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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

By Kurt Gänzl
Subjects: Literature

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

Edited by Mark Alznauer
Subjects: Philosophy

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.

Restless Spirits

A collection of plays by American Indian playwright William S. Yellow Robe Jr.

Possessed Voices

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.

Brechtian Cinemas

Explores the influence of Bertolt Brecht’s ideas on the practice and study of cinema.

Dramatic Experiments

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.

Whose Antigone?

By Tina Chanter
Subjects: Philosophy

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

Edited by Judith E. Barlow
Subjects: Literature
Series: Excelsior Editions

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.

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

By John S. Weld
Subjects: Literature

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 ...