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Forthcoming Drama Genres Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Elizabethan Grotesque (Routledge Revivals)

    By Neil Rhodes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The comic grotesque is a powerful element in a great deal of Elizabethan literature, but one which has attracted scant critical attention. In this study, first published in 1980, Neil Rhodes examines the nature of the grotesque in late sixteenth-century culture, and shows the part it played in the...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypes

    Edited by Pierre Brunel

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reading the Renaissance

    Culture, Poetics, and Drama

    Edited by Jonathan Hart

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Adapting Chekhov

    The Text and its Mutations

    Edited by J. Douglas Clayton, Yana Meerzon

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book considers the hundred years of re-writes of Anton Chekhov’s work, presenting a wide geographical landscape of Chekhovian influences in drama. The volume examines the elusive quality of Chekhov’s dramatic universe as an intricate mechanism, an engine in which his enigmatic characters exist...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ibsen

    An Approach

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1950, could best be described as a combination of literary, psychological and social criticism. Considerable space is allotted to the personal inner drama of Ibsen, which provides not only a clue to his art but shows how most of his themes inevitably grew out of the...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Shakespeare and the Awareness of Audience

    By Ralph Berry

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1985, explores the consciousness and the experience of Shakespeare’s audience. First describing the stage’s physical impact, Ralph Berry then goes on to explore the social or tribal consciousness of the audience in certain plays. The title finishes by examining the...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. When Honour's at the Stake (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Council

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Renaissance ideas of honour had a profound influence on the English people who formed Shakespeare’s audiences. In When Honour’s at the Stake, first published in 1973, Norman Council describes the increasing importance of these ideas to the themes and structure of a number of Shakespeare’s major...

    To Be Published October 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Art of John Webster

    By Ralph Berry

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Art of John Webster, first published in 1972, is a study of the three extant plays of Webster known to be solely his work. These plays are seen as attempts to achieve in literature the effects of the baroque, a term which related Webster to the larger developments of European art. Their content...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Shakespeare's Comedies

    Explorations in Form

    By Ralph Berry

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this lucid and original study, first published in 1972, Ralph Berry discusses the ten comedies that run from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night. Berry’s purpose is to identify the form of each play by relating the governing idea of the play to the action that expresses it. To this end the...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge