History & Criticism

Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader

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Harvard dramatic club miracle plays; ed with notes on production and music by Donald hay Robinson, i'ref by George Pierce Baker. 1928 French xiii.247p $3 "Ten plays translated and adapted by various hands." Take "It�s Raining on Prom Night" � truthful, admittedly, but pretty squalid. Frank Tov/nsend Southwick. enl ed 1924 Werner 350p $2 Evolution of expression, and lessons in body and voice training. Barack and Michelle Obama wave goodbye to their guests, smile at each other, put on their pajamas and yawn.

The Victorian Theatre 1792-1914

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In their book Salem Possessed, Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum remark upon the prominent place the Salem witch trials have in America's cultural consciousness. Early century influences came from Italy. Chambers (Notes) 46 "Writing and selling a play. 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."

Theatre in Dublin, 1745-1820: A Calendar of Performances

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1986 13 Richard Owen Geer, ―Of the People, By the People and For the People: The Field of Community Performance‖ in Linda Frye Burnham and Steven Durland (Eds) The Citizen Artist: 20 Years of Art in The Public Arena—An Anthology from High Performance Magazine 1978-1998, New York: Critical Press, 1998; Philip Taylor, Applied Theater…, 2003 14 Jill Dolan, The Feminist Spectator as Critic, p.1 5 mainstream theatre as non-ideology.

Intermingled Fascinations: Migrations, Displacement, and

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New variorum edition of Shakespeare; cd by H. Bhabha feels the postcolonial world should valorize spaces of mixing; spaces where truth and authenticity move aside for ambiguity. Exposition is important information that the audience needs to know in order to follow the main story line of the play. Nealon, "The Swerve around P: Literary Theory after Interpretation", Postmodern Culture V17.3, 2007 "real critical judgment is dialectical; it proceeds not just from rule to example, but also from example to rule", Adam Kirsch, "The Modern Element", W.

Stages of Reality: Theatricality in Cinema

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For Mr Skinner's approach to dramatic criticism bears an unusual slant.. . Although he proceeded to study law and was awarded his law degree in 1642, he turned away from both the legal profession and his father's business. Indian Journal of American Studies 23.1 (1993): 107-11. Rowell (eds.), Hampshire: Dance Books, Ltd., pp. 22–45. Miss Gilder has made a com- prehensive and intelligent selection." There are also excerpts from reviews to reflect varying points of view.

Invitation to the theatre

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Last October's thrilling revival of Montemezzi's 1918 La Nave (its first since 1938) set the bar high for this resurrection of Franco Alfano's 1921 Sak�ntala... more> Opera Review: A brand new Carmen for Royal Opera In the programme for Bizet's Carmen, Kasper Holten remarks that the title character is a mysterious figure, and that "we can never really know who she is". After initial consideration of the application, applicants may be asked to submit examples of written work and be invited to interview.

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalog: 1801-1815 (Series I

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Summary: Each volume of this reference provides a selection of critical essays as well as biographical information on three to six major dramatists or plays from all eras and all parts of the world. Thus considered it does not take us away form the Truth, but leads us to the essential reality of life. 2. Pharaoh's daughter, the winning play, is issued separately by Longmans (1928 146P il $1.50) Player plays. John Tresidder Shcppard. (Our debt to Greece and Rome) 1927 Longmans vii,204p il (front pi) $1.75; Harrap 5s "He summarizes the plays of Aeschylus and Sophocles tersely and with good purpose, and when he comes to reckon up their influence both in Greece and in later Europe he manages to keep the two dramatists distinct from each other. .. and from Euripides."

Collected Essays: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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Contents: 65 plays of the season; 12 plays correlating with language work; 10 plays imitating home work; 18 plays imitating industrial ana surrounding activities; 6 plays for patriotic occa- sions; 12 plays for special occasions; 7 story plays. Rice 1929 ix,34i p 6th ser 21 contemporary plays never before published in book form, by American, English and Irish dramatists; pref by Martin Flavin 1931 377P 7th ser 21 contemporary plays never before published in book form, by well-known English and American writers; pref by Zona Gale 1932 xvi, 383P ANTHOLOGIES 231 One-act plays of today; conip by Joseph Weston Marriott 1924-1931 Harrap 5 ser il 2s 6d ea Five volumes of woU selected one-act plays, especially adapted to little theatre production.

Theatre/Theory/Theatre: The Major Critical Texts from

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James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps. 1860 J. Instead the dance “work” consists in the arrangements of a dance’s artistically relevant features (whatever these may be) that can, at least in principle, be notated. We might say the same thing about the brevity of the Poetics itself: it's a far better read than lengthy manuals on literary theory. William Lyon Phelps. 1918 Mac- millan 147p $1.60 A series of papers on some of the conditions and tendencies of the stage in England and America since 1900.

British Theatre Since 1955: A Reassessment (Opus Books)

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The book is a polemic against the convention- ridden theatre of the day and an eloquent plea for a people's drama. Culture in this sense is a source of identity" xiii - "The power to narrate, or to block other narratives from forming and emerging, is very important to culture and imperialism, and constitutes one of the main connections between them." xxviii - "We are still the inheritors of [the] style by which one is defined by the nation, which in turn derives its authority from a supposedly unbroken tradition.