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Ben Jonson

His Vision and His Art

by Alexander Leggatt

<p>While most critical writing on Jonson concentrates on the plays, poems or masques seen in isolation, this title, first published in 1981, ranges across the genres to explore Jonson’s vision as a whole. The author points to the inner ...

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Ben Jonson

His Life and Work

by Rosalind Miles

<p>The extraordinary character of Ben Jonson has only recently been brought into the light. Critics traditionally exalted Shakespeare, at Jonson’s expense. In this biography, first published in 1986, the author presents a full and accurate ...

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Ben Jonson

His Craft and Art

by Rosalind Miles

<p>Though he is one of the undisputed giants of English literature, Ben Jonson is known to most people only as the author of one or two masterly plays which regularly appear in the drama repertory. He is much less well-known for his whole ...

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Ben Jonson, John Marston and Early Modern Drama

Satire and the Audience

by Rebecca Yearling

<p>This book examines the influence of John Marston, typically seen as a minor figure among early modern dramatists, on his colleague Ben Jonson. While Marston is usually famed more for his very public rivalry with Jonson than for the quality of

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Bernard Shaw in Brazil

The Reception of Theatrical Productions, 1927–2013

by Rosalie Rahal Haddad

<p>In 1927, the first production of <em>Pygmalion</em> was staged in Brazil. At the time, over 65 per cent of the adult Brazilian population was illiterate, which makes it all the more surprising that directors and producers dared to stage such ...

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Bernard Shaw's Marriages and Misalliances

by Robert A. Gaines

<p>This book combines the insights of thirteen Shavian scholars as they examine the themes of marriage, relationships and partnerships throughout all of Bernard Shaw’s major works. It also connects Shaw’s own experiences of love and marriage to ...

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Bernard Shaw, W. T. Stead, and the New Journalism

Whitechapel, Parnell, Titanic, and the Great War

by Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

<p>This book explores Bernard Shaw’s journalism from the mid-1880s through the Great War—a period in which Shaw contributed some of the most powerful and socially relevant journalism the western world has experienced. In approaching Shaw’s ...

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Bernard Shaw’s Fiction, Material Psychology, and Affect

Shaw, Freud, Simmel

by Stephen Watt

<p>This book traces the effects of materiality - including money and its opposite, poverty - on the psychical lives of George Bernard Shaw and his characters. While this study focuses on the protagonists of the five novels Shaw wrote in the late

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Bertolt Brecht's Me-ti

Book of Interventions in the Flow of Things

by Bertolt Brecht & Tom Kuhn Kuhn

<p>Bertolt Brecht's <em>Me-ti,</em> which remained unpublished in his own lifetime, now appears for the first time in English. Me-ti counselled against 'constructing too complete images of the world'. For this work of fragments and episodes, ...

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Bertolt Brecht's Me-ti: Book of Interventions in the Flow of Things

by B;Tatlow, A;Tatlow, A;Kuhn, T Brecht

Bertolt Brecht's <i>Me-ti,</i> which remained unpublished in his own lifetime, now appears for the first time in English. Me-ti counselled against 'constructing too complete images of the world'. For this work of fragments and episodes, Brecht ...

ISBN: 9781472579164

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Best American Short Plays 2014-2015

by William W. Demastes

<p>For more than 70 years, The Best American Short Plays has been the standard of excellence for one-act plays in America. From its inception, it has identified cutting-edge playwrights Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, and others who have gone ...

ISBN: 9781495046483

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Best Plays from American Theater Festivals, 2015

by John Patrick Bray

(Applause Books). Theater festivals are where we find groundbreaking work, work that often becomes part of our national theater canon. This anthology features ten full-length plays (60 minutes or more) that premiered in both established and ...

ISBN: 9781495057748

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Between Two Silences

Talking with Peter Brook

by Mr Peter Brook

<p>This unusually candid volume of Brook in dialogue provides an uninhibited encounter with contemporary theatre's most influential director</p> <p>The result of twelve hours of spontaneous question and answer sessions, Between Two Silences ...

ISBN: 9781350058323

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Beyond representation

Television drama and the politics and aesthetics of identity

by Geraldine Harris

<p>Beyond representation explores whether the last thirty years witnessed signs of 'progress' or 'progressiveness' in the representation of 'marginalised' or subaltern identity categories within television drama in Britain and the US. In doing ...

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Bills of Mortality

Disease and Destiny in Plague Literature from Early Modern to Postmodern Times

by Patrick Reilly

<p><em>Bills of Mortality: Disease and Destiny in Plague Literature from Early Modern to Postmodern Times</em> explores the dynamic between the fact of plague and the constructs of destiny deadly disease generates in literary texts ranging from ...

ISBN: 9781454197485

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Black Acting Methods

Critical Approaches

by Sharrell Luckett & Tia M. Shaffer

<p><em>Black Acting Methods</em> seeks to offer alternatives to the Euro-American performance styles that many actors find themselves working with. </p> <p>A wealth of contributions from directors, scholars and actor trainers address ...

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Black Soundscapes White Stages

The Meaning of Francophone Sound in the Black Atlantic

by Edwin C. Hill Jr.

<p><em>Black Soundscapes White Stages</em> explores the role of sound in understanding the African Diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic, from the City of Light to the islands of the French Antilles. From the writings of European travelers in ...

ISBN: 9781421410609

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Black Women Playwrights

Visions on the American Stage

by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett

<p>First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an informa company.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781317944935

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Blindsided

by Simon Stephens

<p><em>We're just the least lucky girls in all the world. All three of us. You and me and Ruthy have been given a big sad spoon of bad luck.</em></p> <p>A girl growing up in a battered part of Stockport in a battered time at the end of the ...

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Blue Murder

by B Christian

ISBN: 9780868194059

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