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Drama

  • Heterodox Shakespeareby Sean Benson

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 84.99

    The subject of this book is Shakespeare?s investigation of religious ideas and phenomena that, from the Church?s perspective, range from traditional orthodox belief to radical unorthodoxy. The book is the first to suggest that Shakespeare accommodates both secular and religious readings by embedding them simultaneously within his plays. more...

  • Shakespeare and the Visual Artsby Michele Marrapodi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Critical investigation into the rubric of 'Shakespeare and the visual arts' has generally focused on the influence exerted by the works of Shakespeare on a number of artists, painters, and sculptors in the course of the centuries. Drawing on the poetics of intertextuality and profiting from the more recent concepts of cultural mobility and permeability... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1988)by Peter Brooker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1988, this books argues with received accounts to reclaim Brecht?s emphasis on his self-described ?dialectical theatre?, re-examining firstly the concepts of Gestus and Verfremdung and their realisation in Brecht?s poetry in terms of his attempt to consciously apply the methods of dialectical materialism to art and cultural... more...

  • Jeu d'Adam (anonyme)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Composé au milieu du XIIe siècle, sans doute en milieu anglo-normand, le Jeu d'Adam (intitulé dans le manuscrit unique Ordo representationis Ade) est le premier exemple européen de texte dramatique presque entièrement écrit en français. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour... more...

  • Shakespeare, Adaptation, Psychoanalysisby Matthew Biberman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    In Shakespeare, Adaptation, Psychoanalysis, Matthew Biberman analyzes early adaptations of Shakespeare?s plays in order to identify and illustrate how both social mores and basic human psychology have changed in Anglo-American culture. Biberman contests the received wisdom that Shakespeare?s characters reflect essentially timeless truths about human... more...

  • Attic Oratory and Performanceby Andreas Serafim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be separated from the notion of performance. Attic Oratory... more...

  • Playing the Martyrby Christopher Semk

    Bucknell University Press 2017; US$ 74.99

    Playing the Martyr is the first English-language book devoted to the productive encounter between theater and religion in early modern France. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Playing the Martyr investigates how early modern playwrights and critics engaged with religion both on stage and off in order to reflect on the nature of theater.... more...

  • Don Juan Tenorio de José Zorrilla (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 3.99

    Représenté pour la première fois à Madrid, en 1844, Don Juan Tenorio de José Zorrilla (1817-1893) est vite devenu, dans le monde hispanique, une ?uvre extrêmement célèbre. Ce drame « religieux et fantastique » fut longtemps joué chaque année, à l'occasion de la fête des morts. more...

  • Shakespeare?s Dramatic Personsby Travis Curtright

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 79.99

    To refine a critical understanding of early modern acting styles, Shakespeare?s Dramatic Persons explores how the classical rhetorical tradition would inform an actor?s personation of character. more...

  • Poeticsby Aristotle

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Aristotle's 'Poetics' is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. more...