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  1. Vsevolod Meyerhold

    By Jonathan Pitches

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary...

    Published August 20th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Edward Albee

    A Casebook

    By Bruce Mann

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

    From the "angry young man" who wrote Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1962, determined to expose the emptiness of American experience to Tiny Alice which reveals his indebtedness to Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco's Theatre of the Absurd, Edward Albee's varied work makes it difficult to label...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Popular Theatre

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Joel Schechter

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    Bertolt Brecht turned to cabaret; Ariane Mnouchkine went to the circus; Joan Littlewood wanted to open a palace of fun. These were a few of the directors who turned to popular theatre forms in the last century, and this sourcebook accounts for their attraction.Popular theatre forms introduced in...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The State of Latino Theater in the US

    By Luis A. Ramos-Garcia

    Series: Hispanic Issues

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Beth Henley

    A Casebook

    Edited by Julia A. Fesmire

    Series: Casebooks on Modern Dramatists

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

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Re: Direction

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide

    Edited by Gabrielle Cody, Rebecca Schneider

    Series: Worlds of Performance

    Re: Direction is an extraordinary resource for practitioners and students on directing. It provides a collection of ground-breaking interviews, primary sources and essays on 20th century directing theories and practices around the world. Helpfully organized into four key areas of the subject, the...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland

    Cultivating the People

    By Lionel Pilkington

    This major new study presents a political and cultural history of some of Ireland's key national theatre projects from the 1890s to the 1990s. Impressively wide-ranging in coverage, Theatre and the State in Twentieth-Century Ireland: Cultivating the People includes discussions on: *the politics of...

    Published September 12th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Feminist Perspectives on Environment and Society

    By Beate Littig

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    For courses in Environmental studies, Environmental Sociology, Environmental geography and Development studies; Women's studies and Women's issues options on a wide variety of degree courses. Combining theory with practice, this concise, accessible text provides a comprehensive introduction to the...

    Published April 8th 2001 by Routledge

  9. World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

    Volume 1: Europe

    Edited by Peter Nagy, Phillippe Rouyer, Don Rubin

    This new paperback edition of the 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...

    Published March 28th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Alan Bennett

    A Critical Introduction

    By Joseph O'Mealy

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    Alan Bennett is perhaps best known in the UK for the BBC production of his Talking Heads TV plays, while the rest of the world may recognize him for the film adaptation of his play, The Madness of King George. O'Mealy points out that Bennett is a social critic strongly influenced by Beckett and...

    Published March 12th 2001 by Routledge


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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