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Acting Greek Tragedy


With a strong interest in the performance of ancient Greek tragedy, Graham Ley’s short text explores the dynamics of physical interaction between performers and of the dramaturgical construction of scenes.





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9780859898935 | Published: 2015
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9780859898928 | Published: 2015
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9780859899734 | Published: 2015
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9780859899871 | Published: 2015
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Ancient Greek and Contemporary Performance


This collection of essays connects antiquity with the present by debating the current conceptions of performance theory and the insistence on a limited version of ‘the contemporary’. These essays explore historical performance in ancient Greece and link it to wider reflections on cultural theory.

 

 




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9780859898911 | Published: 2014
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9780859899833 | Published: 2015
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9780859899642 | Published: 2015
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Le  Comte D'Essex


This is a volume in the series Textes littéraires/Exeter French Texts. If Elizabeth I of England thought to rid herself forever of Robert Devereaux, Earl of Essex, by sending him to the scaffold she was very much mistaken, since his name, intertwined with hers, has traversed four centuries.





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9780859896665 | Published: 2000
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Dissertations Contre Corneille


Dissertations Contre Corneille chronicles one of the great literary controversies of seventeenth-century France. In 1663, François Hédelin, l’abbé d’Aubignac, published four dissertations in which he criticised with increasing ferocity the most famous and greatest playwright of the century, Corneille.





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9780859894937 | Published: 1996
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Dynamis


Rohou interprets Dynamis as an orthodox tragi-comedy that reflects both the political concerns of the late 1640s and the developments in dramaturgy which had taken place over the previous decade or so. Rohou is most helpful in pointing out, in footnotes and a brief glossary, differences between Du Ryer's language and modern usage.





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9780859893763 | Published: 1992
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Eighteenth-Century Brechtians


New in paperback. Eighteenth-Century Brechtians is a collection of essays by a well-known author on comic and radical political theatre.  It looks at stage satires by John Gay, Henry Fielding, George Farquhar, Charlotte Charke, David Garrick and their contemporaries through the lens of Brecht’s theory and practice.

 

 




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9780859893350 | Published: 2018
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9780859899970 | Published: 2016
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9780859892155 | Published: 2017
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9780859892087 | Published: 2017
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Forms of Conflict


This is a full-length study of the representation of contemporary warfare on the British stage and investigates the strategies deployed by theatre practitioners in Britain as they meet the representational challenges posed by the ‘new wars’ of the global era.





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9780859899949 | Published: 2016
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9780859899932 | Published: 2016
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9780859891080 | Published: 2018
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9780859890830 | Published: 2018
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Freedom's Pioneer


This is the first full-length study of John McGrath's work, and illuminates the importance of his role in the development of theatre, film and television in the last four decades of the twentieth century.





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9780859897495 | Published: 2005
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9780859897488 | Published: 2005
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9780859899130 | Published: 2015
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From Mimesis To Interculturalism


From Mimesis to Interculturalism offers a series of critical readings of key texts in the history of European and American theatrical and performance theory. It answers the need for a detailed critique of theatrical theory from its origins in Greek antiquity to the present day.





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9780859896405 | Published: 1999
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Michel Strogoff


This is the first critical edition of a Verne play; the book also contains many of his unpublished letters. His theatrical work (40 plays and synopses) was, until now, almost unknown, even though Michel Strogoff was among the greatest successes of the late-19th century theatre.





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9780859894630 | Published: 1995
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