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Weber and Fields
The first and best biography of this pioneering comic duo and Broadway Stars--in a new edition!
Gilbert and Sullivan
Highlights the original cast members—both the well-known and the (until now) wholly unknown—who staged the duo's comic operas in Britain and in America.
Hegel on Tragedy and Comedy
Explores the full extent of Hegel’s interest in tragedy and comedy throughout his works and extends from more literary and dramatic issues to questions about the role these genres play in the history of society and religion.
Curtains of Light
Provides a new way of thinking about film's relation to theatre.
Yiddish Plays for Reading and Performance
Three stageworthy plays and nine individual scenes that offer an introduction to Yiddish theater at its liveliest.
A collection of plays by American Indian playwright William S. Yellow Robe Jr.
Analyzes audio recordings of interwar Hebrew plays, providing a new model for the use of sound in theater studies.
Let's Hear Their Voices
The first anthology of poetry, prose, and drama by second-generation Cuban American writers.
Explores the influence of Bertolt Brecht’s ideas on the practice and study of cinema.
Explores how a younger and more sensitive form of masculinity emerged in the United States after World War II.
A major new interpretation of the philosophical significance of the oeuvre of Denis Diderot.
Indigenous North American Drama
Traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama using a critical perspective.
Hegel and Shakespeare on Moral Imagination
Study of self-consciousness in Hegel and Shakespeare.
Argues for the importance of the neglected theme of slavery in Antigone.
Bound by the City
Explores the connections between sexual difference and political structure in ancient Greek tragedy.
The Old Guard
A brutal and unflinchingly honest portrayal of the effects of concentration camp life on the human psyche.
Women Writers of the Provincetown Players
Thirteen short plays by women that were originally produced by the Provincetown Players.
The Death of Empedocles
The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.
Examines Brecht's use of the theatre as a public arena for political change.
Latin American Women On/In Stages
Compares plays by Latin American women dramatists born after 1945.
New Jewish Voices
New Jewish Voices presents the first anthology of modern Jewish-American drama. These highly acclaimed plays, previously produced by New York City's nationally-renowned Jewish Repertory Theatre, offer ...
Meaning in Comedy
The festive Elizabethan comedies constitute a unique and dazzling drama, yet they have seldom been studied as a genre, and, except for Shakespeare's plays, they are seldom interpreted. Although successive ...