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  • Jack Thorne Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays)by Jack Thorne

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86

    Acclaimed for his screenplays for TV dramas including Skins , Shameless , The Fades , This is England '86/'88/'90 and Glue , Jack Thorne first emerged as a writer of unflinching, compassionate and often challenging plays for the stage. Described as a ‘powerful voice for Britain’s youth’ ( Independent ), he remains one of the... more...

  • Sex for Saleby Katie N. Johnson

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    In early twentieth-century U.S. culture, sex sold.  While known mainly for its social reforms, the Progressive Era was also obsessed with prostitution, sexuality, and the staging of women?s changing roles in the modern era. By the 1910s, plays about prostitution (or ?brothel dramas?) had inundated Broadway, where they sometimes became long-running... more...

  • Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (NHB Modern Plays)by Caryl Churchill

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire , set during the English Civil War, tells the story of the men and women who went into battle for the soul of England. Passionate, moving and provocative, it speaks of the revolution we never had and the legacy it left behind. In the aftermath of the Civil War, England stands at a crossroads.... more...

  • One Way Street (NHB Modern Plays)by David Grieg

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    A play from the author of The Cosmonaut's Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union , Victoria and Pyrenees . A one-man show set in eastern Berlin in 1995, in which Flannery tells us his life story in the form of a guide to the city. more...

  • The Philadelphia Connectionby B. J. Burton

    Intellect 2015; US$ 30.00

    Philadelphia is one of America’s most interesting and innovative cities for theatre. This book paints a picture of the city’s burgeoning scene through interviews with some of Philadelphia’s most influential and successful playwrights. Featuring interviews with Bruce Graham, Michael Hollinger, Thomas Gibbons, Seth Rozin, Louis Lippa,... more...

  • Faustby Johann Goethe; Anja Grebe

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 76.32

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethes »Faust« (1808) ist und bleibt das bekannteste Werk der deutschen Literatur. Zu den begeisterten Lesern gehörte auch der französische Maler Eugène Delacroix (1798?1863). Angeregt von einer Aufführung des Dramas, schuf Delacroix 1828 einen eigenständigen Bildzyklus zum »Faust«. Seine Lithographien zählen längst zu den Klassikern... more...

  • Vater-Spuren-Sucheby Dominika Borowicz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 42.58

    Seit dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs hat sich die Erinnerungsliteratur zu einer beliebten Gattungsform entwickelt. Dazu gehören auch die sogenannten Väterbücher ? autobiographische Texte, in denen die Verstri­ckung der Väter in der NS-Zeit und im Zweiten Weltkrieg aus der Pers­pek­tive der Söhne und Töchter ergründet wird. Dieses Buch bietet eine um­fas­sende... more...

  • Contemporary Plays by Women of Colorby Roberta Uno

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95

    Contemporary Plays by Women of Color is a ground-breaking anthology of eighteen new and recent works by African American, Asian American, Latina American and Native American playwrights. This compelling collection includes works by award-winning and well-known playwrights such as Anna Deavere Smith, Cherrie Moraga, Pearl Cleage, Marga Gomez and Spiderwoman,... more...

  • New Downtown Nowby Mac Wellman; Young Jean Lee

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 75.00

    New Downtown Now brings together ten new works that exemplify the playfulness, excitement, and possibilities of the theater.The anthology includes Interim by Barbara Cassidy; Tragedy: a tragedy by Will Eno; Nine Come by Elana Greenfield; Sachiko and Enoshima Island by Madelyn Kent; The Appeal by Young Jean Lee; The Vomit Talk of Ghosts by Kevin Oakes;... more...

  • Aiasby Sophocles; Herbert Golder; Richard Pevear

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 9.99

    Based on the conviction that only translators who write poetry themselves can properly recreate the celebrated Greek tragedies, the Greek Tragedy in New Translation series offers new translations that go beyond the literal meaning of the Greek in order to evoke the poetry of the originals. Under the general editorship of Peter Burian and Alan Shapiro,... more...