Download or read book McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama PDF or another Format written by and published by VNR AG. This book was released on 1984 with total page 538 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ranging from the earliest drama to the theater of the 1980's this encyclopedia includes coverage of national drama and theater around the world, theater companies, and musical comedy. Arrangement of the 1,300 entries is alphabetically by name or subject with nearly 950 of these devoted to individual playwrights and their works.
Author : Narve Fulsås
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2018
ISBN 10 : 9781107187771
Pages : 293 pages
Rating : 4.1/5 (17 users)
Download or read book Ibsen, Scandinavia and the Making of a World Drama PDF or another Format written by Narve Fulsås and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018 with total page 293 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Reveals the processes by which Ibsen's drama, while firmly rooted in his Scandinavian origins, was appropriated by other European traditions.
Download or read book Drama in the Modern World: Plays & Essays PDF or another Format written by and published by 書林出版有限公司. This book was released on 1996 with total page 580 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama PDF or another Format written by David Eggenberger and published by . This book was released on 1972 with total page 568 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre PDF or another Format written by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2003-05-20 with total page 364 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre is a lively and accessible biographical guide to the key figures in contemporary drama. All who enjoy the theatre will find their pleasure enhanced and their knowledge extended by this fascinating work of reference. Its distinctive blend of information, analysis and anecdote makes for entertaining and enlightening reading. Hugely influential innovators, household names, and a whole host of less familiar, international figures - all have their lives and careers illuminated by the clear and succinct entries. All professions associated with the theatre are represented here - actors and directors, playwrights and designers. By virtue of the broad range of its coverage, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre offers a unique insight into the rich diversity of international drama today.
Download or read book The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama PDF or another Format written by John Gassner & Edward Quinn and published by . This book was released on 1834 with total page 1060 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Post-war British Drama: Looking Back in Gender PDF or another Format written by Michelene Wandor and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2003-12-16 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this extensively revised and updated edition of her classic work, Look Back in Gender, Michelene Wandor confirms the symbiotic relationship between drama and gender in a provocative look at key, representative British plays from the last fifty years. Repositioning the text at the heart of hteatre studies, Wandor surveys plays by Ayckbourn, Beckett, Churchill, Daniels, Friel, Hare, Kane, Osborne, Pinter, Ravenhill, Wertenbaker, Wesker and others. Her nuanced argument, central to any analysis of contemporary drama, discusses: *the imperative of gender in the playwright's imagination *the function of gender as a major determinant of the text's structural and narrative drives *the impact of socialism and feminism on post-war British drama, and the relevance of feminist dynamics in drama *differences in the representation of the fmaily, sexuality and the mother, before and after 1968 *the impact of the slogan that the 'personal is political' on contemporary form and content.
Download or read book World Drama, Volume 1 PDF or another Format written by Barrett H. Clark and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 2013-02-28 with total page 670 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Volume 1 of this two-volume set contains 26 plays including Aeschylus "Prometheus Bound"; Sophocles "Antigone"; Seneca "Medea"; Marlowe, "Dr. Faustus"; Heywood, "A Woman Killed with Kindness"; Johnson, "Every Man in His Humour"; Beaumont and Fletcher "The Maid's Tragedy"; Sheridan "The School for Scandal"; plus plays from the Orient, medieval plays and more.
Download or read book Post-Colonial English Drama PDF or another Format written by Bruce King and published by Springer. This book was released on 1993-02-12 with total page 275 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Post-Colonial English Drama is the first critical survey of contemporary Commonwealth drama. Besides essays on such individual dramatists as Wole Soyinka, Derek Walcott, David Williamson, Louis Nowra, Athol Fugard, George Walker, Sharon Pollock and Judith Thompson there are surveys of the dramatic literature and developments in the theatre in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Jamaica and Trinidad. Canadian woman dramatists and the new radical South African theatre are also among the topics.
Author : Mayr Simon
Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)
Release Date : 2014-02-01
ISBN 10 : 9783954891962
Pages : 99 pages
Rating : 4.8/5 (954 users)
Download or read book Immersion in a Virtual World: Interactive Drama and Affective Sciences PDF or another Format written by Mayr Simon and published by Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag). This book was released on 2014-02-01 with total page 99 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Interactive drama is more than just a new breed of entertainment software. As different research projects have shown, these systems can also be used for pedagogical and therapeutic purposes. The goal of these systems is to teach sophisticated problem solving skills by allowing the user to interact with compelling stories that have didactic purpose.One of the main attractions of narratives, independent of the medium in which they are presented, is that they elicit emotional response in their audiences. They have an affective impact and only engineers and authors who understand how the emotion system works can create an engaging story world. This work proposes that an interactive drama based on a model of the user’s affective state should be able to provide a truly immersive user experience.It becomes evident that research on interactive drama technology, especially with emphasis on affective modelling, is a highly interdisciplinary endeavour that draws - and has to draw - from many different disciplines.
