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  • 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 ...
  • 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 (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 (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Karoline (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012-01-01)
  • 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.
  • Alison (Peter Lang, 2002)
    Should The Merchant of Venice be staged post-Holocaust? How was Antigone (an icon of noble suffering in the Western liberal humanist tradition) received in Apartheid-riven South Africa? These are some of the questions ...
  • Alison (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
    Over the past two decades, theatre practitioners across the West have turned to documentary modes of performance-making to confront new socio-political realities. This has led to an astonishing range of performance styles, ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Forsyth, Alison (2006)
    Sophocles’ dramatic depiction of the myth of Antigone (441 BC) has undergone a range of theatrical reincarnations over the centuries, from the tellingly entitled Antigone ou le piete by Robert Garnier (1580) to versions ...
  • Alison (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009)
    Performing Adaptations: Conversations and Essays on the Theory and Practice of Adaptation brings together scholars and artists from across North America and the United Kingdom to contribute to the growing discourse on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Alison (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
    Over the past two decades, theatre practitioners across the West have turned to documentary modes of performance-making to confront new socio-political realities. This has led to an astonishing range of performance styles, ...

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