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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Making an important new contribution to rapidly expanding fields of study surrounding the adaptation and appropriation of Shakespeare, Shakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation is the first book to address the intersection of ethics, aesthetics, authority, and authenticity. more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 70.21
Psychisch kranke Figuren bevölkern die Bühne des 19. Jahrhunderts. Im Bemühen um die hohe Form der Tragödie beleben die Dramatiker tradierte Stoffe wie die Orestie oder die römische Geschichte unter dem Vorzeichen der Krankheit neu. Wahnsinn wird zum effektvollen Auslöser oder Resultat von Handlungen. Für Schauspieler sind dies begehrte Rollen, weil... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
Small Town, Fife. Andy and Vicky were meant to be getting married tomorrow. The trouble is, Andy's stag weekend was so epic, so legendary, that he didn't survive it. The finest pleasures that Amsterdam and Hamburg have to offer, together with a mile-high fling with a budget-airline stewardess, brought him down to earth with a bump. Now it's time... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
Hear what I have to say about the cherry orchard, because it is mine. I say bring it down, tear it down. Smash it down and tear it down. Watch, watch. Just you watch. I will build holiday villas, as far as the eye can see. I will build a place for everyone to come and enjoy. For the future. And this will be the future. A new life. A new way of life.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 21.86
The Night Season ' The Night Season is unusual; no politics, no issues, no history - just a bold attempt to grapple with the messy nature of living. It's also delightfully, rudely funny.' Financial Times 'Look out for the name Rebecca Lenkiewicz. It's once in a blue moon that a writer gets her second-ever play staged at the National. It's... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
The Vaughans are all set to enjoy Christmas. Thomas has been promoted and Nora is delighted. Everything at last seems to be going right, until a visitor arrives uninvited and causes them to question just how perfect their marriage is. Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House caused outrage both in its style and subject matter when first staged in 1879.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57
Norway, 1881. Mrs. Alving is ecstatic when her son Osvald visits after many years abroad. He has returned to celebrate the heroic memory of his dead father. But within hours of Osvald's homecoming his mother is forced to unearth the past and reveal its terrifying ghosts. Rebecca Lenkiewicz's version of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts , or Those Who Return... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
This study investigates the history of post-dramatic literature between 1966 and 1995. It reveals the ways that post-dramatic writing styles lent themselves productively to international modern theater, continued to develop dynamically, and came to form a tradition of its own. Extensive reviews of post-dramatic trends and forms are interspersed with... 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...