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New and Published Books

  1. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Carnival and Theater (Routledge Revivals)

    Plebian Culture and The Structure of Authority in Renaissance England

    By Michael D. Bristol

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this title, first published in 1985, Michael Bristol draws on several theoretical and critical traditions to study the nature and purpose of theatre as a social institution: on Marxism, and its revisions in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin; on the theories of Emile Durkheim and their adaptations in...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Conspiracy of Feelings and The Little Theatre of the Green Goose

    Edited by Daniel Gerould

    Two outstanding examples of socialist-themed plays are combined in this remarkable volume. The Conspiracy of Feelings by Yurii Olesha (1899-1960) is based on his highly respected short novel Envy about the struggle between the old and new in Soviet society. The play, called The Conspiracy of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mr Price, or Tropical Madness and Metaphysics of a Two- Headed Calf

    By Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

    The Polish playwright and artist Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, known as Witkacy, is now recognized as Poland's leading theatrical innovator of the interwar years and one of the outstanding creative personalities of the European avant-garde. This volume contains two of Witkacy's "tropical" plays...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama

    Acts of Seeing

    By Amy Holzapfel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Realism in theatre is traditionally defined as a mere seed of modernism, a crude attempt to reproduce an exact copy of reality on stage. Art, Vision & Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama redefines realism as a complex and under-examined form of visual modernism, one that positioned theatre at the...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. John Osborne

    Vituperative Artist

    By Luc Gilleman

    For British playwright, John Osborne, there are no brave causes; only people who muddle through life, who hurt, and are often hurt in return. This study deals with Osborne's complete oeuvre and critically examines its form and technique; the function of the gaze; its construction of gender; and the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Arden (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of His Plays

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    John Arden was one of the major playwrights to have emerged during the 1950s, yet his work has arguably been misunderstood. In this book, first published in 1974, Albert Hunt’s primary concern is to relate the plays written by John Arden alone, as well as those written in collaboration with...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Art, Culture and Enterprise (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Art and the Cultural Industries

    By Justin Lewis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this investigative overview of the politics of arts’ and cultural funding examines the question of public support for the arts. Looking at both popular commercial forms of culture, including radio, pop music and cinema, and the more traditional highbrow arts such as drama...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Samuel Beckett

    A Casebook

    By Jennifer M. Jeffers

    Edited by Kimball King

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the ‘well-made play’ in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important elements of the theatre. The focus of the book is largely on the development of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge