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  1. 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

  2. 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 This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with...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

  3. Your Murderer

    By Vassily Aksyonov

    Edited by Daniel Gerould, Jadwiga Kosicka

    From Russia comes this ironic, satirical, multi-layered, modern pop-art parable by Vassily Aksyonov. Your Murderer is a richly grotesque hodgepodge of different linguistic levels that defies all rules and mixes a powerful cocktail out of traditional slogans, invented obscentities, foreign words and...

    Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Mannequins' Ball

    By Daniel Gerould, Bruno Jaslenski

    This play, by Futurist poet Bruno Jasienski, is an outstanding example of the joining of left-wing politics and avant-garde interest in human mechanization that characterized the experimental theatre of Poland in the inter-war years. Stalinism and the purges cut short Jasienski's career and...

    Published March 8th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Simpleton The

    By Sergei Kokovkin

    Edited by John Freedman

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Brecht Sourcebook

    Edited by Henry Bial, Carol Martin

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    Bertolt Brecht is one of the most prolific and influential writer-directors of the twentieth century. This fascinating anthology brings together in one volume many of the most important articles written about Brecht between 1957 and 1997. The collection explores a wide range of viewpoints about...

    Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Two Plays by Olga Mukhina

    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 25th 1999 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Italian Commedia and Please be Gentle

    By David Griffiths

    Focusing on Commedia Dell'Arte, this work provides a historical and critical commentary of the Commedia. It highlights common factors between this genre and that of the Japanese Noh theatre. The author proposes six similarities: characters familiar to their audience and masked, minimal properties...

    Published May 12th 1998 by Routledge

  10. The Trap

    By Tadeusz Rosewicz

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

    Published February 8th 1998 by Routledge