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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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The Digby Mary Magdalene Play
Rare surviving example of the Middle English saint play. It provides a window on the deep embedding of biblical drama and performance in late medieval devotional practices, social aspiration and critique, and religious discourses. Fully annotated and extensively glossed, an essential resource for the study of late medieval English religious drama.


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9781580442855 | Published: 2018
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9781580443012 | Published: 2018
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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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Drama and Sermon in Late Medieval England
Investigates how sermons and vernacular religious drama worked as media for public learning. The interrelation between sermons and vernacular drama, formerly assumed to be a close one, is addressed from historical connections, performative aspects, and the portrayal of penance.


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9781580442770 | Published: 2017
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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

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. 15 b&w illustrations.




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9780859893350 | Published: 2018
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9780859899970 | Published: 2016
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9780859892155 | Published: 2018
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9780859892087 | Published: 2018
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Elizabeth I, the Subversion of Flattery, and John Lyly's Court Plays and Entertainments
Looks at both the light and the dark side of the Elizabeth character in each of Lyly's court plays, while at the same time considering how that allegory works in terms of the various issues Lyly debates within the plays.


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9781580443333 | Published: 2018
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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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9780859890830 | Published: 2019
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9780859891080 | Published: 2019
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