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When Shall We Live?

David Hare

David Hare is the author of over seventeen plays. He lives in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Obedience, Struggle & Revolt : Lectures on Theatre

Faber and Faber, 2005

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... reported a rather more interesting argument and one which served to bring me up short. The entertaining royalist historian Andrew Roberts, whose book about the followers of Churchill I admired as much as anyone, was reported as saying...

‘The hatch and brood of time’: Beyond the Economy

David Hawkes

David Hawkes is Professor of English at Arizona State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and Economic Theory

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... to A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy (1859), in Robert Tucker (ed.),...

Introduction to the 1950s

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: The 1950s

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... that it will be so’. David Kynaston , Austerity Britain: 1945–51 ( London : Bloomsbury, 2007), p. 78. It is,...

The British Theatre 1945–60

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modern British Playwriting: The 1950s

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... proposal that the state regulate theatre buildings, was echoed by Basil Dean, Robert Morley and Peter Ustinov. Dan Rebellato , 1956 and All That: The Making...

Song

Shakespeare and Music : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... Jacquelyn A. Fox-Good , ‘Ophelia's Mad Songs: Music, Gender, Power’, in David C. Allen and Robert A. White...

George Farquhar: A Migrant Life Reversed

David Roberts

David Roberts is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Arts and Media at Birmingham City University, UK. Recent books include Thomas Betterton (2010), The Library of a Seventeenth-Century Actor (2012), Restoration Plays and Players (2014), and Games for English Literature (2016), co-authored with Izabela Hopkins. Articles in major journals including Shakespeare Quarterly, ELH, New Theatre Quarterly, and The Times Literary Supplement. My biography of Betterton was shortlisted for the American Library Association Theatre Book Prize and longlisted for the Society for Theatre Research Book Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Methuen Drama, 2018

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... to find acceptance in the English literary culture. David Roberts explores how Farquhar used comedy to negotiate his Anglo-Irish Protestant identity while perpetually being treated as an outsider. George Farquhar: A Migrant Life Reversed...

The Performance History

Doctor Faustus: A Critical Guide

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2010

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... history in David Bevington and Eric Rasmussen , eds, ‘ Doctor Faustus ’: A- and B-texts (1604, 1616)...

Housing Acts: Performing Public Housing

David Roberts

David Roberts is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Arts and Media at Birmingham City University, UK. Recent books include Thomas Betterton (2010), The Library of a Seventeenth-Century Actor (2012), Restoration Plays and Players (2014), and Games for English Literature (2016), co-authored with Izabela Hopkins. Articles in major journals including Shakespeare Quarterly, ELH, New Theatre Quarterly, and The Times Literary Supplement. My biography of Betterton was shortlisted for the American Library Association Theatre Book Prize and longlisted for the Society for Theatre Research Book Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Performing Architectures : Projects, Practices, Pedagogies

Methuen Drama, 2018

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... of the public in the bedroom; and early photographs of the tower in the living room. Actors playing Ernö and Ursula Goldfinger during a workshop at Balfron Tower, 2013. Photo courtesy of David Roberts. In each of the oral history interviews we...

Fairy Tales of Hard Men: Contextualizing Butterworth – Themes, Genres, Styles, Crises and Settings

David Ian Rabey

David Ian Rabey is Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at Aberystwyth University, UK. His writing includes Howard Barker: Politics and Desire (1989, 2009), Howard Barker: Ecstasy and Death (2009), English Drama Since 1940 (2003), David Rudkin: Sacred Disobedience (1997); as co-editor, Theatre of Catastrophe (with Karoline Gritzner, 2006) and Howard Barker's Art of Theatre (with Sarah Goldingay, 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick Lonergan

Patrick Lonergan is a lecturer in English at National University of Ireland, Galway. He writes about theatre for The Irish Times and Irish Theatre Magazine. His first book, Theatre and Globalization, was awarded the 2008 Theatre Book Prize. He has authored two Student Editions of plays by Martin McDonagh for Methuen Drama. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre and Films of Jez Butterworth

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... 3–5); but this is unsuitable as an account of Butterworth’s plays, which, as well as humour generated by desperation, frequently involve death and loss. David Hirst’s description of Shakespeare’s developments of tragicomedy is preferable:...

The Arrival of Godot: Beckett, Cultural Memory and 1950s British Theatre

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Beckett in Great Britain

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... as Bull indignantly notes, that he had ‘been insulted DURING a performance’ (ibid.: 176). Nor could he rely on his friends for support: Robert Morley left before the second act, and (according to Bull) would phone him periodically,...