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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Playwright's Muse

    By Joan Herrington

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 5th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Theory/Theatre

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    This is a new and enlarged edition of Mark Fortier's very successful and widely used essential text for students. Theory/Theatre provides a unique and engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. Fortier lucidly examines current theoretical approaches, from...

    Published May 9th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Theatres of Moliere

    By Gerry McCarthy, Gerry Mccarthy

    Series: Theatre Production Studies

    Moliere's plays are the cornerstone of the French Classical dramatic repertoire. Adapted and exploited in his day by dramatists of the English Restoration, they are now again growing in popularity. In this detailed and fascinating volume, Gerry McCarthy examines the practice and method of possibly...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2001 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2000 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2000 by Routledge