were the only four female playwrights in England with multiple comic successes from 1670-1800. Behn's interest in the body, Centlivre's fascination with written contracts, Cowley's nationalism, and Inchbald's discussion of divorce emerge in the comic events that are animated by the... more...

  • Contemporary British Theatreby Vicky Angelaki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This edited collection brings together a team of internationally prominent academics and delivers cutting-edge discourse on the strongly emerging tradition of experimentation in contemporary British theatre - redefining what the dramatic stands for today. Each chapter of the collection focuses on influential contemporary plays and playwrights. more...

  • King Leirby Anonymous; Tiffany Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Performed at the Globe Theater in 1605, King Leir is presumed to be a prime source for Shakespeare. Although the story is the same, in this anonymous version the ending is happy. This is the first time this fascinating work is published in a single-play edition more...

  • British Theatre of the 1990sby Dr Mireia Aragay; Dr Hildegard Klein; Dr Enric Monforte; Professor Pilar Zozaya

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This exciting book uniquely combines interviews with scholars and practitioners in theatre studies to look at what most people feel is a pivotal moment of British theatre - the 1990s. With a particular focus on 'in-yer-face theatre', this volume will be essential reading for all students and scholars of contemporary British theatre. more...

  • Ethical Speculations in Contemporary British Theatreby Mireia Aragay; Enric Monforte

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive critical examination of the intersections between contemporary ethical thought and post-1989 British playwriting. Its coverage of a large number of plays and playwrights, international range of contributors and original argumentation make it a key point of reference for students and researchers. more...

  • Actors and Acting in Shakespeare's Timeby John H. Astington

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Perfect for courses, this book is an account of the first actors in the plays of Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Jonson. more...

  • Feminist Views on the English Stageby Elaine Aston

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    A study of women playwrights from a feminist perspective, first published in 2003. more...