Drama and Theatre Research

 

Recent Submissions

  • Gritzner, Karoline (Oberon Books, 2006)
  • David Ian (John Wiley & Sons, 2006-09-29)
    This wide-ranging Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama offers challenging analyses of a range of plays in their political contexts. It explores the cultural, social, economic and institutional agendas that readers ...
  • Karoline (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012-01-01)
  • Rabey, David Ian (2008-10-01)
    This essay opens up seom questions and speculations about recent theoretical paradigms of sexuality (from Sociology, Cultural Studies and Gender Studies), and their points of contact with various elements of theatricality. ...
  • Jones, Anwen (2001-04)
    The successive versions of L'Annonce faite à Marie reveal Paul Claudel's difficult search for effective dramatic representation of elusive spiritual forces. The early versions reflecting the weaknesses of French Symbolist ...
  • Rabey, David Ian (2005-07)
    The English dramatist/director Howard Barker has, through a unique combination of style, content, theoretical argument and mise-en-scène, persistently countered conventional presumptions and propositions of the supposedly ...
  • Jones, Anwen (2005-10)
    Olivier Py's interpretation of Paul Claudel's masterpiece, Le Soulier de satinwas an eleven-hour production staged as part of the Edinburgh International Festival's main programme of events in August 2004. One of the ...
  • David Ian (Palgrave Macmillan, 1990-11-15)
    A critical survey of the development of British & Irish political drama, with particular attention to the changing attitudes of the playwright to his audience & his tactics to engage it in the dramatic & political tensions ...
  • Karoline (Brill Publishers, 2005-12-01)
    Genealogies of Identity examines issues of sex and sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. The volume considers historically specific discourses of sex and sexuality, their effect within public ...
  • David Ian (Taylor & Francis, 2003-01-23)
    English Drama since 1940 considers the bids of successive post-war dramatists to find language and images of remorseless disclosure, appropriate to the public manifestation of sensed crisis and the interrogation of the ...
  • David Ian (Intellect, 2013-08-27)
    Lovefuries offers a double bill of performance pieces that explode national and personal pressures to keep silent, and explore the surprising and shocking resurgences of life that break through grief. In The Contracting ...
  • David Ian (Taylor & Francis, 1998-01-29)
    * Product Description: Authoritative in its reference to all Rudkin's work for theatre, cinema, radio and television, this profound critical study aims to prompt a reappraisal of his work in current dramatic, theoretical, ...
  • David Ian (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009-01-30)
    This is a paperback edition of this landmark study of Howard Barker's drama and poetry between 1969 and 1987. New paperback edition of this 1989 book will publish to coincide with major season of Barker's work in Paris in ...
  • David Ian (Intellect, 2004-01-01)
    A first volume of plays by a startlingly ambitious and inventive dramatist. The Back of Beyond takes, as its starting point, the route of a sequel to King Lear, in which the surviving Shakespearean characters set out on ...
  • Rabey, David Ian; Gritzner, Karoline; Drama and Theatre Research; Department of Theatre, Film & Television Studies (Oberon Books, 2006-06-30)
    Fifteen varied essays discuss the style, language and vision of one of Britain’s most influential and controversial playwrights. Focusing on different aspects of what Barker has called the Theatre of Catastrophe, an ...
  • Alison; Department of Theatre, Film & Television Studies; Drama and Theatre Research (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013-12-19)
    This anthology will not only showcase plays based on testimony by well established playwrights, but also new and hitherto unknown artists. The volume will not only comprise 6-8 testimonial plays, but also material which ...
  • Stephen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012-06-01)
    This book examines queer performance in Britain since the early 1990s, arguing for the significance of emerging collaborative modes of practice. Using queer theory and the history of early lesbian and gay theatre to examine ...
  • David Ian (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
    Howard Barker’s theatre is uniquely alluring and startlingly original, bringing together classical discipline, moral ruthlessness and transgressive eroticism, in a form and experience Barker terms Theatre of Catastrophe. ...
  • Stephen (Taylor & Francis, 2013-04-05)
  • Rabey, David Ian (Hertfordshire University Press, 2010-12-01)
    An analysis of contact points between the forces of Eros and Thanatos, philosophy and speculative theatre, with particular reference to the writings of the philosophers Alphonso Lingis and Anne Dufourmantelle.

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