Prof David Ian Rabey BA, MA, PhD Birmingham, MA UC Berkeley

Professor

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Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies

Postal address
Aberystwyth University
Parry-Williams Building
Penglais
Aberystwyth
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Contact
Phone: 01970 622830

Research interests

  • Contemporary British and Irish drama, theatre in society, theatre and time, creative writing for the stage.
    • PUBLICATIONS include:

       

      PUBLICATIONS IN DEVELOPMENT:

       

       

      Essay contribution (‘Making Space for the Shadows: Penda’s Fen, katabasis, tradition and legacy’) to contracted collection, OF MUD AND FLAME: DAVID RUDKIN’S PENDA’S FEN’, eds. R. Harle and J. Machin (Strange Attractor/MIT Press 2018). Accepted for publication (in 2019) and in press.

       

      Essay contribution (‘Jumping to, and away from, conclusions: rhythm and temporality in debbie tucker green’s drama’) to contracted collection, THE THEATRE OF DEBBIE TUCKER GREEN, eds. Jacqueline Bolton and Sian Adesishiah (Palgrave 2018). Accepted for publication (in 2019) and in press.

       

       

       

      MONOGRAPHS PUBLISHED:

       

      ALISTAIR McDOWALL’S POMONA. Routledge Fourth Wall series, 2018.

       

      THEATRE, TIME AND TEMPORALITY. Intellect Books/University of Chicago Press,  2016.

       

      THE THEATRE OF JEZ BUTTERWORTH. Bloomsbury/Methuen Critical Companions series (London), 2015. 

       

      HOWARD BARKER: ECSTASY AND DEATH: A STUDY OF HIS DRAMA, THEORY AND PRODUCTION WORK, 1988-2008. Palgrave Macmillan/St Martin’s (Basingstoke and New York),  2009.

       

      LOVEFURIES: The Contracting Sea and The Hanging Judge, with Bite or Suck, Intellect Press (Bristol and Univ. of Chicago), 2008.  

       

      THE WYE PLAYS (The Back of Beyond and The Battle of the Crows), Intellect Press (Bristol and Portland, Oregon), 2004.

                                              ENGLISH DRAMA SINCE 1940: Longman Literature in  

                     English Series, 2003. (AHRB Research Leave Award)

       

      DAVID RUDKIN:  SACRED DISOBEDIENCE:  A STUDY OF HIS DRAMA 1959-96 (Awarded British Academy Personal Research Fund grant). Harwood Academic Press, 1997; Routledge 2002.

       

      HOWARD BARKER : POLITICS AND DESIRE:  A STUDY OF HIS DRAMA AND POETRY 1969-1987.Macmillan 1989

       

                  BRITISH AND IRISH POLITICAL DRAMA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.                    

      Macmillan 1986.

       

       

       

Teaching

Lecturer, TP10120 & TP11320 Introduction to Theatre Studies

Module co-ordinator TP30820 Contemporary British and Irish Drama

Module co-ordinator TP23220 Shakespeare in Contemporary Performance

Module co-ordinator TP34640 Playwriting

Module co-ordinator TP20420 Theatre in Contemporary Society

Director, TP34940 Production Project

Profile

Professor of Theatre and Theatre Practice

Responsibilities

Departmental co-director of research

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