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Drama

  • 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 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$ 13.42

    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...

  • Shakespeareby Robert S. Knapp

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.00

    This book explores the reasons for the lasting freshness and modernity of Shakespeare's plays, while revising the standard history of English medieval and Renaissance drama. Robert Knapp argues that changes in the authority of English monarchs, in the differentiation and integration of English society, in the realization of human figures on stage,... more...

  • When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)by Norman Council

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare?s audiences. In When Honour?s at the Stake , first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare?s major plays. The validity of the most widely approved... more...

  • Performing Environmentsby Susan Bennett; Mary Polito

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This ground-breaking collection explores the assumptions behind and practices for performance implicit in the manuscripts and playtexts of the medieval and early modern eras, focusing on work which engages with performance-oriented research. more...

  • Editing, Performance, Textsby Jacqueline Jenkins; Julie Sanders

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The essays in this volume challenge current 'givens' in medieval and early modern research around periodization and editorial practice. They showcase cutting-edge research practices and approaches in textual editing, and in manuscript and performance studies to produce new ways of reading and working for students and scholars. more...

  • Greek Tragedy and the Emotions (Routledge Revivals)by W. B. Stanford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    According to Aristotle the main purpose of tragedy is the manipulation of emotions, and yet there are relatively few accessible studies of the precise dynamics of emotion in the Athenian theatre. In Greek Tragedy and the Emotions , first published in 1993, W.B. Stanford reviews the evidence for ?emotionalism? ? as the great Attic playwrights... more...

  • The Anatomy of Drama (Routledge Revivals)by Marjorie Boulton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This title, first published in 1960, is intended primarily to increase the understanding of drama among those who do not have easy access to the live theatre and who, therefore, study plays mainly in print. The author?s emphasis is on Shakespeare, but most forms of drama receive some attention. A lucid and lively study of the techniques of plot, dialogue... more...