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- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 6.99
Oedipus the King ? Antigone ? Electra ? Ajax Trachinian Women ? Philoctetes ? Oedipus at Colonus The greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over 120 plays, surpassing his older contemporary Aeschylus and the younger Euripides in literary output as well as in the number of prizes awarded his works. Only the seven... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 30.00
This book examines over 125 American, English, Irish and Anglo-Indian plays by 70 dramatists which were published in 14 American general interest periodicals aimed at the middle-class reader and consumer. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 270.00
In Romantic Drama , three dozen comparatists join forces for a supranational, crosscultural reexamination of the deep paradigm shifts appearing around the start of the nineteenth century which revolutionized drama as a literary art within the enormous civilization constituted by Europe and her overseas extensions. Romantic pronouncements on the canon... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95
This book investigates the theme of imposters in three Hispanic American plays and two Caribbean plays from the early twentieth century. The author has selected each play from a different country so that the scholarship presents a broader perspective of Hispanic American and Caribbean themes. In these five plays, the main characters fabricate their... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 139.95
This book is an exploration about the use of drama as therapy and the life-enhancing properties of theater itself. The purpose of theater is to catch us in action, engaged in the business of living. The author brings theater to us as a unique interwoven framework of the relationship between drama and psychological healing. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 84.13
Fred von Hoerschelmann (1901–1976) zählt neben Werner Bergengruen, Otto von Taube und Siegfried von Vegesack zu den bekanntesten deutschbaltischen Autoren, die einen nicht unerheblichen Platz in der deutschen Literaturgeschichte vor allem des 20. Jahrhunderts einnehmen. Hoerschelmann ist darüber hinaus nicht nur einer der Pioniere des Hörspiels in... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.01
Wie kam es zu Falcos "Rock me, Amadeus" oder "Get off of my Cloud " von den Rolling Stones? Was steckt hinter Sheryl Crows Ohrwurm "All I wanna do is have some Fun"? Günther Fischer und Manfred Prescher haben für dieses Buch mehr als 150 Songzeilen gesammelt und erzählen, was sich hinter den legendären Liedzeilen verbirgt.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Modern Drama by Women 1880s-1930s offers the first direct evidence that women playwrights helped create the movement known as Modern Drama. It contains twelve plays by women from the Americas, Europe and Asia, spanning a national and stylistic range from Swedish realism to Russian symbolism. Six of these plays are appearing in their first English-language... more...