Books in category Literary Criticism – Drama

  • Staging Modern Playwrights

    Staging Modern Playwrights
    Sidney Homan

    For the text embraces not just the playwright's dialogue but also the actor's subtext, blocking, gestures, and movement, along with the lighting, sound, set, costumes, props, indeed, the entire picture presented by the stage.

  • Memory and Forgetting in English Renaissance Drama

    Memory and Forgetting in English Renaissance Drama
    Garrett A. Sullivan

    Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr. discusses memory and forgetting as categories in terms of which a variety of behaviours – from seeking salvation to pursuing vengeance to succumbing to desire – are conceptualized.

  • Theatre Court and City 1595 1610

    Theatre, Court and City, 1595-1610
    Janette Dillon

    Explores the vital relationship between city and court in the drama of Shakespeare's time.

  • The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh

    The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh
    Patrick Lonergan

    Martin McDonagh is one of the world's most popular dramatists. This is a highly readable and illuminating analysis of his career to date that will appeal to the legions of fans of his stage plays and the films Six Shooter and In Bruges.

  • Arthur MillerÔ s Century

    Arthur MillerÔÇÖs Century
    Stephen Marino

    This collection includes eclectic essays from Miller scholars who provide detailed discussions of text and performance, of Miller as a political and cultural figure, and of his connection to other playwrights.

  • Shakespeare s Clown

    Shakespeare’s Clown
    David Wiles

    Focusing on the clown Will Kemp, this book shows how Shakespeare and other dramatists wrote specific roles as vehicles for him.

  • Renaissance Drama 33

    Renaissance Drama 33
    Jeffrey Masten, Wendy Wall

    The essays in each volume explore traditional canons of drama, the significance of performance (broadly construed) to early modern culture, and the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays, theatre, and …

  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare
    Margreta de Grazia

    A comprehensive, readable and authoritative introduction to the study of Shakespeare.

  • German Classical Drama

    German Classical Drama
    F. J. Lamport

    F.J. Lamport traces the rise and development in the German-speaking world of the last form of "classical" poetic drama to appear in European literature.

  • Pathos dram├ tico en el teatro espa├ ol de 1750 a 1808 Volume 1

    “Pathos” dram├ítico en el teatro espa├▒ol de 1750 a 1808, Volume 1

    This edition makes available for the first time in Spanish the major definitive work, first published in 1970, on The Spanish Drama of Pathos.

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