Literature and Theatre studies

Books to explore

  • Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton

    Editor: Rowland Hughes

    Format: Paperback

    ★★★★★ “Shocking and entertaining in equal measures: a true gem from a bygone era.” Lyndsy Spence, The Lady Magazine

    Price:
    £8.99

  • Cultural Shakespeare

    Author: Graham Holderness

    Format: Paperback

    This book brings together the author's writings on Shakespeare and national culture and the ‘Shakespeare myth'.

    Price:
    £14.99

  • Entertainment, Propaganda, Education

    Author: Anselm Heinrich

    Format: Paperback

    Regional theatre in Germany and Britain between 1918 and 1945.

    Price:
    £14.99

  • Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance

    Editor: Karoline Gritzner

    Format: Paperback

    Price:
    £18.99

  • Lena Ashwell

    Author: Margaret Leask

    Format: Paperback

    Shortlisted for the 2013 Theatre Book Prize

    Price:
    £14.99

  • Lilian Baylis

    Author: Elizabeth Schafer

    Format: Paperback

    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.

    Price:
    £8.99

  • Off-centre Stages

    Author: Jinnie Schiele

    Format: Paperback

    Fringe Theatre at the Open Space and the Round House, 1968-1983

    Price:
    £12.99

  • Oxford Playhouse

    Author: Don Chapman

    Format: Paperback

    High and low drama in a university city

    Price:
    £9.99

  • Refiguring Mimesis

    Author: Jonathan Holmes , Adrian Streete

    Format: Paperback

    Representation in early modern literature.

    Price:
    £25

  • Reflecting the Audience

    Author: Jim Davis , Victor Emeljanow

    Format: Paperback

    London theatergoing, 1840-1880

    Price:
    £14.99

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  • Selling Shakespeare to Hollywood

    Author: Emma French

    Format: Paperback

    The marketing of filmed Shakespeare adaptations from 1989 into the new millennium

    Price:
    £16.99

  • The Al-Hamlet Summit

    Author: Sulayman Al-Bassam

    Format: Paperback

    Original play script in English and Arabic with an Introduction by Graham Holderness.

    Price:
    £9.99

  • The History of the Prince of Wales’s Theatre, London, 1771-1903

    Author: Richard L Lorenzen

    Format: Paperback

    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

    Price:
    £14.99

  • The Politics of the Pantomime

    Author: Jill Sullivan

    Format: Paperback

    Regional identity in the theatre, 1860-1900

    Price:
    £14.99

  • The Sands of Time

    Editor: Jenny Plastow , Margot Hillel

    Format: Paperback

    Children’s Literature: Culture, politics and identity

    Price:
    £14.99