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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 19th 2001 by Routledge

  9. 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 31st 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 28th 2000 by Routledge