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  1. Maria Irene Fornes

    By Scott T. Cummings

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Maria Irene Fornes is the most influential female American dramatist of the 20th century. That is the argument of this important new study, the first to assess Fornes's complete body of work. Scott T. Cummings considers comic sketches, opera libretti and unpublished pieces, as well as her...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Shakespearian Production

    By G Wilson Knight

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

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater

    Upstaging Dictatorship

    By Ana Elena Puga

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Memory, Allegory, and Testimony in South American Theater traces the shaping of a resistant identity in memory, its direct expression in testimony, and its indirect elaboration in two different kinds of allegory. Each chapter focuses on one contemporary playwright (or one collaborative...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. English Tragedy before Shakespeare

    The Development of Dramatic Speech

    By Wolfgang Clemen

    First published in English 1961, this reissue relates the problems of form and style to the development of dramatic speech in pre-Shakespearean tragedy. The work offers positive standards by which to assess the development of pre-Shakespearean drama and, by tracing certain characteristics in...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Richard II

    New Critical Essays

    Edited by Jeremy Lopez

    Series: Shakespeare Criticism

    Arguably the first play in a Shakespearean tetralogy, Richard II is a unique and compelling political drama whose themes still resonate today. It is one of the few Shakespeare plays written entirely in verse and its format presents unique theatrical challenges. Politically engaged and controversial...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Family and the State in Early Modern Revenge Drama

    Economies of Vengeance

    By Chris McMahon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

    In this book, McMahon considers Early Modern revenge plays from a political science perspective, paying particular attention to the construction of family and state institutions. Plays set for close study are The Spanish Tragedy, Hamlet, The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Malcontent and The Duchess of...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Christopher Marlowe

    The Plays and Their Sources

    By Mrs Vivien Thomas, Vivien Thomas, Prof William Tydeman, William Tydeman

    This major work brings together, for the first time in a single volume, all the recognized sources of Marlowe's dramatic work. Many of the forty-two texts presented here are of outstanding interest in their own right. Together they illuminate the cultural milieu which fostered Marlowe's talent, and...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Identity in Irish Drama

    W.B. Yeats, Augusta Gregory and J.M. Synge

    By George Cusack

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This study examines the early dramatic works of Yeats, Synge, and Gregory in the context of late colonial Ireland’s unique socio-political landscape. By contextualizing each author’s work within the artistic and political discourses of their time, Cusack demonstrates the complex negotiation of...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Shakespearian Tempst

    By G Wilson Knight

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

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Ecology and Environment in European Drama

    By Downing Cless

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Looking at European drama through an ecological lens, this book chronicles nature and the environment as primary topics in major plays from ancient to recent times. Cless focuses on the few, yet well-known plays in which nature is at stake in the action or the environment is a dramatic force....

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge