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Drama

  • Rabelais's Radical Farceby E. Bruce Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the first extended investigation of the importance of dramatic farce in Rabelais studies, Bruce Hayes makes an important contribution to the understanding of the theater of farce and its literary possibilities. By tracing the development of farce in late medieval and Renaissance comedic theater in comparison to the evolution of farce in Rabelais's... more...

  • The Preaching Foxby Warren E. Edminster

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Oscar et la Dame rose d'Éric-Emmanuel Schmittby Jérémy Lambert

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 7.99

    Oscar est un jeune garçon âgé de 10 ans atteint d?une maladie dont il ne pourra pas guérir. Il vit avec d?autres enfants dans un hôpital où il reçoit fréquemment la visite de Mamie-Rose, une ancienne catcheuse qui lui propose de vivre chaque jour comme s?ils valaient 10 ans et d?écrire à Dieu pour soulager sa colère. Commence alors pour Oscar un... more...

  • Gelehrsamkeit, Politik und Spektakelby Timm Reimers

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    In its analysis of German Roman tragedy, the study examines a genre now largely forgotten but once extremely popular in the German-speaking world from 1800 to 1900. Considering its functional transformations through time, Roman tragedy can be viewed not only as a theatrically effective mass spectacle but also with regard to its scholarly... more...

  • The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and his Contemporariesby Kevin A. Quarmby

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the early seventeenth century, the London stage often portrayed a ruler covertly spying on his subjects. Traditionally deemed 'Jacobean disguised ruler plays', these works include Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, Marston's The Malcontent and The Fawn, Middleton's The Phoenix, and Sharpham's The Fleer. Commonly dated to the arrival of James I,... more...

  • Shelley's Radical Stagesby Dana Van Kooy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Dana Van Kooy draws critical attention to Percy Bysshe Shelley as a dramatist and argues that his dramas represent a critical paradigm of romanticism in which history is 'staged'. Reading Shelley's dramas as a series of radical stages - historical reenactments and theatrical reproductions - Van Kooy highlights the cultural significance of the drama... more...

  • Adaptations of Laurence Sterne's Fictionby Mary-Céline Newbould

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring how readers received and responded to literary works in the long eighteenth century, M-C. Newbould focuses on the role played by Laurence Sterne?s fiction and its adaptations. Literary adaptation flourished throughout the eighteenth century, encouraging an interactive relationship between writers, readers, and artists when well-known works... more...

  • Shakespeare's Comediesby Ralph Berry

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    In this lucid and original study, first published in 1972, Ralph Berry discusses the ten comedies that run from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night . Berry?s purpose is to identify the form of each play by relating the governing idea of the play to the action that expresses it. To this end the author employs a variety of standpoints and techniques,... more...

  • Tragedy and Trauma in the Plays of Christopher Marloweby Mathew R. Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    Contending that criticism of Marloweâ??s plays has been limited by humanist conceptions of tragedy, this book engages with trauma theory, especially psychoanalytic trauma theory, to offer a fresh critical perspective within which to make sense of the tension in Marloweâ??s plays between the tragic and the traumatic. The author argues that tragedies... more...

  • The Horror Plays of the English Restorationby Anne Hermanson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    A decade after the Restoration of Charles II, a disturbing group of tragedies, dubbed by modern critics the horror or the blood-and-torture villain tragedies, burst onto the London stage. Ten years later they were gone - absorbed into the partisan frenzy which enveloped the theatre at the height of the Exclusion Crisis. Despite burgeoning interest,... more...