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George Bernard Shaw in Context

by Brad Kent

<p>When George Bernard Shaw died in 1950, the world lost one of its most well-known authors, a revolutionary who was as renowned for his personality as he was for his humour, humanity, and rebellious thinking. He remains a compelling figure who ...

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George Clooney: Anatomy of an Actor

by Jeremy Smith

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Getting Directions

A Fly-on-the-Wall Guide for Emerging Theatre Directors

by Russ Hope

The theatre rehearsal room is a sacred place. What goes on there is mysterious, alchemical and closely guarded. So how are aspiring theatre directors supposed to learn their craft In Getting Directions, Russ Hope gives us the benefit of ...

ISBN: 9781848421820

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Getting Off

Lee Breuer on Performance

by Stephen Nunns

<div>A revelatory new examination from one of theatre&#8217;s most revered avant-garde artists.<BR></div> ...

ISBN: 9781559365338

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Global Queer Plays

by Danish Sheikh, Jeton Neziraj, Amahl Khouri & others

<p><strong>A unique anthology bringing together stories of queer life from international playwrights, these seven plays showcase the dazzling multiplicity of queer narratives across the globe: the absurd, the challenging, and the ...

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God and Mystery in Words

Experience through Metaphor and Drama

by David Brown

<p>In God and Mystery in Words David Brown uses the way in which poetry and drama have in the past opened people to the possibility of religious experience as a launch pad for advocating less wooden approaches to Christian worship today. So far ...

ISBN: 9780191607899

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Goethe's Faust

Theatre of Modernity

by Hans Schulte, John Noyes & Pia Kleber

<p>Faust has been called the fundamental icon of Western culture, and Goethe's inexhaustible poetic drama is the centrepiece of its tradition in literature, music and art. In recent years, this play has experienced something of a renaissance, ...

ISBN: 9781139063432

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Granville Barker on Theatre

Selected Essays

by Harley Granville Barker, Colin Chambers & Richard Nelson

<p><em>Granville Barker on Theatre</em> brings together some of the most important critical theatrical writings of Harley Granville Barker, a major figure of 20th-century British theatre.</p> <p>Known as a pioneer of the National Theatre and ...

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Great Shakespeare Actors

Burbage to Branagh

by Stanley Wells

<p>Great Shakespeare Actors offers a series of essays on great Shakespeare actors from his time to ours, starting by asking whether Shakespeare himself was the first—the answer is No—and continuing with essays on the men and women who have given

ISBN: 9780191008351

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Greek Comedy and the Discourse of Genres

by Dr Emmanuela Bakola, Dr Lucia Prauscello & Professor Mario Telò

<p>Recent scholarship has acknowledged that the intertextual discourse of ancient comedy with previous and contemporary literary traditions is not limited to tragedy. This book is a timely response to the more sophisticated and theory-grounded ...

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Greek Theatre between Antiquity and Independence

A History of Reinvention from the Third Century BC to 1830

by Walter Puchner & Andrew White

<p>This first general history of Greek theatre from Hellenistic times to the foundation of the Modern Greek state in 1830 marks a radical departure from traditional methods of historiography. We like to think of history unfolding continuously, ...

ISBN: 9781108206211

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Greek Theatre Performance

An Introduction

by David Wiles

<p>In this fascinating and accessible book, David Wiles introduces ancient Greek theatre to students and enthusiasts interested in knowing how the plays were performed. Theatre was a ceremony bound up with fundamental activities in ancient ...

ISBN: 9781316284575

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Greek Tragedy After the Fifth Century

A Survey from ca. 400 BC to ca. AD 400

by Vayos Liapis & Antonis K. Petrides

<p>Did Greek tragedy die along with Euripides? This accessible survey demonstrates that this is far from being the case. In it, thirteen eminent specialists offer, for the first time in English, broad coverage of a little-studied but essential ...

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Gustav Mahler's Symphonic Landscapes

by Thomas Peattie

<p>In this study Thomas Peattie offers a new account of Mahler's symphonies by considering the composer's reinvention of the genre in light of his career as a conductor and more broadly in terms of his sustained engagement with the musical, ...

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Hampton on Hampton

Conversations with Christopher Hampton

by Christopher Hampton

<p><em>'A lot of my plays begin as comedies and mutate in the course of the evening, because my instinct is that you have to welcome the audience in and make sure they're sitting comfortably before you can give them an adequate punch on the ...

ISBN: 9780571341467

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Handbook of Acting Techniques

by Arthur Bartow

A unique survey of the twentieth century's most influential acting methods, offering invaluable practical insights for actors and drama teachers. Each of the ten famous techniques included in this handbook is described in detail by one of ...

ISBN: 9781854595423

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Handel on the Stage

by David Kimbell

<p>Of all the great composers of the eighteenth century, Handel was the supreme cosmopolitan, an early and extraordinarily successful example of a freelance composer. For thirty years the opera-house was the principal focus of his creative work ...

ISBN: 9781316530443

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Hannah and Hanna in Dreamland

by John Retallack

<p><strong>A story of friendship, migration and karaoke…</strong></p> <p>Summer 1999. Margate’s beaches are packed with day-trippers…. and its hotels filled with Kosovan asylum seekers – including Hanna (Celia Meiras), a survivor of Europe’s ...

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Harper Regan

by Simon Stephens

<p><em>If you go, I don't think you should come back.</em></p> <p>On a startlingly bright autumn night in 2006, Harper Regan walked away from her home, her husband and daughter, and kept walking. She told nobody that she was going. She told ...

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Harrison Birtwistle's Operas and Music Theatre

by David Beard

<p>David Beard presents the first definitive survey of Harrison Birtwistle's music for the opera house and theatre, from his smaller-scale works, such as Down by the Greenwood Side and Bow Down, to the full-length operas, such as Punch and Judy,

ISBN: 9781139793629

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