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- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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
On 15 September 2008, capitalism came to a grinding halt. As sub-prime mortgages and toxic securities continued to dominate the headlines well into 2009, this spring the National Theatre asked David Hare to write an urgent and immediate work to be staged this autumn that sought to find out what had happened, and why. Capitalism works when greed... more...