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Secondary Reading (Term 2)

 

 

 

 Ibsen

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

 

 

 

Strindberg

 

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

 

 

 

Chekhov

 

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

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

 

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

 

 

Pirandello

 

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

 

 

 

Lorca

 

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

 

 

 

Brecht

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

Churchill
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