Theatre

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Marvin Carlson | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199669820
ISBN 13 : 0199669821

Theatre is one of the longest-standing art forms of modern civilization. Taking a global look at how various forms of theatre - including puppetry, dance, and mime - have been inte..

Modern Drama A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2016-02-25 | Author : Kirsten Shepherd-Barr | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780191636127
ISBN 13 : 0191636126

The story of modern drama is a tale of extremes, testing both audiences and actors to their limits through hostility and contrarianism. Spanning 1880 to the present, Kirsten E. She..

Preface Why Shakespeare Shakespeare And Stratford Upon Avon Theatre In Shakespeare S Time Shakespeare In London Plays Of The 1590s Shakespeare And Comic Form Return To Tragedy The Classical Plays Tragi Comedy Epilogue Chronology Shakespeare S Works Further Reading Index

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Stanley Wells | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780198718628
ISBN 13 : 0198718624

Looking at his early life and education, this title explores Shakespeare's social and intellectual background and the literary traditions on which he drew. Examining the theatres a..

Voltaire A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2017-02-23 | Author : Nicholas Cronk | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199688357
ISBN 13 : 0199688354

Voltaire (1694-1778), best remembered as the author of Candide, is one of the central actors -- arguably the defining personality -- of the European Enlightenment. In this Very Sho..

The Elements A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2004-04-08 | Author : Philip Ball | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191578250
ISBN 13 : 0191578258

This Very Short Introduction traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the substances around them. L..

Translation

Pub Date : 2016-08-10 | Author : Matthew Reynolds | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198712114
ISBN 13 : 0198712111

Translation is everywhere, and matters to everybody. Translation doesn't only give us foreign news, dubbed films and instructions for using the microwave: without it, there would b..

Consciousness A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2005-03-24 | Author : Susan Blackmore | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780192805850
ISBN 13 : 0192805851

A lively introduction that combines the perspectives of philosophy, psychology and neuroscience - written by the top name in the field, Susan Blackmore...