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  1. Nineteenth Century British Theatre

    Edited by Kenneth Richards, Peter Thomson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1971. Nineteenth-century theatre in England has been greatly neglected, although serious study would reveal that the roots of much modern drama are to be found in the experiments and extravagancies of the nineteenth-century stage. The essays collected here cover a range of...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Victorian Dramatic Criticism

    Edited by George Rowell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1971. The Victorian Age was one of popular theatre and increasingly popular journalism. One manifestation of this journalism was the emergence of the dramatic critic from the anonymity and brevity which had previously characterized periodical treatment of the theatre. If...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Dramatic Spaces

    Scenography and Spectatorial Perceptions

    By Jennifer Low

    For literary scholars, plays are texts; for scenographers, plays are performances. Yet clearly a drama is both text and performance. Dramatic Spaces examines period-specific stage spaces in order to assess how design shaped the thematic and experiential dimensions of plays. This book highlights the...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rooms in Dramatic Realism

    By Fred Miller Robinson

    Dramatic Realism, since its birth in the hectic late years of the nineteenth century, gave theatrical and thematic energy to the interaction between a play’s text and the way that it looked on the stage. Characters began to find themselves in rooms and settings that played an active and changing...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Tragedy and Dramatic Theatre

    By Hans-Thies Lehmann

    To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge

  6. An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

    By Robert Leach

    To Be Published June 15th 2016 by Routledge

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