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Studies in Modern Drama

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  1. Captive Audience

    Prison and Captivity in Contemporary Theatre

    Edited by Thomas Fahy, Kimball King

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    The first collection on this important topic, Captive Audience examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural problems of incarceration as explored in contemporary theatre. Beginning with an essay by Harold Pinter, the original contributions discuss work including Harold Pinter's screenplays...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mama Dada

    Gertrude Stein's Avant-Garde Theatre

    By Sarah Bay-Cheng

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    Mama Dada is the first book to examine Gertrude Stein's drama within the history of the theatrical and cinematic avant-gardes. Since the publication of Stein's major writings by the Library of America in 1998, interest in her dramatic writing has escalated, particularly in American avant-garde...

    Published September 29th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Art of Crime

    The Plays and Film of Harold Pinter and David Mamet

    Edited by Leslie Kane

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 28th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Theater of Tony Kushner

    By James Fisher

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    The Theater of Tony Kushner is a comprehensive portrait of the life and work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights....

    Published July 26th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Playwright's Muse

    By Joan Herrington

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 5th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Peering Behind the Curtain

    Disability, Illness, and the Extraordinary Body in Contemporary Theatre

    Edited by Kimball King, Tom Fahy

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2002 by Routledge

  7. John Osborne

    Vituperative Artist

    By Luc Gilleman

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    For British playwright, John Osborne, there are no brave causes; only people who muddle through life, who hurt, and are often hurt in return. This study deals with Osborne's complete oeuvre and critically examines its form and technique; the function of the gaze; its construction of gender; and the...

    Published December 21st 2001 by Routledge

  8. Modern Dramatists

    A Casebook of Major British, Irish, and American Playwrights

    By Kimball King

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    This comprehensive collection gathers critical essays on the major works of the foremost American and British playwrights of the 20th century, written by leading figures in drama/performance studies....

    Published March 14th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Alan Bennett

    A Critical Introduction

    By Joseph O'Mealy

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    Alan Bennett is perhaps best known in the UK for the BBC production of his Talking Heads TV plays, while the rest of the world may recognize him for the film adaptation of his play, The Madness of King George. O'Mealy points out that Bennett is a social critic strongly influenced by Beckett and...

    Published March 13th 2001 by Routledge

  10. The Pinter Ethic

    The Erotic Aesthetic

    By Penelope Prentice

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 9th 2000 by Routledge

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