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New and Published Books

  1. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Form and Meaning in Drama

    A Study of Six Greek Plays and of Hamlet

    By H. D. F. Kitto

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    Analysing six Greek tragedies - the Orestes triology, Ajax, Antigone and Philoctetes - and Hamlet, this book also contains a chapter on the Greek and the Elizabethan dramatic forms and one on religious drama. This is an important work from an author respected for a constructive and sensitive...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Shakespeare's “Hamlet” bound with The Problem of "Hamlet"

    By A. Clutton-Brock, J. M. Robertson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Hamlet's Fictions

    By Maurice Charney

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    "But in a fiction, in a dream of passion..." In an extended commentary on this passage this book offers a rationale for the excellence and primacy of this play among the tragedies. Throughout, emphasis is placed on Hamlet's fantasies and imaginations rather than on ethical criteria, and on the...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Hamlet: Critical Essays

    Edited by Joseph G. Price

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Hamlet

    A comprehensive collection of the best writing about this Shakespearian play, both as dramatic literature and theatrical performance, this book is an excellent resource companion to the text. This collected wisdom was originally published in 1986. It contains pieces of commentary from as far back...

    Published November 26th 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Captive Audience

    Prison and Captivity in Contemporary Theatre

    Edited by Thomas Fahy, Kimball King

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    The first collection on this important topic, Captive Audience examines the social, gendered, ethnic, and cultural problems of incarceration as explored in contemporary theatre. Beginning with an essay by Harold Pinter, the original contributions discuss work including Harold Pinter's screenplays...

    Published September 11th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Part II - Early English Stages 1576-1600

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    This volume forms part of the 5 volume set Early English Stages 1300-1660. This set examines the history of the development of dramatic spectacle and stage convention in England from the beginning of the fourteenth century to 1660....

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Plays and their Makers up to 1576

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    This volume forms part of the 5 volume set Early English Stages 1300-1660. This set examines the history of the development of dramatic spectacle and stage convention in England from the beginning of the fourteenth century to 1660....

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Early English Stages

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This set not only reissues Volumes 1, 2 (part I and II) and 3, originally published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in 1958, 1963, 1972 and 1981, but also, for the first time, Volume 4 is being produced to complete this fascinating and valuable set.Early English Stages is a history of the development of...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge