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  • List of Books Received

*Assigned for review
**Review appears in JDTC’s Spring 2015 issue

Book reviews should be between 800 and 1000 words for single book reviews (1,500 words for double book reviews) and conform to the MLA handbook. Reviews should include title and publication information, current price of the book in both cloth and paper (if applicable), and length in pages, inclusive of front matter and appendices. Reviews should speak to the book’s strengths and/or weaknesses, its contribution to the field in relation to similar/competing volumes (if applicable), and the particular audiences to whom the book would be most helpful. Reviews should end with the name of the reviewer, followed by institutional affiliation. See the list of books received below.

Individuals interested in reviewing books for JDTC may submit a statement of expertise or brief CV to Elizabeth Osborne, book review editor, at

Authors and presses may send review copies of books to:

Elizabeth Osborne, JDTC Book Review Editor
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Anderson, Judith H. and Jennifer C. Vaught, eds. Shakespeare and Donne: Generic Hybrids and the Cultural Imaginary. New York: Fordham UP, 2013.
Bank, Rosemarie K. and Michal Kobialka, eds. Theatre/Performance Historiography: Time, Space, Matter. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Banks, Fiona. Creative Shakespeare: The Global Education Guide to Practical Shakespeare. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Barnett, David. Brecht in Practice: Theatre, Theory and Performance. Methuen Drama Engage. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. [End Page 191]
*Bate, Jonathan and Dora Thornton. Shakespeare: Staging the World. New York: Oxford UP, 2012.
**Bauman, Thomas. The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago’s First Black-Owned Theater. Chicago: U of Illinois P, 2014. The New Black Studies Series.
Belsey, Catherine. Romeo and Juliet: Language and Writing. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. The Arden Shakespeare.
*Berger, Harry, Jr. A Fury in the Words: Love and Embarrassment in Shakespeare’s Venice. New York: Fordham UP, 2013.
Bickley, Pamela and Jenny Stevens. Essential Shakespeare: The Arden Guide to Text and Interpretation. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. The Arden Shakespeare.
Binnerts, Paul. Acting in Real Time. Trans. Paul Binnerts and Stephen Wangh. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2012.
Blau, Herbert. Programming Theater History: The Actor’s Workshop of San Francisco. Introduction by Elin Diamond. New York: Routledge, 2013.
*Bloom, Arthur W. Edwin Booth: A Biography and Performance History. New York: McFarland, 2013.
*Bonczek, Rose Burnett and David Storck. Ensemble Theatre Making: A Practical Guide. New York: Routledge, 2013.
Brater, Enoch, ed. A Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013.
Brome, Richard. A Jovial Crew. Ed. Tiffany Stern. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. Arden Early Modern Drama.
*Bryer, Jackson R. and Robert M. Dowling, eds. Eugene O’Neill: The Contemporary Reviews. New York: Cambridge UP, 2014. American Critical Archives.
*Bryer, Jackson R. and Mary C. Hartig, eds. William Inge: Essays and Reminiscences on the Plays and the Man. Jefferson, NC: Macfarland, 2014. [End Page 192]
*Bush, Sophie. The Theatre of Timberlake Wertenbaker. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. Critical Companions.
Burke, Margaret R. Gavin Bolton’s Contextual Drama: the Road Less Travelled. Chicago: Intellect, 2013. Theatre in Education.
*Canton, Ursula. Biographical Theatre: Re-Presenting Real People? New York: Palgrave, 2011.
*Carpenter, Faedra Chatard. Coloring Whiteness: Acts of Critique in Black Performance. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2014. Theater: Theory/Text/Performance.
Chambers-Letson, Joshua Takano. A Race So Different: Performance and Law in Asian America. New York: New York UP, 2013. Postmillennial Pop.
*Chaudhuri, Una and Holly Hughes, eds. Animal Acts: Performance Species Today. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2014. Critical Performances.
Chen, Xiaomei, ed. The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Drama. Abr. ed. New York: Columbia UP, 2014.
Citron, Atay, Sharon Aronson-Lehavi, and David Zerbib, eds. Performance Studies in Motion: International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Claycomb, Ryan. Lives in Play: Autobiography and Biography on the Feminist Stage. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2012.
Clayton, J. Douglas and Yana Meerzon, eds. Adapting Chekhov: The Text and its Mutations. New York: Routledge, 2013. Routledge Advances in Theatre and Performance Studies.
Connolly, Annaliese, ed...


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