Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You too, August Wilson)
ISBN: PB: 9780300261462, Yale University Press, January 2023
96 pp., 22.8x13.9 cm
The fourteenth winner of the Yale Drama Series prize explores "Blackness" and the reasons why joy and peace might be harder to get than we think. What does it mean to be safe when you're a person of color in the United States? If you were given the...
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£18,99
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Arthur Miller American Witness
ISBN: HB: 9780300234923, Yale University Press, January 2023
264 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A great theater critic brings twentieth-century playwright Arthur Miller's dramatic story to life with bold and revealing new insights. Distinguished theater critic John Lahr brings unique perspective to the life of Arthur Miller (1915-2005), the p...
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£16,99
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Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical
ISBN: HB: 9780300223798, Yale University Press, January 2023
376 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 30 black&white illus.
A new look at artist Oscar Hammerstein II as a pivotal and underestimated force in the creation of modern American culture. You know his work – "Show Boat, Oklahoma!", "Carousel", "The King and I". But you don't really know Oscar Hammerstein II, the...
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£20,00
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Why Dance Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300204520, Yale University Press, January 2023
272 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A passionate and moving tribute to the captivating power of dance, not just as an art form but as a language that transcends barriers. Mindy Aloff, a journalist, an essayist, and a dance critic, analyzes dance as the ultimate expression of human ene...
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Radical Vision A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry
ISBN: PB: 9780300264784, Yale University Press, March 2022
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In this acclaimed biography of Lorraine Hansberry, Soyica Diggs Colbert narrates a life at the intersection of art and politics, arguing that for Hansberry the theater operated as a rehearsal room for her political and intellectual work. Celebrated f...
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£12,99
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Art of Dramaturgy
ISBN: HB: 9780300233698, Yale University Press, November 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Anne Cattaneo was among the first Americans to fill the role of dramaturg, one of theater's best kept secrets. A combination of theater artist, scholar, researcher, play advocate, editor, and writer's friend, it is the job of a dramaturg to "reflect...
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£35,00
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Magnum Opus The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill
ISBN: HB: 9780300248470, Yale University Press, June 2021
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
From 1935 to 1939, Eugene O'Neill worked on a series of plays that would trace the history of an American family through several generations. He completed just two of the proposed eleven plays – "A Touch of the Poet" and "More Stately Mansions" – whi...
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£45,00
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Of Human Kindness What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy
ISBN: HB: 9780300256413, Yale University Press, April 2021
176 pp., 21.6x14 cm
While exploring Shakespeare's plays with her students, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that teaching and discussing his plays unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in the classroom. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare's...
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No Fixed Points Dance in the Twentieth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780300259322, Yale University Press, April 2021
928 pp., 23.5x18.7 cm, 200 black&white illus.
This book chronicles one hundred years of dramatic developments in ballet, modern, and experimental dance for stage and screen in Europe and North America. The volume is magisterial in scope, encompassing the history of theatrical dance from 1900 thr...
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Ibsen's Kingdom The Man and His Works
ISBN: HB: 9780300228663, Yale University Press, March 2021
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen achieved unparalleled success in his lifetime and remains one of the most important figures in modern drama. The culmination of a lifetime of scholarship, Evert Sprinchorn's biography constructs Ibsen's life through...
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