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This list relates to the year Year 2016/17 which ended on 31/08/2017
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  1. Set Texts 15 items
    1. Cloud Nine

      Chapter Essential Available on DramaOnline

    2. Cloud nine - Caryl Churchill c1985

      Book Essential Print format

    3. The Romans in Britain - Howard Brenton 1982

      Book Essential available on DramaOnline

    4. Saved - Bond, Edward 23/05/2009

      Book Essential Available via Drama Online

    5. A taste of honey - Shelagh Delaney, Glenda Leeming 2008

      Book Essential Dramaonline

    6. A taste of honey: a play - Shelagh Delaney 1959

      Book Essential Print format. There are two sets of copies in the Hive (at 822.914 and 822) so each of you can borrow one to read and work with in class

    7. Complete plays: Blasted, Phaedra's love, Cleansed, Crave, 4.48 psychosis, Skin - Sarah Kane 2001

      Book Essential Set text 'Crave' is included in this anthology

    8. Moon on a Rainbow Shawl - Error John June 1958 (Paperback)

      Book Essential Available via Drama Online

    9. Look Back in Anger - Osborne, John 1996

      Book Essential Available via Drama Online

    10. Plays: 1 - Mark Ravenhill 2001

      Book Essential Print format

    11. Ravenhill Plays: 1 (Dramaonline) - Mark Ravenhill

      Book Essential Click online resource button for electronic access to some available plays from Drama Online.

    12. Shopping and F***Ing - Mark Ravenhill 2016

      Book Recommended for purchase available on DramaOnline

    13. The Caretaker - Harold Pinter 1991

      Book Essential Available via Drama Online as well as print copies in library.

    14. Plays one - Timberlake Wertenbaker 1996

      Book Essential Print format

    15. Timberlake Wertenbaker Plays - Timberlake Wertenbaker 1996

      Book Essential Click online resource button for electronic access to some available plays from Drama Online.

  2. Essential Reading 6 items
    The Methuen decades drama series:
    1. Modern British playwriting: voices, documents, new interpretations, The 1970s - Christopher Megson 2012

      Book Essential Available on DramaOnline as well as print copies in the library.

    2. Modern British playwriting: voices, documents, new interpretations, The 1990s - Aleks Sierz 2012

      Book Essential Available on DramaOnline as well as print copies in the library.

    3. Modern British playwriting: 2000-2009 : voices, documents, new interpretations 2013

      Book Essential Available on DramaOnline as well as print copies in the library.

  3. Further Reading 35 items
    1. The Cambridge companion to modern British women playwrights - Elaine Aston, Janelle G. Reinelt 2000

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    2. Feminist views on the English stage: women playwrights, 1990-2000 - Elaine Aston 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    3. Sarah Kane in context - Laurens de Vos 2011

      Book Further Helpful on recent thinking about Sarah Kane within a theoretical context

    4. Cruel Britannia : Sarah Kane's postmodern traumatics - Armstrong, Jolene 15.12.2014

      Book Further E-book. Again thinking theoretically about Sarah Kane linking to postmodernism.

    5. Feminist views on the English stage: women playwrights, 1990-2000 - Elaine Aston 2003

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    6. Twentieth-century British theatre: industry, art and empire - Claire Cochrane 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    7. Twentieth-century British theatre: industry, art and empire - Claire Cochrane 2014

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    8. Playwrights on playwriting - David Edgar 1999

      Book Further

    9. Contemporary Black and Asian women playwrights in Britain - Griffin, Gabriele 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    10. Contemporary Black and Asian women playwrights in Britain - Gabriele Griffin 2003

      Book Further Ebook and print copy available

    11. The Methuen Drama book of plays by black British writers - Lynette Goddard 2011

      Book Further Contains key plays by important black playwrights including Winsome Pinnock, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Roy Williams. Good introduction by Lynette Goddard

    12. Culture and consensus: England, art and politics since 1940 - Robert Hewison 2015

      Book Further

    13. Modern British drama: the twentieth century - C. D. Innes 2002

      Book Further

    14. Reading the material theatre - Ric Knowles 2004

      Book Further

    15. Rethinking the theatre of the absurd: ecology, the environment and the greening of the modern stage 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Worth consulting on the new attitudes to and the legacy of 'The Theatre of the Absurd'

    16. The censorship of British drama, 1900-1968: Volume 3: The fifties - Steve Nicholson 2011

      Book Further

    17. The censorship of British drama, 1900-1968 - Steve Nicholson 2003-2015

      Book Further Important background book on censorship problems for Ann Jellicoe, Edward Bond and Harold Pinter

    18. In-yer-face theatre: British drama today - Aleks Sierz 2001

      Book Further

    19. Literature, politics and culture in postwar Britain - Alan Sinfield 2007

      Book Further

    20. The making of theatrical reputations: studies from the modern London theatre - Yael Zarhy-Levo 2008

      Book Further

    21. Modern and contemporary Black British drama 2014

      Book Further

    22. Theory/theatre: an introduction - Mark Fortier 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Further 3rd edition. Earlier edition also available.

    23. Theory/theatre: an introduction - Mark Fortier 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    24. Joan Littlewood's theatre - Nadine Holdsworth 2011

      Book Further Digitised: '5. Popular theatrical communities: outsiders, misfits and miscreants,' pp 164-205.

    25. Harold Pinter and the new British theatre - D. Keith Peacock 1997

      Book Further

    26. 1956 and all that: the making of modern British drama - Dan Rebellato 1999

      Book Further

    27. Three socialist plays: Lear, Roots, Serjeant Musgrave's dance - Robert Shaughnessy 1992

      Book Further

    28. English drama: a cultural history - Simon Shepherd, Peter Womack 1996

      Book Further

    29. Feminism: a very short introduction - Margaret Walters 2005

      Book Further

    30. Sex on stage: gender and sexuality in post-war British theatre - Andrew Wyllie 2009

      Book Further Helpful on postwar changes in the representation of sexuality. Some material on Ann Jellicoe