Category Archives: Theatre Studies

Guest post by Michelle Woods, author of Censoring Translation

By | May 15, 2012

Just after the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, my aunt kept phoning my mother, who, having grown up in Prague, had been stranded in London in August 1968 after the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. “You missed the invasion,” my aunt kept saying, “come for the Revolution!” We did, and arrived in Prague the day… Read More »

The Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett

By | November 11, 2011

We are very proud of our Beckett publishing at Continuum, and I am excited to say that we have just published The Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett: A Selective Bibliography of Publications About his Plays and their Conceptual Foundations. Massive in size and scope, this book takes all of the scholarship devoted to Beckett and… Read More »

Continuum Renaissance Drama

By | November 1, 2011

As the new academic year is now well and truly in full swing, I thought I'd go back to a topic of some of our recent posts and highlight some more of our new books for students. In particular, I wanted to flag up our rapidly growing Continuum Renaissance Drama series which offers really comprehensive… Read More »

Samuel Beckett

By | April 14, 2011

Shakespeare isn't the only one celebrating this month, it is also Samuel Beckett's birthday. We publish lots of books on Beckett – below are some extracts that you can read for free. Get to grips with Samuel Beckett with our book Beckett: A Guide for the Perplexed - tackling all the daunting questions that emerge from… Read More »

Shakespeare Now!

By | April 1, 2011

Right, we’re rapidly heading into the weekend, so for anyone looking for some literary-themed reading, I thought I’d make some suggestions. Last month, we published two new titles in our flagship Shakespeare Now! series that I most definitely recommend. The two new books in the series share a common desire: to put scholarship directly back… Read More »