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- Wiley 2008; US$ 219.95
Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages. Considers the literary and historical development of the romance genre from its classical origins to the present day Incorporates discussion of the changing readership of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 38.34
User's guide - Editor's notes and intro. - Comprehensive bio. - Detailed plot summaries of each play - Extracts from critical essays that examine important aspects of each work - A complete biography of the writer's plays - A list of critical works about the playwright - An index of themes and ideas covered in the plays more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 105.00
Tadeusz Kantor (19151990) was one of the twentieth centurys most innovative visual artists, stage directors, and theoreticians. His theatre productions and manifestos challenged the conventions of creating art in postWorld War II culture and expanded the boundaries of Dada, surrealist, Constructivist, and happening theatre forms.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
A study guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest plays that contains a selection of criticism through the centuries, as well as an introduction by the author, a summary of the plot, a comprehensive list of characters, a biography of Shakespeare, and more. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen ("The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen. . .Miller and Odets, Inge and O'Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him"), August Strindberg ("He understood and predicted the forces that would... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
August Strindberg was a radical innovator of Western theatre whose diverse dramatic output embodied an essentially modernist sensibility. This new volume gives insight into Strindberg?s work on theatre culture and its significance for theatre today. more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
Come on troops. Let's take check: Finn Bar, slightly ruffled but still in fighting form. Maggie, could do with a full night's sleep but otherwise all in order... Stay here. Don't answer the door. I'll go out and get some proper food. In a new flat, three children play hide and seek. Eliot wears a crown, little Finn, King of the Wild Thing's,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 110.00
Critical and popular debate about Mamet's work often centers on whether we should read his misogynist, unloving characters as reflecting his own misogyny or should recognize a Mametian irony in his memorable depictions. Irony is intimately related to issues of genre and to audience expectations. In turn, Mamet's celebrity colors responses to his work.... more...