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  • Lost Plays in Shakespeare's Englandby David McInnis; Matthew Steggle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Lost Plays in Shakespeare's England examines assumptions about what a lost play is and how it can be talked about; how lost plays can be reconstructed, particularly when they use narratives already familiar to playgoers; and how lost plays can force us to reassess extant plays, particularly through ideas of repertory studies. more...

  • Literatur Kompakt: Botho Straußby Helga Arend

    Tectum Verlag 2014; Not Available

    Helga Arend schafft mit diesem Literatur kompakt-Band einen breiten Überblick über Leben und Werk des zeitgenössischen Autors Botho Strauß, dessen Werk sowohl mit den höchsten deutschen Auszeichnungen versehen als auch aufs Heftigste verrissen wurde. Die Stücke des am häufigsten gespielten deutschsprachigen Dramatikers der Gegenwart werden weltweit... more...

  • Shakespeare and the Embodied Heroineby Lori Leigh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Shakespeare and the Embodied Heroine is a bold new investigation of Shakespeare's female characters using the late plays and the early adaptations written and staged during the seventeenth and eighteenth century. more...

  • Lucian and His Roman Voicesby Eleni Bozia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Lucian and His Roman Voices examines cultural exchanges, political propaganda, and religious conflicts in the Early Roman Empire through the eyes of Lucian, his contemporary Roman authors, and Christian Apologists. Offering a multi-faceted analysis of the Lucianic corpus, this book explores how Lucian, a Syrian who wrote in Greek and who became... more...

  • Women and Dramatic Production 1550 - 1700by Alison Findlay; Stephanie Hodgson-Wright; Gweno Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    There is a traditional view that women were absent from the field of dramatic production in the early modern period because of their exclusion from professional theatre. Women and Dramatic Production 1550-1700 challenges this view and breaks new ground in arguing that, far from writing in closeted retreat, a select number of women took an active... more...

  • Tennessee Williamsby Robert Gross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Tennessee Williams' plays are performed around the world, and are staples of the standard American repertory. His famous portrayals of women engage feminist critics, and as America's leading gay playwright from the repressive postwar period, through Stonewall, to the growth of gay liberation, he represents an important and controversial figure for... more...

  • Riflemindby Andrew Upton

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    Twenty years after their frontman, John, walked off stage for good, the ironic rock band Riflemind are set to get together again. For John, a reunion might be his second chance; for his wife, Lyn, it could be the end of the world as she knows it . . . As the band descend upon John's country manor, this weekend fast becomes the ultimate test of talent,... more...

  • The Promiseby Ben Brown

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    It's the beginning of World War I and Herbert Samuel - the first practicing Jew ever to sit in a British Cabinet - dreams of using British power to back a return of the Jews to Palestine after 1800 years. However, his cousin, Edwin Montagu - also in the Cabinet - is implacably opposed to the idea, a conflict complicated by Montagu's passion for the... more...

  • The Prioryby Michael Wynne

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    A few friends. People we like. No craziness. The days of a big blow out are over. Kate is delighted when she finds a house in the country to escape to for New Year's Eve. Gathering together a select group of her closest friends, she is keen to start the coming year afresh. But successful, stressed-out thirtysomethings in search of a good... more...

  • The Observerby Matt Charman

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 14.57

    An international group of observers arrives in a West African country to oversee and rubber stamp its first democratic election. New voters queue in their thousands, but a senior member of the observation team finds herself both horrified by the president's suppressive tactics and, for once, in a position to do something about it. Yet as violence... more...