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- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 27.95
'Household Business' traces the genre's origins in the cycle plays of medieval England and examines its aesthetic configurations in relation to extra-literary discourses and practices that underwrote Renaissance ideologies of private life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 40.95
The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore , his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical productions. Simon Barker guides the reader through the full... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 15.99
A timely play based on the true story of an imprisoned Nobel Laureate. On 3 April 2011, as he was boarding a flight to Taipei, the Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei was arrested at Beijing Airport. Advised merely that his travel "could damage state security", he was escorted to a van by officials after which he disappeared for 81 days. On his release, the... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2010; US$ 12.99
A strikingly original play combining traditional storytelling with physical theatre, created by The Imaginary Body. Winner of a Fringe First at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival. Imagine that you must choose one single memory from your life./Imagine that choosing this memory is your only way of passing through to eternity./Imagine that you have just one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and 'Binkie' Beaumont as repressed and closeted as it seems?... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 12.99
April, 1984. Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him, and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. Its ideas have become our ideas, and Orwells fiction is often said to be our reality. The definitive book of the 20th century is re-examined in a radical new adaptation exploring... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.99
A smouldering play about escaping the past, seizing the present and owning the future. 2nd May 1997. An historic victory. The Tories, eighteen years in power, are defeated as New Labour sweeps into government. From the euphoria and despair, three deeply personal stories emerge. Tory MP Robert prepares to attend the count. With defeat looming large,... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 12.99
?I don?t believe in heroes and cowards. Not in war. It?s only my opinion but I?ve been in it since the beginning.? The 306: Dawn is a new piece of music theatre from the National Theatre of Scotland as part of 14-18 NOW, the UK?s arts programme for the First World War centenary. Based on real events, it charts the journey of three of the British... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2002; US$ 12.99
The 40 Minute Tempest recreates the world of Shakespeare's great play as told by Prospero and Ariel as they journey towards Prospero's retirement and Ariel's freedom. Using puppetry, the modern idiom and Shakespeare's verse it magically brings to life the world of Prospero's island. King Ram, based on King Lear, is the story of an old king with a... more...