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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 26 new and published books in the subject of Writing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Reading Shakespeare through Philosophy

    By Peter Kishore Saval

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    Reading Shakespeare through Philosophy advocates that the beauty of Shakespearean drama is inseparable from its philosophical power. Shakespeare’s plays make demands on us even beyond our linguistic attention and historical empathy: they require thinking, and the concepts of philosophy can provide...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Arden (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His Plays

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    John Arden was one of the major playwrights to have emerged during the 1950s, yet his work has arguably been misunderstood. In this book, first published in 1974, Albert Hunt’s primary concern is to relate the plays written by John Arden alone, as well as those written in collaboration with...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Focal Press

  3. Suzan-Lori Parks in Person

    Interviews and Commentaries

    Edited by Philip C Kolin, Harvey Young

    This collection of interviews offers unprecedented insight into the plays and creative works of Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as being an important commentary on contemporary theater and playwriting, from jazz and opera to politics and cultural memory. Suzan-Lori Parks in Person contains 18...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dramatic Story Structure

    A Primer for Screenwriters

    By Edward J. Fink

    A successful screenplay starts with an understanding of the fundamentals of dramatic story structure. In this practical introduction, Edward J. Fink condenses centuries of writing about dramatic theory into ten concise and readable chapters, providing the tools for building an engaging narrative...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the ‘well-made play’ in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important elements of the theatre. The focus of the book is largely on the development of...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Political Writing: A Guide to the Essentials

    A Guide to the Essentials

    By Adam Garfinkle, David Brooks

    Writing well, and persuasively, is not only a discipline that can be learned, it is one deeply rooted in the classical arts of rhetoric and polemic. This book introduces the essential skills, rules, and steps for producing effective political prose appropriate to many contexts, from the editorial,...

    Published July 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Playwriting Across the Curriculum

    By Caroline Jester, Claire Stoneman

    This book is a guide to introducing the craft of playwriting into the secondary English curriculum at key stage 3, using the TEEP (Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme) framework. The authors also provide a particular focus on applying this versatile scheme of work to other areas of the...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Art and Craft of Case Writing

    3rd Edition

    By William Naumes, Margaret J. Naumes

    Filled with helpful checklists, charts, and suggestions for further reading, this practical, comprehensive, and multidisciplinary guide takes readers through the entire case-writing process, including skills for writing both teaching cases and research cases. This edition includes new discussions...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Encounters with Tadeusz Kantor

    By Krzysztof Miklaszewski

    Edited by George Hyde

    An invaluable collection of documents and discussions of the work of one of the most significant theatre practitioners of the last fifty years. This unique set of reminiscences, written by one of the actors who worked closely with Kantor over a long period of time, ranges from the anecdotal to the...

    Published September 29th 2005 by Routledge

  10. How to Write Essays and Dissertations

    A Guide for English Literature Students, 2nd Edition

    By Alan Durant, Nigel Fabb

    The first book that literature students should read, this guide reveals the distinct set of skills, conventions and methods of essay and dissertation writing.Taking students through the various stages of writing, from planning to final submission, it offers specific guidelines and a lively,...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge