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Oral Literature in Africa

by Ruth Finnegan

Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces...


William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well...


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents) (Lecture Club Classics)

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume!

The Comedies

A Midsummer Night's Dream

All's Well That Ends Well

As...


Children's Theater: A Paradigm, Primer, and Resource

by Kelly Eggers & Walter Eggers

This book introduces readers to the world of children's theater by highlighting one specific model, The Oyster River Players, a small children's theater company in New Hampshire. By exploring the history and...


The London Stage 1890-1959: Accumulated Indexes

by J. P. Wearing

This volume combines all the individual indexes—title, genre, theatre, and general—found in the seven volumes of The London Stage: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel (2nd edition) covering...


Stage Mothers: Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830

by Elaine M. McGirr, Laura Engel, Ellen Malenas Ledoux & Judith Hawley et al.

Stage Mothers expands the discussion of eighteenth-century women’s social and dramatic roles by demonstrating the complicated, contradictory, and celebratory faces of maternity on stage and on the page. This...


The presumed death of Michel Agnolo Florio

by Corrado Sergio Panzieri

Il vero ispiratore e autore delle opere della drammaturgia shakespeariana. Traduzione a cura di Eleonora Sàita.


The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

by Whitney Crothers Dilley

Through suggestive readings of gender and identity, this book explores the international appeal of an acclaimed contemporary director. The author has revised the book’s introduction to reflect Ang Lee’s...


The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions

by Stephen H. West & Wilt L. Idema

This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays’ fourteenth-century editions. Almost...


The Actor and the Alexander Technique

by Kelly McEvenue & Patsy Rodenburg

F.M. Alexander developed the Alexander Technique of movement in the early 20th century. Combining vocal clarity and body movement, Alexander developed a performance coaching method that is used by dancers, actors,...


Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatre

by Samuel L. Leiter

This updated edition adds well over 200 plot summaries representing each theatrical form in addition to:

  • a chronology;
  • introductory essay;
  • appendixes;
  • an extensive bibliography;
  • over 1500 cross-referenced entries...


The Light in the Piazza

by Craig Lucas & Adam Guettel

A bittersweet new Broadway musical by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel.


A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

by Ian Brodie

The first examination of stand-up comedy through the lens of folklore


Blue-Collar Broadway: The Craft and Industry of American Theater

by Timothy R. White

A rich history of American theater, Timothy White's Blue-Collar Broadway tells the story of the people who created costumes, shoes, scenery, lights, and props. From the 1880s to the 1990s, White explores the...


The Coen Brothers Encyclopedia

by Lynnea Chapman King

This encyclopedia focuses on all aspects of the Coen Brothers’ work—from writing and directing Blood Simple (1983) to their involvement in the forthcoming television series, Fargo. This extensive reference...


A Mickey Mouse Reader

by Garry Apgar

The first anthology to chart the Disney character's ascent to the rank of global icon


Alexander Payne: Interviews

by Julie Levinson

Interviews with the director of Citizen Ruth, Nebraska, and The Descendants


The Long Christmas Ride Home

by Paula Vogel

Pulitzer-Prize winning author of How I Learned to Drive's newest play.


Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater: 1930-2010

by James Fisher

Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater presents the plays and personages, movements and institutions, and cultural developments of the American stage from 1930 to 2010, a period of vast and almost...


The London Stage 1950-1959: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel

by J. P. Wearing

This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1950 to December 31, 1959. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays,...