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Drama

  • Robert Armin and Shakespeare's Performed Songsby Catherine A. Henze

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    After Robert Armin joined the Chamberlain's Men, singing in Shakespeare's dramas catapulted from 1.25 songs and 9.95 lines of singing per play to 3.44 songs and 29.75 lines of singing, a virtually unnoticed phenomenon. In addition, many of the songs became seemingly improvisatory?similar to Armin's personal style as an author and solo comedian. In... more...

  • Theatre on Terrorby Ariane de Waal

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The book series CDE Studies invites monographs (and collections) on issues in contemporary Anglophone dramatic literature and theatre performance. The book series is dedicated to the analysis and renegotiation of contemporary writers and plays and their historical, political, formal, theoretical and methodological contexts. more...

  • CliffsNotes on Ibsen's Plays I: A Doll's House & Hedda Gablerby Marianne Sturman

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; Not Available

    CliffsNotes on Ibsen's Plays I: A Doll's House & Hedda Gabler takes you into Henrick Ibsen's dramatic plays, controversial theater productions that inflamed audience reactions in the nineteenth century. more...

  • Studies in Medievalism XXVIby Karl Fugelso

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Essays on the post-modern reception and interpretation of the Middle Ages, with a particular concentration on environmental matters. more...

  • A New Companion to Renaissance Dramaby Arthur F. Kinney; Thomas Warren Hopper

    Wiley 2017; US$ 198.50 US$ 172.03

    A New Companion to Renaissance Drama provides an invaluable summary of past and present scholarship surrounding the most popular and influential literary form of its time. Original interpretations from leading scholars set the scene for important paths of future inquiry. A colorful, comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the material... more...

  • Falstaffby Harold Bloom

    Scribner 2017; US$ 23.00

    From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time comes ?a timely reminder of the power and possibility of words [and] the last love letter to the shaping spirit of Bloom?s imagination? (front page, The New York Times Book Review ) and an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Falstaff?Shakespeare?s greatest enduring and... more...

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Shakespeare and Classical Literatureby Sean Keilen; Nick Moschovakis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 65.95

    In this wide-ranging and ambitiously conceived Research Companion, contributors explore Shakespeare?s relationship to the classic in two broad senses. The essays analyze Shakespeare?s specific debts to classical works and weigh his classicism?s likeness and unlikeness to that of others in his time; they also evaluate the effects of that classical influence... more...

  • The Shakespearean Worldby Jill L Levenson; Robert Ormsby

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 220.00

    The Shakespearean World takes a global view of Shakespeare and his works, especially their afterlives. Constantly changing, the Shakespeare central to this volume has acquired an array of meanings over the past four centuries. "Shakespeare" signifies the historical person, as well as the plays and verse attributed to him. It also signifies the attitudes... more...

  • Goldoni in Parisby Jessica Goodman

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    Jessica Goodman sheds new light on Carlo Goldoni's experience as a dramatic author in 1760s Paris, and on his critical reactions to that experience. She draws on contemporary Comédie-Italienne archives to offer the most comprehensive existing account of this oft-neglected theatre and its authorial relations. more...

  • Episierung im Dramaby Alexander Weber

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    'Das Drama erzählt nicht' ist ein sich hartnäckig haltendes wissenschaftliches Urteil über die literarische Gattung Drama. Denn in einem Drama werde keine Geschichte erzählt. In einem Drama wird eine Geschichte vielmehr dargestellt. Wenn in einem Drama dennoch erzählende Passagen auftauchen, wird von der sogenannten Episierung gesprochen. Die Monographie... more...