Select Bibliography

In addition to the required reading, students who get the best marks in the assessment exercises tend to have read a wide array of secondary material.  Here are some useful starting points for your own research.
  • R Beadle, The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre (Cambridge UP 1994)
  • S Bennett, Theatre Audiences (Routledge 1990)
  • E Braun, The Director and the Stage (Methuen 1982)
  • T W Craik, ed., The Revels History of Drama in English, 9 vols (Methuen 1975-83)
  • M Carlson, Places of Performance (Cornell UP 1989)
  • M Carlson, Performance (Routledge 1996)
  • C Counsell, Signs of Performance (Routledge 1996)
  • C Counsell, Performance Analysis (Routledge 2001)
  • J D Cox and D S Kastan, ed., A New History of Early English Drama (Columbia UP 1997)
  • J Dillon, The Cambridge Introduction to Early English Theatre (Cambridge UP 2006)
  • J Dillon, The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare’s Tragedies (Cambridge UP 2007)
  • P E Easterling, The Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy (Cambridge UP 1997)
  • D P Fisk, The Cambridge Companion to English Restoration Theatre (Cambridge UP 2000)
  • J Forse, Art Imitates Business (Bowling Green State University Press 1993)
  • R Green and E Handley, Images of the Greek Theatre (British Museum Press 1995)
  • A Gurr, The Shakespearean Stage (Cambridge UP 1970)
  • A Gurr, Playgoing in Shakespeare's London (Cambridge UP 1987)
  • A Gurr and M Ichikawa, Staging in Shakespeare's Theatres (Oxford University Press 2000)
  • J W Harris, Medieval Theatre in Context (Routledge 1992)
  • M Hattaway, Elizabethan Popular Theatre (Routledge 1982)
  • E Howe, The First English Actresses (Cambridge UP 1992)
  • C Innes, A Sourcebook on Naturalist Theatre (Routledge 2000)
  • R & H Leacroft, Theatre and Playhouse (Methuen 1988)
  • J Lennard and M Luckhurst, The Drama Handbook: A Guide to Reading Plays (Oxford UP 2002)
  • I Mackintosh, Architecture, Actor and Audience (Routledge 1993)
  • J McFarlane, The Cambridge Companion to Ibsen (Cambridge UP 1994)
  • D Mann, The Elizabethan Player (Routledge 1991)
  • L Montrose, The Purpose of Playing: Shakespeare and the Cultural Politics of the Elizabethan Theatre (Chicago UP 1996)
  • J R Mulryne and M Shewring, Making Space for Theatre (Shakespeare Institute 1995)
  • J Powell, Restoration Theatre Production (Routledge 1984)
  • R Rehm, Greek Tragic Theatre (Routledge 1992)
  • F Rokem, Theatrical Space in Ibsen, Chekhov and Strindberg (UMI Research Press 1986)
  • J Sanders, Shakespeare and Music: Afterlives and Borrowings (Polity 2007)
  • S Shepherd and M Wallis, Studying Plays (Arnold 1998)
  • S Shepherd and M Wallis, Drama/Theatre/Performance (Routledge 2004)
  • S Shepherd and P Womack, English Drama: A Cultural History (Blackwell 1996)
  • M S Silk (ed.), Tragedy and the Tragic: Greek Theatre and Beyond (Clarendon 1996)
  • R Southern, The Seven Ages of the Theatre (2nd ed., Faber 1964)
  • J L Styan, Restoration Comedy in Performance (Cambridge UP 1986)
  • P Thomson, Shakespeare's Theatre, 2nd ed., (Routledge 1992)
  • E Tornqvist, Ibsen: A Doll’s House (Cambridge UP 1996)
  • S Trussler, The Cambridge Illustrated History of British Theatre (Cambridge UP 1994)
  • W Tydeman, English Medieval Theatre 1400-1500 (Routledge and Kegan Paul 1986)
  • G Walker, The Politics of Performance in Early Renaissance Drama (Cambridge UP 1998)
  • R Weimann, Shakespeare and the Popular Tradition in the Theatre (Johns Hopkins UP 1978)
  • G Wickham, Early English Stages 1300-1660 (2nd ed., Routledge 2001)
  • G Wickham, The Medieval Theatre (3rd ed., Cambridge UP 1987)
  • D Wiles, Greek Theatre Performance: an introduction (Cambridge UP 2000)
  • R Williams, Drama in Performance (Open University 1991)
  • R Woolf, The English Mystery Plays (Routledge and Kegan Paul 1972)