We found 14 results for “
indigoBooksEntertainmentDramaHistory and Criticism


Showing 1 - 12 of 14 Results
Paperback

$26.65 online

$29.95

save 11%

Ships within 1-2 weeks

Not available in stores

The editor of this lively, updated assortment of reviews, interviews and other critical deliberations on contemporary Canadian drama has gathered material from books, theatre and scholarly journals; from major daily newspapers in Canada and abroad; from critics,…

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

In the Alexander Lectures for 1965-66 at the University of Toronto, Dr. Frye describes the basis of the tragic vision as "being in time," in which death as "the essential event that gives shape and form to life ... defines the individual, and marks him off from…

Paperback

$25.52 online

$28.00

save 8%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Christopher Murray provides a timely overview of a nation's theater read in the light of a nation's self-definition. Mediating between history and its troubled relation with politics and art, he attempts to do justice to the enabling and mirroring…

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

Part of a larger project to examine the Elizabethan politics of representation, Louis Montrose's The Purpose of Playing refigures the social and cultural context within which Elizabethan drama was created. Montrose first locates the public and professional…

Paperback

$26.06 online

$28.00

save 6%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Samuel Beckett, who wrote everything both in French and English, specialized in short enigmatic texts, implying vast visionary works of which the stories are broken pieces. Kenner's guide is designed to help readers see beyond the story in Beckett to the text as…

In stock online

Not available in stores

The first book of its kind, offerring an inside view of theatre today from the literary manager's point of view.

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

A rich resource for students of theater and theater historians, this volume features an annotated collection of more than 300 unusually interesting and detailed articles. Passages by contemporary observers from ancient Greece to modern times include notes on…

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

In a new edition of this now-classic work, Robert Brustein argues that the roots of the modern theatre may be found in the soil of rebellion cultivated by eight outstanding playwrights: Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Shaw, Brecht, Pirandello, O'Neill, and Genet.…

In stock online

Not available in stores

Everybody’s Shakespeare brings the insights and wisdom of one of the finest Shakespearean scholars of our century to the task of surveying why the Bard continues to flourish in modern times. Mack treats individually seven plays—Hamlet, King…

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

(Applause Books). Charles Marowitz casts a critical eye upon the highpoints of the last theatrical decade, in preparation for a new millennium. In a series of reviews, think-pieces, essays and commentaries culled from publications as varied as The London…

In stock online

Not available in stores

Herman Northrop Frye was born in 1912 in Quebec, Canada. His mother educated him at home until the fourth grade. After graduating from the University of Toronto, he studied theology at Emmanuel College for several years and actually worked as a pastor before…

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Not available in stores

The purpose of this absorbing collection is to illuminate the world of the theatre by setting it squarely in its historical context. To that end, Professor Evans draws on the whole spectrum of Elizabethan-Jacobean writing, from official documents to diaries and…