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  1. Martin McDonagh

    A Casebook

    Edited by Richard Rankin Russell

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    This book represents the first collection of original critical material on Martin McDonagh, one of the most celebrated young playwrights of the last decade. Credited with reinvigorating contemporary Irish drama, his dark, despairing comedies have been performed extensively both on Broadway and in...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Dramas of the Past on the Twentieth-Century Stage

    In History’s Wings

    By Alexander Feldman

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book defines and exemplifies a major genre of modern dramatic writing, termed historiographic metatheatre, in which self-reflexive engagements with the traditions and forms of dramatic art illuminate historical themes and aid in the representation of historical events and, in doing so,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama

    Community, Kinship, and Citizenship

    By Kanika Batra

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers the struggle for gender justice in both these movements by...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Brecht and Critical Theory

    Dialectics and Contemporary Aesthetics

    By Sean Carney

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Arguing that Brecht’s aesthetic theories are still highly relevant today, and that an appreciation of his theory and theatre is essential to an understanding of modern critical theory, this book examines the influence of Brecht’s aesthetic on the pre-eminent materialist critics of the twentieth...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Performing Embodiment in Samuel Beckett's Drama

    By Anna McMullan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    The representation and experience of embodiment is a central preoccupation of Samuel Beckett’s drama, one that he explored through diverse media. McMullan investigates the full range of Beckett’s dramatic canon for stage, radio, television and film, including early drama, mimes and unpublished...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Jean Genet

    By David Bradby, Clare Finburgh

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    ‘This volume is a gem. Written by two experts in modern French theater, whose stated objective is to render the complexity of Genet's work exhilarating rather than intimidating, the book bears witness to the continued political relevance and artistic power of one of the most controversial and...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook

    From Modernism to Contemporary Performance

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook is a groundbreaking compilation of the key movements in the history of modern theatre, from the late Nineteenth Century to contemporary performance practice. Each of the book’s five sections comprises a selection of plays and performance texts that...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Anton Chekhov

    By Rose Whyman

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Anton Chekhov offers a critical introduction to the plays and productions of this canonical playwright, examining the genius of Chekhov's writing, theatrical representation and dramatic philosophy. Emphasising Chekhov’s continued relevance and his mastery of the tragicomic, Rose Whyman provides an...

    Published August 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Zygmunt Molik's Voice and Body Work

    The Legacy of Jerzy Grotowski

    By Giuliano Campo, Zygmunt Molik

    One of the original members of Jerzy Grotowski’s acting company, Zygmunt Molik’s Voice and Body Work explores the unique development of voice and body exercises throughout his career in actor training. This book, constructed from conversations between Molik and author Giuliano Campo, provides a...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary European Theatre Directors

    Edited by Maria M. Delgado, Dan Rebellato

    'An invaluable book that we shall all be using for a long time to come' - Michael Billington Contemporary European Theatre Directors is an ambitious and unprecedented overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years. It is a vivid account of the vast range...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge