Literature and Theatre studies
Books to explore
Editor: Rowland Hughes
★★★★★ “Shocking and entertaining in equal measures: a true gem from a bygone era.” Lyndsy Spence, The Lady Magazine
Author: Graham Holderness
This book brings together the author's writings on Shakespeare and national culture and the ‘Shakespeare myth'.
Author: Anselm Heinrich
Regional theatre in Germany and Britain between 1918 and 1945.
Editor: Karoline Gritzner
Author: Margaret Leask
Shortlisted for the 2013 Theatre Book Prize
Author: Elizabeth Schafer
The first biography of Lilian Baylis for over thirty years and one which considerably revises the established image of Baylis as a domineering and eccentric old lady.
Author: Jinnie Schiele
Fringe Theatre at the Open Space and the Round House, 1968-1983
Author: Don Chapman
High and low drama in a university city
Author: Jonathan Holmes , Adrian Streete
Representation in early modern literature.
Author: Jim Davis , Victor Emeljanow
London theatergoing, 1840-1880
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Author: Emma French
The marketing of filmed Shakespeare adaptations from 1989 into the new millennium
Author: Sulayman Al-Bassam
Original play script in English and Arabic with an Introduction by Graham Holderness.
Author: Richard L Lorenzen
In 1771 a new concert hall was built on a plot of land just off London's Tottenham Court Road. Amateur theatricals staged there by the aristocratic Pic-Nic Society soon aroused the hostility of the Patent Theatre managers, keen to protect their monopoly. The hall was refitted as a theatre in
Author: Jill Sullivan
Regional identity in the theatre, 1860-1900
Editor: Jenny Plastow , Margot Hillel
Children’s Literature: Culture, politics and identity