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  • Playing the Game (NHB Modern Plays)by Bola Agbaje

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    Election time. The Students' Association needs a new President, and Akousa's achingly cool flatmates are certain she is perfect for the position. How can they persuade her, and how much is she willing to compromise? From the author of Gone Too Far! , Playing the Game was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, in 2010 as part of the Women, Power... more...

  • Lioness (NHB Modern Plays)by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82

    Elizabeth I described herself as Queen, King and Prince, thriving in a male world, and saving the country from debt and wars. Self-proclaimed wife and mother to England, her virgin status was part of her myth, as she consistently refused marriage, citing herself as already taken. Here we see Elizabeth as both a woman and a leader as she encounters... more...

  • The Unravelling (NHB Modern Plays)by Fin Kennedy

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 10.19

    In a fabric shop, a dying mother challenges her daughters to weave her the greatest tale, using nothing more than pieces of cloth. A Fringe First Award-winning play about the power of mythology to change your life. Written in an ensemble storytelling style that will suit younger performance groups around the country, especially those looking for... more...

  • Dancing Bears (NHB Modern Plays)by Sam Holcroft

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    The twisted loyalties and violence in teenage gangs is laid bare. This play was originally published in the volume Charged , a collection of plays about the lives of women in the criminal justice system, and was commissioned and premiered by Clean Break , a theatre and education company working with women whose lives have been affected by the... more...

  • Literature and the Relational Selfby Barbara Ann Schapiro

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    "Literature and the Relational Self is a tribute to the rich complexity of human natureas poets, novelists, and relational models of contemporary psychoanalysis mutually attest." Psychoanalytic Psychologist While psychoanalytic relational perspectives have had a major impact on the clinical world, their value for the field of literary study has... more...

  • Bakkhaiby Euripides; Reginald Gibbons; Charles Segal

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    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...

  • Beckett's Waiting for Godot and Other Playsby James L. Roberts

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1980; US$ 4.95 US$ 2.97

    A true innovation for the stage, Waiting for Godot is one of the greatest successes of the Theater of the Absurd. Although the subject and play is bleak in appearance, a semblance of nobility emerges as the two characters maintain hope. This volume also covers Endgame, All That Fall, Act Without Words I, and Krapp's Last Tape . more...

  • Adam's Grace: Fall and Redemption in Medieval Literatureby Brian Murdoch

    Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 99.00

    A study of the use of medieval literary texts to explain the Fall and Redemption, the universality of original sin, and the identity of mankind with Adam and Eve. more...

  • Certain Fragmentsby Tim Etchells

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    What is the relationship between performance and play? Between performance and technology? Between performance and death? Certain Fragments is an extraordinary exploration of what lies at the heart of contemporary theatre. Written by the artistic director of Forced Entertainment, acknowledged to be Britains most brilliant experimental theatre... more...

  • History of European Drama and Theatreby Erika Fischer-Lichte

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    This major study reconstructs the vast history of European drama from Greek tragedy through to twentieth-century theatre, focusing on the subject of identity. Throughout history, drama has performed and represented political, religious, national, ethnic, class-related, gendered, and individual concepts of identity. Erika Fischer-Lichte's topics include:... more...