Books in category Literary Criticism – Drama

  • Measure for Measure

    Measure for Measure
    William Shakespeare, Brian Gibbons

    Presents the text of the classic comedy, in which Isabella is asked to sacrifice her virtue to save her brother's life, along with explanatory notes and commentary.

  • The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh

    The Theatre and Films of Martin McDonagh
    Patrick Lonergan

    Martin McDonagh is one of the world's most popular dramatists. This is a highly readable and illuminating analysis of his career to date that will appeal to the legions of fans of his stage plays and the films Six Shooter and In Bruges.

  • Shakespeare s Clown

    Shakespeare’s Clown
    David Wiles

    Focusing on the clown Will Kemp, this book shows how Shakespeare and other dramatists wrote specific roles as vehicles for him.

  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare

    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare
    Margreta de Grazia

    A comprehensive, readable and authoritative introduction to the study of Shakespeare.

  • Chicano Drama

    Chicano Drama
    Jorge Huerta

    An accessible introduction for students and theatregoers of Chicano theatre, first published in 2000.

  • Twelve Angry Men

    Twelve Angry Men
    Reginald Rose

    Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

  • HighTide Plays 1

    HighTide Plays: 1
    Beth Steel, Harry Melling, Dan LeFranc, Anders Lustgarten

    This anniversary volume brings together four of the key plays that have come out of HighTide Theatre Festival's programme during this time: Ditch by Beth Steel is a clear-eyed look at how we might behave when the conveniences of our …

  • Death and Drama in Renaissance England

    Death and Drama in Renaissance England
    William E. Engel

    This is followed by a survey of the end to which foreign language phrase-books crafted highly mannered vignettes of daily life, and a discussion of theways in which metaphors of the stage were translated into a body of work which portrayed …

  • Honor Thy Gods

    Honor Thy Gods
    Jon D. Mikalson

    In Honor Thy Gods Jon Mikalson uses the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides to explore popular religious beliefs and practices of Athenians in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. and examines how these playwrights portrayed, …

  • Everyman and Mankind

    Everyman and Mankind
    Douglas Bruster, Eric Rasmussen

    Everyman and Mankind are morality plays that mark the turn of themedieval period to the early modern, with their focus on theindividual.

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