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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Elizabethan Dumb Show (Routledge Revivals)

    The History of a Dramatic Convention

    By Dieter Mehl

    First published in English in 1965, this book discusses the roots and development of the dumb show as a device in Elizabethan drama. The work provides not only a useful manual for those who wish to check the ocurrence of dumb shows and the uses to which they are put; it also makes a real...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Shakespeares Dramatic Chall V

    By Wilson Knight

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

    Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare & Religion V 7

    By Wilson Knight

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

    Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Guide to William Shakespeare

    By Robert Shaughnessy

    Demystifying and contextualising Shakespeare for the twenty-first century, this book offers both an introduction to the subject for beginners as well as an invaluable resource for more experienced Shakespeareans. In this friendly, structured guide, Robert Shaughnessy: introduces...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. August Strindberg

    By Eszter Szalczer

    Series: Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Dramatist, theatre practitioner, novelist, and painter, August Strindberg’s diverse dramatic output embodied the modernist sensibility. He was above all one of the most radical innovators of Western theatre. This book provides an insightful assessment of Strindberg’s vital contribution to the...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge