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Secondary Reading (Term 2)





Akerholt, May Brit, “Henrik Ibsen in English Translation”; in Zuber, Ortrun (ed.), The Languages of Theatre: Problems in the Translation and Transposition of Drama, 1980, pp.104-120


Braunrnuiler, A. R., “Hedda Gabler and the Sources of Symbolism”.  In: Redmond, James (ed.) Drama and Symbolism; Themes in Drama 4, 1982, pp. 57-70


Durbach, Errol, Ibsen and the Theatre, 1980


              Ibsen the Romantic, 1982


Fjelde, R, (ed.), Ibsen: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1965


Gray, Ronald, Ibsen: A Dissenting View, 1977


Hemmer, Bjorn, and Ystad, Vigdis, (ed.), Contemporary Approaches to Ibsen, vol. 7,1991


McFarlane, James, Henrik Ibsen: A Critical Anthology, 1970


Meyer, Michael, Henrik Ibsen, 1974.


Marker,F.J.and L.L., Ibsen's Lively Art: A Performance Study of the Major Plays, 1989.


Northam, John, Ibsen: A Critical Study, 1973


Sprinchiorn, Evert,  “The Unspoken Text in Hedda Gabler”, Modern Drama 6, no. 3 (Sept. 1993): pp. 353-67 


Young, Robin, Time's Disinherited Children: Childhood, Regression and Sacrifice in the Plays of Henrik Ibsen, 1989






Chaudhuri, Una, “Private Parts: Sex, Class, and Stage Space in Miss Julie”, Theatre Journal 45, No.3 (Oct. 1993): pp.317-32


Dodd, Philip, “Fairy Tales, the Unconscious and Strindberg's Miss Julie',” Literature and Psychology 28, (1978): pp.145-50


Madsen, B. G., Strindberg's Naturalistic Theatre: Its Relation to French Naturalism


Meyer, Michael, Strindberg, 1985


Reinert, Otto, Strindberg: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1967


Stockenstrom, ed., Strindberg's Dramaturgy, 1985


Sprinchiom, Evert,  Strindberg As Dramatist, 1982


Steene, Birgetta, August Strindberg, 1982


Strindberg, August, Letters to the Intimate Theatre, 1967


Tornqvist, Egil, Strindbergian Drama, 1982


Tornqvist, Egil and Jacobs, Barry, Strindberg's Miss Julie: A Play and its Transpositions, 1988


Weaver, O.K., (ed.), Strindberg on Stage, 1983






Allen, David, Performing Chekhov, 2000


Gerhardie, William, Anton Chekhov: A Critical Study, 1974


Gottlieb, Vera (ed.), Allain, Paul (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Chekhov, 2000


Hingley, Ronald; Chekhov: A Biographical and Critical Study, 1966


Jackson, R.L., Chekhov: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1967


Pritchett, V. S; Chekhov: A Spirit Set Free, 1988


Selenick, Lawrence, Anton Chekhov, 1985


Stanislavsky, Konstantin, My Life in Art, 1924.


Styan, J.L., Chekhov in Performance, 1971



Valency, Maurice, The Breaking String, 1966






 Bergman, Ingmar,  Scenes from a Marriage (t.v. script)


Marker, Lisa-Lone and Frederick, Ingmar Bergman: Four Decades in Theatre, 1982





Bassanesse, Fiora, Understanding Luigi Pirandello, 1997


Bassnett, Susan, File on Pirandello, 1989


                  Luigi Pirandello, 1983


Bassnett, Susan and Lorch, Jennifer (eds.), Luigi Pirandello in the Theatre:  A Documentary Record, 1993


Bentley, Eric, The Pirandello Commentaries, 1986


Bishop, Tom, Pirandello and the French Theater, 1960


Bloom, Harold (ed.), Luigi Pirandello, 2003


Caesar, Ann, Characters and Authors in Luigi Pirandello, 1998


Cambon, Glauco, Pirandello: A Collection of Critical Essays, 1967


Lorch, Jennifer, Pirandello, 'Six Characters in Search of an Author': Plays in Production, 2005


Oliver, Roger, Dreams of Passion : The Theater of Luigi Pirandello, 1979


Pirandello, Luigi, On Humour, 1974


Ragusa, Olga, Luigi Pirandello: An Approach to his Theatre, 1980


Rink, Peter, ”Six Characters in Search of an Author' by Luigi Pirandello, 1977


Sogliuzzo, A. Richard, Luigi Pirandello, Director: The Playwright in the Theatre, 1982






Allen, R. C., Psyche and Symbol in the Theater of Federico Garcia Lorca, 1975


Edwards, Gwynne, Lorca, The Theatre Beneath the Sand, 1988


Gibson, Ian, Frederico Garcia Lorca, 1989


Miller, Beth (ed.), Women in Hispanic Literature: Icons and Fallen Idols, 1983


Smith, Paul Julian, The Theatre of Garcia Lorca: Text, Performance, Psychoanalysis, 1998


           The Body Hispanic, 1991


Sullivan, Patricia L., “The Mythic Tragedy of Yerma”, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 49, (1972): 265-78


Ter Horst, Robert, “Nature Against Nature in Yerma”.  In, Zdenek, Joseph W. (ed.), The World  of Nature in the Works of Federico Garcia Lorca, 1980






Benjamin, Walter, Understanding Brecht, 1977


Bentley, Eric, The Brecht Commentaries, 1991


Brecht, Bertolt, Brecht on Theatre, 1973


                Brecht on Film and Radio, 1994


Fuegi, John, Brecht in Performance, 1987


Gray, Ronald, Brecht the Dramatist, 1976


Dickson, K., Towards Utopia: A Study of Brecht, 1978


Hiley., Jim, Theatre at Work: The National Theatre Production of “Galileo”, 1981


Lyon, James K., Bertolt Brecht in America, 1980


Patterson, Michael, The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933, 1981


Silberman, Marc, Revolution 1989: Whither Brecht? (Brecht Yearbook 16), 1991


Thomson, Peter, and Sack, Glendyr, The Cambridge Companion to Brecht, 1994


Willett, John, The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht, 1959


Brecht in Context, 1983


Wright, E., Post-modern Brecht, 1989






Beckett, Samuel, Endgame: The Production Notebooks of Samuel Beckett, 1985


No Author Better Served: the Correspondence of Samuel Beckett and Alan Schneider, 1998


Begam, Richard, Samuel Beckett and the End of Modernity, 1996


Brater, Enoch, Beyond Minimalism, 1987


Cohn, Ruby, Just Play: Beckett's Theater, 1980


Essif, Les, Empty Figures on an Empty Stage: the Theatre of Samuel Beckett and his Generation, 2001


Kelb, Jonathan, Beckett in Performance, 1989


Knowlson, James, Damned to Fame: the Life of Samuel Beckett, 1996


Oppenheimer, Lois, Directing Beckett, 1994


Pilling, John, The Cambridge Companion to Beckett, 1994


Worth, Katherine, Samuel Beckett's Theatre: Life Journeys, 1999




Aston, Elaine, An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre, 1995


Sue-Ellen Case (ed.), Performing Feminisms,1990


Geraldine Cousin, Churchill the Playwright, 1989


Women in Dramatic Space and Time: Contemporary Female Characters on Stage, 1996


Fitzsimmonds, Linda, File on Churchill, 1989


Goodman, Elizabeth, Contemporary Feminist Theatres, 1993


                              Feminist Theatre and Theory,1996


Amelia H. Kritzer, The Plays of Caryl Churchill, 1991


Phyllis Randall, Caryl Churchill, A Casebook, 1988