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  1. Set Texts 5 items
    1. Texts you need to buy or borrow from the library 3 items
      1. Miss Julie: and other plays - August Strindberg, Michael Robinson 2008

        Book 

      2. Mother Courage and her children - Bertolt Brecht, David Hare 1995

        Book 

      3. Spring awakening - Frank Wedekind, Edward Bond 1980

        Book 

    2. Texts provided for you 2 items
      1. The cost of living - Newson, Lloyd, DV8 Physical Theatre 2006 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document  Please note although this does not form part of your compulsory reading for this course it will be used in seminars and for assessments. A screening of this production will occur in scheduled module time. No need to buy this.

      2. Samuel Beckett 'Quad', in The twentieth-century performance reader

        Chapter  Quad available to download free from Brookes Virtual [or in The Twentieth-century Performance Reader. Ed. M. Huxley and N. Witts. 2nd edition. London: Routledge, 2002: 68-72].

  2. Select Bibliography/Suggestions for Further Reading 44 items
    The required readings for the module represent a minimum/starting point for your reading within this subject. The following books are recommended but you may find other, equally helpful, books when browsing the library shelves.
    1. Studying plays - Mick Wallis, Simon Shepherd 2018

      Book  4th ed.

    2. Studying plays - Mick Wallis, Simon Shepherd 2010

      Book  3rd ed.

    3. Naturalism 12 items
      1. A sourcebook on naturalist theatre - Innes, C. D. 2000

        Book 

      2. August Strindberg - Johnson, Walter c1976

        Book 

      3. Strindberg: a collection of critical essays - Reinert, Otto 1971

        Book 

      4. Strindberg on drama and theatre: a source book - Strindberg, August, Törnqvist, Egil, Steene, Birgitta c2007

        Book 

      5. Strindberg as dramatist - Sprinchorn, Evert c1982

        Book 

      6. Ibsen [and] meaning: studies, essays [and] prefaces, 1953-87 - James Walter MacFarlane 1989

        Book 

      7. Ibsen's women - Joan Templeton 1997

        Book 

      8. The Cambridge companion to Ibsen - McFarlane, James Walter 1994

        Book 

      9. Ibsen's lively art: a performance study of the major plays - Marker, Frederick J., Marker, Lise-Lone 1989

        Book 

      10. A sourcebook on naturalist theatre - Innes, C. D. 2000

        Book 

    4. Chekhov & Stanislavski 11 items
      1. Performing Chekhov - Allen, David 2000

        Book 

      2. The director and the stage: from naturalism to Grotowski - Braun, Edward 1982

        Book 

      3. A sourcebook on naturalist theatre - Innes, C. D. 2000

        Book 

      4. Konstantin Stanislavsky - Merlin, Bella 2003

        Book 

      5. The Chekhov play: a new interpretation - Harvey J. Pitcher 1985

        Book 

      6. An actor prepares - Stanislavsky, Konstantin 1936)

        Book 

      7. An actor prepares - Stanislavsky, Konstantin 1936

        Book 

      8. An actor prepares - Stanislavsky, Konstantin 1967

        Book 

      9. Building a character - Stanislavsky, Konstantin, Hapgood, Elizabeth Reynolds 1979

        Book 

      10. Building a character - Stanislavsky, Konstantin 2008

        Book 

    5. Modernism (Wedekind, Brecht, Expressionism and Epic Theatre) 13 items
      1. Brecht in perspective - Bartram, Graham, Waine, Anthony 1982

        Book 

      2. The director and the stage: from naturalism to Grotowski - Braun, Edward 1982

        Book 

      3. Modernism, 1890-1930 - Bradbury, Malcolm, McFarlane, James Walter 1978

        Book 

      4. Modernism 1890-1930 - Bradbury, Malcolm, McFarlane, James Walter 1991

        Book 

      5. Brecht on theatre: the development of an aesthetic - Brecht, Bertolt, Willett, John 1964

        Book 

      6. The twentieth-century performance reader - Huxley, Michael, Witts, Noel 2002

        Book 

      7. Avant garde theatre, 1892-1992 - Innes, C. D., Innes, C. D. 1993

        Book 

      8. German expressionist theatre: the actor and the stage - Kuhns, David F. 1997

        Book 

      9. Makers of modern theatre: an introduction - Leach, Robert 2004

        Book 

      10. The revolution in German theatre 1900-1933 - Patterson, Michael 1981

        Book 

    6. Beckett 5 items
      1. Signs of performance: an introduction to twentieth-century theatre - Counsell, Colin 1996

        Book  See especially, Chapter 4, ‘Beckett and the avant-garde

      2. The theatre of the absurd - Esslin, Martin 2001

        Book 

      3. The Theatre of the absurd - Esslin, Martin 1980

        Book 

      4. The Cambridge companion to Beckett - Pilling, John 1994

        Book 

    7. Wedekind 1 item
      1. See Section on Modernism above.