Download or read book Medea and Other Plays PDF or another Format written by Euripides and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2008-11-13 with total page 273 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: `the most tragic of the poets' Aristotle Euripides was one of the most popular and controversial of all Greek tragedians, and his plays are marked by an independence of thought, ingenious dramatic devices, and a subtle variety of register and mood. He is also remarkable for the prominence he gave to female characters, whether heroines of virtue or vice. In the ethically shocking Medea, the first known child-killing mother in Greek myth to perform the deed in cold blood manipulates her world in order to wreak vengeance on her treacherous husband. Hippolytus sees Phaedra's confession of her passion for her stepson herald disaster, while Electra's heroine helps her brother murder their mother in an act that mingles justice and sin. Lastly, lighter in tone, the satyr drama, Helen, is an exploration of the impossibility of certitude as brilliantly paradoxical as the three famous tragedies. This new translation does full justice to Euripides's range of tone and gift for narrative. A lucid introduction provides substantial analysis of each play, complete with vital explanations of the traditions and background to Euripides's world. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Download or read book The Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre PDF or another Format written by Jonathan Law and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2013-10-28 with total page 560 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre is an essential reference tool and companion for anyone interested in the theatre and theatre-going. Containing over 2500 entries it covers the international spectrum of theatre with particular emphasis on the UK and USA. With biographical information on playwrights, actors and directors, entries on theatres and theatre companies, explanation of technical terms and theatrical genres, and synopses of major plays, this is an authoritative, trustworthy and comprehensive compendium. Included are: synopses of 500 major plays biographical entries on hundreds of playwrights, actors, directors and producers definitions of nearly 200 genres and movements entries on over 100 key characters from plays information about more than 250 theatres and companies Unlike similar products, The Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre avoids a dry, technical approach with its sprinkling of anecdotal asides and fascinating trivia, such as how Michael Gambon gave his name to a corner of a racing track following an incident on BBC's Top Gear programme, and under 'advice to actors' the sage words of Alec Guinness: 'First wipe your nose and check your flies', and the equally wise guidance from the master of his art, Noël Coward: 'Just know your lines and don't bump into the furniture.' As a companion to everything from the main stage to the fringes of theatrical fact and folklore, this will prove an irresistible book to all fans of the theatre.
Author : Hammerton
Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
Release Date : 2014-01-01
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 366 pages
Rating : 4./5 ( users)
Download or read book The World's Greatest Books Volume 17 Poetry and Drama PDF or another Format written by Hammerton and published by Prabhat Prakashan. This book was released on 2014-01-01 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Theatres of Independence PDF or another Format written by Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker and published by University of Iowa Press. This book was released on 2009-11-01 with total page 504 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Theatres of Independence is the first comprehensive study of drama, theatre, and urban performance in post-independence India. Combining theatre history with theoretical analysis and literary interpretation, Aparna Dharwadker examines the unprecedented conditions for writing and performance that the experience of new nationhood created in a dozen major Indian languages and offers detailed discussions of the major plays, playwrights, directors, dramatic genres, and theories of drama that have made the contemporary Indian stage a vital part of postcolonial and world theatre.The first part of Dharwadker's study deals with the new dramatic canon that emerged after 1950 and the variety of ways in which plays are written, produced, translated, circulated, and received in a multi-lingual national culture. The second part traces the formation of significant postcolonial dramatic genres from their origins in myth, history, folk narrative, sociopolitical experience, and the intertextual connections between Indian, European, British, and American drama. The book's ten appendixes collect extensive documentation of the work of leading playwrights and directors, as well as a record of the contemporary multilingual performance histories of major Indian, Western, and non-Western plays from all periods and genres. Treating drama and theatre as strategically interrelated activities, the study makes post-independence Indian theatre visible as a multifaceted critical subject to scholars of modern drama, comparative theatre, theatre history, and the new national and postcolonial literatures.
Download or read book Dynamics of Distancing in Nigerian Drama PDF or another Format written by Nadia Anwar and published by Columbia University Press. This book was released on 2016-07-05 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nadia Anwar analyzes selected post-independence Nigerian dramas using the conceptual framework of metatheatre, a theatrical strategy that foregrounds the process of play-making by breaking the dramatic illusion. She argues that distancing, as a function of metatheatre, creates a balanced theatrical experience and environment in terms of the emotive and cognitive levels of reception of a particular performance. Anwar's book is the first in-depth study to apply the concept of metatheatre to Nigerian drama. She brings the perspectives of Bertolt Brecht, Thomas J. Scheff, and other theoreticians of dramatic distancing to the analysis of plays by authors such as Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Femi Osofisan, Esiaba Irobi, and Stella ‘Dia Oyedepo.
Download or read book Intertextuality in American Drama PDF or another Format written by Drew Eisenhauer and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2012-11-26 with total page 269 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The new essays in this collection, on such diverse writers as Eugene O'Neill, Susan Glaspell, Thornton Wilder, Arthur Miller, Maurine Dallas Watkins, Sophie Treadwell, and Washington Irving, fill an important conceptual gap. The essayists offer numerous approaches to intertextuality: the influence of the poetry of romanticism and Shakespeare and of histories and novels, ideological and political discourses on American playwrights, unlikely connections between such writers as Miller and Wilder, the problems of intertexts in translation, the evolution in historical and performance contexts of the same tale, and the relationships among feminism, the drama of the courtroom, and the drama of the stage. Intertextuality has been an under-explored area in studies of dramatic and performance texts. The innovative findings of these scholars testify to the continuing vitality of research in American drama and performance.
Author : Larry L. Richardson
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2019-03-01
ISBN 10 : 9780429724497
Pages : pages
Rating : 4.7/5 (429 users)
Download or read book Introduction To Library Research In German Studies PDF or another Format written by Larry L. Richardson and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2019-03-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: