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  • Richard III (West End edition) (NHB Classic Plays)by William Shakespeare; Jamie Lloyd

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.65

    In the aftermath of civil war, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, resolves to claw his way to political power at any cost. A master of manipulation, subtle wit and beguiling charm, he orchestrates his unlawful ascent by spinning a ruthless web of deceit and betrayal. His staunch ambition has horrifying consequences when, finding himself utterly alone... more...

  • Burying Your Brother in the Pavement (NHB Modern Plays)by Jack Thorne

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A play about grief and looking at someone that little bit more closely. Tom?s brother Luke is dead. This has upset a lot of people but it hasn?t upset Tom. Or, rather, it has upset him, but in ways he can?t explain and other people can't understand. You see, Tom and Luke were never friends. In fact, Tom didn't really like Luke at all. So it?s... more...

  • Vergessen, was Eltern sindby Julian Reidy

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 43.19

    Diese Studie setzt sich kritisch mit dem Phänomen der sogenannten Väterliteratur auseinander. Aus den durchaus erfolgreichen autobiographischen »Väter-Büchern«, die zumeist in den Siebzigerjahren des 20. Jahrhunderts erschienen sind, lesen viele Literaturwissenschaftler »Kritik am Vater als dem symbolischen Vertreter der Macht und des Gesetzes«. Das... more...

  • Franz von Heufeld: Lustspieleby Franz von Heufeld; Johann Sonnleitner

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 16.19

    Franz von Heufeld (1731-1795), in Mainau am Bodensee (damals "Vorderösterreich") geboren, studierte ab 1748 an der Wiener Universität, wo er juristische und philosophische Studien absolvierte. Danach schlug er die Beamtenlaufbahn ein, steuerte Beiträge zu den ersten Wiener moralischen Wochenschriften Die Welt und Der österreichische Patriot... more...

  • The Parricideby Rosemary Johns; Diane Stubbings

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    St Petersburg, Russia, 1866. Nihilist revolutionaries have taken to the streets and the rule of the Tsar is under threat. In a small flat, Fyodor Dostoyevsky grafts out a novel for an unscrupulous publisher; it isn’t the novel he wants to write, but he is under contract, so he works. All the time, though, he is haunted by a story from his past—that... more...

  • Patient 12by Kevin Summers

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    Patient 12 is set in an office in a Melbourne military hospital, in the years immediately following World War I. The play examines a neglected period of Australia’s history through the prism of the kith and kin of those who went to war and either failed to return, or came back physically and/or emotionally scarred. more...

  • Verbal Violence in Contemporary Dramaby Jeanette R. Malkin

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 47.00

    This book considers a spectrum of post-war plays in which characters are created, coerced and destroyed by language. more...

  • The Theatre of Medieval Europeby Eckehard Simon

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 39.00

    Brings together the work of thirteen internationally recognized scholars of early drama to give a comprehensive account of recent findings in the field. more...

  • Modern Rhetoric in Culture, Arts, and Mediaby Joachim Knape; Alan L. Fortuna

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    In the 13 essays of this volume, Tübingen professor of Rhetoric Joachim Knape develops a series of approaches to a modern theory of rhetoric. In doing so, rhetoric is considered both a cultural and a communicative phenomenon. While classical rhetoric concentrated on the communicative fields of politics and law, modern research in rhetoric has expanded... more...

  • Teaching Creative Writing: Practical Approachesby Elaine Walker

    The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd 2012; US$ 90.00

    Teaching Creative Writing is designed to showcase practical approaches developed by practitioners in the ever-growing community of writers in higher education. Aimed at enabling those who teach the subject to review, borrow, and adapt ideas, the emphasis throughout is on diversity. Contributions from an international team of writers cover a variety... more...