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New and Published Books

  1. Beth Henley

    A Casebook

    Edited by Julia A. Fesmire

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

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Representing China on the Historical London Stage

    From Orientalism to Intercultural Performance

    By Dongshin Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth century—which corresponds with the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), China’s last monarchy. The examples show that during this...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib

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

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Taming of the Shrew (Routledge Revivals)

    A Comparative Study of Oral and Literary Versions

    By Jan Harold Brunvand

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew has succeeded in surviving in contemporary culture, and has even managed to penetrate to the most modern media of mass communications. This book, first published in 1991, examines some of the different literary and oral versions of The Taming of the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Theatrical Costume, Masks, Make-Up and Wigs

    A Bibliography and Iconography

    By Sidney Jackson Jowers

    This is the first bibliography in its field, based on first-hand collations of the actual articles. International in scope, it includes publications found in public theatre libraries and archives of Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Florence, London, Milan, New York and Paris amongst...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Commedia dell'Arte

    Edited by Judith Chaffee, Oliver Crick

    From Commedia dell’Arte came archetypal characters that are still with us today, such as Harlequin and Pantalone, and the rediscovered craft of writing comic dramas and masked theatre. From it came the forces that helped create and influence Opera, Ballet, Pantomime, Shakespeare, Moliere, Lopes de...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Post-War British Theatre Criticism (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Elsom

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Acting with Grotowski

    Theatre as a Field for Experiencing Life

    By Zbigniew Cynkutis

    Edited by Paul Allain, Khalid Tyabji

    ‘Zbigniew Cynkutis’ writings constitute invaluable testimony of his work with Jerzy Grotowski during the ‘theatre of productions’ phase and beyond. Cynkutis’ insights elucidate aspects of the Laboratory Theatre’s praxis and provide a unique perspective on the questions most often asked about...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 2: The Americas

    Edited by Arthur Holmberg, Carlos Solorzano

    The second volume of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre covers the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, including the United States. Entries on twenty-six countries are preceded by specialist introductions on Theatre in Post-Colonial Latin America, Theatres of North America, Puppet...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 1: Europe

    Edited by Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

    The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre:Europe covers theatre since World War II in forty-seven European nations, including the nations which re-emerged following the break-up of the former USSR, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. Each national article is divided into twelve sections - History,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Actor Training Reader
    Edited by MARK EVANS
    To Be Published March 20th 2015
  2. Shakespearean Criticism
    Edited by Various
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015
  3. Henry IV, Parts I and II: Critical Essays
    Edited by David Bevington
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015
  4. Richard II: Critical Essays
    Edited by Jeanne T. Newlin
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015
  5. Romeo and Juliet: Critical Essays
    Edited by John F. Andrews
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015

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