Explores the cultural dynamics of this ancient form of Sanskrit theater.
The first and best biography of this pioneering comic duo and Broadway Stars--in a new edition!
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.
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.
Provides a new way of thinking about film's relation to theatre.
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.
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.
Traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama using a critical perspective.
Study of self-consciousness in Hegel and Shakespeare.
Argues for the importance of the neglected theme of slavery in Antigone.
Explores the connections between sexual difference and political structure in ancient Greek tragedy.
A brutal and unflinchingly honest portrayal of the effects of concentration camp life on the human psyche.
Thirteen short plays by women that were originally produced by the Provincetown Players.
The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.
Ten contemporary plays that dramatize the volatile relationships between Blacks and Jews in American society.
Introduces readers to comic and tragic masterpieces spanning 150 years of Yiddish drama.
Examines Brecht's use of the theatre as a public arena for political change.
Compares plays by Latin American women dramatists born after 1945.
Examines the role of the theatre in Paris during the Nazi occupation.
A philosophical inquiry into the essence of comedy.
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 ...