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  • The Birds (stage version) (NHB Modern Plays)by Conor McPherson

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A suspenseful, atmospheric adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's enthralling short story. Mysterious masses of birds have begun to violently attack at high tide, driving strangers Nat and Diane to take refuge in an isolated, abandoned house by the sea and form a bond to survive their haunting new circumstance. With no electricity and scarce food, the... more...

  • The Night Heron (NHB Modern Plays)by Jez Butterworth

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A dark, funny, spellbinding play about a group of outcasts and eccentrics gathered in the Cambridgeshire fens. From the author of the smash-hit Jerusalem. The sighting of a rare bird attracts attention to a remote part of the fens. The visiting birdwatchers cannot know what dangers lie in the freezing darkness of the marshes. In an isolated cabin,... more...

  • Microcosm (NHB Modern Plays)by Matt Hartley

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A searing new play by a Bruntwood Prize-winning playwright. Alex has his flat. His home. He?s building a life with Clare. Nothing can derail his happiness - he just wishes those kids would stop hanging round outside his house. But they?re just kids, with nothing to do. They?re not dangerous, right? Microcosm premiered at the Soho Theatre, London,... more...

  • Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Beith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation , first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,... more...

  • Arden (Routledge Revivals)by Albert Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    John Arden was one of the major playwrights to have emerged during the 1950s, yet his work has arguably been misunderstood. In this book, first published in 1974, Albert Hunt?s primary concern is to relate the plays written by John Arden alone, as well as those written in collaboration with Margaretta D?Arcy, both to Arden?s whole concept of theatre,... more...

  • The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)by Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the Renaissance of a meaning for subjectivity that is identifiably... more...

  • The Man Who Was Norrisby tom Cullen; Phil Baker

    Dedalus 2014; US$ 17.49

    The seedy and beguiling Gerald Hamilton was the man who Isherwood modelled Mr Norris on in Mr Norris ChangesTrain more...

  • A Pearl of Great Priceby Jeff Towns

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 8.74

    I kiss your heart. I kiss you everywhere.? It is a warm spring day in New York and Dylan Thomas pushes through the plush revolving doors of the Harper?s Bazaar office, in the heart of Manhattan. He is taking a chance on selling a story, A Child?s Christmas in Wales . He?s already sold the story a couple of times but he is always short of money.... more...

  • The Doctrine of Election and the Emergence of Elizabethan Tragedyby Martha Tuck Rozett

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    This compelling argument for the link between Calvinism in English religious life and the rise of tragedy on the Elizabethan stage draws on a variety of material, including theological tracts, sermons, and dramatic works beginning with sixteenth-century morality plays and continuing through Marlowe's career and the beginning of Shakespeare's Originally... more...

  • Just Playby Ruby Cohn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.00

    The author ranges through Beckett's drama to analyze his approach to place, time, soliloquy, fiction, and repetition. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback... more...