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Drama

  • Studies in Medievalism XXIIIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Essays on the modern reception of the Middle Ages, built round the central theme of the ethics of medievalism. more...

  • No Symbols Where None Intendedby Mark Axelrod

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    An homage to Nabokov's Lectures on Literature , this collection of essays sheds new light on canonical authors such as Ibsen, Beckett, and Strindberg. Using style and structure as the connective thread, Mark Axelrod joins a wide and deep conversation on writers on writing. more...

  • About Beckettby John Fletcher

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11

    In About Beckett Emeritus Professor John Fletcher has compiled a thorough and accessible volume that explains why Beckett's work is so significant and enduring. Professor Fletcher first met Beckett in 1961 and his book is filled not only with insights into the work but also interviews with Beckett and first-hand stories and observations by those... more...

  • A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to ? moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography ? as well as the names of unfamiliar legendary and mythological... more...

  • Elizabethan Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)by Neil Rhodes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention. In this study, first published in 1980, Neil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the development of new styles of comic prose and drama... more...

  • A Preface to Marloweby Stevie Simkin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    This study provides an authoritative overview of all Marlowe's work. It includes thorough investigations of his major plays, Tamburlaine, Edward II, The Jew of Malta and Doctor Faustus as well as a full discussion of The Massacre at Paris, Dido Queen of Carthage and all his extant poetry. Analysis of Faustus takes full account of both A and B text... more...

  • The Crafty Art of Playmakingby Alan Ayckbourn

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 16.03

    With over sixty plays written and premièred at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough before going on to play in the West End or the Royal National Theatre, London, or Broadway, Alan Ayckbourn's expertise in writing and directing plays is unsurpassed. For the first time, here in The Crafty Art of Playmaking , he shares all his tricks of the... more...

  • The Logic of Wish and Fearby Ben La Farge

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Moving effortlessly from Greek to Shakespearean tragedies, to nineteenth and twentieth-century British, American and Russian drama, and fiction and contemporary television, this study sheds new light on the art of comedy. more...

  • Ovid, Orpheus und Eurydikeby Katja Schlingmeyer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 13.39

    Der Mythos um Orpheus und Eurydike ist einer der eindrucksvollsten der Literaturgeschichte und berührt die Menschen noch heute. Vielfältiges und teilweise spielerisches Material zu Übersetzung und Interpretation zielt darauf ab, die Schülerinnen und Schüler gemäß ihrem eigenen Arbeitstempo und ihren individuellen Fähigkeiten zu fördern und zu fordern.... more...

  • American Drama of the Twentieth Centuryby Gerald M. Berkowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    In this book Professor Berkowitz studies the diversity of American drama from the stylistic, experimental plays of O'Neill, through verse, tragedy and community theatre, to the theatre of the 1990s. The discussions range through dramatists, plays, genres and themes, with full supporting appendix material. It also examines major dramatists such as Eugene... more...