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  1. Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell

    By Barbara Ozieblo, Jerry Dickey

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell presents critical introductions to two of the most significant American dramatists of the early twentieth century. Glaspell and Treadwell led American Theatre from outdated melodrama to the experimentation of great European playwrights like Ibsen, Strindberg and...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Neil LaBute

    A Casebook

    By Gerald C. Wood

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    Neil LaBute: A Casebook is the first book to examine one of the most successful and controversial contemporary American playwrights and filmmakers. While he is most famous, and in some cases infamous, for his early films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors, Labute is equally...

    Published September 11th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Jacques Copeau

    By Mark Evans

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Part of our successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century, this book examines Jacques Copeau; a leading figure in the development of twentieth century theatre practice, a pioneer for work on actor-training,...

    Published July 28th 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. To Be a Playwright

    By Janet Neipris

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 28th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Theatre of Howard Barker

    By Charles Lamb

    In this second, fully revised edition of his acclaimed study of Barker's work, Charles Lamb sets out to make emotional sense of the characters and their interactions. This is a detailed exploration of the 'scene of seduction' - the challenge, the secret, the abject and the catastrophic, processes...

    Published December 15th 2004 by Routledge

  7. A.R. Gurney

    Edited by Arvid F. Sponberg

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    This is the first full-length study devoted to the art of A.R. Gurney, a major contemporary American playwright who has written over thirty plays, including Love Letters. This volume brings together original interviews with Gurney and four actors and a director who have worked closely with him, as...

    Published October 14th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Selected Plays of Hélène Cixous

    By Hélène Cixous

    Cixous' work as a playwright - working mainly with Theatre du Soleil and their director Ariane Mnouchkine - establishes her as a participant in some of the most adventurous European theatre making of the last 40 years.This collection brings together for the first time, four translations into...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Edward Albee

    A Casebook

    By Bruce Mann

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    From the "angry young man" who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1962, determined to expose the emptiness of American experience to Tiny Alice which reveals his indebtedness to Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco's Theatre of the Absurd, Edward Albee's varied work makes it difficult to label...

    Published December 20th 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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