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  1. 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 This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with...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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. How Good is David Mamet, Anyway?

    Writings on Theater--and Why It Matters

    By John Heilpern

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

    Published November 4th 1999 by Routledge

  7. 1956 and All That

    The Making of Modern British Drama

    By Dan Rebellato

    It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and '...

    Published February 10th 1999 by Routledge

  8. 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,...

    Published December 16th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Russian Mirror

    Three Plays by Russian Women

    Edited by Melissa T. Smith

    The three playwrights presented together in this volume On the Road to Ourselves), Elena Gremina (Behind the Mirror) and Olga Mikhailova (Russian Dream). The selected plays contain many elements which will appeal to Western directors and audiences: well-drawn characters, engaging plots, lively wit....

    Published July 27th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Yuri Lyubimov: Thirty Yerars at the Taganka Theatre

    By B. Beumers

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 28th 1997 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Lovesick: Modernist Plays of Same-Sex Love, 1894-1925
    Edited by Laurence Senelick
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. The Conspiracy of Feelings and The Little Theatre of the Green Goose
    Edited by Daniel Gerould
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. A Dream
    By Felicja KruszewskaEdited by Jadwiga Kosicka
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  4. Event Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde
    By Dorita Hannah
    To Be Published November 14th 2014
  5. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists
    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney
    To Be Published November 24th 2014

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