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  1. 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...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib

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

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published November 28th 2014 by Focal Press

  5. Henry IV, Parts I and II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by David Bevington

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. This volume points to the rich variety of critical responses to the Henry IV plays and their complexity. It includes selections from characteristic thought of the neoclassical age, character criticism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, historical and new...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Richard II

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jeanne T. Newlin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1984. The four parts of this collection of articles, from 1601 to the 1970s, look at the historical and political dynamics of the play, the play in the theatre, the psychology of its characters, and its poetry and rhetoric. Bringing together the best that was written about...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Romeo and Juliet

    Critical Essays

    Edited by John F. Andrews

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1993. Presenting excerpts and articles on the themes and characters from the most famous story of young lovers, this collection brings together scholarship relating to the language, performance, and impact of the play. Ordered in three parts, the chapters cover analysis,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Titus Andronicus

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Philip C Kolin

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Twelfth Night

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Stanley Wells

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1986. Among the most frequently performed and high admired of Shakespeare’s plays, Twelfth Night is examined here in this collection of writings from well-known essayists and scholars. The chapters present to the modern reader discussions of the play to enhance understanding...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Coriolanus

    Critical Essays

    Edited by David Wheeler

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge