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  • Dramatists and Dramasby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Dramatists and Dramas presents the best of acclaimed critic and scholar Harold Bloom's writings on the world's greatest dramatists and their timeless plays. Bloom's coverage ranges from the ancient Greeks to the modern day, with a particular emphasis on Shakespeare. An ideal reference for theater lovers, Dramatists and Dramas presents the opinions... more...

  • Literatura y errabundiaby Alexis Grohmann

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 59.00

    En años relativamente recientes, el género de la novela ha ido experimentando cambios notables, abanderados por la realidad y su invasión del territorio de la ficción. En el presente estudio exhaustivo de tres obras españolas (de Javier Marías, Antonio Muñoz Molina y Rosa Montero), situadas en un amplio contexto literario... more...

  • The Rise of Performance Studiesby James M. Harding; Cindy Rosenthal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Few individuals have positioned their work more controversially or consequently than Richard Schechner within the pivotal debates that define Performance Studies. The Rise of Performance Studies is the first collection of essays to critically examine the profound contributions that†Schechner has made to Performance Studies as a discipline. more...

  • Theory/Theatre: An Introductionby Mark Fortier

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    Theory/Theatre: An Introduction provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Mark Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from semiotics, poststructuralism, to cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and feminist theory. Drawing upon examples from Shakespeare and Aphra... more...

  • A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatreby Christopher Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular: * Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler * Anton Chekhov - The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard * George... more...

  • The Changing Roomby Laurence Senelick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    The answers to these questions - and much, much more - are to be found in The Changing Room , which traces the origins and variations of theatrical cross-dressing through the ages and across cultures. It examines: * tribal rituals and shamanic practices in the Balkans and Chinese-Tibet * the gender-bending elements of Greek and early Christian... more...

  • Language of Dramaby Keith Sanger

    Routledge 2000; US$ 28.95

    This book is unique in offering A-Level and undergradute students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on drama. It applies contemporary linguistic research to a wide range of plays, soap operas and screenplays. more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Theatresby Lizbeth Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    Contemporary Feminist Theatres is a major evaluation of the forms feminism has taken in the theatre since 1968. Lizbeth Goodman provides a provocative and interdisciplinary study of the development of feminist theatres in Britain. She examines the treatment of key issues such as gender, race, sexuality, language and power in performance. Based on... more...

  • Carry on Understudiesby Michelene Wandor

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    `one hell of a seminal read ... Here is a book that grapples, with energy, ingenuity and terrific intellectual rigour, with a bewildering forest of issues around gender and politics ... illuminating, insightful, perceptive.' - Women's Review more...

  • A.R. Gurneyby Arvid F. Sponberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 120.00

    This is the first full-length study devoted to the art of A.R. Gurney, a major contemporary American playwright who has written over thirty plays, including Love Letters. This volume brings together original interviews with Gurney and four actors and a director who have worked closely with him, as well as essays by leading theater scholars on the range... more...