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  • Apuleius and Dramaby Regine May

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 154.99

    An exploration of the use of drama as an intertext in the work of the 2nd century Latin author Apuleius, who wrote the only complete extant Latin novel, the Metamorphoses, in which a young man is turned into a donkey by magic. All Latin and Greek is translated into English. - ;Regine May discusses the use of drama as an intertext in the work of the... more...

  • The Playwright as Thinkerby Eric Bentley; Richard Gilman

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    First published in 1946, The Playwright as Thinker is a classic work of drama criticism that helped create the intellectual environment in which serious American theater would thrive in the second half of the twentieth century. At the time of publishing, most drama critics believed dramatic art deserved no intellectual status; Eric Bentley set out... more...

  • Telling the Story in the Middle Agesby Laurie Postlewate; Kathryn A. Duys; Elizabeth Emery

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    New examinations of the role storytelling played in medieval life. more...

  • Radianceby Louis Nowra

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    Radiance is an exuberant Black Sabbath for three great Indigenous dames. Cressy, Nora and Mae are half-sisters with little in common except the ghosts of their childhood. They gather in the tropical Queensland landscape for their Mum's funeral. These three sisters are a force of nature, and they haven't been in the same room for many, many... more...

  • The Voices Project 2015by Various

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    The latest instalment of The Voices Project—the overwhelmingly successful annual program of monologues developed by ATYP, written by young people, performed by young actors around the country, and seen by over a million people globally online as ATYP brings the monologues to life on film as well as on stage.Featuring:• The Baby Elephant Walk... more...

  • Kid Stakesby Ray Lawler

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    A joyful portrait of the summer of the first doll, in which a chance encounter brings Olive and Emma, Roo and Barney, into the shabby Carlton terrace to begin a seventeen year journey of seasonal love and argument. Kid Stakes introduces the fun-loving Nancy, who has left the scene by the seventeenth summer, adding a new poignancy to the story. more...

  • Other Timesby Ray Lawler

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Chronologically, Other Times is the middle play of Ray Lawler's Doll Trilogy. Set during the Second World War, in late winter, Barney and Roo are on leave from the army. This functions as the fulcrum of the three plays; it is a time in which the characters stop being kids and become adults. Middle age is looming and life is no longer just a game.... more...

  • The House on the Lakeby Aidan Fennessy

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A criminal lawyer with a cool head and a passion for logic, David wakes up to find himself confined to a small, sparsely furnished room, unable to remember what has happened the day before. With the help of his doctor, David begins to coax memories out of the darkness, before the details of a terrible secret emerge. Razor sharp and tourniquet tight,... more...

  • Motherby Daniel Keene

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Mother is a one-woman play that tells the story of Christie, a homeless woman in a world detached, unforgiving and destructive. It gives voice to the fallen and dispossessed, to those at the edge of safety, at the point of being undone. Utterly devastating, yet written with Daniel Keene’s characteristic lyricism, Mother is wrought with tenderness,... more...

  • Terminus (NHB Modern Plays)by Mark O'Rowe

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 13.11

    A blackly comic vision of Dublin infested with demons, from the author of Howie the Rookie . Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2008 Three people are ripped from their daily lives and catapulted into a fantastical world of singing serial killers, avenging angels and lovesick demons. Hold tight as the ordinary turns extraordinary in Mark O'Rowe's... more...