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  1. The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the ‘well-made play’ in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important elements of the theatre. The focus of the book is largely on the development of...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook

    From Modernism to Contemporary Performance

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook is a groundbreaking compilation of the key movements in the history of modern theatre, from the late Nineteenth Century to contemporary performance practice. Each of the book’s five sections comprises a selection of plays and performance texts that...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage

    Collected Studies in Mediaeval, Tudor and Shakespearean Drama

    By Glynne Wickham

    Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage shows that the drama of Elizabethan and Jacobean England is deeply indebted to the religious drama of the Middle Ages and represents a climax, in secular guise, to mediaeval experiment and achievement rather than a new beginning. This is fully examined in terms of...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Award Monologues for Men

    Edited by Patrick Tucker, Christine Ozanne

    Award Monologues for Men is a collection of fifty monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent range of...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Award Monologues for Women

    Edited by Patrick Tucker, Christine Ozanne

    Award Monologues for Women is a collection of fifty-four monologues taken from plays written since 1980 that have been nominated for the Pullitzer Prize, the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards in New York, and The Evening Standard and Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The book provides an excellent...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 24th 2003 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. A Dream

    By Felicja Kruszewska

    Edited by Jadwiga Kosicka

    The translation of Felicja Kruszewska's A Dream introduces a major play by a twentieth-century female playwright to the English-speaking world. On March 7, 1927 A Dream - a large-scale expressionistic drama by an unknown poet - burst on the Polish theatrical scene in a dazzling debut production by...

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Postcolonial Plays

    An Anthology

    Edited by Helen Gilbert

    This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with...

    Published April 18th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Selected Plays of Hélène Cixous
    By Hélène Cixous
    To Be Published June 11th 2014
  2. Jacobean Public Theatre
    By Alexander Leggatt
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. A Dream
    By Felicja KruszewskaEdited by Jadwiga Kosicka
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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