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  1. Leading Creators of Twentieth-Century Czech Theatre

    By Jarka M. Burian

    In this invaluable and detailed presentation of the leading creative figures in a richly innovative and dynamic period of Czech theatre, Professor Jarka M. Burian provides us with insightful portraits of the directors K. H. Hilar, E. F. Burian, Alfred Radok, and Otomar Krejca: of the famous...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Twentieth Century Performance Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Teresa Brayshaw, Noel Witts

    The Twentieth-Century Performance Reader has been the key introductory text to all types of performance for over fifteen years. Extracts from over fifty practitioners, critics and theorists from the fields of dance, drama, music, theatre and live art form an essential sourcebook for students,...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  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 September 25th 2013 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 September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 31st 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists
    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney
    To Be Published November 26th 2014
  2. Cold War Theatre (Routledge Revivals)
    By John Elsom
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  3. Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)
    By John Elsom
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  4. Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)
    By John Elsom
    To Be Published November 28th 2014
  5. Caryl Churchill
    By Mary Luckhurst
    To Be Published December 12th 2014

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