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  1. 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

  2. Mr Price, or Tropical Madness and Metaphysics of a Two- Headed Calf

    By Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

    Edited by Daniel Gerould

    The Polish playwright and artist Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, known as Witkacy, is now recognized as Poland's leading theatrical innovator of the interwar years and one of the outstanding creative personalities of the European avant-garde. This volume contains two of Witkacy's "tropical" plays...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Ireneusz Iredynski

    Selected One-Act Plays for Radio

    Edited by Kevin Windle

    This vibrant anthology of radio plays features works by one of Poland's 'angry young men' playwrights. Ireneusz Iredynski made his début in literature as a Polish 'angry young man' in the late 1950s. He moved with great versatility from verse to stage plays, film-scripts and plays for radio. While...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre

    Edited by Christopher Innes

    A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre provides essential primary sources which document one of the key movements in modern theatre. Christopher Innes has selected three writers to exemplify the movement, and six plays in particular: * Henrik Ibsen - A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler * Anton Chekhov - The...

    Published February 16th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Plautus in Performance

    The Theatre of the Mind

    By Niall W. Slater

    Plautus was Ancient Rome's greatest comic playwright, Shakespeare drew heavily on his plots, and his legacy is prevalent throughout modern drama. In this expanded edition of his successful book, one of America's foremost Classical scholars introduces performance criticism to the study of Plautus'...

    Published January 17th 2000 by Routledge

  6. A Preface to Marlowe

    By Stevie Simkin

    Series: Preface Books

    This study provides an authoritative overview of all Marlowe's work. It includes thorough investigations of his major plays, Tamburlaine, Edward II, The Jew of Malta and Doctor Faustus as well as a full discussion of The Massacre at Paris, Dido Queen of Carthage and all his extant poetry. Analysis...

    Published January 12th 2000 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Performing Chekhov

    By David Allen

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 20th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Hélène Cixous

    Critical Impressions

    By Lee A. Jacobus, Regina Barreca

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 21st 1999 by Routledge

  10. English Drama Before Shakespeare

    By Peter Happe

    Series: Longman Literature In English Series

    English Drama before Shakespeare surveys the range of dramatic activity in English up to 1590. The book challenges the traditional divisions between Medieval and Renaissance literature by showing that there was much continuity throughout this period, in spite of many innovations. The range of...

    Published February 24th 1999 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Selected Plays of Hélène Cixous
    By Hélène Cixous
    To Be Published June 11th 2014
  2. Beaumarchais and the Theatre
    By William D. Howarth
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists
    Edited by Maggie Gale, John F. Deeney
    To Be Published September 30th 2014

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