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Literature and Theatre Studies

Literature and Theatre Studies

Cultural Shakespeare

Cultural Shakespeare: Essays in the Shakespeare myth by Graham Holderness

£12.00

Description

This book brings together the author's writings on Shakespeare and national culture and the ‘Shakespeare myth'.
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Entertainment, Propaganda, Education

Entertainment, Propaganda, Education by Anselm Heinrich

£12.00

Description

Regional theatre in Germany and Britain between 1918 and 1945
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Eroticism and Death

Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance edited by Karoline Gritzner

£18.99

Description

The essays brought together in this collection offer new perspectives on the eros/death relation in a wide selection of dramatic texts, theatrical practices and cultural performances.
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Lilian Baylis

Lilian Baylis: A biography by Elizabeth Schafer

£6.99

Description

The first biography of Lilian Baylis for over thirty years and one which considerably revises the established image of Baylis as a domineering and eccentric old lady.
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Off-centre stages

Off-Centre Stages: Fringe Theatre at the Open Space and the Round House, 1968-1983 by Jinnie Schiele

£12.99

Description

An important history of a key period in British theatre, illustrated throughout with rare photographs of productions and of the theatres themselves.
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Oxford Playhouse

Oxford Playhouse: High and low drama in a university city by Don Chapman

£9.99

Description

Don Chapman tells for the first time the story of the Oxford Playhouse.
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Refiguring Mimesis

Refiguring Mimesis edited by Jonathan Holmes and Adrian Streete

£25.00

Description

Representation in early modern literature
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Selling Shakespeare to Hollywood

Selling Shakespeare to Hollywood by Emma French

£16.99

Description

The marketing of filmed Shakespeare adaptations from 1989 into the new millennium
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The Al-hamlet-Summit

The Al-Hamlet Summit by Sulayman Al-Bassam

£9.99

Description

Original play script in English and Arabic with an Introduction by Graham Holderness
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The Sands of Time

The Sands of Time edited by Jenny Plastow and Margot Hillel

£14.99

Description

Children's literature: Culture, politics and identity
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Prince of Wales theatre

The History of the Prince of Wales's Theatre, London, 1771-1903 Richard L Lorenzen

£25.00

Description

This book gives a detailed account of the history of the Prince of Wales's theatre and the hundreds of artists who appeared there, as well as recording the notable variety of productions on the playbills. as a closely focused history of a single venue over more than a century, it adds invaluably to our knowledge of London theatre history.
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Wicked Lady

Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton by Magdalen King-Hall

£6.99

Description

with notes and an introduction by Rowland Hughes
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Lena Ashwell

Lena Ashwell: Actress, patriot, pioneer by Margaret Leask

£14.99

Description

From her first appearance on stage in 1891 to the end of her life, Ashwell was determined to make the theatre accessible and relevant to everyone, prompting G.B. Shaw to describe her as possessing an 'awakeningly truthful mind as well as an engaging personality.' Immaculately researched, abundantly illustrated and lucidly written, this biography is the first book-length treatment of its subject and will be the definitive account for many years to come.
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Prince of Wales's Theatre

The History of the Prince of Wales's Theatre, London, 1771-1903 by Richard L. Lorenzen

£14.99

Description

This book gives a detailed account of the hundreds of artists who appeared at the playhouse as well as recording the notable variety of productions on the playbills. As a closely focused history of a single venue over more than a century, it adds invaluably to our knowledge of London theatre history.
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Politics of Pantomime

The Politics of the Pantomime by Jill A. Sullivan

£14.99

Description

Regional identity in the theatre, 1860-1900
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