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Describes more than 80 full-length plays produced in the last quarter of the 20th century, with an emphasis on New York and London performances.
"Acts of crime and criminal minds have always fascinated authors. From 1900 to 1925, stages worldwide were full of plays in which transgression and lawbreaking were the common denominators. Blood on the Stage: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection examines the key representations of transgression drama: eighty plays written and produced between 1900 and 1925 that had at least one public performance in the English language, with an emphasis on New York and London productions." "The entries are arranged chronologically, each containing a plot summary (often including significant dialogue), production and performance data, and opinions by critics and scholars. The book includes standards of the genre, highlighting representative works by prolific playwrights of the genre - works of enduring importance, singular innovation, or outstanding success."--BOOK JACKET.
This volume examines the key representations of transgression drama produced between 1600 and 1800. Arranged in chronological order, the entries consist of plot summary (often including significant dialogue), performance data (if available), opinions by critics and scholars, and other features.
This comprehensive bibliography covers writings about vampires and related creatures from the 19th century to the present. More than 6,000 entries document the vampire’s penetration of Western culture, from scholarly discourse, to popular culture, politics and cook books. Sections by topic list works covering various aspects, including general sources, folklore and history, vampires in literature, music and art, metaphorical vampires and the contemporary vampire community. Vampires from film and television—from Bela Lugosi’s Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and the Twilight Saga—are well represented.
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In honor of the 70th birthday of Professor Douglas G. Greene, mystery genre scholar and publisher, this book offers 24 new essays and two reprinted classics on detective fiction by contributors around the world, including ten Edgar (Mystery Writers of America) winners and nominees. The essays cover a myriad of authors and books from more than a century, from J.S. Fletcher's The Investigators, originally serialized in 1901, to P.D. James' Death Comes to Pemberley, published at the end of 2011. Subjects covered include detective fiction in the Edwardian era and the "Golden Age" between the two world wars; hard-boiled detective fiction; mysteries and intellectuals; and pastiches, short stories and radio plays.
This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1940 to December 31, 1949. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more.

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