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- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
An engrossing and provocative look at the decline of tragedy in modern art ?All men are aware of tragedy in life. But tragedy as a form of drama is not universal.? So begins George Steiner?s adept analysis of the demise of classic tragedy as a dramatic depiction of heroism and suffering. In The Death of Tragedy , Steiner examines the uniqueness... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 104.00
The theme for Shakespeare Survey 67 is 'Shakespeare's Collaborative Work'. more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2014; US$ 72.60
Neue Erkenntnisse zu Heine. Ausgangspunkt der Monographie ist der Transfer philosophischer Inhalte zwischen Hegelianismus und Saint-Simonismus im Zusammenhang mit Heines Ansatz, den deutschen Idealismus und den Saint-Simonismus in seiner ?Geschichte der Religion und Philosophie in Deutschland? ?unter einen Hut? bringen zu wollen. Die Durchsicht von... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 51.15
Offering a wide perspective on Molière`s plays, this study opens a new opportunity for understanding the dramatist`s links to the tradition and methods of Sextus Empiricus and his followers. By concentrating on the multiple uses of paradox in Language, thought, and stagecraft, it updates Molière studies through the major philosophical research of the... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Crucible takes you into Arthur Miller's play about good and evil, self-identity... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 18.99
The profession of directing is barely a century old. On Directing considers the position of the director in theater and performance today. What is a director? How do they begin work on a play or performance? What methods are used in rehearsal? Is the director an enabler, a collaborator or dictator? As we enter the new millennium, is the very concept... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 219.95
Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages. Considers the literary and historical development of the romance genre from its classical origins to the present day Incorporates discussion of the changing readership of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 23.00
A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country?s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate and revealing readings of... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 4.99
This book is aimed squarely at the theater-goer. It hopes to offer a concise general treatment upon the use of the theater, so that the person in the seat may get the most for his money; may choose his entertainment wisely, avoid that which is not worth while, and appreciate the values artistic and intellectual of what he is seeing and hearing. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 8.00
?O mother, mother! What have you done?? ? Coriolanus Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this gripping political and personal tragedy?along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including ? an original Introduction to Coriolanus ? incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and... more...