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  1. Mr Price, or Tropical Madness and Metaphysics of a Two- Headed Calf

    By Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

    Edited by Daniel Gerould

    The Polish playwright and artist Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, known as Witkacy, is now recognized as Poland's leading theatrical innovator of the interwar years and one of the outstanding creative personalities of the European avant-garde. This volume contains two of Witkacy's "tropical" plays...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  2. 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 December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Ireneusz Iredynski

    Selected One-Act Plays for Radio

    Edited by Kevin Windle

    This vibrant anthology of radio plays features works by one of Poland's 'angry young men' playwrights. Ireneusz Iredynski made his début in literature as a Polish 'angry young man' in the late 1950s. He moved with great versatility from verse to stage plays, film-scripts and plays for radio. While...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Post-war British Drama: Looking Back in Gender

    By Michelene Wandor

    In this extensively revised and updated edition of her classic work, Look Back in Gender, Michelene Wandor confirms the symbiotic relationship between drama and gender in a provocative look at key, representative British plays from the last fifty years. Repositioning the text at the heart of...

    Published May 30th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Postcolonial Plays

    An Anthology

    Edited by Helen Gilbert

    This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with...

    Published April 18th 2001 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Enter The Body

    Women and Representation on Shakespeare's Stage

    By Carol Chillington Rutter

    Enter the Body offers a series of provocative case studies of the work women's bodies do on Shakespeare's intensely body-conscious stage. Rutter's topics are sex, death, race, gender, culture, politics, and the excessive performative body that exceeds the playtext it inhabits. As well as drawing...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Your Murderer

    By Vassily Aksyonov

    Edited by Daniel Gerould, Jadwiga Kosicka

    From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and...

    Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge

  10. American Avant-Garde Theatre

    A History

    By Arnold Aronson

    Series: Theatre Production Studies

    This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. American Avant-Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant-garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge