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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 Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910

    By Michael R. Booth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1981. This study concentrates on one aspect of Victorian theatre production in the second half of the nineteenth century – the spectacular, which came to dominate certain kinds of production during that period. A remarkably consistent style, it was used for a variety of...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914

    By James Woodfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1984. The turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a time of considerable change in the English theatre. Victorian attitudes were shocked or shattered by the new drama of Ibsen; the major figure of George Bernard Shaw dominated the period; theatre censorship was...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre

    By Madeleine Bingham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1978. Henry Irving achieved an astounding success in Britain and America as an actor; yet he lacked good looks, had spindly legs, and did not have a good voice. He said so himself. Today Irving is regarded as the archetype of the old-time actor, but in his own time he was...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shakespeare on Theatre

    A Critical Look at His Theories and Practices

    By Robert Cohen

    In Shakespeare on Theatre, master acting teacher Robert Cohen brilliantly scrutinises Shakespeare's implicit theories of acting, paying close attention to the plays themselves and providing a wealth of fascinating historical evidence. What he finds will surprise scholars and actors alike – that...

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Theatrical Unrest

    Nine Riots in the History of the Stage, 1601-2004

    By Sean McEvoy

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare in Hate

    Emotions, Passions, Selfhood

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Hate, malice, rage, and enmity: what would Shakespeare’s plays be without these demonic, unruly passions? This book studies how the tirades and unrestrained villainy of Shakespeare’s art explode the decorum and safety of our sanitized lives and challenge the limits of our selfhood. Everyone knows...

    To Be Published November 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Shakespeare, Performance and the Archive

    By Barbara Hodgdon

    Shakespeare, Performance and the Archive is a ground-breaking and movingly written exploration of what remains when actors evacuate the space and time of performance. An analysis of ‘leftovers’, it moves between tracking the politics of what is consciously archived and the politics of visible and...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Shakespeare, Race and Performance

    The Diverse Bard in Contemporary Britain

    By Delia Jarrett-Macauley

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge