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  1. Joan Littlewood

    By Nadine Holdsworth

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    The only book currently available on Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop', this book explores the background to, and the work of a major influence on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Part of the successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series, this book uses...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Postdramatic Theatre

    By Hans-Thies Lehmann

    Newly adapted for the Anglophone reader, this is an excellent translation of Hans-Thies Lehmann’s groundbreaking study of the new theatre forms that have developed since the late 1960s, which has become a key reference point in international discussions of contemporary theatre. In looking at the...

    Published February 1st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Death, The One and the Art of Theatre

    By Howard Barker

    Death, The One and the Art of Theatre is the latest collection of Barkers distinctive and revelatory philosophical musings on theatre. It is a stunning array of speculations, deductions, prose poems and poetic aperçus that casts a unique and unflinching light on the nature of tragedy, eroticism,...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre

    Edited by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

    Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre is a lively and accessible biographical guide to the key figures in contemporary drama. All who enjoy the theatre will find their pleasure enhanced and their knowledge extended by this fascinating work of reference. Its distinctive blend of information,...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Joe Orton

    A Casebook

    Edited by Francesca Coppa

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 25th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Theater of Tony Kushner

    By James Fisher

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    The Theater of Tony Kushner is a comprehensive portrait of the life and work of one of America's most important contemporary playwrights....

    Published July 26th 2002 by Routledge

  7. John Osborne

    Vituperative Artist

    By Luc Gilleman

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    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...

    Published December 21st 2001 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Post-war British Drama: Looking Back in Gender

    By Michelene Wandor

    In this extensively revised and updated edition of her classic work, Look Back in Gender, Michelene Wandor confirms the symbiotic relationship between drama and gender in a provocative look at key, representative British plays from the last fifty years. Repositioning the text at the heart of...

    Published May 31st 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Lovesick: Modernist Plays of Same-Sex Love, 1894-1925
    Edited by Laurence Senelick
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  2. The Conspiracy of Feelings and The Little Theatre of the Green Goose
    Edited by Daniel Gerould
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. A Dream
    By Felicja KruszewskaEdited by Jadwiga Kosicka
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  4. Event Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde
    By Dorita Hannah
    To Be Published November 15th 2014
  5. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists
    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney
    To Be Published November 25th 2014

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