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- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 2.99
In each volume of the Shakespeare on Stage series, a leading actor takes us behind the scenes, recreating in detail a memorable performance in one of Shakespeare’s major roles. They discuss their character, working through the play scene by scene, with refreshing candour and in forensic detail. The result is a masterclass on playing the role,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Aemilia Lanyer was a Londoner of Jewish-Italian descent and the mistress of Queen Elizabeth's Lord Chamberlain. But in 1611 she did something extraordinary for a middle-class woman of the seventeenth century: she published a volume of original poems. Using standard genres to address distinctly feminine concerns, Lanyer's work is varied, subtle, provocative,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 34.95
A key volume for Shakespeare, African theatre and postcolonial cultural scholars, promoting debate on the role of Western cultural icons in contemporary postcolonial cultures. more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82
The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...
- Currency Press 1991; US$ 12.99
Text of a play which was commissioned by the Australian Theatre for Young People in Sydney and deals with young people facing end-of-year exams. This author's previous works include The Kid', The Astronaut's Wife', On Top of the World' and Away'. Away' won the 1986 Premier's Award for Best Play, the Sydney Theatre Critics... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00
This book is a history of a medieval literary tradition that grew out of opposition to the mendicant fraternal orders. Penn R. Szittya argues that the widespread attacks on the friars in late medieval poetry, especially in Ricardian England, drew on an established tradition that originated in the polemical theology, eschatology, and Biblical exegesis... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Approaching the subject from a dramaturgical point of view, this investigation differs from anything that has been written about the relationship between Thomas More and William Shakespeare. This book defines, in specific terms, what Shakespeare learned from his study of More's History and how he exploited that knowledge to heighten the drama. more...