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Forthcoming History of Performance Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance

    Edited by Dassia N. Posner, Claudia Orenstein, John Bell

    The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance offers a wide-ranging perspective on how scholars and artists are currently re-evaluating the theoretical, historical, and theatrical significance of performance that embraces the agency of inanimate objects. This book proposes a...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Illuminated Theatre

    Studies on the Suffering of Images

    By Joe Kelleher

    What sort of thing is a theatre image? How is it produced and consumed? Who is responsible for the images? Why do the images stay with us when the performance is over? How do we learn to speak of what we see and imagine? And how do we relate what we experience in the theatre to what we share with...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Nineteen Cent Theat Spain:Bib

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

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain

    A Bibliography of Criticism and Documentation

    Edited by Philip B. Thomason, Ceri Byrne

    Previously published as a special issue of The Bulletin of Spanish Studies, The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain is the second in a series of research bibliographies on the Theatre in Spain. Representing ten years of searches and compilation by its specialist authors, this volume draws...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Reissuing works originally published between 1971 and 1981, this compact set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship devoted to 19th Century, Victorian, theatre. A small set of performance history and criticism, this set includes a biography of Henry Irving, a look at the rise of the status...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rise of the Victorian Actor

    By Michael Baker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1978. Between 1830 and 1890 the English theatre became recognisably modern. Standards of acting and presentation improved immeasurably, new playwrights emerged, theatres became more comfortable and more intimate and playgoing became a national pastime with all classes. The...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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