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  1. The Last Chronicle of Bouverie Street

    By George Glenton, William Pattinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1963. This book tells the story of the closure of the News Chronicle and its London evening companion The Star as seen by two journalists on the News Chronicle. They describe the Daily News tradition, record some of its finest hours and write about some of the greatest...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Press We Deserve

    Edited by Richard Boston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1970. This book takes an extremely critical look at the British Press and explodes complacently held views of the time about the merits and virtues of British newspapers. From its polemical introduction by the editor it continues with chapters by a strong host of...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Rise of the Victorian Actor

    By Michael Baker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1978. Between 1830 and 1890 the English theatre became recognisably modern. Standards of acting and presentation improved immeasurably, new playwrights emerged, theatres became more comfortable and more intimate and playgoing became a national pastime with all classes. The...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Nineteenth Century British Theatre

    Edited by Kenneth Richards, Peter Thomson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1971. Nineteenth-century theatre in England has been greatly neglected, although serious study would reveal that the roots of much modern drama are to be found in the experiments and extravagancies of the nineteenth-century stage. The essays collected here cover a range of...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Reporting the Counterculture

    By Richard P. Goldstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1989. Richard Goldstein, journalist with The Village Voice since the 1960s, has carefully selected some of his pieces for this book. Covering a varied range of topics (among the rock concerts, experimental theatre, political trials and cultural experiments) he has created a...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Victorian Spectacular Theatre 1850-1910

    By Michael R. Booth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1981. This study concentrates on one aspect of Victorian theatre production in the second half of the nineteenth century – the spectacular, which came to dominate certain kinds of production during that period. A remarkably consistent style, it was used for a variety of...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. English Theatre in Transition 1881-1914

    By James Woodfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1984. The turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was a time of considerable change in the English theatre. Victorian attitudes were shocked or shattered by the new drama of Ibsen; the major figure of George Bernard Shaw dominated the period; theatre censorship was...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Victorian Dramatic Criticism

    Edited by George Rowell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1971. The Victorian Age was one of popular theatre and increasingly popular journalism. One manifestation of this journalism was the emergence of the dramatic critic from the anonymity and brevity which had previously characterized periodical treatment of the theatre. If...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Henry Irving and The Victorian Theatre

    By Madeleine Bingham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Victorian Theatre

    Originally published in 1978. Henry Irving achieved an astounding success in Britain and America as an actor; yet he lacked good looks, had spindly legs, and did not have a good voice. He said so himself. Today Irving is regarded as the archetype of the old-time actor, but in his own time he was...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge