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Eugene O'Neill and His Eleven-Play Cycle : ''A Tale of Possessors  Self-Dispossessed''
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Eugene O'Neill and His Eleven-Play Cycle : ''A Tale of Possessors Self-Dispossessed''

By Gallup, Donald C.

New Haven: Yale University Press,. Hardback. 320pp. A study of the 11 play cycle dealing with one American family over several generations. ''Quoting extensively from unpublished notes, outlines, scenarios, and drafts, and incorporating detailed plot summaries, this book tells for the first time the complicated story of the cycle project. It shows what the dramatist tried to do, how he went about it, and why in the end he failed.'' Unread copy copy still in publisher's shrink wrap. Mint in mint dw. . Hardcover. 1998.

$8.98

The Oxford Companion to the Theatre
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The Oxford Companion to the Theatre

By Hartnoll, Phyllis (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. Hardback. 934pp. A-Z compendium of information on actors, playwrights, theatres, Critics, producers, and movements. 80 black and white plates. First prelim has been neatly torn out. Dust wrapper has been permanently enclosed in plastic. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 4th Revised edition. 1995.

$12.82

Volpone
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Volpone

By Jonson, Ben

London: A & C Black,. Paperback. 170pp. Part of the New Mermaids series of plays. Edited by Philip Brockbank with extended introduction, notes, further reading and two useful appendices providing contextual material, and a selection of variants. Bumped to one corner. Slightly rubbed to edges. Old price label to back. Very good copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1991.

$1.92

Arguments with England
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Arguments with England

By Blakemore, Michael

London: Faber & Faber,. Paperback. 404pp. Theatrical memoir recalling British theatre in the 1950s and 1960s. Small selection of black and white plates. A little rubbed. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2004.

$1.92

Contemporary Theatre Review Volume 19 issue 4 November 2009
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Contemporary Theatre Review Volume 19 issue 4 November 2009

By Bradby, David and Maria M. Delgardo

Routledge,. Paperback. paginated 395-528pp. Articles cover Shakespeare as performed in France, theatre for festival audiences, Hrvatski Faust by Slobodan Snajder, etc. Lightly rubbed to corners. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2009.

$4.49

Contemporary Theatre Review Volume 18 issue 2 May 2008
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Contemporary Theatre Review Volume 18 issue 2 May 2008

By Bradby, David and Maria M. Delgardo

Routledge,. paginated 141-289pp. Articles cover Young Vic theatre 'Post-memory and the holocaust, etc. One corner has been torn off. Lightly rubbed to other corners. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2008.

$4.49

Murder in the Cathedral

By Mason, W. H.

Oxford: Blackwell,. Paperback. 73pp. On T. S. Eliot's poetic drama. Covers the historical background, the themes of martyrdom and spiritual malaise, the four tempters, the knights, dramatic technique, the chorus, the verse, etc. Notes on English Literature series. Some light edge and reading wear. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1968.

$1.28

Volpone
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Volpone

By Jonson, Ben

London: A & C Black,. Paperback. 170pp. Part of the New Mermaids series of plays. Edited by Philip Brockbank with extended introduction, notes, further reading and two useful appendices providing contextual material, and a selection of variants. Some occasional, light, neat pencil annotation. Previous owner's name to prelim. Slightly rubbed to edges. Very good copy. . Paperback. Reprint. 1991.

$1.92

Who's Who in Shakespeare's England Over 700 concise biographies of  Shakespeare's contemporaries
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Who's Who in Shakespeare's England Over 700 concise biographies of Shakespeare's contemporaries

By Palmer, Alan and Veronica

London: Methuen,. Paperback. 280pp. A-Z entries of artists, clergy, court and society figures, diplomats, explorers, politicians, musicians, printers and publishers, scholars and scientists, Shakespeare's family, friends and connections and originals of characters. Includes short glossary and a small number of black and white illustrations.  Very clean and bright, minimal wear. Very good copy . Paperback. 2000.

$5.13

Ellen Terry: Player in her Time
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Ellen Terry: Player in her Time

By Auerbach, Nina

New York: Norton,. Paperback. 504pp. Biography of the Victorian actress. Detailed index. Chronology. Very slightly dusty to edges and white areas of the cover. Slightly rubbed. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1989.

$6.41

Perspectives on Plays

By Lyman, Jane (editor)

London: Routledge,. Paperback. 284pp A large selection of commentaries, criticism and reviews of plays from the Greeks to Samuel Beckett. Rubbed especially to corners. Some light creasing to covers. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1976.

