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  • Dramatists and Dramasby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Dramatists and Dramas presents the best of acclaimed critic and scholar Harold Bloom's writings on the world's greatest dramatists and their timeless plays. Bloom's coverage ranges from the ancient Greeks to the modern day, with a particular emphasis on Shakespeare. An ideal reference for theater lovers, Dramatists and Dramas presents the opinions... more...

  • Key Concepts in Drama and Performanceby Kenneth Pickering

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 30.00

    This book is intended for undergraduates on courses in drama, theatre or performing arts, providing an informative and accessible guide to the subject. more...

  • Localizing Caroline Dramaby Adam Zucker; Alan B. Farmer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    Nine orginal essays on the relation between theatrical culture and the economic, social, and political contests of the reign of Charles I. more...

  • Make Believe in Film and Fictionby Karl Kroeber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    A comparative study of the experiences of reading a novel and watching a movie. more...

  • Sweet Violenceby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2009; US$ 38.95 US$ 33.76

    Terry Eagleton's Tragedy provides a major critical and analytical account of the concept of 'tragedy' from its origins in the Ancient world right down to the twenty-first century. A major new intellectual endeavour from one of the world's finest, and most controversial, cultural theorists. Provides an analytical account of the concept... more...

  • Sacred Theatreby Ralph Yarrow

    Intellect Books Ltd 2007; US$ 32.00

    The notion of sacred has long informed the work of British dramatists such as Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard, and Ralph Yarrow?s Sacred Theatre is the first book to examine the role of the sacred in the practice, process and performance of drama. The volume considers the definition of the terms ?sacred? and theatre and suggests that the joining of... more...

  • Oedipus Trilogyby Sophocles; F. Storr

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    Oedipus the King is Sophocles' legendary rendition of the myth of the great king Oedipus, perhaps the best known of all of the Greek Tragedies. When an oracle foretells that the young prince Oedipus will grow up to murder his father he is cast out of the kingdom by the king who hopes by doing so that he will avoid his fate. Oedipus grows up and... more...

  • Premodern Placesby David Wallace

    Wiley 2008; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    This book recovers places appearing in the mental mapping of medieval and Renaissance writers, from Chaucer to Aphra Behn. A highly original work, which recovers the places that figure powerfully in premodern imagining. Recreates places that appear in the works of Langland, Chaucer, Dante, Petrarch, Spenser, Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, and... more...

  • Restoration Comedyby David Womersley; Duncan Wu

    Wiley 2008; US$ 40.95 US$ 35.49

    The two plays presented in full in this volume – Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World – illustrate the evolution of Restoration comedy between 1675 and 1700. Includes full texts of Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World . Demonstrates how Restoration comedy evolved... more...

  • The Importance of Being Earnestby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde, a comedy of manners on the seriousness of society in either three or four acts (depending on edition) inspired by W. S. Gilbert''s Engaged. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James''s Theatre in London. Set in England during the late Victorian... more...