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  • Books Received

*Assigned for review
**Review appears in JDTC's Spring 2017 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 Christine Woodworth, book review editor, at

Authors and presses may send review copies of books to:

Christine Woodworth, JDTC Book Review Editor
Theatre Department
Gearan Center for the Performing Arts
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Angelaki, Vicky. Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Banks, Fiona. Creative Shakespeare: The Global Education Guide to Practical Shakespeare. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
*Barnett, David. Brecht in Practice: Theatre, Theory and Performance. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. Methuen Drama Engage.
Baxter, Veronica and Katherine E. Low. Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. 2017. [End Page 175]
Berendse, Sabine and Paul Clements, eds. and trans. Brecht, Music and Culture: Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
*Berger, Harry, Jr. A Fury in the Words: Love and Embarrassment in Shakespeare's Venice. New York: Fordham UP, 2013.
**Bial, Henry. Playing God: The Bible on the Broadway Stage. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2015.
*Black, Cheryl and Jonathan Shandell, eds. Experiments in democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theatre, 1912-1945. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2016.
*Blair, Rhonda and Amy Cook, eds. Theatre, Performance, and Cognition: Languages, Bodies and Ecologies. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. Methuen Drama Performance and Science: Interdisciplinary Dialogues.
Brown, Carolyn E. Shakespeare and Psychoanalytic Theory. New York: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015. The Arden Shakespeare.
Bull, John. British Theatre Companies, 1965-1979. London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. 2017.
*Burwick, Frederick. British Drama of the Industrial Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015.
**Camp, Pannill. The First Frame: Theatre Space in Enlightenment France. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2014.
Canning, Charlotte M. On the Performance Front: US Theatre and Internationalism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Studies in International Performance.
*Carlson, Marvin. Shattering Hamlet's Mirror: Theatre and Reality. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2016.
Cefalu, Paul. Tragic Cognition In Shakespeare's Othello. New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015. Shakespeare Now!
Christensen, Ann C. Separation Scenes: Domestic Drama in Early Modern England. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2017. [End Page 176]
Clericuzio, Alessandro. Tennessee Williams and Italy: A Transcultural Perspective. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
*Cohen, Robert. Shakespeare on Theatre: A Critical Look at His Theories and Practices. London: Routledge, 2017.
*Cull, Laura and Alice Lagaay, eds. Encounters in Performance Philosophy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Performance Philosophy.
*Day, Gary. The Story of Drama: Tragedy, Comedy and Sacrifice from the Greeks to the Present. London: Bloomsbury, 2016.
*D'Monte, Rebecca. British Theatre and Performance, 1900-1950. New York: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015. Critical Companions.
Dugas, Don-John. Shakespeare for Everyman: Ben Greet in Early Twentieth-Century America. London: Society for Theatre Research, 2016.
**Ekberg, Jeremy. The Myth of Identity in Modern Drama. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
Escolme, Bridget. Emotional Excess on the Shakespearean Stage: Passion's Slaves. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
*Evans, Mark and Rick Kemp, eds. The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq. London and New York: Routledge, 2016.
**Fisher, Mark. How to Write About Theatre: A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015.
Frazer, Paul and Adam Hansen. The White Devil: A Critical Reader. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare.
Freeman, Lisa A. Antitheatricality and the Body Public. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2017.
Garde, Ulrike and Meg Mumford. Theatre of Real People: Diverse Encounters at Berlin's Hebbel am Ufer and...


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