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Theater

  • The Ben Jonson Encyclopediaby D. Heyward Brock; Maria Palacas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 134.99

    A revised and expanded edition of A Ben Jonson Companion , this resource encapsulates the life, times, and work of Jonson. Entries in this volume include all of Jonson?s writings, as well as key figures in his life, from contemporary writers to actors who performed in his plays. This new edition contains approximately 30% new entries as well as... more...

  • Musicality in Theatreby David Roesner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    As the complicated relationship between music and theatre has evolved and changed in the modern and postmodern periods, music has continued to be immensely influential in key developments of theatrical practices. In this study of musicality in the theatre, David Roesner offers a revised view of the nature of the relationship. The new perspective results... more...

  • Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Dramaby Brian Sheerin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Drama traces the near-simultaneous rise of economic theory, literary criticism, and public theater in London at the turn of the seventeenth century, and posits that connecting all three is a fascination with creating something out of nothing simply by acting as if it were there. Author Brian Sheerin contends... more...

  • A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottageby Jocelyn L. Buckner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    A Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage places this renowned, award-winning playwright's contribution to American theatre in scholarly context. The volume covers Nottage's plays, productions, activism, and artistic collaborations to display the extraordinary breadth and depth of her work. ? The collection contains chapters on each of her major... more...

  • Playwright, Space and Place in Early Modern Performanceby Tim Fitzpatrick

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Analyzing Elizabethan and Jacobean playtexts for their spatial implications, this innovative study discloses the extent to which the resources and constraints of public playhouse buildings affected the construction of the fictional worlds of early modern plays. The study argues that playwrights were writing with foresight, inscribing the constraints... more...

  • Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern Englandby Matthew Steggle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    This book establishes new information about the likely content of ten lost plays from the period 1580-1642. These plays? authors include Nashe, Heywood, and Dekker; and the plays themselves connect in direct ways to some of the most canonical dramas of English literature, including Hamlet, King Lear, The Changeling, and The Duchess of Malfi. The... more...

  • For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Againby Michel Tremblay; Linda Gaboriau

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 16.99

    With humour and poignancy, Tremblay offers glimpses of himself and his mother at five different stages of their lives together. more...

  • Book of Shakespearian Useless Informationby Bruce Montague

    John Blake Publishing 2016; US$ 11.65

    This book commemorates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare?s death on 23 April 1616. Four centuries later, sales of his works are second only to the Bible. Yet, in common with the authors of the Holy Book, little is known about the poet and playwright, and the few facts that have emerged over the course of several hundred years are largely... more...

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curationby Georgina Guy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book articulates an emerging field of arts practice distinct... more...

  • Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedyby Mario TelÚ

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    The Greek playwright Aristophanes (active 427?386 BCE) is often portrayed as the poet who brought stability, discipline, and sophistication to the rowdy theatrical genre of Old Comedy. In this groundbreaking book, situated within the affective turn in the humanities, Mario TelÚ explores a vital yet understudied question: how did this view of Aristophanes... more...