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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Tragedyby Adrian Poole

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 7.99

    What do we mean by 'tragedy' now? When we turn on the news, does a report of the latest atrocity have any connection with Sophocles and Shakespeare? Addressing questions about belief, blame, revenge, pain, witnessing and ending, this book demonstrates the enduring significance of attempts to understand terrible suffering. - ;What do we mean... more...

  • Aiasby Sophocles; Herbert Golder; Richard Pevear

    Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Bakkhaiby Euripides; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 34.99

    Regarded by many as Euripides' masterpiece, Bakkhai is a powerful examination of religious ecstasy and the resistance to it. A call for moderation, it rejects the temptation of pure reason as well as pure sensuality, and is a staple of Greek tragedy, representing in structure and thematics an exemplary model of the classic tragic elements. Disguised... more...

  • Fierce and Trueby Children?s Theatre Company; Peter Brosius; Elissa Adams

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 54.00

    A collection of plays written for teenage audiences from the leading theater for young people and families in North America more...

  • The Chemistry of the Theatreby Jerzy Limon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This innovative, theoretical work focuses on temporal issues in theatre and the 'chemistry' of theatre - the ways in which a variety of factors in performance combine to make up what we call 'theatre'. Discussing a range of canonical plays, from Shakespeare to Beckett, the book makes a unique contribution to theatre and performance studies. more...

  • Plays from New River 1by M.Z. Ribalow

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    This is the first volume of Plays from the New River, a place where gifted writers of plays and screenplays are paid and nurtured to write whatever they most want to write. These three very different plays are among the results. Wendy Hammond's Absence considers an era of American foreign policy by focusing on the intensely human story of a Mormon... more...

  • Japanese Playsby A.L. Sadler; Paul S. Atkins

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works Nothing reflects the beauty of life as much as Japanese theater. It is here that reality is held suspended and emptiness can fill the mind through words, music, dance, and mysticism. A.L. Sadler translates the mysteries of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki in his groundbreaking book, Japanese Plays . A seminal classic... more...

  • 225 Playsby The New York Neo-Futurists; Joey Rizzolo

    Hope and Nonthings 2011; US$ 16.00

    A collection of 200 short plays by the New York ensemble of The Neo-Futurists theater company, from the long-running, internationally acclaimed show "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind." more...