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New and Published Books

  1. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Food and Theatre on the World Stage

    Edited by Dorothy Chansky, Ann Folino White

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and performance critiques, contributors examine theatrical...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. How to Direct a Musical

    By David Young

    How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. John Osborne

    A Casebook

    Edited by Patricia D. Denison

    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 June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Hollywood on Stage

    Playwrights Evaluate the Culture Industry

    By Kimball King

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women

    By Virginie Magnat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Theorizing Film Acting

    Edited by Aaron Taylor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This comprehensive collection provides theoretical accounts of the grounds and phenomenon of film acting. The volume features entries by some of the most prominent scholars on film acting who collectively represent the various theoretical traditions that constitute the discipline of film studies....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Krapp's Last Tape

    By Daniel Sack

    Series: The Fourth Wall

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Carnival and Theater (Routledge Revivals)

    Plebian Culture and The Structure of Authority in Renaissance England

    By Michael D. Bristol

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this title, first published in 1985, Michael Bristol draws on several theoretical and critical traditions to study the nature and purpose of theatre as a social institution: on Marxism, and its revisions in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin; on the theories of Emile Durkheim and their adaptations in...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Taming of the Shrew (Routledge Revivals)

    A Comparative Study of Oral and Literary Versions

    By Jan Harold Brunvand

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew has succeeded in surviving in contemporary culture, and has even managed to penetrate to the most modern media of mass communications. This book, first published in 1991, examines some of the different literary and oral versions of The Taming of the...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge