Drama and Performance Studies

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  1. Gender and Modern Irish Drama
    Gender and Modern Irish Drama argues that the representations of sacrificial violence central to the work of the Abbey playwrights are intimately linked with constructions of gender and sexuality. Susan Cannon Harris goes beyond... Learn More
    Published: 6th September 2002
    Hardback | £36.00
  2. Empty Figure on an Empty Stage
    Empty Figure on an Empty StageThe Theatre of Samuel Beckett and His GenerationLes EssifAn original and exciting approach to the theatre of the absurd.This study considers the ways playwrights draw meaning from emptiness. With... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2001
    Hardback | £37.00
  3. A Century of Irish Drama
    This book traces a significant shift in 20th century Irish theatre from the largely national plays produced in Dublin to a more expansive international art form. Confirmed by the recent success outside of Ireland of the "third... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2001
    Paperback | £21.99
  4. Drama for a New South Africa
    ... a solid addition to international drama." —Library JournalGoing beyond the parameters of conventional literary drama, these seven new plays express life issues in post-apartheid South Africa—Islamic fundamentalism, women's... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2000
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. West African Popular Theatre
    ... a ground-breaking contribution to the field of African literature... " —Research in African LiteraturesAnyone with the slightest interest in West African cultures, performance or theatre should immediately rush out and buy... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1997
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. The Death of Character
    Extremely well written, and exceedingly well informed, this is a work that opens a variety of important questions in sophisticated and theoretically nuanced ways. It is hard to imagine a better tour guide than Fuchs for a trip... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 1996
    Paperback | £15.99
  7. Vietnam Protest Theatre
    ... a thoughtful and important treatment of the international tensions of the period as they were embodied in theatre practice. It is the only book of its kind on the subject, and a valuable source of production information."... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 1996
    Hardback | £25.99
  8. Pinter at Sixty
    ... insights and expertise which all together furnish a useful addition to Pinter studies." —Modern Language ReviewEssays by both scholars and theater artists examine the work of British playwright Harold Pinter. The essays... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1993
    Paperback | £20.99