$5.13

A Reader's Guide to Fifty British plays, 1660-1900
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A Reader's Guide to Fifty British plays, 1660-1900

By Thompson, John Cargill

London: Heinemann,. Hardback. 448pp. Invaluable collection of potted guides to a wide range of British plays. Each mini-guide includes a section of author biography and/or social background, list of characters, fairly detailed plot synopsis, and a critical commentary. Playwrights covered include: John Dryden, Roger Boyle, William Wycherley, George Etherage, Nahum Tate, Thomas Otway, William Congreve, Richard Steele, George Farquhar, Joseph Addison, John Gay, Henry Fielding, George Lillo, David Garrick, Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Matthew Lewis, Walter Scott, Shelley, Edward Bulwer, Dion Boucicault, Oscar Wilde and Arthur Wing Pinero amongst others. There is also a general essay on audience and taste and a bibliography. Indexed. Lightly bumped. Dust wrapper is slightly spotted and slightly surface rubbed. Very good copy in Good dw. . Hardcover. 1980.

$12.82

Hecuba

By Euripides

Oxford: Clarendon Press,. Hardback. 103pp. Partly in the original and partly in translation with introduction and notes by J. T. Sheppard Blue cloth rather darkened to spine. Occasional marks to front and back. Internally very good. Text in both Greek and English translation. Contextualising introduction on Greek theatre. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1949.

$11.54

The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

By Ellis, Ruth

London: Winchester Publications,. 1st edn, 10'' x 7.5'', 162 pp. An account of the development of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford from the ideas and influence of Charles Edward Flower in the late Victorian era. Colour frontis painting of waterside view of Theatre with black and white illustrations throughout. Appendices include Plays and Players 1879-1948, Chairmen of Governors, Directors of Festivals, and Books. Indexed. Printers' blemish on Contents Page. Blue boards in faux leather with gilt titles to spine. Rubbed. Very light foxing to page edges. A very good copy of a fascinating account of the inception of this important theatre. Very good copy . Hardcover. 1948.

$12.82

Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart A Biography
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Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart A Biography

By Martin, Robert Bernard

London: Faber & Faber / Oxford University Press,. Paperback. 643pp. Award winning biography of the Victorian poet. Black and white frontis and 24 further plates. Includes family tree of the Tennysons. 9 page bibliography. Some reading wear but spine remains uncreased. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1983.

$8.98

The Romance of the English Theatre

By Brook, Donald

London: Rockcliffe,. A history of the theatre from before Shakespeare to the Second World War. Black and white frontis with over 70 other black and white plates depicting theatres, staging as well as actors and actresses. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine Cloth has some uneven fading and some bumping. Light foxing to edges. Dust wrapper has suffered significant chips and tears. Good copy in poor dw. . Hardcover. 1946.

$12.82

Fears of Fragmentation

By Wesker, Arnold

London: Jonathan Cape,. 128pp. Collection of lectures and essays by the English playwright. Cream dust wrapper has become grubby and has some edge wear. Book itself has light pencil annotation. Good+, sound copy with good- dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1970.

$6.41

My Dear One: A Victorian Courtship with the beginnings of an Autobiography by Sybil Thorndike Casson.

By Casson, Patricia (ed) and Sybil Thorndike Casson

London: Julia MacRae,. Hardback. 159pp. 10 black and white plates. A colllection of love letters between Agnes Bower and Arthur Thorndike parents of Dame Sybil Thorndike (1882-1976)  the actress whose autobiographical fragment is also included.  Neat dust wrapper is slightly sunned to spine. Minimal edge wear. Near fine copy in very good dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1984.

$10.26

Unpopular Virtues: The Critical Reception of J. M. R. Lenz

By Leidner, Alan C. and Karin A. Wurst

London: Camden House.. Hardback. Assessment of the eighteenth century playwright and friend of Goethe. Red boards with gilt titles. Still in publisher's shrink wrap. No dust wrapper as published Mint. . Hardcover.

$11.54

Unpopular Virtues: The Critical Reception of J. M. R. Lenz

By Leidner, Alan C. and Karin A. Wurst

London: Camden House.. Hardback. Assessment of the eighteenth century playwright and friend of Goethe. Red boards with gilt titles. Still in publisher's shrink wrap. No dw as published Mint. . Hardcover.

$11.54

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