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New and Published Books

  1. Blood and Home in Early Modern Drama

    Domestic Identity on the Renaissance Stage

    By Ariane M. Balizet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this volume, the author argues that blood was, crucially, a means by which dramatists negotiated shifting contours of domesticity in 16th and 17th century England. Early modern English drama vividly addressed contemporary debates over an expanding idea of "the domestic," which encompassed the...

    Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England

    By Hilary Gatti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Requiem and an Epilogue

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

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

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Style For Actors 2nd Edition

    A Handbook for Moving Beyond Realism

    By Robert Barton

    "Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has...

    Published September 4th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage

    Collected Studies in Mediaeval, Tudor and Shakespearean Drama

    By Glynne Wickham

    Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage shows that the drama of Elizabethan and Jacobean England is deeply indebted to the religious drama of the Middle Ages and represents a climax, in secular guise, to mediaeval experiment and achievement rather than a new beginning. This is fully examined in terms of...

    Published September 26th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Shakespeare's Rhetoric of Comic Character

    By Karen Newman

    First published in 1985. In this revisionist history of comic characterization, Karen Newman argues that, contrary to received opinion, Shakespeare was not the first comic dramatist to create self-conscious characters who seem 'lifelike' or 'realistic'. His comic practice is firmly set within a...

    Published September 26th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Macbeth

    New Critical Essays

    Edited by Nick Moschovakis

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    This volume offers a wealth of critical analysis, supported with ample historical and bibliographical information about one of Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular and globally influential plays. Its eighteen new chapters represent a broad spectrum of current scholarly and interpretive approaches,...

    Published March 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Part II - Early English Stages 1576-1600

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    This volume forms part of the 5 volume set Early English Stages 1300-1660. This set examines the history of the development of dramatic spectacle and stage convention in England from the beginning of the fourteenth century to 1660....

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Plays and their Makers up to 1576

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    This volume forms part of the 5 volume set Early English Stages 1300-1660. This set examines the history of the development of dramatic spectacle and stage convention in England from the beginning of the fourteenth century to 1660....

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Macbeth: New Critical Essays
    Edited by Nick Moschovakis
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  2. The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte
    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  3. Shakespeare and Hospitality: Ethics, Politics, and Exchange
    Edited by Julia Reinhard Lupton, David Goldstein
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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