Series: Routledge Key Guides
Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such celebrated...
To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge
From Modernism to Contemporary Performance
The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook is a groundbreaking compilation of the key movements in the history of modern theatre, from the late Nineteenth Century to contemporary performance practice. Each of the book’s five sections comprises a selection of plays and performance texts that...
Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge
J. B. Priestley is the first book to provide a detailed and up to date analysis of the enormous contribution made by this playwright, novelist, journalist and critic to twentieth century British theatre. Priestley was often criticised for being either too populist or too experimental and this...
Published March 10th 2008 by Routledge
Women and the London Stage 1918 - 1962
Series: Gender in Performance
Maggie Gale's West End Women uncovers groundbreaking material about women playwrights and the staging of their performances between the years 1918 and 1962. It documents a dynamic era of social and theatrical history, analysing the transformations that occurred in the theatre and the lives of...
Published November 21st 1996 by Routledge