We found {count} results for “

Showing 1 - 12 of 30 Results

Trade Paperback

$64.61

$67.95

save 4%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Peter Arnott discusses Greek drama not as an antiquarian study but as a living art form. He removes the plays from the library and places them firmly in the theatre that gave them being. Invoking the practical realities of stagecraft, he illuminates the literary patterns of the plays, the…read more

Trade Paperback

$61.27

$71.50

save 14%

In stock online

Not available in stores

In the same winning formula as The New Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Agatha Christie (more than 300,000 copies sold) and The Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Sherlock Holmes (1999), this all-new companion to Shakespeare will present The Bard in a new and exciting way in a new…read more

Trade Paperback

$62.60

In stock online

Not available in stores

This edition of Shakespeare's King Lear is based on the first (1608) quarto and represents a significantly different version from that published in the folio of 1623, which forms the basis of the standard New Cambridge Shakespeare edition. Each has numerous unique passages and hundreds of variant…read more

In stock online

Not available in stores

Maggie Gale's West End Women uncovers groundbreaking material about women playwrights and the staging of their performances between the years 1918 and 1962. It documents a dynamic era of social and theatrical history, analysing the transformations that occurred in the theatre and the lives of…read more

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

The pervasive and unrestrained use of obscenity has long been acknowledged as a major feature of fifth-century Attic Comedy; no other Western art form relies so heavily on the sexual and scatological dimensions of language. This acclaimed book, now in a new edition, offers both a comprehensive…read more

Wilde: Salome

by William Tydeman|

August 28, 1996

Trade Paperback

$61.26

In stock online

Not available in stores

This is the first book-length study of Oscar Wilde's play Salome. Often drawing on little-known sources, the authors provide a detailed stage history of this controversial work, and its transformation into opera, dance and film with such major innovators as Max Reinhardt, Richard Strauss, Serge…read more

In stock online

Not available in stores

Since their first production four centuries ago, the plays of William Shakespeare have been the most widely produced, popularly acclaimed, and critically examined works in the world's literature. In this unique book, Victor L. Cahn, an acclaimed teacher of drama, guides the reader scene by scene…read more

Clouds

by Aristophanes|

August 1, 1989

Trade Paperback

$60.00

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

During the second half of the fifth century BC, oratory was an essential skill for a successful politician. This art of persuasive speaking was one of several subjects which sophists, lesser philosophers (with whom Socrates was often identified), offered at a price. Aristophanes' Clouds,…read more

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

Now in a convenient paperback format, here are all the known comedies of Shakespeare including: All's Well That Ends Well; As You Like It; Cardenio: A Brief Account; The Comedy of Errors; The Comical History of the Merchant of Venice, or Otherwise Called the Jew of Venice; Cymbeline, King of…read more

In stock online

Not available in stores

François Laroque's new perspective on Shakespeare's relation to popular culture has quickly become a classic of scholarship. Available now in paperback, the book opens new possibilities for Shakespeare studies, revealing the connections between his plays and the folklore, customs, games,…read more

Trade Paperback

$61.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays is the essential Sonnets anthology for our time. This important collection focuses exclusively on contemporary criticism of the Sonnets, reprinting three highly influential essays from the past decade and including sixteen original analyses by leading…read more

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Not available in stores

This volume investigates and correlates the substantial undergrowth of myths, rituals, and superstitions that constituted the fabric of early America. Baker examines the Celtic legacy within the dramatic arts. The implications are profound in that they suggest the literature and religious…read more