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ENGL3365
Module Reading List

Theatricalities: Beckett, Pinter, Kane, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Mark Taylor-Batty
M.J.TaylorBatty@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Required reading:

Harold Pinter, Harold Pinter: plays four (Faber and Faber, 1998)

Samuel Beckett, Collected shorter plays  (Faber and Faber, 2006)

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PINTER AND BECKETT PLAYS FOR THIS MODULE ARE AVAILABLE TO READ FREE ON CAMPUS (OR REMOTE DESKTOP) IN THE DRAMA ONLINE COLLECTION. IF YOU USE THESE VERSIONS, PLEASE BRING THEM ON TABLET OR OTHER PORTABLE DEVICES TO THE SEMINARS.

Sarah Kane, Complete plays  (Methuen, 2001)

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Aston, Elaine,  Feminist Views on the English Stage: Women Playwrights, 1990-2000 ( Cambridge: CUP, 2003)

Batty, Mark, About Pinter : the playwright and the work (London: Faber and Faber, 2005)

Bennett, Susan, Theatre Audiences (London: Routledge, 1997)

Counsell, Colin, Signs of performance : an introduction to twentieth-century theatre  (London: Routledge, 1996)

Elam, Kier, The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama  (London: Routledge, 1988)

Iball, Helen, Sarah Kane's Blasted (London: Continuum, 2008) [Available on DRAMA ONLINE]

Knowlson, James and Pilling, J, Frescoes of the skull : the later prose and drama of Samuel Beckett (London: Calder, 1979)

Lehmann, Hans-Thies: Postdramatic theatre   translated and with an introduction by Karen Jübs-Munby, (London: Routledge, 2006)

Oppenhiem, Louis (ed.),  Directing Beckett (Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 1997)

Pattie, David,  The complete critical guide to Samuel Beckett (London: Routledge, 2000)

Peacock, DKP, Harold Pinter and the new British theatre  (Westport: Greenwood, 1997)

Saunders, Graham, ' Love me or kill me : Sarah Kane and the theatre of extremes (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001)

Sierz, Aleks, In-yer-face theatre : British drama today  (London: Faber and Faber, 2001)

Taylor-Batty, Mark, Harold Pinter ISBN: 0746309406 (pbk) (Tavistock: Northcote House, 2001)

Taylor-Batty, Mark, The Theatre of Harold Pinter (London: Bloomsbury, 2014)

This list was last updated on 07/08/2017