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  • Jews and the Making of Modern German Theatreby Jeanette R. Malkin; Freddie Rokem

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    While it is common knowledge that Jews were prominent in literature, music, cinema, and science in pre-1933 Germany, the fascinating story of Jewish co-creation of modern German theatre is less often discussed. Yet for a brief time, during the Second Reich and the Weimar Republic, Jewish artists and intellectuals moved away from a segregated Jewish... more...

  • The Making of Theatrical Reputationsby Yael Zarhy-Levo

    University of Iowa Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Today’s successful plays and playwrights achieve their prominence not simply because of their intrinsic merit but because of the work of mediators, who influence the whole trajectory of a playwright’s or a theatre company’s career. Critics and academic writers are primarily considered the makers of reputations, but funding organizations and various... more...

  • French Theatre Todayby Edward Baron Turk

    University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 34.95

     In 2005 literary and film critic Edward Turk immersed himself in New York City’s ACT FRENCH festival, a bold effort to enhance American contact with the contemporary French stage. This dizzying crash course on numerous aspects of current French theatre paved the way for six months of theatregoing in Paris and a month’s sojourn at the 2006 Avignon... more...

  • Theatre, Community, and Civic Engagement in Jacobean Londonby Mark Bayer

    University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 59.95

     Taking to heart Thomas Heywood’s claim that plays “persuade men to humanity and good life, instruct them in civility and good manners, showing them the fruits of honesty, and the end of villainy,” Mark Bayer’s captivating new study argues that the early modern London theatre was an important community institution whose influence extended far... more...

  • A Life in Time and Space - The Biography of David Tennantby Nigel Goodall

    John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 5.99

    A Life In Time And Space is the bestselling story of the life and career of David Tennant, acclaimed classical actor and television's most popular Doctor Who, that was originally published in 2008, but now revised and updated for this ebook edition. Energetic and charismatic, David achieved international acclaim for his riveting portrayal of the tenth... more...

  • Max Aub und die spanische Literatur zwischen Avantgarde und Exilby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    With its new sub-title Romance Literatures of the World , the book series Mimesis presents an innovative and integral understanding of the Romance world and Romance Studies from the perspective of literary studies and cultural theory. It takes account of the fact that the fascinating development of Romance literatures and cultures both... more...

  • Bühnenpuritanerby Enno Ruge

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    Ziel dieser Studie ist eine Revision der bislang vorherrschenden Auffassungen vom Verhältnis zwischen Puritanern und Theater im England der Frühen Neuzeit auf mehreren Untersuchungsfeldern. Es werden Repräsentationen von Puritanern im Drama erfasst und in der Weise mit anderen Textzeugnissen (wie Predigten, Pamphleten, Petitionen, Briefen... more...

  • Lena Ashwellby Margaret Leask

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    Skillfully written and complemented with photos, this biography is the first to honor British actress-manager Lena Ashwell. In a rapidly changing world, Ashwell was crucial to the advancement of women in English theater and in the formation of the National Theater. The book highlights the inspiring woman’s other valuable accomplishments as well, including... more...

  • Vom Drama zum Theatertext?by Hans-Peter Bayerdörfer; Malgorzata Leyko; Evelyn Deutsch-Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 154.00

    Die im Laufe des 20. Jahrhunderts wachsende Diskrepanz zwischen literarischer Dramatik und moderner Bühne brachte gravierende Verschiebungen mit sich. Die Vielfalt heutiger Theatertexte lässt sich nicht mehr nach Gesichtspunkten der Poetologie des Dramas, einschließlich seiner epischen Erweiterungen, beschreiben noch aus den Veränderungen... more...