Literature and Theatre Studies

Books to explore

  • Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performance

    Editor: Karoline Gritzner

    Format: Paperback

  • Lena Ashwell

    Author: Margaret Leask

    Format: Paperback

    Shortlisted for the 2013 Theatre Book Prize

  • Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton

    Editor: Rowland Hughes

    Format: Paperback

    ★★★★★ “Shocking and entertaining in equal measures: a true gem from a bygone era.” Lyndsy Spence, The Lady Magazine

  • Lilian Baylis

    Author: Elizabeth Schafer

    Format: Paperback

    The first biography of Lilian Baylis for over thirty years and one which considerably revises the established image of Baylis as a domineering and eccentric old lady.


  • Oxford Playhouse

    Author: Don Chapman

    Format: Paperback

    High and low drama in a university city


  • Refiguring Mimesis

    Author: Jonathan Holmes , Adrian Streete

    Format: Paperback

    Representation in early modern literature.

  • Reflecting the Audience

    Author: Jim Davis , Victor Emeljanow

    Format: Paperback

    London theatergoing, 1840-1880


    Not currently available.

  • The Al-Hamlet Summit

    Author: Sulayman Al-Bassam

    Format: Paperback

    Original play script in English and Arabic with an Introduction by Graham Holderness.


  • The Politics of the Pantomime

    Author: Jill Sullivan

    Format: Paperback

    Regional identity in the theatre, 1860-1900