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New Directions

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Henry V : A Critical Reader

The Arden Shakespeare, 2019

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... as understood in relation to nation-building rather than expansion.Shakespeare was writing plays at a time when ‘the British overseas empire remained a nascent phenomenon’. See John Kerrigan, Archipelagic English: Literature, History,...

‘Devices of Wonder’: Globalizing Technologies in the Process of Scenography

Scenography Expanded : An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... as the wedding, for example, Vincenzo Scamozzi designed the Teatro all’antica for Vespasiano Gonzaga, the 1st Duke of Sabbioneta, which while tiny in comparison with the Uffizzi perfectly mirrored the Medici ambition in creating unified forms...

Pot and Kettle

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Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Cicely Hamilton , Naomi Paxton , Christopher St John ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Pot and Kettle by Ciciely Hamilton and Christopher St John tells the story of young Marjorie, a newly signed-up member of the Anti-Suffrage movement, whose parents are delighted at the decision she has taken, hoping that by joining, she...

How the Vote Was Won

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Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ Cicely Hamilton , Naomi Paxton , Christopher St John ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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...In her introduction, Naomi Paxton writes: ‘How The Vote Was Won was and remains one of the most popular and well known suffrage plays. A brilliant ensemble piece, it is set in the living room of Horace and Ethel Cole in Brixton, London...

‘The Vodka-and-Tonic Society’: Wonderful Tennessee and Give Me Your Answer, Do!

Christopher Murray

Christopher Murray is Emeritus Professor of English and Drama at University College, Dublin, Ireland, where he was the founder member and first director of the UCD Drama Centre offering MA and PhD in Modern Drama Studies. His many publications include Twentieth-Century Irish Drama: Mirror up to Nation. He is chair of the board of directors of the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of Brian Friel : Tradition and Modernity

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... confirmation of a false assumption’. Brian Friel , ‘Plays Peasant and Unpeasant’ in Christopher Murray...

A Kind of Trilogy: Making History, Translations and The Home Place

Christopher Murray

Christopher Murray is Emeritus Professor of English and Drama at University College, Dublin, Ireland, where he was the founder member and first director of the UCD Drama Centre offering MA and PhD in Modern Drama Studies. His many publications include Twentieth-Century Irish Drama: Mirror up to Nation. He is chair of the board of directors of the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of Brian Friel : Tradition and Modernity

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... Queen's Theatre in the decades before 1916. However, there is the rebirth of the history play as modern allegory, fathered by Shaw in St Joan (1920) and taken up by Brecht, Arthur Miller and many others down to the 1960s. Robert Bolt's...

Critical Perspectives

Christopher Murray

Christopher Murray is Emeritus Professor of English and Drama at University College, Dublin, Ireland, where he was the founder member and first director of the UCD Drama Centre offering MA and PhD in Modern Drama Studies. His many publications include Twentieth-Century Irish Drama: Mirror up to Nation. He is chair of the board of directors of the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of Brian Friel : Tradition and Modernity

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... from uncontentious, and above all for a reading of Brian Friel, whose Translations, the ‘central text’ Seamus Deane , quoted in John...

France

Christopher Ivic

Christopher Ivic is Senior Lecturer in English, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and National Identity : A Dictionary

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017

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... after the Reformation in England, by religion, somewhat. French Protestants (Huguenots) and Catholics clashed throughout the latter half of the sixteenth century, and 24 August 1572 witnessed the St Bartholomew’s...

Coming of Age: Philadelphia, Here I Come!

Christopher Murray

Christopher Murray is Emeritus Professor of English and Drama at University College, Dublin, Ireland, where he was the founder member and first director of the UCD Drama Centre offering MA and PhD in Modern Drama Studies. His many publications include Twentieth-Century Irish Drama: Mirror up to Nation. He is chair of the board of directors of the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of Brian Friel : Tradition and Modernity

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... and Macmillan, 1972, p. 71 . as written by Shiels, St John Ervine and Tomelty. For almost forty years, various attempts had been made to establish Irish drama on the Belfast stage in rivalry with the Abbey Theatre...

Introduction

Christopher Innes

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Christopher Innes is a Professor of English at York University, Canada, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Performance and Culture. He is the author of many books on modern drama and theatre history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martin Middeke

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Middeke Martin (born 24 April 1963 in Paderborn) is a German literary scholar and Chair of English Literature at the University of Augsburg, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matthew C. Roudané

Dr Matthew Roudané is Professor of English and Chair at Georgia State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Paul Schnierer

Dr Peter Paul Schnierer is the Chair of English Literature at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary American Playwrights

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... Endowment for the Arts (NEA) award. She and three other performance artists, who became known as the NEA Four, had applied for NEA grants, but their applications, though favourably reviewed, were vetoed by the chairman John Fronmayer after...