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Drama

  • Postdramatikby Hanna Klessinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This study investigates the history of post-dramatic literature between 1966 and 1995. It reveals the ways that post-dramatic writing styles lent themselves productively to international modern theater, continued to develop dynamically, and came to form a tradition of its own. Extensive reviews of post-dramatic trends and forms are interspersed... more...

  • Euripides and the Politics of Formby Victoria Wohl

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows that they can only be properly answered together. Providing a new approach to the aesthetics and politics of Greek... more...

  • Victorian Writers and the Stageby Richard Pearson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book examines the dramatic work of Dickens, Browning, Collins, and Tennyson, their interaction with the theatrical world, and their attempts to develop their reputations as playwrights. These major Victorian writers each authored several professional plays, but why has their achievement been overlooked? more...

  • Shakespeare Basics for Grown-Upsby E. Foley; B. Coates

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00

    An essential guide to Shakespeare, from the international bestselling authors of Homework for Grown-Ups The Bard was so incredibly prolific that even most Shakespeare scholars would welcome the occasional refresher course, and most of the rest of us haven?t even got a clue as to what a petard actually is. Fear not, the bestselling authors of... more...

  • Performing Noncitizenshipby Emma Cox

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    This exacting study examines the role that theatre, film and activism responsive to asylum seekers has played in the emergence of ?irregular? noncitizenship as a cornerstone idea in contemporary Australian political and social life. more...

  • Re: Producing Women's Dramatic Historyby D.A. Hadfield

    Talonbooks 2015; US$ 24.95

    D.A. Hadfield D.A. Hadfield teaches English, drama and theatre studies at the University of Guelph and St. Jerome?s University (Waterloo, Ontario). Her readings of theatre history consider critical and historical narratives in the context of the archival materials—the “textual residues? of performance—that are implicated in the systems of representation.... more...

  • Bad Boy Nietzsche! and Other Playsby Richard Foreman

    Theatre Communications Group 2015; US$ 17.95

    Richard Foreman founded the Ontological-Hysteric theatre in 1968. The theatre is currently in the historic St. Marks Church, where he rehearses and produced one of his new plays each year, each play performing for 16 weeks every winter. more...

  • British Pirates in Print and Performanceby Frederick Burwick; Manushag N. Powell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Fictional or real, pirates haunted the imagination of the 18th and 19th century-British public during this great period of maritime commerce, exploration, and naval conflict. British Pirates in Print and Performanc e explores representations of pirates through dozens of stage performances, including adaptations by Byron, Scott, and Cooper. more...

  • Geoparsing Early Modern English Dramaby Monica Matei-Chesnoiu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Geo-spatial identity and early Modern European drama come together in this study of how cultural or political attachments are actively mediated through space. Matei-Chesnoiu traces the modulated representations of rivers, seas, mountains, and islands in sixteenth-century plays by Shakespeare, Jasper Fisher, Thomas May, and others. more...

  • Christopher Marlowe at 450by Sara Munson Deats; Robert A. Logan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    Commemorating the 450th birthday of a major, powerfully influential English poet and dramatist, Christopher Marlowe at 450 presents a comprehensive, up-to-date appraisal of the Marlovian scholarly landscape. An international group of acknowledged Marlowe experts evaluates the scholarship and criticism of all the individual works, various critical approaches,... more...