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Major Works: Theatre & Performance Studies

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

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  1. The Merchant of Venice

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Thomas Wheeler

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1991. Essays here are arranged chronologically within sections: ‘The Play as Text’, ‘Shylock’ and ‘The Play in the Theatre.’ Collecting previously published important commentaries and scholarly articles, this volume in the Shakespearean Criticism set looks at one of the Bard...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Macbeth

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Samuel Schoenbaum

    Series: Shakespearean Criticism

    Originally published in 1991. Collecting together commentary and critique on ‘the Scottish play’, this book showcases varied discussions of the text and the theatrical productions. From Samuel Johnson’s brief 1765 comment to the editor’s own piece on the Porter’s scene, the texts included here are...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature

    Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1996, Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature offers a selection of scholarship on the genre. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of literary criticism, translation, art and drama.The...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance

    Reissuing works originally published between 1933 and 1993, Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance offers a selection of scholarship on the Bard's work on stage. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of performance history and...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    Reissuing works originally published between 1919 and 1988, Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet (4 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship on the Shakespearean tragic play. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of dramatic and literary...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England

    By Hilary Gatti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Today and Tomorrow Volume 24 Music and Drama

    Terpander or Music and the Future Timotheus: the Future of the Theatre Iconoclastes or the Future of Shakespeare Eurydice or the Nature of Opera Orpheus or the Music of the Future

    By Dent, Dobree, Griffith, Hussey, Turner

    Terpander Or Music and the Future E J Dent Originally published in 1927 "Remarkably able and stimulating." Times Literary Supplement "…a skilful review of the development of music." Musical News With reference to the works of Bach, Beethoven, Byrd, Cimarosa, Elgar, Handel, Haydn, Mozart,...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Music and Drama: Mini-set N Today & Tomorrow 1 vol

    Today and Tomorrow

    By Various

    Originally published between 1925 and 1929 the volumes in this mini-set examine the history and future of the theatre, the theory of music, and a survey of opera. Authors included are E J Dent, Bonamy Dobree, Hubert Griffith, Dyneley Hussey and W J Turner. ...

    Published March 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Reworking the Ballet

    Counter Narratives and Alternative Bodies

    By Vida L. Midgelow

    Challenging and unsettling their predecessors, modern choreographers such as Matthew Bourne, Mark Morris and Masaki Iwana have courted controversy and notoriety by reimagining the most canonical of Classical and Romantic ballets. In this book, Vida L. Midgelow illustrates the ways in which these...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Arts of Perception

    The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720

    By Jeremy Robbins

    Arts of Perception offers a new account of a key period in Spanish history and culture and a fundamental reassessment of its major writers and intellectuals, including Gracián, Quevedo, Calderón, Saavedra Fajardo, López de Vega, and Sor Juana. Reading these figures in the context of European...

    Published November 13th 2006 by Routledge