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Introduction to Theatre Reading List 2012-13

Primary Set Texts

(All available in the University Bookshop.)

Robert Leach. Theatre studies – the basics. Routledge. To be read in advance of coming

W. B. Worthen, ed., The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama (4th Edition), Wadsworth

Phillip Zarrilli, et al. Theatre Histories: An Introduction (2nd ed) Routledge

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Christopher Balme Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Studies Cambridge


Edward Braun The Director and the Stage Methuen

Tim Prentki & Sheila Preston The Applied Theatre Reader Routledge

Additional reading will be recommended during each specific section of the module, and available on intranet at