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Forthcoming Drama by Period - 20th Century to Present Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Lovesick

    Modernist Plays of Same-Sex Love, 1894-1925

    Edited by Laurence Senelick

    This volume makes available an international collection of plays, from Britain, the US, Germany, France and Russia, providing an essential and fascinating resource for anyone interested in the theatre culture of this period. Lovesick brings together six plays, each with individual introductions,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. John Osborne

    Vituperative Artist

    By Luc Gilleman

    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...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Anthology of US Drama: 1898-1949

    Edited by Joshua Polster

    The first half of the Twentieth Century was a vibrant period for American theatre and performance. As the U.S.A. emerged as a significant military, economic, political and cultural power, so its theatre began to distinguish itself from the prevailing European model. This was when the cultural and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    Edited by Catherine O'Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Theatre has always been subject to a wide range of social, political, moral, and doctrinal controls, with authorities and social groups imposing constraints on scripts, venues, staging, acting, and reception. Focusing on a range of countries and political regimes, this book examines the many forms...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. US Theatre and Performance 1898-1949

    Stages of Social and Political Enactment

    By Joshua Polster

    US Theatre and Performance from 1898 to 1949 is a compelling and wonderfully varied account of the relationship between theatre in the United States and the social, cultural and political forces that shaped it during one of the most formative periods in the nation’s history. Joshua Polster...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Nikolai Demidov

    By Nikolai Demidov

    Edited by Andrei Malaev-Babel

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Drama Anthology

    Modernism to Contemporary Performance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    To Be Published January 7th 2016 by Routledge

  10. The 21st Century Performance Reader

    Edited by Teresa Brayshaw, Noel Witts

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge