The Page (London, 1899).

The Gordon Craig Book of Penny Toys (Hackbridge, 1899).

Woodcuts and Some Words (Hackbridge, 1899).

Henry Irving, Ellen Terry: A Book of Portraits (Chicago, 1899).

Bookplates (London, 1900).

The Art of the Theatre (London, 1905).

Isadora Duncan: Six Movement Designs (London, 1906).

The Mask* (Florence and various locations, 1908-1929).

Portfolio of Etchings (London, 1908).

Portfolio of Etchings (London, 1910).

On the Art of the Theatre (London, 1911).

Towards a New Theatre (London, 1913). See images here.

‘A Living Theatre’ (Florence, 1913).

The Marionette (Florence, 1918).

The Theatre Advancing (London, 1921).

Puppets and Poets (London, 1921).

Scene (Oxford, 1923). See images here.

Woodcuts and Some Words (London, 1924).

Books and Theatres (London, 1925).

Nothing, or the Bookplate (London, 1925).

Hamlet (Cranach Press, 1929).

A Production, 1926: The Pretenders (Oxford, 1930). See images here.

Henry Irving (London, 1930).

Ellen Terry and Her Secret Self (London, 1932).

Index to the Story of my Days (London, 1957).


Arnott, Brian, Edward Gordon Craig and Hamlet, Ottawa, 1975

Bablet, Denis, The Theatre of Edward Gordon Craig, trans. Daphne Woodward, London: Eyre Methuen Ltd, 1981

Baugh, Christopher, Performance, and Technology: the Development of Scenography in the Twentieth Century, London: Palgrave, 2005

Braun, Edward, The Director and the Stage: From Naturalism to Grotowski, London: Methuen, 1982

Chénetier-Alev, Marion, and Marc Duvillier and Didier Plassard (eds.) The Drama for Fools / Le Théâtre des Fous, Institut International de la Marionnette et l’Entretemp, 2012

Cockin, Katharine. Edith Craig and the Theatres of Art. Bloomsbury Methuen, 2017

Cockin, Katharine. Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influence, Routledge 2011

Cooper, Simon and Mackey, Sally, Theatre Studies: An Approach for Advanced Level, Cheltenham: Stanley Thornes, 1995   

Craig, Edward, Gordon Craig: The Story of his Life, London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1968

Eynat-Confino, Irène. Beyond the Mask: Gordon Craig, Movement, and the Actor. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1987

Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle and Arnold Rood, Edward Gordon Craig: A Bibliography, Society for Theatre Research, 1967

Hartnoll, Phyllis, The Theatre: A Concise History, London: Thames and Hudson, 1985

Holroyd, Michael. A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and their Remarkable Families. Chatto & Windus, 2008

Innes, Christopher, Edward Gordon Craig: A Vision of the Theatre, Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2nd edition, 1998

Irving, Laurence, Henry Irving: the actor and his world, London: Faber and Faber, 1951

Le Bœuf, Patrick (ed.) Craig et la Marionnette, Actes Sud / BnF 2009

Leeper, Janet, Edward Gordon Craig: Designs for the Theatre, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1948

Marker, Frederick, and Lisa Lone, Edward Gordon Craig and The Pretenders, Carbondale, 1982

Marotti, Ferruccio. Gordon Craig. Bologna: Cappelli, 1961

Nash, George, Edward Gordon Craig, 1872–1966, London: HMSO, 1967  

Newman, Lindsay, Gordon Craig Archives: International Survey. London 1976

Newman, Lindsay (ed.), Black Figures. 105 Reproductions with an Unpublished Essay by Edward Gordon Craig, Wellingborough, Skelton, 1989

O’Driscoll, Robert and Reynolds, Lorna (eds.), Yeats and the Theatre, London: Macmillan Press Ltd, 1975

Palmer, Scott, Light, Palgrave, 2013

Rachlin, Ann, Edy Was a Lady, Troubador Publishing Ltd. 2011

Rood, Arnold, Gordon Craig on Movement and Dance, New York, 1977

Rose, Enid, Gordon Craig and the Theatre, London, 1931

Senelick, Laurence. Gordon Craig's Moscow Hamlet: A Reconstruction. Greenwood, 1982

Stanisklavski, Constantin. My Life in Art. London, 1924

Taxidou, Olga, ‘The Mask’: A Periodical Performance by Edward Gordon Craig. Pepin Press, 1998

Bentley, Eric (ed.), The Theory of the Modern Stage, Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 2008

Walton, Michael, ed., Craig on Theatre, London: Methuen Drama, 1999

Yeats, W.B. Plays for an Irish Theatre with designs by Gordon Craig, London, 1913

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*PSEUDONYMS used by Edward Gordon Craig in The Mask

Ambrose, G. B.
Antler, Lilian
Bacon, J. Somers
Balance, John
Benton, J. H.
Borrow, Charles
Bull, John
Calvin, Henry Gay
Carric, Allen
Chi lo sa
de Tours, Marcel
Devoto, Georges
Dobson, Mable
Edwardovitch, Edward
“Filius”, The author of
Florian, Francois M.
Furst, Adolf
Galli, Antonio
Gavotte, Hadrian Jazz
Gordon, E.
Hepworth, Fanny
Hoffer, Franz
Ivanovitch, Ivan
Kempees, T.
Klassen, Jan
Lacchio, Carlo
Lewis, J. Moser
Lincoln, Lois
Lodochowskowski, Stanislas
Madrid, Louis
Marchpane, William
McDougal, William
Mezzogiorno, Giovanni
N or M
Norman, George
Oliver, Julius
Pervil, Drury
Philps, Henry
Piero, Giulio
Plumbline, Everard
Polfreman, Philip
Prim, Samuel
Rankin, John S.
Rossen, Benjamin
Schmerz, Rudolf
Semar, John
Smith, C. G.
Smith, John Brown
Surgen, V.
Umbridge, Scotson
Urban, Felix
Vade, R.T.
van Holt, Jan
Witherspoon, Edwin