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  1. 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 25th 2002 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2001 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2001 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2001 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Postcolonial Plays

    An Anthology

    Edited by Helen Gilbert

    This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with...

    Published April 18th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Your Murderer

    By Vassily Aksyonov

    Edited by Daniel Gerould, Jadwiga Kosicka

    From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and...

    Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge

  8. American Avant-Garde Theatre

    A History

    By Arnold Aronson

    Series: Theatre Production Studies

    This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. American Avant-Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant-garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Mannequins' Ball

    By Daniel Gerould, Bruno Jaslenski

    This play, by Futurist poet Bruno Jasienski, is an outstanding example of the joining of left-wing politics and avant-garde interest in human mechanization that characterized the experimental theatre of Poland in the inter-war years. Stalinism and the purges cut short Jasienski's career and...

    Published March 8th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Simpleton The

    By Sergei Kokovkin

    Edited by John Freedman

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 22nd 2000 by Routledge