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- 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$ 31.95
Dramatist, theatre practitioner, novelist, and painter, August Strindberg?s diverse dramatic output embodied the modernist sensibility. He was above all one of the most radical innovators of Western theatre. This book provides an insightful assessment of Strindberg?s vital contribution to the dramatic arts, while placing his creative process and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 78.00
Through detailed discussion of plays by Shakespeare and Marlowe, Poole explores the supernatural in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00
The decade since Beckett's death has seen new interests in the erotic sweeping through our culture, acting in uneasy counterpoint to its established humanistic infrastructure and opening new questions about the significance of sexuality. Surprisingly or not, Beckett has startling further light to throw on the erotic phenomenon variously but insistently... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57
Late at night in a foreign land, an English army sweeps through the landscape under cover of darkness and takes the seat of power. Struggling to contain his men and the ambitions of his superiors, the commanding officer attempts to negotiate the unspoken rules of this alien country. He seeks to restore peace to a country ravaged by war. This is Scotland... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.57
Yes, Minister, and the equally successful sequel Yes, Prime Minister captured a niche in the political consciousness of the nation. First broadcast thirty years ago, the original writers of these classic series have reunited to create a bang up to date Yes, Prime Minister for the stage. Spin, blackberries, sexed-up dossiers, sleaze, global... more...