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Slips of Wilderness: Verbal and Gestural Language in Measure for Measure

Paul Yachnin

Paul Yachnin is Tomlinson Professor of Shakespeare Studies and Director of the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI) at McGill University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patrick Neilson

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Shakespeare’s World of Words

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... disapproval. See 2.1.4–16 and 2.2.3–6 respectively.These readings of the word ‘slip’ were part of what was taken up by the actors in a production of Measure for Measure at McGill in autumn 2010, directed by Patrick Neilson. Using...

World Plays

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 Martin McDonagh

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... of their children, so we should not blame an author for the consequences that arise when other people read his or her stories. There is an interesting link, then, between authorship and paternity – both being thought of in terms of responsibility....

Performance and Critical Perspectives

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 Martin McDonagh

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... redrafting the play to include Father Welsh and Girleen – so now that too had four characters. The case for staging all three together was even more compelling. As for the Leenane setting, that was not initially the strongest link between...

The films

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 Martin McDonagh

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... of the real world which we must passively accept. As always, we need to be on our guard, and prepared to respond to what we see with a critical outlook. Another link between Cripple and In Bruges is that both equate the gaze of the filmmaker...

The Aran Islands Plays

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 Martin McDonagh

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... of it or immediately behind it (often in silhouette). In a 2008 Druid Theatre production, that screen was streaked with Billy’s blood. Such directorial decisions clearly link Billy’s manipulations of reality with Flaherty’s. The irony, of course,...
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...In the wake of increasing concern over brain trauma in professional athletes, Patrick Link has crafted a story about a retired NFL linebacker who must deal with a family tragedy and his own suffering because of the violence of his chosen...

The Leenane Trilogy

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 Martin McDonagh

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2012

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... it seem that he has solved a crime. And he’s doing this not from any desire to remedy injustice, but because he hopes he’s going to be promoted (17). There is a clear link here to The Pillowman, which gives us not one but two detectives – who...

Dramaturgies of Horror: Staging Nightmares

Trish Reid

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Dr Trish Reid is Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London, UK. She is the author of Theatre & Scotland, editor of Contemporary Scottish Plays (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015) and has contributed to Decades of Modern British Playwriting the 1990s, edited by Aleks Sierz (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 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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Kevin J. Wetmore

Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. is professor of theatre arts at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA, the author and editor of ten books including The Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films, and a contributor to numerous volumes on sci-fi, pop culture and religion, including essays on Godzilla, Star Wars, and Battlestar Galactica. His areas of expertise include Japanese theatre, African theatre, Shakespeare, Greek tragedy, stage combat and comedy. He is co-editor with Patrick Lonergan of Bloomsbury Methuen Drama’s Critical Companions series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Theatre of Anthony Neilson

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... violence, Neilson has undeniably written several plays in which violent imagery features centrally. Penetrator is one example, as is Stitching. Perhaps this is not surprising. As Patrick Duggan has noted, ‘the violence of our...

The New Drama: Social Challenge and Poetic Theatre from W.B. Yeats to Terence Gray

Irene Morra

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Irene Morra is Reader in English Literature at Cardiff University 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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Kevin J. Wetmore

Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. is professor of theatre arts at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA, the author and editor of ten books including The Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films, and a contributor to numerous volumes on sci-fi, pop culture and religion, including essays on Godzilla, Star Wars, and Battlestar Galactica. His areas of expertise include Japanese theatre, African theatre, Shakespeare, Greek tragedy, stage combat and comedy. He is co-editor with Patrick Lonergan of Bloomsbury Methuen Drama’s Critical Companions series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Verse Drama in England, 1900–2015 : Art, Modernity and the National Stage

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... in England. . . . And if modern ballet could somehow link itself with poetry again and re-establish the partnership of dance-drama on a large scale, then the pioneer ideas of Yeats would indeed have a splendid apotheosis on the modern stage....

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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... of tension, suspense and possibility). This effect is central to Butterworth’s theatre, and introduces an important keynote, which I wish to link with what Carney identifies as an element of ‘dialectical materialism’ in contemporary tragedy...