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New and Published Books

  1. Event Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

    By Dorita Hannah

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama

    The Bard on the Stage

    By Arnab Bhattacharya, Mala Renganathan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Caryl Churchill

    By Mary Luckhurst

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    One of Europe's greatest playwrights, Caryl Churchill has been internationally celebrated for four decades. She has exploded the narrow definitions of political theatre to write consistently hard-edged and innovative work. Always unpredictable in her stage experiments, her plays have stretched the...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present day. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Elsom

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Cold War Theatre, first published in 1992, provides an account of the theatrical history within the context of East/West politics. Its geographical span ranges from beyond the Urals to the Pacific Coast of the US, and asks whether the Cold War confrontation was not in part due to the cultural...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Elsom

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the Second World War, we have witnessed exciting, often confusing developments in the British theatre. This book, first published in 1976, presents an enlightening, objective history of the many facets of post-war British theatre and a fresh interpretation of theatre itself. The remarkable...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Focal Press

  10. Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Elsom

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Lovesick: Modernist Plays of Same-Sex Love, 1894-1925
    Edited by Laurence Senelick
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  2. The Conspiracy of Feelings and The Little Theatre of the Green Goose
    Edited by Daniel Gerould
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. A Dream
    By Felicja KruszewskaEdited by Jadwiga Kosicka
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. John Osborne: Vituperative Artist
    By Luc Gilleman
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. The Routledge Anthology of US Drama: 1898-1949
    Edited by Joshua Polster
    To Be Published August 15th 2015

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