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  1. 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 5th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Performing Chekhov

    By David Allen

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

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Two Plays by Olga Mukhina

    Edited by John Freedman, John Freedman

    Olga Mukhina is one of the most talented, young playwrights in Russia. Born in Moscow in 1970, she has already garnered enviable praise from critics and audiences throughout Russia and Europe since her first play, Tanya-Tanya, was performed in 1996. Tanya-Tanya is an atmospheric, poetic tale that...

    Published January 26th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Wendy Wasserstein

    A Casebook

    Edited by Claudia Barnett

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    Wendy Wasserstein: A Casebook contains in-depth discussions of the playwright's major works, including her recent play 1 An American Daughter. Wasserstein's plays and essays are explored within diverse traditions, including Jewish storytelling, women's writing, and classical comedy. Critical...

    Published December 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Lyric Incarnate

    The dramas of Aleksandr Blok

    By Timothy Westphalen

    Lyric Incarnate examines the plays of Aleksandr Blok, the pre-eminent poet of Russian Symbolism and one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Blok's plays have received less attention than his poetry in the West, and this book is the first and only English-language monograph devoted to...

    Published July 28th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Two Comedies by Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia

    Oh, These Times! and The Siberian Shaman

    By Catherine Great, Lurana Donnels O'Malley

    Catherine the Great (1729-1796) wrote over two dozen plays and operettas, but not until this edition has a complete translation of any of them been available to an English- speaking readership. Oh, These Times (1772) is a satirical attack on many vices Catherine wished to root out from her society:...

    Published July 28th 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Trap

    By Tadeusz Rosewicz

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 1998 by Routledge

  10. David Rudkin: Sacred Disobedience

    An Expository Study of his Drama 1959-1994

    By David Ian Rabey, David I. Rabey

    Dr. Rabey's profound critical study of David Rudkin's drama constitutes an in-depth evaluation of this unique dramatist, re-assessed in the light of his bi-sexuality and Anglo-Irish origins. This key study includes insights from noted performers of Rudkin's work, including Ian Hogg, Peter McEnery,...

    Published January 29th 1998 by Routledge