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New and Published Books

  1. Samuel Beckett

    A Casebook

    By Jennifer M. Jeffers

    Edited by Kimball King

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

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance

    By Dongshin Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century—which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China’s last monarchy. The examples show that during this...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Royal Court Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    1965-1972

    By Philip Roberts

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre is the longest running specialist production organization in the history of British theatre. Philip Roberts’s account, which was first published in 1986, covers the period 1965-1972 in the Company’s life, beginning in 1965 with the appointment of...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Focal Press

  4. Anton Chekhov at the Moscow Art Theatre

    Illustrations of the Original Productions

    Edited by and translated by Vera Gottlieb

    The Moscow Art Theatre is still recognized as having more impact on modern theatre than any company in the world. This lavishly illustrated and beautifully produced facsimile edition of a Russian journal from 1914 documents, photographically, the premieres of all of Anton Chekhov's plays produced...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Conspiracy of Feelings and The Little Theatre of the Green Goose

    Edited by Daniel Gerould

    Two outstanding examples of socialist-themed plays are combined in this remarkable volume. The Conspiracy of Feelings by Yurii Olesha (1899-1960) is based on his highly respected short novel Envy about the struggle between the old and new in Soviet society. The play, called The Conspiracy of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Dream

    By Felicja Kruszewska

    Edited by Jadwiga Kosicka

    The translation of Felicja Kruszewska's A Dream introduces a major play by a twentieth-century female playwright to the English-speaking world. On March 7, 1927 A Dream - a large-scale expressionistic drama by an unknown poet - burst on the Polish theatrical scene in a dazzling debut production by...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the ‘well-made play’ in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important elements of the theatre. The focus of the book is largely on the development of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Second Wave (Routledge Revivals)

    British Drama for the Seventies

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the 1970s the revolution that had swept the British theatre in the 1950s had already become accepted as the new establishment. Areas that had been previously regarded as remote ideals - including permanent repertory companies, a lively provincial theatre and an extensive spread of avant-garde...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Anger and After (Routledge Revivals)

    A Guide to the New British Drama

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When it was first published in 1962, Anger and After was the first comprehensive study of the dramatic movement which began in 1956 with the staging of John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger and has since brought forward such dramatists as Brendan Behan, Harold Pinter, N. F. Simpson, John Arden and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Arbitration (Routledge Revivals)

    The Epitrepontes of Menander

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gilbert Murray translated and made available to modern readers The Epitrepontes of Menander or The Arbitration for the first time in 1945. The Arbitration is among the most frequently quoted and most famous of Menander’s plays and – being less farcical than others - belongs to his mature style....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge