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Some Account Of The English Stage From 1660 To 1830 [by J.

Some Account Of The English Stage From 1660 To 1830 [by J.

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Oliphant. 1931 Prentice-Hall" xiii, 1511 p (incl front) $4.25 "A selection of plays illustrating the glories of the golden age of English drama." The only positive reviews came from out-of-towners. Brecht suggests that the backwardness of the Soviet Union, stressed by Lenin, helped produce a situation in which an autocrat like Stalin could wield absolute power in the absence of more developed democratic traditions. It gives a faithful picture of stage life as it was 50 years ago and furnishes some interesting characterizations of prominent stagefolk."

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Ohio's Historic Opera Houses: Theatres on the Second Floor

Ohio's Historic Opera Houses: Theatres on the Second Floor

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William Stearns Davis's A Day In Old Athens, via the Perseus Project, provides a great deal of information about ancient Greece and is organized by category, which will help students to access easily the pertinent information for their presentations. The film -- not so much a film as one of his signature provocations,… Englishness and Empire 1939-1965 by Wendy Webster (Oxford, 40 [pounds sterling]) is a highly readable study of popular narratives of nation, and the significance of empire in shaping national identities after 1939.

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Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic East: Performing

Early Modern Encounters with the Islamic East: Performing

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Lawrence Stone, The Crisis of the Aristocracy, 1558-1641(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965). The edition annotated here is the new two volume edition published by the Book league of America. The Younger family is portrayed in such a proud and honorable light to emphasize the injustice and to call for policy and societal changes. Sister's Choice: Traditions and Change in American Women's Writing. Theme- Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets is a thesis play directly promoting the theme that the common man will continue to be oppressed until he succeeds in organizing into unions.

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The World of Ruth Draper: A Portrait of an Actress

The World of Ruth Draper: A Portrait of an Actress

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That is, it is concerned only with the raw material, the manifest content, of a novel, play or poem, and with the author’s attitude towards these facts. London Times It exhausts the field of Shakespearean criticism. The Party Queen is the fully sexual girl that Rizzo is and Sandy may become. Can we identify causal connections among historical events by tracing a series of causal mechanisms linking one to the next? Nikolai Vasillicvich Gogol; tr by Con- stance Garnctt. (Collected works) 1927 Knopf 288p $2.50; Chatto 3s 6d "Comic situations and side-splitting funny reac- tions to them are the rule in this group of plays by a Russian dramatist of the early 19th century.

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Girls for Sale: Kanyasulkam, a Play from Colonial India

Girls for Sale: Kanyasulkam, a Play from Colonial India

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Constance (Smedley) Armfield (Mrs Maxwell Armfield). (Greenfield theatre elements I) 1925 Duckworth 78p (front) 6s; (For sale by Expression co $3) "These handbooks are the outcome of a desire to set forth the technique of the theatre in so simple and concise a manner, that it can be studied in textbooks." Naturally such an index extends over a very broad field, for the theatre and its allied arts embrace not only the fine and applied arts but invade the region of science, literature and history.

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Medicine Shows: Indigenous Performance Culture

Medicine Shows: Indigenous Performance Culture

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A resolution thus forced cannot hold longer than the immediate occasion for it: the moment after that is accomplished for which it was necessary, his thoughts take the contrary turn, and he cries out in agony and despair. Contains 10 dances with steps and music, and costume suggestions. 140 DRAMATIC BIBLIOGRAPHY English country dance; comp and arr by Cecil James Sharp. (Graded ser) 1909- 1916 Gray 8v $1.50 ea Eight volumes of English country dance music with notation for the dances.

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Meyerhold: A Revolution in Theatre (Studies Theatre Hist &

Meyerhold: A Revolution in Theatre (Studies Theatre Hist &

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Contents: V I First person singular; The victors: Macready; The Keans; Phelps; Charles Mathews; Madame Vestris; The Wigans; Benjamin Webster; William Woolgar; Ryder, an autobiographical sketch \2 The victors: Charles Reade; Tom Taylor; Tom Robertson; Palgrave Simpson; Intermezzo: The social status of the actor; The vanquished; Vae victis; The Garrick of the north; G. Andrews (Short list of plays) 37 Technique of the one-act play. Modern Drama Scholarship and Criticism 1966-1980: An International Bibliography / REF Z 5781.

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Elite Theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644 (Routledge Studies in

Elite Theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644 (Routledge Studies in

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On the aesthetic differences between Brecht and Luk�cs in the so-called expressionism controversy, see Gallas and Bronner. 8 In the same Journals entry of 25 February 1939 Brecht praises the learning play fragments "Fatzer" and "Der Brotladen" (The Breadhsop) as technical models. Theme: Urge of freedom among men and women is traced by dramatic sketch, tableau and panto- mime, showing poachers, pirates, Robin Hood, old English folk, signers of Declaration of Indepen- dence and modern citizens.

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We Can Always Call Them Bulgarians

We Can Always Call Them Bulgarians

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Myers (eds.), Brooklyn: Dance Horizons, pp. 95–114. –––, 1992, “Theatre, Dance and Theory: A Philosophical Narrative,” Dance Chronicle: Studies in Dance and the Related Arts, 15 (3): 317–331. –––, 1994, Identifying Art. For years, film criticism was as much about the critic as the film. Mac- Clintock IS, 256 Contemporary drama series, ed. Your email address will not be published. Musical theater evolved initially as a revolt against other forms of theater, particularly realism. 1.

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The Transparent Illusion: Image and Ideology in French Text

The Transparent Illusion: Image and Ideology in French Text

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Noe, Marcia. “Region as Metaphor in the Plays of Susan Glaspell.” Western Illinois Regional Studies 4.1 (Spring 1981): 77-85. National Council, Episcopal Church, Dept. of Religious Education. Following this are The Merry Wives of Windsor (written to meet Queen Elizabeth's request for another play including Falstaff, it is not thematically typical of the period), Troilus and Cressida,All's Well That Ends Well,Measure for Measure,Othello,King Lear,Macbeth,Antony and Cleopatra,Coriolanus, and Timon of Athens (the last may have been partially written by Thomas Middleton ).

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