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John Deeney

Principal Lecturer
Drama and Contemporary Performance

Research

Research Interests

Contemporary drama

Directing practice (Drama/Theatre)

Dramaturgy/playwriting

Theatre, theory, Politics

A selection of recent research outputs.

Books

Gale, MB., Deeney, JF., 2016. 'The Routledge Drama Anthology: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance', Routledge, Abingdon.

Gale, MB., Deeney, JF., 2014. 'Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists', Routledge, Abingdon.

Gale, MB., Deeney, JF., 2010. 'The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance', Routledge.

Deeney, J., Payne, B., Ben-Tovim, R., 1999. 'Writing live: an investigation of the relationship between writing and live art', New Playwrights Trust.

Book Chapters

Deeney, JF., Gale, MB., 2016. 'Contemporary Theatre and Performance'. In Gale, MB., Deeney, JF. (eds.) The Routledge Drama Anthology: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance, pp. 705-725, Routledge, Abingdon.

Deeney, JF., Gale, MB., 2016. 'Political Theatres'. In Gale, MB., Deeney, JF. (eds.) The Routledge Drama Anthology: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance, pp. 327-348, Routledge.

Deeney, JF., 2014. 'David Hare'. In Deeney, JF., Gale, MB. (eds.) Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists, pp. 111-116, Routledge.

Deeney, JF., 2014. 'Howard Barker'. In Deeney, JF., Gale, MB. (eds.) Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists, pp. 22-27, Routledge, Abingdon.

Gale, MB., Deeney, JF., 2014. 'Introduction'. In Deeney, JF., Gale, MB. (eds.) Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists, pp. xviii-xxi, Routledge, Abingdon.

Deeney, JF., 2014. 'Mark Ravenhill'. In Deeney, JF., Gale, MB. (eds.) Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists, pp. 190-195, Routledge, Abingdon.

Deeney, JF., 2013. 'Location, location, location: narrative and 'blankness' in recent British drama'. In Turner, J., Shirley, D. (eds.) Performing Narrative: Narration, 'Denarration', Fracture and Absence in Contemporary Performance Practice, pp. 1-11, MMU Institute for Performance Research.

Brown, JR., 2012. 'The Routledge Companion to Actors' Shakespeare'. In The Routledge Companion to Actors' Shakespeare, pp. 187-200, Routledge.

Deeney, JF., Gale, MB., 2010. 'Contemporary Performance/The Contemporaneity of Practice'. In Gale, MB., Deeney, JF. (eds.) The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance, Routledge.

Deeney, JF., Gale, MB., 2010. 'Early Political Theatres'. In Gale, MB., Deeney, JF. (eds.) The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook From Modernism to Contemporary Performance, pp. 290-309, Routledge.

Deeney, JF., 2010. 'Ideology and Performance/The Performance of Ideology'. In Gale, MB., Deeney, JF. (eds.) The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance, pp. 501-523, Routledge.

Deeney, JF., 2008. 'David Hare and political playwriting: between the third way and the permanent way'. In Luckhurst, M. (eds.) A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama 1880 - 2005, pp. 429-440, John Wiley & Sons.

Deeney, JF., 2008. 'Lesbian and gay theatre: all queer on the West End Front'. In Luckhurst, M. (eds.) A Companion to Modern British and Irish Drama 1880 - 2005, pp. 398-408, John Wiley & Sons.

Deeney, JF., 2000. 'When men were men and women were women'. In Barker, C., Gale, MB. (eds.) British Theatre Between the Wars, 1918-1939, Cambridge University Press.

Deeney, JF., 2000. 'Workshop to mainstream: women's playwriting in the contemporary British theatre'. In Gale, MB., Gardner, V. (eds.) Women, Theatre and Performance: New Histories, New Historiographies, pp. 142-162, Manchester University Press.

Journal Articles

Deeney, JF., 2007. 'National causes/moral clauses?: the National Theatre, young people and citizenship', Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 12 (3), pp. 331-344.

Deeney, JF., 2000. 'Censoring the uncensored: The case of 'children in uniform'', New Theatre Quarterly, 16 (3), pp. 219-226.

Other Outputs

Deeney, JF., 1996. 'The Mentoring Scheme For Women Writers'.