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Product Description: Revenge Drama in European Renaissance and Japanese Theatre is a collection of essays that both explores the tradition of revenge drama in Japan and compares that tradition with that in European Renaissance drama. Why are the two great plays of each tradition, plays regarded as defining their nations and eras, Kanadehon Chushingura and Hamlet, both revenge plays? What do the revenge dramas of Europe and Japan tell us about the periods that produced them and how have they been modernized to speak to contemporary audiences? By interrogating the manifestation of evil women, ghosts, satire, parody, and censorship, contributors such as Leonard Pronko, J...read more

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9780230602892 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 15, 2008, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Revenge Drama in European Renaissance and Japanese Theatre is a collection of essays that both explores the tradition of revenge drama in Japan and compares that tradition with that in European Renaissance drama.

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Product Description: This book explores the appropriation of Shakespeare by youth culture and the expropriation of youth culture in the manufacture and marketing of 'Shakespeare'. Considering the reduction, translation and referencing of the plays and the man, the volume examines the confluence between Shakepop and rock, rap, graphic novels, teen films and pop psychology...read more

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9780230623071 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This book explores the appropriation of Shakespeare by youth culture and the expropriation of youth culture in the manufacture and marketing of 'Shakespeare'.

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Product Description: The relationship between the Catholic Church and theatre has a long and complicated history. This collection of fourteen critical essays seeks to demystify the ties--both practical and ideological--that have long bound Catholicism to theatrical production...read more

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9780786447411 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 15, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The relationship between the Catholic Church and theatre has a long and complicated history.

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Product Description: Since 1968, the name of motion picture director George Romero has been synonymous with the living dead. His landmark film Night of the Living Dead formed the paradigm of modern zombie cinema; often cited as a metaphor for America during the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement, the film used the tenets of the drive-in horror movie genre to engage the sociophobics of late-1960s culture...read more

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9780786446421 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 13, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Since 1968, the name of motion picture director George Romero has been synonymous with the living dead.

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Product Description: The reimagined television series Battlestar Galactica (2005 to 2009 on the Sci Fi Channel), features religion and theology among its central concerns--but does not simply use its myriad faiths as plot devices or background material...read more

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9780786465507 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 17, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The reimagined television series Battlestar Galactica (2005 to 2009 on the Sci Fi Channel), features religion and theology among its central concerns--but does not simply use its myriad faiths as plot devices or background material.

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Product Description: The horror film is meant to end in hope: Regan McNeil can be exorcized. A hydrophobic Roy Scheider can blow up a shark. Buffy can and will slay vampires. Heroic human qualities like love, bravery, resourcefulness, and intelligence will eventually defeat the monster...read more

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9781441132956 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 22, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The horror film is meant to end in hope: Regan McNeil can be exorcized.

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Product Description: A companion volume to Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900–2000, this anthology contains nine emblematic scripts from twentieth and twenty-first century Asian theatre. Opening with a history of modern Asian drama and a summary of the plays and their contexts, it features nine works written between 1912 and 2009 in Japan, China, Korea, India, Indonesia and Vietnam...read more
By Siyuan Liu (editor) and Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. (editor)

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9781408176481 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, July 17, 2014, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: A companion volume to Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900–2000, this anthology contains nine emblematic scripts from twentieth and twenty-first century Asian theatre.

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Product Description: Shakespearean Echoes assembles a global cast of established and emerging scholars to explore new connections between Shakespeare and contemporary culture, reflecting the complexities and conflicts of Shakespeare's current international afterlife.

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9781137380012 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 7, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Shakespearean Echoes assembles a global cast of established and emerging scholars to explore new connections between Shakespeare and contemporary culture, reflecting the complexities and conflicts of Shakespeare's current international afterlife.

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Product Description: Verse Drama in England, 1900-2015 provides a critical and historical exploration of a tradition of modern dramatic creativity that has received very little scholarly attention. Exploring the emergence of a distinctly modern verse drama at the turn of the century and its development into the twenty-first, it counters common assumptions that the form is a marginal, fundamentally outdated curiosity...read more

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9781472580146 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, October 20, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Verse Drama in England, 1900-2015 provides a critical and historical exploration of a tradition of modern dramatic creativity that has received very little scholarly attention.

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9781472580139 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, October 20, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Verse Drama in England, 1900-2015 provides a critical and historical exploration of a tradition of modern dramatic creativity that has received very little scholarly attention.

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Product Description: This Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical provides the perfect introductory text for students of theatre, music and cultural studies. It traces the history and development of the industry and art form in America with a particular focus on its artistic and commercial development in New York City from the early 20th century to the present...read more

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9781472513380 | Critical edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 23, 2017), cover price $86.00 | About this edition: This Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical provides the perfect introductory text for students of theatre, music and cultural studies.

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9781472513250 | Critical edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, March 23, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical provides the perfect introductory text for students of theatre, music and cultural studies.

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