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  • Books Received*Assigned for review **Review appears in JDTC's Fall 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 Jocelyn L. Buckner, book review editor, at

Authors and presses may send review copies of books to:

Jocelyn L. Buckner, JDTC Book Review Editor
Department of Theatre
Chapman University
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

Angelaki, Vicky. Social and Political Theatre in 21st-Century Britain. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Banks, Fiona. Creative Shakespeare: The Global Education Guide to Practical Shakespeare. Bloomsbury, 2014.
*Barnett, David. Brecht in Practice: Theatre, Theory and Performance. Bloomsbury, 2015. Methuen Drama Engage.
Baxter, Veronica and Katherine E. Low. Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. 2017. [End Page 149]
Berendse, Sabine and Paul Clements, eds. and trans. Brecht, Music and Culture: Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge. Bloomsbury, 2014.
*Berger, Harry, Jr. A Fury in the Words: Love and Embarrassment in Shakespeare's Venice. Fordham UP, 2013.
*Black, Cheryl and Jonathan Shandell, eds. Experiments in democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theatre, 1912-1945. Southern Illinois UP, 2016.
*Blair, Rhonda and Amy Cook, eds. Theatre, Performance, and Cognition: Languages, Bodies and Ecologies. Bloomsbury, 2016. Methuen Drama Performance and Science: Interdisciplinary Dialogues.
Brown, Carolyn E. Shakespeare and Psychoanalytic Theory. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015. The Arden Shakespeare.
Bull, John. British Theatre Companies, 1965-1979. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. 2017.
**Burwick, Frederick. British Drama of the Industrial Revolution. Cambridge UP, 2015.
Canning, Charlotte M. On the Performance Front: US Theatre and Internationalism. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Studies in International Performance.
**Carlson, Marvin. Shattering Hamlet's Mirror: Theatre and Reality. U of Michigan P, 2016.
Cefalu, Paul. Tragic Cognition In Shakespeare's Othello. Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015. Shakespeare Now!
Christensen, Ann C. Separation Scenes: Domestic Drama in Early Modern England. U of Nebraska P, 2017.
Clericuzio, Alessandro. Tennessee Williams and Italy: A Transcultural Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
*Cohen, Robert. Shakespeare on Theatre: A Critical Look at His Theories and Practices. Routledge, 2017. [End Page 150]
*Cull, Laura and Alice Lagaay, eds. Encounters in Performance Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Performance Philosophy.
**Day, Gary. The Story of Drama: Tragedy, Comedy and Sacrifice from the Greeks to the Present. Bloomsbury, 2016.
**D'Monté, Rebecca. British Theatre and Performance, 1900-1950. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015. Critical Companions.
Dugas, Don-John. Shakespeare for Everyman: Ben Greet in Early Twentieth-Century America. Society for Theatre Research, 2016.
Escolme, Bridget. Emotional Excess on the Shakespearean Stage: Passion's Slaves. Bloomsbury, 2014.
*Evans, Mark and Rick Kemp, eds. The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq. Routledge, 2016.
Frazer, Paul and Adam Hansen. The White Devil: A Critical Reader. Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare.
Freeman, Lisa A. Antitheatricality and the Body Public. U of Pennsylvania P, 2017.
Garde, Ulrike and Meg Mumford. Theatre of Real People: Diverse Encounters at Berlin's Hebbel am Ufer and Beyond. Bloomsbury, 2016. Methuen Drama Engage.
**George-Graves, Nadine. The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theatre. Oxford UP, 2015.
Gordon, Robert, Olaf Jubin, and Millie Taylor, eds. British Musical Theatre Since 1950. Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.
Grochala, Sarah. The Contemporary Political Play: Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure. Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.


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