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Acting and Directing
Aitken, Maria. Style: Acting in High Comedy. New York: Applause, 1996; pp. 142. $12.95.
Converse, Terry John. Directing for the Stage: A Workshop Guide of 42 Creative Training Exercises and Projects. Colorado Springs: Meriwether Publishing, 1996; pp. 317. $14.95.
Girard, Dale Anthony. Actors on Guard: A Practical Guide for the Use of Rapier and Dagger for Stage and Screen. London: Routledge, 1997; pp. 511. $35.00.
Oddey, Alison. Devising Theatre: A Practical and Theoretical Handbook. London: Routledge, 1996; pp. 254. $59.95 cloth, $19.95 paper.
Delgado, Maria M., and Paul Heritage. In Contact with the Gods? Directors Talk Theatre. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1997; pp. 342. $59.95 cloth, $19.95 paper.
*. *Manfull, Helen. In Other Words: Women Directors Speak. Lyme, NH: Smith and Kraus, 1997; pp.185. $19.95.
Young, David. How to Direct a Musical Broadway—Your Way: with Special Material for Working with Youth, Teens, the Disabled, Challenged, Retired, and Computers. London: Routledge, 1995; pp. 161.
Yordon, Judy E. Experimental Theatre: Creating and Staging Texts. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1997; pp. 356. $19.95.
Theatre Design and Stagecraft
Pinnell, William H. Perspective Rendering for the Theatre. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996; pp. 192. $24.95.
Redler, Dan. Stage Lighting: The CD-ROM. New Ind. Zone Ramat-Hasharon, Israel: Danor, 1997. $59.95.
Autobiography and Biography
Shaw, George Bernard. Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw: Bernard Shaw and Gabriel Pascal. Edited by Bernard F. Dukore. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996; pp. 285. $40.00.
Bibliography and Reference
Demastes, William W. British Playwrights, 1956–1995: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996; pp. 512. $95.00.
Demastes, William W., and Katherine E. Kelly. British Playwrights, 1880–1956: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996; pp. 472. $95.00.
Dickey, Jerry. Sophie Treadwell: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1997; pp. 288. $79.50.
Fisher, James. Eddie Cantor: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1997; pp. 320. $59.95.
Harner, James L. The World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. $240.00.
Mann, David D., and Susan Garland Mann with Camille Garnier. Women Playwrights in England, Ireland, and Scotland, 1660–1823. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996; pp. 432. $57.50.
Mews, Siegfried. A Bertolt Brecht Reference Companion. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1997; pp. 448. $95.00.
Schrank, Bernice, and William W. Demastes. Irish Playwrights, 1880–1995: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996; pp. 480. $95.00.
Criticism, History, and Theory
Acheson, James. Samuel Beckett’s Artistic Theory and Practice: Criticism, Drama, and Early Fiction. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997; pp. 254. $49.95.
Auerbach, Nina. Ellen Terry, Player in Her Time. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997; pp. 528. $22.50.
Bean, Annemarie, James V. Hatch, and Brooks McNamara. Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1997; pp. 310. $50.00 cloth, $19.95 paper.
Berger, Harry, Jr. Making Trifles of Terrors: Redistributing Complicities in Shakespeare. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997; pp. 487. $59.50 cloth, $19.95 paper.
Booth, Michael, John Stokes, and Susan Bassnett. Three Tragic Actresses: Siddons, Rachel, Ristori. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996; pp. 200. $49.95.
Brisset, Annie, A Sociocritique of Translation: Theatre and Alterity in Quebec, 1968–1988. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996; pp. 238. $45.00.
Blue, William. Spanish Comedies and Historical Contexts in the 1620s. University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 1996; pp. 259. $42.50.
Canfield, J. Douglas. Tricksters and Estates: On the Ideology of Restoration Comedy. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1997; pp. 328. $44.95.
Carlson, Harry G. Out of Inferno: Strindberg’s Reawakening as an Artist. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996; pp. 390...