Folklore, Children's Entertainment, and Nineteenth-Century Pantomime
Examines pantomime and theatricality in nineteenth-century histories of folklore and the fairy tale.
Printed Paper Cased
The translations collected here-Death and the Fool, Electra, and The Tower represent different periods and interests in his career as a dramatist.
Essays in Drama, Performance, and Show Business
Collects leading scholars’ insight on the plays, production, music, audiences, and political and aesthetic concerns of modern Yiddish theater.
Israel Zangwill’s Jewish Plays
Three plays by Israel Zangwill, a noted Jewish playwright, published together for the first time in their original form and accompanied by extensive scholarly commentary.
An Epic Drama
An explosive political drama projecting an African people’s revolutionary struggle to confront government forces and foreign oil corporations that have ravaged their land and strangled the voices of their mothers and daughters.
Shakespeare, Macbeth, and the Cultural Moment
By demonstrating fundamental connections between audience reaction then and the use of computers today, Renaissance scholar Arthur Kinney explores the cultural moment of one of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies.
Four Plays by Ron Milner
The four Milner plays collected here —Checkmates, What the Wine-Sellers Buy, Jazz-Set, and Urban Transition —are characterized by their attention to African American social and psychological culture.
An Epic Drama for Women
Tell It To Women gives traditional rural women a voice: the women from Idu break from their assumed position of silence and powerlessness to confront the urban women who believe their western education gives them the authority to speak for all women.
A valuable contribution to African American literary and theatrical scholarship, this volume is a compilation of sixteen plays written during the Harlem Renaissance, brought together for the first time and set in a historical context.
The Broken Calabash, Parables for a Season, and The Reighn of Wazobia
This anthology of plays allows a glimpse into the lives of the people of Onwueme’s native Nigeria and reveals the range and beauty of Nigerian culture.
An Anthology of Early Plays, 1858-1938
This volume rescues from obscurity thirteen plays by early African American writers.