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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book brings works by Shakespeare and Jonson into alignment with aspects or elements of the concept of performativity, in order to show how that concept retains the potential both to underscore fresh readings of familiar texts and to illuminate fundamental theoretical issues around language, action and performance. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
Giorgio Strehler Directs Carlo Goldoni explores the relationship between directorial aesthetic and the dramatic canon. Scott Malia examines how director Giorgio Stehler established his own reputation while bolstering that of playwright Carlo Goldoni in the international canon. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
The most detailed chronological account of Harold Pinter to appear, this new volume in the Author Chronologies series traces the daily activities of the Nobel Prize winning author. It is based upon published and unpublished materials, and discussion with his close friends, and is a basic reference tool for all Pinter students and scholars. more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Ibsen's plays are wide open to interpretation, yet his absurd expression of human analysis stimulates and enlightens. These Cliff's Notes are ideally used as a basis for critical dialogue, to help amplify the reader's comprehension and appreciation of his plays, which are highly absurd, abstract, and yet filled with noble ideas and the struggle inherent... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
Although the dramatic dimension to Joseph Conrad's fiction is frequently acknowledged, his own experiments in drama have traditionally been marginalized. However, in all of Conrad's plays we see a distinct effort to investigate seriously the dramatic form and some of his plays are startlingly ahead of their time. Furthermore, all of the plays are adaptations... more...
- Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00
Gabriela Zapolska (1857-1921) was an actor, journalist and playwright. She was born during the 123 year partition of Poland by Austria, Prussia and Russia and wrote over thirty plays. The Morality of Mrs. Dulska (1906), a 'petty-bourgeois tragic-farce', is probably her best known. Mrs Dulska is a cross between Patricia Routledge¹s Hyacinth... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95
Here Art Thou, True Shakespeare! This accessible new guide to Shakespeare's major plays focuses on the essence of the spoken word and the benefits of watching the plays in performance - on the stage or screen - whenever possible. You'll find tips about plot, theme, famous passages and soliloquies, and how to hear the music within the Bard's verse... more...